A Facebook friend is at a loss to object to her cat’s appropriation of her chair. Inspired by the memory of the now-defunct FUPenguin blog, I offer up a dressing down.Read more
Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong and his dog Rocky offer an alternate rendition of “Last Night on Earth,” revealing a gap in musical terminology. Post a comment with your idea of how to fill it!Read more
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Amidst the multi-year media onslaught that our presidential election process has become, I’ve had to adjust my critical thinking filter to an even finer sieve than before. Sometimes it occurs to me that at least the news media is flooding the landscape with an issue that matters to people’s lives. At other times, though, the campaign overkill reaches such a level of absurdity that I wonder if perhaps these press hacks aren’t qualified to tell us about anything more important than Anna Nicole’s baby daddy, so maybe they should stick with that.
Consider for example this AP/Yahoo News poll and writeup published yesterday, which concludes that John McCain is the candidate of choice among pet owners. A once-over of the article is sufficient to detect the sketchiness of the very premise:Read more