The Iran Deal has been greeted in Washington with a theatrical intensity well complemented by the aggressive disinterest on online/social media. On the off chance anyone would be interested, God Forbid, to know the reasons behind this maneuver, think no further than those Good Ol’ American values - fear & money.
“Oh, the Internet. Through some quirk it initially obscured, to an extent, just how horrible our species is, but now it is a very polished and perfect mirror.”
Two weeks ago Jenn asked me about austerity and I went full policy wonk on her. To make up for that faux pas, here’s an excellent documentary/drama/musical explaining power in America. If there is any virtue in America, it is the urge to air your dirty laundry.
So I come back from an appendectomy and see all this main page drama. Maybe its the pain and sobriety but I have a post to make about chumps shouting ‘don’t be a meanie’. Anyone interested in me flouncing?
Now that summer is almost over, Its time to round up the hits this season (and some personal favourites).
An old clickhole post successfully marrying yo mama jokes with stories of being in someone else’s (usually less fortunate) shoes.
you guys will be too stoned to be posting anything today. HAPPY 420 FOKLS! enjoy the first stoner rap I ever heard. The album art is still as alluring as it once was and the music and mood still fits our political climate which is even more paranoid than the late 90s.
This weekend in the comment section - Magister as the voice of reason Vs puritans!
On the post about Archaeologists' discovering an 18th century dildo, Bethany Pope evoked a scene from her time in Wales.
Those looking for 'authenticity' will be disappointed. Those looking for a little fun on the weekend should pop right in.
Here are four articles I came across this week. One of them is almost a classic by now. They should take around 90-100 mins total.
Who doesn't enjoy a tale of incest and inertia? Here we have George Sanders playing a big-name-in-small-town living with three overbearing women in the household, two sisters and a servant. The depression has shaped this family's childhood.
A post about the Swedish McD's releasing a clothing line was met with the usual disdain towards fast food brands trying to be 'cool'. Don't mistake this as another failed attempt though because a new trend is sweeping the internet and McD's is riding it. A commenter superduperneato found out from her 14 year old…
On the latest listicle of atrocious thought catalog listicles compiled by HamNo, a thread on 'selfless love of parents' had an amazing anecdote posted by mom chickaboom.
A favourite tactic of trolls is the 'wall of facts'. You would be surprised by the amount of people who attribute weight to an argument because of its volume. Last Thursday The Atlantic posted 10k words with the title, 'What ISIS really wants?'. The answer is take us back into the medieval world.