I’ll start: White singer-songwriters doing ironic hip hop covers. - black people are so zany, you guys Fictional/historical figures using modern internet technology - what if the twelve apostles used…get this…TWITTER!? Photorealistic depictions of cartoon/video game characters - the world doesn’t need another creepy, bug-eyed homer simpson with visible ear hair
…later explained the stipulations of the punch, which included no monkey...– Bush Lets War Widow Punch His Arm Once Best News in Brief of the year.
youngmanhattanite: Our newest follower: an 18-year old Vietnamese/Australian girl. These jokes just write themselves. Why are there so many Australians on tumblr? I am being followed by no fewer than 6 confirmed Aussies, and I’ve never met a single one IRL!
The Domino’s commercial started me down the right track towards...– Another Word for Evil
Their idealogical leaders were visionaries such as Biggie Smalls… and...– SA
Amid a four-act show at Cardiff’s packed Millennium Stadium, a video...– Madonna kicks off `Sticky and Sweet’ tour in UK I saw the same phenomenon at Glastonbury during Jay-Z’s set. Obama = MLK = Jesus.
Everyone is talking about Michelle, but I think the most important part of the DNC was Donald Miller’s prayer. Miller is not a pastor; he’s a popular writer who represents a new generation of Evangelicals who grew up with the materialism and politicization of Christianity in the hands of corrupt fundamentalist leaders, soulless megachurches and the shallow Christian culture factory....
It’s frustrating to have read Fukuyama’s work and to find it almost...– Sullivan
JUST ASKING: Is Michael Phelps A Douche? →
alexblagg: I’m probably gonna get crucified for this. Probably. Video games are one of his favorite escapes, and if he wants to play them, no one is going to stop him. This is especially true of girlfriends or potential girlfriends. “If I want to play video games, I’m playing video games,” he says.
While I'm disappointed
nickdouglas: in the way two women have chosen to portray me (much more Melissa’s account of our sixth breakup than Chaya’s story, as I loved Melissa and we hurt each other deeply) I’ll let them speak for themselves. For my part, I won’t be dealing with this in public. We’ve seen what that can lead to: book deals. What did you people expect?
McCainBlogette.com - Raisin' McCain: The Video →
Remember Big N Rich? “Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy”? Well, ‘Rich’ wrote a song about McCain’s life. I couldn’t figure out how to embed the video, but y’all need to head over to McCain’s daughter’s blog, because it’s totally creepzilla. My favorite part is the spastic midget next to the drum kit because he is just TOTALLY IN THE MOMENT.
There’s nothing specific about rock n’ roll that leads to drugs. If...– What Motley Crue Can Teach Us About Drug Legalization
hold steady slams radiohead →
tylercoates: “I think they’ve lost the plot,” he said. “What are they doing? Where are they going? What’s happening? I don’t get it any more. They lost me. “I still appreciate what they’re doing, or what they’re trying to do. But I think they’re trying too hard not to be Radiohead. That seems a little ridiculous to me.” “I like them as a rock band, all the buttons and sequencing and stuff...
Proprietary software subjugates the user. It’s an injustice. And the idea that...– Richard Stallman (via azspot) This is his argument against the One Laptop Per Child program. I have a lot of respect for this guy, but seriously…GROW UP.
What of the “Martian” problem? If we should ever discover and make...– The “Rights” of Animals - Murray N. Rothbard I love when economists conjure insane hypothetical scenarios in order to analyze relevant phenomena.
The Thing - Serrano says, “Independent.” Man, whatever. He’s a...– Superhero Politics Jim Henley responds to Newsday’s lazy linkbait. Nerdgasm!
AN OPEN LETTER TO NICOLAS CAGE (ONCE CONSIDERED...
dietcock: Dear Nicolas: DITCH YOUR HAIR STYLIST, POSTHASTE. Yours, D.C.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-8-10)
nickdouglas: 1. Shut up 2. Shut up 3. Shut up 4. Shut up 5. Shut up
The future-slang has got to stop, people. I mean, it was fine when it was just...– Chris’s Invincible Super-Blog » Blog Archive » The Week In Ink: August 6, 2008 (via perpetua) Those smeg heads.
maryrambin: When life appears to be fun and games, that’s when you know it’s actually not. hahaha WHAT?!
It’s pretty funny that you can talk shit. You are probably a mother...– TILA TEQUILA MySpace Blog
Chuckster Pulls the Ol' Switcheroo
Why does Chuck Klosterman always feel the need to lead his readers down a path and then pull the carpet out from under them? Today’s example: All of these people have opinions, and most of them are equally valid. Or Not. From five-minute search through the Esquire archives: Isn’t everything wholly overt? Actually, no. But the answer gets at the very nature of knowledge. Sort...
Beginning in the early 1940s, a large anti-pinball movement gained steam across...– History’s Top 8 Pinball Games - Popular Mechanics
Ruby Tuesday’s viral gimmick raised the restaurant’s profile,...– Something Awful
B.J. To Fight Nazis →
(via rickyv) When I first saw this, I was like, “YES! They’re making a Wolfenstein movie!”