Category Archives: fun & curios

today’s omen

No, no, I’m okay. Fine, just fine… [brushes-off wet pine needles and bird droppings, picks up laptop, seegar, lighter, cell, drink] What? Ohhh, just a little, uhm, one-eighty* gettin’ into the ol’ iHammock this mornin’. First time for ever’thing, I reckon. Helluva coincidence, though, today’s Wizard of Id cartoon. ________ * The over-the-top kind.

We need gym control

Adjust your tinfoil hats, brothers and sisters, the “convenient deaths” of Clinton riskers continue [Disgraced UN official John Ashe] — who was facing trial for tax fraud — died Wednesday afternoon in his house …. The UN said he’d had a heart attack. But the local … police said … that his throat had been [...]

your slow-Sunday post

Meanwhile, back out my way… In response to that über-wuss NYC reporter (aptly named Kuntzman) drama-queening and lame-braining the scawwy AR-15 experience in an epic FAIL in front’a God’n ever’body, we have this splendid response from a feller Old North Stater (although by accent and deed, it’s clear he’s been in NC a lot longer [...]

stuff that’s hard to do (rapid unscheduled disassmbly episode)

~ vid ~ ~ vid ~ Nifty! Blue Origin made its fourth flight with the same rocket this morning, Sun ~ vid (10-min) ~ Remind you of anything? _________ Cultural ref Other cultural ref (NSFW)

hemlines and earthquakes and droughts … oh, my!

In Iran, loose wimmin’ drive Allah’s ire, or nature’s (not quite sure where he’s goin’ with this). Women’s choice of clothing has long been a topic of discussion with some clerics going as far as claiming it causes earthquakes. In another such bizarre assertion, a senior Iranian cleric has accused women’s liberal choice of clothing [...]

Fat-Hers Day

Old Navy steps on their schwanz right in front’a God’n ever’body Appearing in their store for a short time was a shirt that read “It’s Father’s Day,” but looking closely it says “It’s Her Day” in the bold letters. Old Navy has taken it down since, and we’re now greeted with [a technical-difficulties] page …. [...]

Death by euphemism

People are evidently sexist, even when it comes to nature. People don’t take hurricanes as seriously if they have a feminine name and the consequences are deadly, finds a new groundbreaking study. Female-named storms have historically killed more because people neither consider them as risky nor take the same precautions, the study published in the [...]

Somebody get Bubba a hat

From H>’s “not helll-piiinnng” file:*bwahahahahahahahahaha* Dang politicians. They don’t say anything, they just spit out words, words, words… (What? Yeah, just try to get Trump for plagiarism, here. Go ahead, try. I wanna watch that.) Fawkes *bwahahahahahahahahaha* Stop! Somembody, make it staaahp! Can’t… br… can’t breathe Oh, nooooo! He’s even got Obama’s stuttering like a [...]

bitter pills

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stuff that’s hard to do (cont’d)

Friday afternoon The right side of the screen is the stage-2 engine chuggin’ away into parking orbit. Touch-down dropouts are due to shaking the satellite video link antenna or the fake special-effects splicing. ~ vid ~ “FTS safed” (on voice) is the Flight Termination System. You know, the command/self-destruct package. (What? Hey, I’ll let you [...]