https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/1027265859805478913?s=09 Seriously, y'all.
https://twitter.com/sabartonwrites/status/950111751122628612 The title kinda says it all, doesn't it? File this one under "if this goes on..."
Perhaps you're aware of the various "false flag" theories that mass shootings as in Sandy Hook and Parkland never happened. Of course you are, you're on the internet enough to have found this little authorpage and blog. These conspiracy theorists compare pictures from different mass shootings and disasters, looking for similarities in people. When... Continue Reading →
Among trust fund babies and other overindulged scions of the upper classes, a trend minor in actual practice has sparked a major wave of online vids, memes, and partisan taunting. The taunting, as is par for the course, is not all in fun and there have been arrests for the usual foolish actions in these... Continue Reading →
...A live action Jetsons reboot. I get it. Gen X is hitting middle age and we've got about as much money as we'll ever have as a generation. We've got kids and some of us have young grandkids (not me yet). And we like to watch cartoony stuff. And, it seems to me, we're practically... Continue Reading →
In the best of Trump voters, there's deep and intense dissatisfaction. A feeling that anything must be better than the politics of our memory, whether that memory is the few years of the 18 year old first time voter or the several decades of the elder Trump voter. In many, I think, there's an... Continue Reading →
C3P0 is the poster child for a minor science fiction trope that doesn't pop up super-often, but never fails to make me cringe and grind my teeth simultaneously whenever it does: intelligence and/or education (an encyclopedic robot brain is an acceptable stand-in for either) represented by the character knowing the exact odds of the possible... Continue Reading →
From a recent visit to the Chrysler Museum of Art. Humans pictured are family, not random passersby. So, we stopped to pay homage to that not-quite-most-modern of gods, Television. Its younger sibling Internet was nowhere to be found, but maybe the artist will work on that next. I'm not sure Lord Television qualifies as king,... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nhe_cyrHNpI Back in the days when I read more superhero comix, and today when I watch a movie with a flying superhero -- especially one with some kind of ranged attack, IRON MAN I'M LOOKING AT YOU -- I'm super annoyed when they just happen to fly low enough for an opponent with no ranged... Continue Reading →