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makes me want to watch this movie .... over and over and over
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Drop the Zero. Get with the Hero.



YES!
»k
There's no excuse to be skinny!



A simple rule I have had to rearrange my life around
»3pk
It seemed counterproductive to have a moist chicken.



Why is one of these not about quidditch?
»cromulent
Poor SoJo



2nd to last one.
»thewillhelm
The New Star of Instagram



sweet lord, my life is now complete.
»mina
Cat Wearing a Shark Costume Rides a Roomba Vacuum Round and Round a Kitchen



it's got both your name and the C-train. muchos amore.
»kristen
Louis C.K. hates the C train



Dammit Rich, I read the comments.

I loved my visit to NC. Other than some bad traffic, we had a fantastic time there.

Why does it seem like North Carolina is just filled with assholes, now?

Not 100% asshole, definitely. But maybe l...
»stu
NC upset by NYT article on their crazy government



these things are all over HI. Populations boom and bust - they are prob just working towards their population equilibrium in FL. Or they are going to take over. Which, like, sure.
»eve
Now in Florida: Giant African Land Snails



Nice calming electronic guitar on the main page too!
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January.11.2011 : Tuesday
 The Last Congressman to Be Assassinated
Leo Ryan was killed the day before the Jonestown Massacre by members of the Peoples Temple. His story is crazy.
Link: Leo Ryan
» Stu  · 15:22  ·  Share comments   
November.29.2010 : Monday
 ‘Spider-Man' Takes Off, With Some Bumps
Crew members, standing on the stage, spent 45 seconds trying to grab Spider-Man by the foot, as the audience laughed and oohed. When they finally caught him, Mr. White announced intermission, and the house lights came on.
Link: ‘Spider-Man' Takes Off, With Some Bumps
» Stu  · 10:38  ·  Share comments   
May.11.2010 : Tuesday
 All I want for Christmas is quotation marks
Too many authors shun this humble form of punctuation

Germane to my post from yesterday, an article advocating for the return of quotation marks to literary fiction, and analyzing why some authors refuse to use them.
Link: All I want for Christmas is quotation marks
» Stu  · 18:34  ·  Share comments   
April.21.2010 : Wednesday
 The Door to Hell
English Russia's article about the Darva "Door to Hell" or "Hell's Gate" in Turkmenistan, which opened up and started on fire half a century ago due to a Soviet mining accident. This photo essay goes along with the video posted below.
Link: Darvaz: The Door to Hell
» Stu  · 12:08  ·  Share comments   
September.25.2009 : Friday
 Anti-Cthulhu PSA
"Educate your child about Cthulhu today."
Link: Don't Trust Anyone You Meet Online...
» Stu  · 13:03  ·  Share comments   
August.03.2009 : Monday
 Shatner on the Mount
A music video.

Watch it.

It's awesome. You will understand in two and a half minutes, if not sooner.
Link: ...wants to make love to the mountain. Where no man has gone before.
» Stu  · 08:28  ·  Share comments [2] 
July.20.2009 : Monday
 We Put the "Love" In rEVOLution
Ron Paul Singles.

It's like J-Date for libertarians.

Total Male Members: 177
Total Female Members: 46.
Link: Ron Paul Singles
» Stu  · 16:51  ·  Share comments   
May.29.2009 : Friday
 British Cheese Rolling
In a tradition that dates back at least 200 years, possibly much longer, groups of fearless competitors chase an 8 pound (3.5 kg) round of Double Gloucester Cheese down an extremely steep and uneven hill, with a 1:1 gradient in some parts. Thousands of spectators gather to watch the five downhill and four uphill races, and to celebrate the winners and console the losers afterward. Injuries such as broken bones and concussions are commonplace
Link: The Big Picture: Cooper Hill's Cheese Rolling
» Stu  · 08:46  ·  Share comments   
05.20.2009 : Wednesday
 Know Your Highway Interchanges
A great photo collection of all the complex variations of highway interchanges.
Link: A Field Guide To Freeway Interchanges, Part 1
» Stu  · 09:22  ·  Share comments   
April.21.2009 : Tuesday
 I Don't See How This Could Backfire
"A peaceful demonstration of at least a million — hey, if we can 10 million, even better — but at least one million armed militia men marching on Washington."

So, in summary, that report warning about right wing militias being on the upswing in Obama's America was complete paranoid fantasy on the part of the DHS.
Link: Million Armed Militia Man March On Washington July 4th 2009
» Stu  · 22:11  ·  Share comments [1] 
04.12.2009 : Sunday
 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead
Man, I wish I'd thought of that.
Link: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead
» Stu  · 11:37  ·  Share comments [1] 
March.20.2009 : Friday
 Undersea Volcano Erupting in Tonga
An awesome (in every sense of the word) series of photos of an undersea volcano erupting in Tonga.
Link: Undersea Eruptions Near Tonga
» Stu  · 08:23  ·  Share comments   
03.19.2009 : Thursday
 Imam Kicks in Own Mosque Door, Blames Vandals
Australia's most controversial sheik, Taj Din al-Hilali, has been caught on videotape kicking in a door at his own mosque before calling police to report an act of vandalism.

He's now claiming the door was already broken when he kicked it in.
Link: Hilali kicks door, blames vandals
» Stu  · 01:19  ·  Share comments   
February.06.2009 : Friday
 Republican is the New Punk
For Cootie Girl
Link: Republican is the New Punk
» Stu  · 17:07  ·  Share comments [1] 
January.26.2009 : Monday
 Why Billy Joel Sucks
Really, it's more complicated than you initially think!

[Full Disclosure: Billy Joel was the first musician I ever saw in concert. I wasn't able to go to the Guns N' Roses concert the previous week. These two facts are pretty much my greatest regrets from my Junior High/High School days, right after never asking J.K. out, choosing instead to hang around and be "such a good friend."]
Link: The Awfulness of Billy Joel, Explained
» Stu  · 09:56  ·  Share »music comments [10] 
01.22.2009 : Thursday
 Obama Retakes Oath of Office, Just to Be Sure
In his first full day in the White House, Barack Obama pushed his top military advisers for a plan to withdraw combat troops from Iraq, and in an extraordinary exercise took the oath of office a second time over concern about a miscue during his swearing-in.
Link: Barack Obama retakes oath—and then proceeds to govern
» Stu  · 09:12  ·  Share comments [1] 
September.06.2008 : Saturday
 Google Burgers
I can't imagine you've missed this, but this is my new craving: Krispy Kreme donut burgers, courtesy of Google.

It sounds insane, but they make hundreds of them, so they must have something going for them.
Link: Googleburgers
» Stu  · 18:19  ·  Share »all things google comments [2] 
August.21.2008 : Thursday
 John McCain doesn't know how many houses he owns
But his staff will look into it and get back to you.
Link: McCain's Properties
» Stu  · 16:07  ·  Share comments   
July.11.2008 : Friday
 Rich, if you want to get angry, read this article
I love to drink Big California chardonnays. Big, fruity, buttery, oaky, in-your-face, so-over, 90s-style chardonnay...
Link: The Golden choice in wine.
» Stu  · 01:59  ·  Share comments   
07.10.2008 : Thursday
 The only reason you need to vote against John McCain
...it's more important to learn that McCain has vowed to have Abba songs played "in elevators all over the White House" if elected in November.
Link: Abba - The Fan
» Stu  · 11:59  ·  Share comments   
07.01.2008 : Tuesday
 Happy Tunguska Blast Day!
Happy 100th Anniversary, weird-ass unexplained phenomenon from Siberia!
Link: A Century of Tunguska
» Stu  · 08:24  ·  Share comments   
June.30.2008 : Monday
 The Perils of Auto-Replace
The web-geniuses behind the American Family Association's OneNewsNow site...automatical replace any use of the word "gay" with the word "homosexual" in any of the AP stories they run...such as this article about sprinter Tyson Gay winning the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in which he is renamed "Tyson Homosexual":
Link: The Dangers of Auto-Replace
» Stu  · 13:51  ·  Share comments [1] 
06.25.2008 : Wednesday
 Bill Gates Goes Off on Microsoft
So after more than an hour of craziness and making my programs list garbage and being scared and seeing that Microsoft.com is a terrible website I haven't run Moviemaker and I haven't got the plus package.

Bill Gates writes an email to Microsoft about how frustrating it is to use Microsoft Products
Link: Full text: An epic Bill Gates e-mail rant
» Stu  · 17:04  ·  Share comments [3] 
May.15.2008 : Thursday
 I Hate Chris Matthews, But This is Awesome
Chris Matthews just beats the crap out of a Republican operative who doesn't know his history.
Link: Radio Host Kevin James Walks into a Smackdown
» Stu  · 23:31  ·  Share comments [2] 
05.14.2008 : Wednesday
 She's Not Pining, She's Passed On
Dana Milbank, for the Washington Post, points out the remarkable similarities between the Clinton Campaign and the Dead Parrot Sketch from Month Python.
Link: This Is an Ex-Candidate
» Stu  · 10:53  ·  Share comments   
05.12.2008 : Monday
 Things Younger Than John McCain
AARP, the Polio Vaccine, Alaska, Israel, Mt. Rushmore, and the Ballpoint Pen, among others.
Link: Things Younger Than John McCain
» Stu  · 12:51  ·  Share comments [1] 
05.02.2008 : Friday
 Five Cats That Look Like Wilford Brimley
Hopefully without diabetus.
Link: Five Cats That Look Like Wilford Brimley
» Stu  · 10:33  ·  Share comments [3] 
April.03.2008 : Thursday
 Ketchup and Mustard
Related to the Grey Poupon conversation in the chat bot right now, this is perhaps the best article ever written about Ketchup and Mustard, and well worth your time.

Seriously.
Link: The Ketchup Conundrum
» Stu  · 11:00  ·  Share comments [1] 
March.14.2008 : Friday
 The Faces of Gun America
Pictures of American gun owners, in their homes.

Fascinating
Link: Armed America
» Stu  · 11:33  ·  Share comments [1] 
03.10.2008 : Monday
 Red Hook Food Vendors get 6 Year Permit
The epic and sordid ordeal with the Red Hook Ball Field food vendors—which began last summer when the vendors got called out by both the DOH for health violations and the Parks Dept for a lack of permits—finally comes to a close today, as the Parks Dept. announced they awarded them a 6 year permit for the grounds. Soccer fans, taco eaters, and all manner of Red Hook foodies can rest easy as the food tents will be set up in time for the opening of the season.
Link: Red Hook Food Vendors get 6 Year Permit
» Stu  · 16:44  ·  Share comments [4] 



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