Category Archives: culture & philosophy

I woulda gone with …

… the eaten-alive-by-dogs thing, but my idea of what makes a good comedy must be different from Sony’s. DS12218 from John Patridge on Vimeo. (What? Well, it’s su-post‘a be a clip from The Interview, but I make no promises.)Previousry Previously Previously After you. President Obama Wednesday said Americans should not be alarmed by a terrorism [...]

Buuut they’re not real Muslims, so …

Hey, at least the Daeshholes didn’t behead ‘im, so things must be improving. The Islamic State said its court had convicted the man of homosexuality, after which he was executed. “Following the example of Muslims Caliph Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq (ruled 632-634), the Islamic court in Al-Furat province sentenced a man who performed acts of the [...]

Today’s daily afternoon psycho of the day

Anti-immigrant racist rant. _________ Speaker’s cultural ref and subject ref My cultural ref On the other hand, some rants are truly worthy rants. (caution: bad language but well worth a listen)

The usual suspects

And by that, I mean idiot parents. The family members of a robbery suspect that held a store employee at gunpoint … are lashing out at the Good Samaritan who shot him and stopped the robbery. … They’re livid that their son was shot while pointing a gun in someone’s face. … [W]hen the suspect [...]

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Real men worthy of the name vs the self-entitled, childish mob A group of black Ferguson residents armed with high-powered rifles stood outside a white-owned business in the city during recent riots, protecting it from rioters that looted and burned other businesses. … One of the residents, a 6-foot-8 man …, held an AR-15 assault [...]

holiday entertaining

If a master demands the slaughter of innocents as a demonstration of faith or fealty, then perhaps they are unworthy of either worship or obedience. Today marks the beginning of the Nepalese Gadhimai festival, where hundreds of thousands of animals are expected to be sacrificed in the name of the Hindu goddess. The festival, which [...]

today’s *clank* mama griz

WWJWD?* A Dutch mom ignored warnings from officials and single-handedly rescued her 19-year-old daughter from the clutches of ISIS. In a remarkable story straight out of a “Taken” sequel, the mom, identified only as Monique, chose to take matters into her own hands — venturing to the war-torn Syrian city of Raqqa to save her [...]

Blatant beardism, I say!

Now, having a beard is promoting toxic masculinity. “Lumbersexual” *bwaaahahahaha!* Now I axe you … (What? Yeah, reckon radical Islamist beardos will be none too all-fired pleased, either.) _________ KisP ref

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Dang thing was staged. My apologies for not listening to my gut.

The science is not settled

Meanwhile, back in real science (where there’re no political, ideological, or theological axes* to grind) deniers and skeptics also get grants and face-time. The discovery of the Higgs boson … is now being called into question by a different group of scientists. The illusive particle, regarded as key to understanding why matter has mass, which [...]