The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Head ‘Sploding Tweet Of The Day

by Smitty For reasons of safety, I must put this Yglesias tweet below the fold:

The Lighter Side Of The Border Crisis

by Smitty On the other hand, maybe these illegal immigrant children could be trained to manage email, which is more than can be said of the IRS. — 'Teahadist' h/t@DMat (@smitty_one_each) July 14, 2014 Come to think of it, if we replaced Congress with 535 random illegal immigrant children, would there be a difference? Cost […]

PSA: Words Can Hurt You

by Smitty I’m not even a customer, but this is great: “Jesse?”

A Poultry Attempt At Rule 5

by Smitty Pimbly sent a slightly cryptic tweet: @smitty_one_each Debbie Harry's head over the bikinied turkey is kinda surreal, Smitty. — ForgivingMichael (@WaltPimbley) June 29, 2014 But I realized instantly he was talking about my twitter profile, where a video/picture combination might trigger such an observation: It’s like an absurdist Boxing Helena sequel: “BHII: Talking […]

World’s Youngest Blogger Locates Something Many Thought Extinct

World's Youngest Blogger: "Look! Under the water! The President's credibility!" pic.twitter.com/TwezRnuexB — Quiet PreJuicer (@smitty_one_each) June 2, 2014

Testosterone-Deficient Gamma Male Whines About the ‘Friend Zone’

Chris Tognotti (@ctognotti) offers a lesson in Darwinian selection by the obverse example of How to Fail: Why Don’t Women Like Me Back? On Always Being the Guy Who’s Just a Friend Hello. My name is Christopher Tognotti, and I’m no good with women. This is a slight generalization, perhaps, but that’s how it feels. […]

“Backin’ The U.S.S.R”, As The Beatles Did Not Quite Sing

by Smitty and Chris Cassone   Oh, flew in from Hawaii beach on Air Force One Donors weren’t bad last night Desperate news the Ukraine has come undone Man, there’ll be a dreadful fight I’m backin’ the U.S.S.R. You don’t know how punky you are boy Backin’ the U.S.S.R. Scheming away so long I hardly know my face […]

Best. Wife. Ever.

Maura Fussell, 26, gives us reason to hope. Sometimes, the daily grind of the news can get you down. Politics is depressing, and cable TV won’t shut the hell up about that stupid Malaysian plane. And then, while you’re clinging desperately to your last shred of sanity, you see this headline: Society Is Doomed, Say […]

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