Archives for: "August 2016"

Aug/30
2016

What A Bitch

Consider this a humor tribute. CORMORANT, Minn., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Duke easily won his third term as mayor of the town of Cormorant, Minn., over the weekend, locals said. Duke, a 9-year-old Great Pyrenees, has one of the highest approval rates in the… more »
Aug/29
2016
Gonna miss you Gene. But I'll watch your movies and you'll always make me laugh. US actor Gene Wilder, remembered by many for his lead role in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, has died at the age of 83, his family confirmed. (BBC) Always kind,… more »
Aug/28
2016
Lisa Morrow is one pretty stupid cunt. Too bad she reproduced already. YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at… more »
Aug/25
2016
It's hard to deny the assholery in this. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Members of Congress are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed. EpiPens are injection devices used to ward off potentially fatal allergic reactions,… more »
Aug/24
2016
I've never had any respect for Assmange or Snowden. Frankly I'm pleased with where they are right now, one locked like Rapunzel in a tiny room and the other in a country that doesn't have any issues at all with extrajudicial killings. Thus shit like… more »
Aug/23
2016

This Will Not End Well

For anyone. But apparently Texas is immune to tragedy. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A federal judge has denied a last-minute attempt by professors to block a new Texas law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms. The decision… more »
Aug/22
2016

Senator Ron Johnson: Dolt

I sincerely hope that every college-educated person who voted for this imbecile will realize their mistake. And not make the same one twice. MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson has an idea for making colleges cheaper - ditch the instructors and… more »
Aug/21
2016
I always get the feeling, as I load my groceries onto the conveyor, that the person ringing and the person bagging are evaluating my choices and making a decision about what kind of person I am. Cat food? Pet lover. Fresh veggies? Healthy eater. Frozen… more »
Aug/20
2016
Windows 10 is pretty neat but there were a few aspects that made me wonder. First was that you could keep all your files and settings. It seemed sketchy, but it worked. Or appears to. The second is the "quick boot" feature. What I have noticed is that v… more »
Aug/19
2016
I was torn between putting this in the "asshole" vs. "idiot" category so I went with both. Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby has been sent home from the Rio Olympics after refusing to shake the hand of Israeli Or Sasson following the end of their bout,… more »
Aug/18
2016
This just goes to show that even when things are bad, they're not ALL bad. Over the past year, as Brazil plunged into its deepest recession in decades, the city's homeless population has struggled. In June, facing a financial calamity, Rio's state… more »
Aug/17
2016
Morons of the world unite! (Preferably near a really high cliff or at least a very short pier.) A member of the audience asked Prof Cox to address Mr Roberts' request for proof of a human element in climate change. "I could sit here and read out fig… more »
Aug/16
2016
Apparently the gaming community of the "Closers" game is afraid of little girls. Little girls with attitude. Can I get a "whaaaaaaaaaa, boo hoo"? The "Gamergate" controversy which roiled the world of video gaming has hit a new level. The name was coined… more »
Aug/15
2016

Rio, The Rubbish Olympics

I already dissed the Rio Olympics once, now I'm back at it. Between green pool water (the contractor didn't know that adding peroxide to the water when there's already chlorine is useless), athletes getting mugged at gunpoint, others getting bacterial… more »
Aug/14
2016
Perhaps my question arises from my recent travel aborad, but when I went to the Smithsonian Air and Space extension and saw the Enola Gay on display I couldn't help but wonder if it was truly an appropriate thing for a mostly young audience. Nothing can… more »
Aug/13
2016
Nico you're a fucking tool. US news website The Daily Beast has apologised for publishing an article that may have "outed" a number of gay athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympics.[..] The reporter [Nico Hines] had described how he used online dating,… more »
Aug/12
2016
I'll just state up front that I believe that islamic dress for women is a stamp of slavery, either forceably or self imposed. So if you're looking for an even-handed discussion on the matter just stop reading now. The mayor of Cannes in France has… more »
Aug/11
2016

Lettuce Bomb

I'm not sure which was smaller, the space I was occupying on the plane or the container of "salad". It was pretty tiny, it fit easily into the palm of your hand. Barely a nibble, but hey it was paid for and I was hungry. I decided to eat it anyway, even… more »
Aug/10
2016
Back when Franz Ferdinand and his wife got shot, assholes who decided that their views were best expressed through violence and murder were called anarchists. To be fair there is a pacifist school of anarchy, but as you probably suspect no one really… more »
Aug/09
2016
From time to time my Windows 10 would crash hard, generally mid game. Sometimes it was during an intro sequence in a game, other times at random during the game. I eventually dug around and found other people complaining of the same issue - the fix was… more »
Aug/08
2016
Generally I'm pretty motivated in everything I do. I get up on time, get to work without fail, rarely take time off or get sick (yeah, that's not always best but I LIKE what I do and I'm challenged by things that slow me down.) But I have one major… more »
Aug/07
2016
Ok, I don't care if this is not PC, but those fuckers have no class and no manners. Example a: A national monument, a solemn, artistic testament to the tenacity and solidarity of a nation. And it had morons of a certain set of nationalities climbing all… more »
Aug/06
2016
I think it should be allowed for every person who finds selfie takers and most specifically those using those odious self-sticks to beat said self-taker senseless with either their phone or preferably the stick. I mean for FUCK sake people of COURSE you… more »
Aug/05
2016

Olympic Golf?

Yeah it's only getting stupider and stupider. Next up we'll see surfing, rock climbing and skateboarding. Seriously, they're already slated for the Tokyo. At this point there's not much left, yo-yoing, lawn darts and that goofy crap which looks like… more »
Aug/04
2016

Babies In An Art Museum

Why? Look, that's great you decided to reproduce and all, but either get someone to watch the brat or pick some other form of entertainment for you and your other. The rest of the world paid for access to view the art, not your fucking offspring rolling… more »
Aug/03
2016
Generally I'm into watching the Olympics when it rolls around, but this year, no. I don't know if it's just disgust with Rio and the fact that they took a bunch of money and didn't hardly do dick with it, the insta-kill water, the fact that Zika is now… more »
Aug/01
2016
1. The performers are mic'ed up. Generally in real operas the performers rely on the acoustics and their ability, which typically doesn't include Janet Jackson style mics. 2. Costume changes on stage, into sequinned flapper-style mini skirts. Well, I… more »