Monthly Archives: May 2007

So How Come 9/11 Happened, Rudy?

So if Rudy Giuliani has been “studying Middle Eastern terrorism since the Seventies,” and is such an expert on it, how did he not predict 9/11 or take steps to harden New York City against the attack he must have … Continue reading

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How to Piss Me Off, Part 45

Word things so you’re not actually asking a question, but counting on me to just jump in as if I can always intuit what the hell it is you want to know. For example, I say “I don’t know anything … Continue reading

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How To Be a “Technical” Whiz

I’m going to give you the secret to going from a techno-dud to a techno-stud, suddenly understanding computers and being able to be regarded as intelligent by the computer trogs at work. It’s a big secret we keep from the … Continue reading

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Vegitarian Nomenclature Nazis

So apparently vegetarians don’t eat vegetables. And when you ask “animal, vegetable, or mineral” in Twenty Questions, you’re leaving out most of the stuff vegetarians eat. Or something. Anyway, by referring to vegetables being able to possess saturated fats, I … Continue reading

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“Reality is a Crutch for People Who Can’t Handle Drugs”

Veterans of the late, lamented Suck–whom I’ve had the privilege of watching riff in person–Nick Gillespie and Tim Cavanaugh, reunite for a review of various blogs at Jewcy. Read it–it will make you a better person. Samples: Crammed in with … Continue reading

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900ft Jesus Says Don’t Raise Money, Just Die Already

Jerry Falwell has kicked it. A shadow has been lightened across Lynchburg, VA, an otherwise lovely town in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge mountains. But before everybody starts looking for the good in him, it’s worth remembering someone else … Continue reading

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Wow

No commentary, just one amazing bit of animation describing a firefight in Iraq.

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Yeah, No Donation This Year

Read about the spectacular fashion in which a local SPCA lost a supporter. There’s informed consent, and then there’s just plain stupidity. Putting aside for now the disingenuousness of being told to fill out an application that is sure to … Continue reading

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Interesting Sensation

I am pretty sure I’ve never experienced drinking a soft drink with part of my tongue numb before. It’s an odd sensation.

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What to Do with a Baby Bird

I’ve occasionally gotten questions as to what to do with a baby bird found outside. It turns out that the University of Minnesota has an excellent guide on what to do with a baby bird. The answer people don’t like … Continue reading

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