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21st Century Kids Try To Figure Out What A Walkman Is

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Watch this, and prepare to feel very old: On the bright side, these kids will be able to keep in shape getting off of everyone’s lawn.

Braves Set American Flag On Fire At Home Opener

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They’re saying it’s an accident but maybe there are still some left over bad feelings from that time William T. Sherman visited the capital of Georgia. You be the judge.

Just a Little Pimpin’

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I’m going to put in a good word for my son Josh’s new album “Shame of Tones,” a parody compilation based on HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

#CancelColbert Trolling

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An opportunist ruins a good joke and hijacks an important discussion.

How Professors Spend Their Time

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An oldie but goodie from PhD comics is making the rounds.

For Want of a Comma

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Yet another incentive to get a STEM degree: via Jonathan Eyal

Why German Sounds Harsh

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Here’s Why The German Language Sounds Harsh To Most People

Sochi Mascots Ride Tank

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Russian militarism in Ukraine has undone any public relations benefits of the Sochi Olympics.

Marines Roll Sleeves; Soldiers Roll Eyes

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Rolling up your sleeves is hard if you’re a Marine.

It Doesn’t Get Better

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This spoof on the poignant “It Gets Better” series is rather amusing:

From The Department Of Really Bad Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

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Guys, I’m no expert on these things but I’m pretty sure this won’t go over well: Via Facebook

North Carolina Politician Resigns, In Klingon

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Apparently, for Indian Trail Councilman David Waddell, it was a good day to resign: An Indian Trail councilman decided to boldly go where no politician has gone before – and tendered his resignation this week in the Klingon language. Apparently David Waddell no longer wanted to live long and prosper on the board. In an […]

The NSA Is Coming To Town

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This one comes from the ACLU, and I have to admit it made me chuckle

Santa Dark Thirty

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Tracking down the most elusive man in the history of the world:

Pub Crawling Santas Get Into Street Brawl

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Apparently, a group of people dressed as Santa Claus had a little too much Christmas cheer this weekend: These quarrelsome Santas definitely should pen themselves in on the “naughty” list this year, after engaging in a drunken street brawl following SantaCon on the streets of New York City Saturday night. We don’t know what triggered the incident, but we […]

Which States Curse The Most?

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According to a new study, Ohioans are most likely to need to have their expletives deleted: Are you f*&!ing serious? As a native Buckeye who’s lived in Washington for eight years, this was my first reaction to the data analysis released today by our Marchex Institute, which found that people in Ohio curse the most in […]

“As God Is My Witness, I Thought Turkeys Could Fly”

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When it comes to sitcom holiday episodes, there’s not much that can beat, Turkey’s Away, perhaps the one episode of WKRP In Cincinnati that even people who were not alive when the show aired are familiar with. For those of you who haven’t seen it, here’s the Hulu version. Unfortunately, thanks to copyright issues I […]

Best. Nursery. Ever.

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Seriously, there’s just no competition possible. Found via Facebook

Proofreading Is Important

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And proper spacing between words is your friend   H/T: Vodkapundit

All Of The Turkeys Obama Has Pardoned Are Dead

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U.S. News & World Report informs us that every turkey that President Obama has pardoned is dead: It’s that time of the year again folks, when two lucky turkeys come to Washington, spend time at a swanky hotel, get some facetime with President Obama at the White House, before spending the rest of their days at a […]

Mixtapes Explained To Modern Kids

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Something that was such a common practice when I was a kid is now a cultural artifact: And, oh yea, those kids can get off my lawn. Via Facebook

How To Tell If Your Mayor Is Smoking Crack

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Jimmy Kimmel explains: H/T: Taegan Goddard

Kathleen Sebelius Gets A Potentially Helpful Book

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Here’s Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Services getting a “gift” from Tennessee State Senator Brian Kelsey during a visit to Memphis yesterday. The Memphis Daily News was there to capture the moment. Yes, Kelsey is a Republican. Still one has to admit that this is pretty hilarious. H/T: Buzzfeed

Wolverine Gets Fired

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From the Pete Holmes show

How Not To Start Off Your Marriage

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Step One: Don’t leave your new bride behind when driving home from the honeymoon: A newlywed couple’s honeymoon period didn’t last very long after the groom forgot his bride at a petrol station. The German couple were on their way home from their post-marriage holiday in France when they stopped near the town of Bad […]

Now You Can Drunk Dial Congress

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An idea whose time has come: As Week 2 of the government shutdown continues, new websites have begun popping up to give furloughed workers and frustrated Americans alike an outlet to express their anger. Especially after they’ve knocked back a couple. Drunkdialcongress.org connects the disgruntled to the House of Representatives. You can enter your phone […]

Fun With Chyrons: CNN Editition

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Someone at CNN needs a geography lesson: H/T: Stephen Green

The Daily Show On CNN’s “Wrongnado”

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Last night The Daily Show did an excellent take down of CNN’s absurd coverage of the Washington Navy Yard shooting throughout the day on Monday: The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook

Jimmy Fallon ‘Joking Bad’ Video

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Jimmy Fallon’s 13 minute tribute to “Breaking Bad” is exceedingly well done

Newspaper Headline Of The Day

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Today, it goes to the Daily News, which this particular day has beaten its crosstown rival in the headline department. Pay particular attention to the sub-headline at the bottom of the page:  

MSNBC Flunks Geography

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Yesterday, MSNBC put up this map during a story about President Obama’s upcoming bus tour: This map came as news to hundreds of thousands of New York and Pennsylvania residents, no doubt. H/T: Dan Amira

Dolphins Never Forget

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“Say that, in 1993, you were at a bar having some beers with a dolphin” has been nominated and seconded as the “Best opening sentence. EVER.”

If An American Football Coach Tried To Coach Soccer

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This bit from NBC Sports has former SNL’er Jason  Sudekis  plays an American football coach who has been hired to coach the Tottenham Hotspur in England:

‘I Heart Head’ Campaign Signs Stolen

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Austin Head, a candidate for the Phoenix City Council has a problem, people keep stealing his campaign signs: Thieves have stolen a third of Phoenix City Council candidate Austin Head’s campaign signs, leading the first-time candidate to believe he is either very popular or very disliked. Head, a DJ and event planner, put 21 signs around […]

Florida Linebacker Barks at K-9 Officer

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University of Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison has been suspended after barking at a police dog.

U.K.’s ‘Private Eye’ Wins Royal Baby Headline Wars

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Private Eye, which Wikipedia describes as a “ fortnightly British satirical and current affairs magazine,” is out with what is clearly the best headline regarding the future King of England:   That about sums it up for me.

Home Brewing Legal in All 50 States

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Until this month, America was not truly a free country.

Cap’n Crunch Not A Captain, May Be French

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A scandal is rocking the breakfast cereal world: Everything we thought we knew about Cap’n Crunch has been a lie. Upon closer examination, the three stripes on his coat indicate he’s a lower-ranked commander, not a captain. An attentive Reddit user was the first to make the discovery, but the story has now been picked up on […]

It’s Not About The Nail

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Probably a good thing there wasn’t a hammer involved.

The Daily Show On the IRS

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The Daily Show did a great bit on the IRS last Monday night: The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook Incidentally, this summer hiatus that Jon Stewart is taking is going to be hard to take.

Obama Waging Psychological Warfare on Americans, Says Crazy Doctor

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Dr. Keith Ablow lays out the case that President Obama is conducting psychological warfare on us.

Stephen Colbert Reacts To His Sister’s Loss

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Last night, Stephen Colbert reacted to his sister’s loss to Mark Sanford: The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,Video Archive

What Happens When Siri And Google Voice Talk To Each Other?

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To put it mildly, it goes very wrong very fast: What happens when two of the most popular digital voices speak to each other? A whole lot of confusion, that’s what. Artist Michael Silber wanted to put both Siri and Google Voice to the test, so he had the two applications talk to each other and […]

Jon Stewart Takes It To CNN

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Not surprisingly, Jon Stewart took CNN to task for their disastrous coverage during the search for Dhzokhar Tsarnav on Friday: The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook

Well, That Was Sure A Crappy Week

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As only it can, The Onion sums up what has been a really crappy week: “Seriously, can we wrap this up already?” Maryland resident James Alderman told reporters, echoing the thoughts of all 311 million Americans, who have just about reached their weekly goddamned quota for carnage, misery, confusion, heartbreak, and rage. “Because, you know, I’m pretty […]

DHS Acquires Enhanced Interrogation Technology

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DHS acquiring Bagpipe and drum supplies. ….and here I thought our government no longer employed torture techniques. At least they didn’t order accordians. Apparently already cancelled Synopsis: Added: Apr 11, 2013 8:11 am cancelled per the Commissioner’s Office

Keeping Mentally Ill Senators From Getting Guns

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I’ve got my differences with Charlie Schumer and Joe Manchin. But there’s no need to call names.

Margaret Thatcher Does the Dead Parrot Sketch

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Margaret Thatcher does the Dead Parrot Sketch

Don’t Go To Princeton to Find a Husband

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Responding to Susan Patton’s viral letter urging Princeton ladies to find a husband on campus before graduating, Penn grad Rebecca Greenfield counters, “No, Princeton Is Not the Best Ivy League School for Finding a ‘Worthy’ Husband.” [W]hy aim for an “intellectual equal” when you can get so much more? Princeton, one of the smaller Ivies, […]

Phil Jackson Tweets

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Legendary basketball coach and Zenmaster Phil Jackson has joined Twitter: There are some disadvantages to eleven championships.

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