Universal nasty

Jul. 25th, 2017 08:03 am[personal profile] supergee
supergee: (bucky)
How South Park helped raise a generation of trolls

The new astrology

Jul. 25th, 2017 07:07 am[personal profile] supergee
supergee: (Foster)
Of course it’s science! Look at all those equations!

Thanx to [personal profile] andrewducker

The M word

Jul. 25th, 2017 05:53 am[personal profile] supergee
supergee: (thinking)
Elitism has come to mean “rule by rich people who went to Ivy League schools.” Now, meritocracy is coming to mean “rule by rich people who went to Ivy League schools.” Wouldn’t it be nice to have a word for “having things done by people who are good at them”?

Thanx to Slate Star Codex

Kid Killers

Jul. 24th, 2017 05:58 am[personal profile] supergee
supergee: (noose)
Nine toys my generation* survived.
*Well, most of us, anyway.

Thanx to File 770

I have a tool for that, too

Jul. 23rd, 2017 05:32 am[personal profile] supergee
supergee: (kangaroo)
Massachusetts wants to put you in jail and steal your car for having a secret compartment you might use for ritually unclean substances.

Thanx to Avedon's Sideshow.

Facing Away

Jul. 22nd, 2017 06:55 am[personal profile] supergee
supergee: (facebook)
K. Tempest Bradford tries to find a modus vivendi with Facebook.

Cushlamochree!

Jul. 22nd, 2017 06:23 am[personal profile] supergee
supergee: (math prowess)
Crockett Johnson, the cartoonist who did the Barnaby comics and Harold and the Purple Crayon, also created mathematical paintings.

Thanx to Metafilter

Hate vs. hate

Jul. 21st, 2017 07:24 am[personal profile] supergee
supergee: (spy)
The Middle East really brings out the worst in us. The Chicago Dyke March refused to let people march under the traditional symbol of Judaism because it has Zio* cooties, and now Congress (including some people who should know better) is trying to take First Amendment rights away from Israel boycotters.
*If you hate something enough, you don’t have to say the whole word: Zio, Antifa

Thanx to Charles P. Pierce.
supergee: (eye-pyramid)
J. Beauregard Sessions sez, “Don’t let them immanentize the eschaton.”

ETA: And Clarence Thomas understands civil forfeiture better than he does.

Stupidity never dies

Jul. 20th, 2017 06:59 am[personal profile] supergee
supergee: (horse's ass)
Beer for Her is the latest gendered idiocy.
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