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Rick Perry: Just Saying

Just saying, consider: then: If we make fun of Clark Kent/Superman for it….

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Carlos Slim Might Be Seeing A Different World Than I Am

Apparently, Carlos Slim (the world’s second richest man) recently advocated moving to a 3-day workweek in order to improve quality of life. I wouldn’t argue with that, but apparently he indicated that the price of that would be to delay … Continue reading

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I Love Older Books That Do Wildly Improbably Things With Fantastic Creatures

I love books that are old enough that they try to include a creature that is fantastic to them and end up doing something wildly improbably with it in view of modern thought. I run across things like this from … Continue reading

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Russian Scientists Ignore Gopher

Russian scientists suspect climate change was the cause behind a 66-yard crater that appeared in northern Siberia (see also this article for other information): There was no apparent evidence of an explosion, so the scientists do not think that a … Continue reading

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I Have A Feeling A Court Isn’t Going To Be Sympathetic To Manuel Noriega

Get this, Manuel Noriega is actually suing Activision over a character modelled on him in the ‘Call of Duty’ game. I’m not sure whether or not Noriega has some kind of likeness rights that a US court would recognize here … Continue reading

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What If The Mutineer Is Only A Joke?

I just had a thought: what if Hunter Thompson’s The Mutineer was nothing but a joke Thompson set up to be played after his death? The Mutineer, of course, was supposed to be the third and final volume of Thompson’s … Continue reading

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A New Acronym To Make People Stop Using “YOLO”

Let’s face it, many of us are annoyed by the term “YOLO” (you only live once). Some people like it apparently, and I guess they should really be free to use the term if they want, but many of us … Continue reading

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Tracy Morgan Wal-Mart Suit Demands Comic Be Able To Heckle In Commercials

Few were shocked when Tracy Morgan filed suit against Wal-Mart over the deadly accident caused by a truck driver for Wal-Mart that severely injured Morgan. However, the demand as part of the suit that Tracy Morgan be able to star … Continue reading

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We Need To Know More Than It Is Used In Yoga Mats

I’ve heard a lot recently regarding people freaking out on Subway for including a chemical (Azodicarbonamide) in their bread because this chemical is also used in making yoga mats. People seemed to think the fact that Azodicarbonamide was also used … Continue reading

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Logical Extension Of The ICP Decision

Well, Insane Clown Posse fans are apparently still legally classified by the FBI as a criminal gang. Instead of talking about how ridiculous this seems to me, I thought we should think about the obvious implications of maintaining such a … Continue reading

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