Entries from November 2012

Happy Belated Thanksgiving

Obviously wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving on Thanksgiving would have been way too obvious. *tosses head, looks bored* Hipster Thanksgiving

Categories: People and Current Events

Freaky Australian Weather Correspondent Brett McS Sends Us the Following Video

Giant Waterspout Batemans Bay Australia Brett files the following report: “Dude!” a) One wonders if it’s an entirely good idea to keep driving towards it. b) It’s funny how freaked out I got getting the rear-passenger POV on a right hand drive car. It kept making me nervous that they were turning into the wrong […]

Categories: Science and Nature

Absolutely the Funniest Item of the Day CCXCI

Why Doesn’t MTV Play Music Videos Anymore? In this installment of “Ask A Network Head,” Natalie asks the head of programming at MTV why they stopped playing music videos. And gets a fun answer! Yay! Multiple uses of bleeped out saucy language. But VERY funny.

Categories: Entertainment

Catholic Beefcake

Daily Mail – A win and a prayer: Devout Catholic rugby star shows off the tattoos he hopes will keep the man upstairs on his side Truly, this story brings all good things together: New Zealanders, Australia, rugby studliness, ‘n God. He’s the sort of guy you’d be proud to have on a poster in […]

Categories: Sports and Leisure

Behind, But: We’re All Screwed, Screwed, Screwed.

NRO – Mark Steyn: The Edge of the Abyss The default setting of American society is ever more liberal and statist. In the weeks ahead, Democrats and Republicans will reach a triumphant “bipartisan” deal to avert the fiscal cliff through some artful bookkeeping mechanism that postpones Taxmageddon for another year, or six months, or three, […]

Categories: Politics

The Post Druid Bishop Welby

He’s about as anti-Druid as you can get (without being a woman as well). So we’ll have to find another nickname. The Arch…Etonion is all I got, and it’s not very good. This is a very good write-up in the Telegraph: Telegraph – Fraser Nelson: The worldly capitalist looking to spread the Word of the […]

Categories: People and Current Events

And the View From the Next Day

Headline, The Times of London: Wall Street alarm as Obama faces gridlock Um, didn’t you endorse him?

Categories: Politics

It’s the Most Awfulest Time Of the Year

This (the Monday before Election Day (even if it’s more like Election Month; in America, even Election Day never ends)) has to be my least favourite day of any year. The stomach acid builds as, even though one’s been blithely ignoring everything as much as possible to avoid losing one’s mind, the candidates get on […]

Categories: Politics