Monthly Archives: May 2011

History Repeats the Old Conceits

From Rolling Stone’s piece on Roger Ailes, president of Fox News, on his time as Richard Nixon’s executive in charge of television: To bypass journalists, Ailes made Nixon the star of his own traveling roadshow – a series of contrived, … Continue reading

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Roll up for the Griftical Mystery Tour

Sarah Palin has loaded her brood into an RV and embarked on some sort of cross-country Kerouacian adventure, only instead of searching for all that raw land that rolls in one unbelievable huge bulge over to the West Coast, she’s … Continue reading

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The Best Abstinence Comedy of the Year!

Here’s something to tide you cinephiles over until part two of Atlas Shrugged comes out. Looks like abstinence is cool again! [Props=Dan Savage]

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“The Manwich Horror” by H.P. Lovecraft

Today’s special guest blogger is noted horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, who has a spine-chilling tale of his most ghastly Memorial Day ever. “The Manwich Horror” by H.P. Lovecraft Dear Intrepid Reader, I shall endeavor herewith to convey the myriad horrors … Continue reading

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Magical Headphones Dubstep

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Literally Unbelievable – Facebookers Mistaking the Onion for News

A website entirely dedicated to Facebook posts by people who don’t understand that The Onion is satire. Literally Unbelievable. The recent “Planned Parenthood Opens $8 Billion Abortionplex” seems to have thrown an awful lot of people. My favorite is the … Continue reading

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That Mitchell and Webb Look

I had planned to post just the first video, but once you start watching That Mitchell and Webb Look you can’t stop.

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What song are you listening to?

People will almost always talk about their music, even to complete strangers. Not to judge, but, man, people listen to some horrible music. [Props=The Daily What]

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Ten Possible Titles for Sarah Palin’s Movie

As if the first part of a three part Atlas Shrugged movie wasn’t enough, now comes news that Sarah Palin is releasing a movie! Yay!! Here are ten possible titles for this sure-to-be cinematic masterpiece: Babette’s Word Salad The Crook, … Continue reading

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Vote for the Iron Fist

Ian Murphy, the wag who pranked Scott Walker by claiming to be David Koch, volunteered to man the phone banks for Jane Corwin, who is his Republican opponent in New York’s 26th district. Murphy is running on the Green Party … Continue reading

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