Marco Rubio: “I’m Not A Scientist, Man” (No Shit)

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in Culture, Politics, Science | No Comments

I long for the day when the question, ”How old do you think the Earth is?” doesn’t trip up a sitting US Senator prospective presidential candidate. Via an interview if GQ Magazine: GQ: How old do you think the Earth is? Marco Rubio: I’m not a scientist, man. I can tell you what recorded history says, I can tell […]

Sad, But More Truthful Then I Care To Admit

Posted by on Nov 18, 2012 in Culture | No Comments

Via the always wonderful Onion: Nation Horrified To Learn About War In Afghanistan While Reading Up On Petraeus Sex Scandal As they scoured the Internet for more juicy details about former CIA director David Petraeus’ affair with biographer Paula Broadwell, Americans were reportedly horrified today upon learning that a protracted, bloody war involving U.S. forces is currently […]

Indiana Jones Denied Tenure Letter

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012 in Culture, Humor, Movies | No Comments

McSweeney pens a hilarious letter from the chairman of the Committee on Promotion and Tenure at Marshall College outlining the many reasons why they have denied Henry “Indiana” Jones Jr. tenure. Though the committee may have overstepped the boundaries of its evaluation, I find it pertinent to note that Dr. Jones has been romantically linked to countless women of […]

George Lucas Profile From 1979

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012 in Culture, Movies | No Comments

The March 1979 issue of The Atlantic contained this amazing profile of George Lucas, who at the time was only a couple  years removed from releasing Star Wars. Star Wars was manufactured. When a competent corporation prepares a new product, it does market research. George Lucas did precisely that. When he says that the film was […]

Billy’s Presidental Debate Game

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in 2012 Campaign, Culture | No Comments

Tonight the candidates meet for a second time at Hofstra University for a 90-minute debate moderated by CNN’s Candy Crowley. Bill in Portland Maine over at Daily Kos has come up with the rules for tonight’s drinking (and eating) game. Here they are: Start with a clean gullet by guzzling a Paul Ryan-sized glass of water and then […]

Elizabeth Banks on Planned Parenthood

Posted by on Aug 18, 2012 in 2012 Campaign, Culture, Politics | No Comments

Wow, this is how you do a celebrity endorsement. My first serious girlfriend in college used the pill for the exact same reason. And do be honest as a 20 year old dude in the late 80s I wasn’t even aware a pill could help with this (or that “heavy flow” was even a problem). […]

Out Of Sight Out Of Mind

Posted by on Aug 7, 2012 in Culture | No Comments

Louisiana has a very high rate of teen pregency. So how to you deal with it, well you do this: If an administrator or teacher suspects a student is pregnant, a parent conference will be held. The school reserves the right to require any female student to take a pregnancy test to confirm whether or not […]