First, Iran is not at all inhibited about meddling. Iran meddles for the...– Karen Lugo via Victor Davis Hanson’s Private Papers I post this in response to White House Calls Ahmadinejad Iran’s ‘Elected Leader’ Hanson, by the way, may be one of the smartest people in the world. Start reading. You’ll find his pragmatic, common-sensical style...
Concerts I've Been To... [Updated]
“OK, here are the rules. Test your memory and your love of live music by listing 50 artists or bands (or as many as you can remember) you’ve seen in concert. List the first 50 acts that come into your head. An act you saw at a festival and opening acts count, but only if you can’t think of 50 other artists. Oh, and list the first concert you ever saw (you can remember that, can’t you)?...
GPICT - SatComms for Soldiers →
Late on last week’s GPICT, but I had a good one, so never too late. It is #MilitaryMon, after all… Allow me to point you to “SatComms for Soldiers” by Operation AC: Sending Supplies To Our Troops. From Michael Yon: More broadly speaking, our forces are spread to the high winds across desolate stretches of Afghanistan, sometimes in tiny “bases” with as few as a...
CTRL - One of the best web series yet. The third episode is above. Particularly funny exchange, of the playful racist sort: “We can grow old together. I mean, you won’t look old…’cause you’re Asian.” and “Bi-racial babies are beautiful!” Like Office Space meets Groundhog Day. CTRL: Meek office nerd Stuart (Tony Hale, ‘Buster’ from...
My Roommate's Netflix Queue...
Punisher: War Zone Wristcutters: A Love Story Rachel Getting Married Horton Hears a Who! What if Netflix worked with law enforcement on psychological profiling? I’m awaiting the day there’s a rap on my door and the authorities come to take me into protective custody out of fear I may soon fall victim to a violent, suicidal, substance-abusing 7 year-old.
URGENT: Please support Michael Yon, independent... →
Pleae reblog, forward, tweet, etc. Thank you, in advance. From Michael: I cannot operate in the war without your support. If support does not substantially increase, I will be forced to abandon war reporting in September. There has seldom been much interest in the Afghanistan war. True interest has been starkly reflected in the support for this mission. Each journey into Afghanistan, since...
Mother. Fucking. Ticketmaster.
So, I totally had tickets to the final Nine Inch Nails show in NYC —- perhaps ever —- in my ‘cart’ on Ticketmaster’s site, only to have it crap out on me when I went to checkout during the pre-sale this evening. That’s some motherfucking bullshit, Ticketmaster. Mother. Fucking. Bullshit. You better fucking REDEEM on the public on-sale date…
Rex Lee’s Peep Show Rex Lee (‘Lloyd’) unwinds from acting on “Entourage” by running a porn emporium. I love the movie names. (via funnyordie.com)
"These dishes are so clean..."
…you could eat off them!” Be here all weekend, folks. Tip your waitress. Try the veal. #i<3dishwasher
Seriously Funny News Item Of The Day - RE: Cankles →
For the Body-Conscious, It’s Now the Ankle That Rankles* Chubby Lower Legs, Latest Styles Don’t Mix As Women Wage Costly Fight Against ‘Cankles’ There are pictures, and a video, and an informative chart of historical unflattering terms to describe parts of the body. What a country. Thank you, WSJ. I just re-upped my subscription. Note: If the link takes you to the...