This is an open letter to you. You know who you are.
So, “comedian” Kathy Griffin is in all kinds of hot water for this:
Let’s pause for a moment of bipartisan compromise: Kathy Griffin is not now, nor has she ever been funny. Continue reading “HANG KATHY GRIFFIN NOW say racist hypocrites with short memories”
Information wants to be free. Hamerton Zoo Park officials really fucked up the public statement.
You probably noted the story about the zookeeper killed by a tiger in England the other day. This is a tragic story in every way.
It’s also a maddening example of inept cover-your-ass PR language by the Hamerton Zoo Park’s spokespeople. By now we should all be getting used to the fact that every official agency of any sort on the planet spins us, from governments to Fortune 500s to sports agents to the local school board. If you’re frustrated by the fact that you have take a magnifying glass to every official pronouncement you come across, join the club.
This story features an unusually ham-handed example of what I’m talking about. Continue reading “Tiger kills zookeeper because … the tiger had a set of keys?”
Hey guys, let’s talk about this outrage man to man.
Alamo Drafthouse is having women-only screenings of Wonder Woman. And across the country people of the male persuasion are losing their minds because it’s sexist.
Okay, let’s talk calmly, man to man, for just a second. It doesn’t bother me at all, so I need to understand why you’re upset.
If these screenings bother you, why? Continue reading “Alamo Drafthouse / Wonder Woman sexism controversy: let’s have a men-only talk”
We lost a great one this week. Today SVR says goodbye to Chris Cornell. Continue reading Remembering Chris Cornell: Saturday Video Roundup
Springtime in Colorado, 2017 edition. Continue reading Snow day!
Short version: it isn’t. There’s no such thing as “Carolina style” barbecue. Continue reading “How to tell if "Carolina style" barbecue is authentic”
Happy Beltane from The Pit. Continue reading Beltane