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Three Grandmas Watch Something Naughty

Very naughty. A nice reminder that adults can see and hear things without the least harm. __________ I love the display of irony here because we all know that this is exactly how individuals tend to respond to “shocking” images … Continue reading

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Joe Biden Thanks Dr. Pepper, But Not God

I’ll admit it. Joe Biden crossed a line here. He set up an idol and singled it out for praise. It shows what can happen to a man who is in the habit of treating corporations as persons.

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Mitt Romney is the Real Slim Shady?

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Best Simon Schama Imitation Ever!

Here it is. _____ And here’s the real Simon Schama effusing over a gallery room at the Tate Modern devoted to the canvases of Mark Rothko. _____ Forgive me for being a Cretan, but I have never entirely “gotten” all the … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s Anger Translator

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A Nice Parody of Rick Perry’s Anti-Gay “Strong” Ad

___ Rick Perry’s inane original ad here.

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Beware, Seriously: The Buffalax Will Get All Over Your Trousers

Duck!

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A Just So Darwinian Story: How Giraffes Came To Be The Way They Are

Once upon a time, giraffes had shorter necks. They could eat leaves off medium and low-lying tree branches, but they had to compete for those leaves with elephants, and this caused the giraffes to be frustrated and hungry a lot of the time.  There was … Continue reading

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A Prince Amidst Satyrs: Barack Obama’s Equanimity in the Midst of the Right-Wing Shit Storm

What impresses me about President Barack Obama in the below video is not just his intelligence and good humor, but his humanity. This is a guy who quite evidently has gotten to where he is at by accepting his own proclivity for making … Continue reading

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The Global Financial Crisis 101

Perhaps the most honest, clear, and perceptive take on the international financial crisis to date:

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What Would Oedipus Say?

Freud’s Totem and Taboo in a nutshell (and with nuts). Amusing, but perhaps a minute too long.

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Fiddler in the Hood

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Ricky Gervais Deconstructs His Childhood Noah’s Ark Book

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Liberals are Stupid and Unironic Too

The below video is just a little reminder to myself as a liberal that a lot of liberals are stupid and unironic too. It was actually made by some liberals at New Left Media (who usually bring their straight and sober … Continue reading

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A Pretty Good Math Joke

I remembered a math joke this morning that I haven’t thought of in a long time. Two mathematicians, both 30 years old, married to one another, are talking over coffee. The husband says to his wife: When I’m 60, I’m trading … Continue reading

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Ferris Club: Cameron Fights His Demons

Ah, young Hamlet!

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A Great Double Entendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             . A color engraving, from 1814, with this exchange: ‘My sweet honey, I hope you are to be let with the Lodgins!’ ‘No, sir, I am to be let alone.’

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Try Something New This Weekend

Don’t be afraid. How about learning to paint?

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Equal time alongside global warming: biblical armageddon theory comes to the classroom

Teach the controversy? I love the science-and-religion-in-harmony diorama at the 1:20 mark. Did you catch it? It has two smiling scientists and a priest glibly declaring—“We can all agree”—as a meteor hurdles toward Earth.

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Mental Health Break

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