Fun With Screencaps

This amusing headline on the CNN website was pointed out to me by Joel earlier today:

Well Done, L.A. Times

They have located the most innocuous-looking lesbians in America for their story about how same-sex marriage will be a huge economic boon to California. I am amused at how much their dog looks like an angry, surly old man, though. “Goddamn kids and their gay weddings. Now they’re going to spend their lives looking at ...

Vacation, All I Ever Wanted

Now that Memorial Day weekend has passed, can we please, please, please agree to abandon the term “Stay-cation”? The media have grown awfully fond of this term in the last few weeks, as a way to describe people who are putting off vacation plans and staying at home because it’s so ridiculously fucking expensive to ...

And You Thought You Had A Shitty Christmas 1

Clearly, none of us have anything on this guy.

Oops!

If you thought the incidents where various American companies lost laptops with 300,000 or 400,000 people’s financial information were bad, then be very thankful you don’t live in Britain.

Funny or Sad?

Because either way, it’s true: Barry Bonds Home-Run Scandal Somehow Becomes Feel-Good Sports Story Of Summer SAN FRANCISCO—Although Barry Bonds remains the target of criticism over his possible—some say almost certain—use of performance-enhancing substances, the fact that Bonds has not been implicated in dogfighting, nightclub… .onion_embed {background: rgb(256, 256, 256) !important;border: 4px solid rgb(65, 160, ...

The Weird News Home Run

I love a category of internet flotsam that could loosely be described as Weird News. The bizarre, the hilarious, and the truly ridiculous things that happen across the globe on a daily basis. The things that give Fark a reason to exist. There is a story today that just really hits it out of the ...

How To Keep Your Kids Away From Drugs

Don’t go for the usual scare tactics. Instead, show them true life tales of exactly how unbelievably dumb people can be when they are stoned: Two Men Arrested After Accidentally Dialing 911 While Trying To Page Their Dealer When Asked For Identification, Man Hands Cop His Pot Pipe And they will not want to smoke ...

Headline of the Day

…goes to Daily Variety, for their headline on the story about Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? being picked up for 13 more episodes. Awesomely, my old boss from when I worked at Ellen is now working for them. It’s the television equivalent of Snakes on a Plane: You hear that title, and you ...

Stop Me, Before I Subscribe Again! 1

So I was cleaning this weekend, and I got all my magazines sorted into stacks. And even though I’ve been plowing through them at the gym, the stacks were still huge. Just today, I finished August’s Sports Illustrateds…August of 2005. I’m a year behind in Entertainment Weekly, a year and two months in Newsweek. I ...