It disturbs me how I can be both pleased and unsatisfied with my drawing skills. Who the hell can draw eyes or hands (known to be an artist’s nightmare) in a flash but needs a freaking guide to draw a nose or hair right? Urgh.
The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is going for a new angle to encourage citizens to pay their back taxes: the astonishingly creepy “Big Brother is Watching You” thing.
(via The Agitator)
Anyone wanna be the new owner of a third-rate newspaper? The Washington “Moonie” Times has officially gone under.
(via Dispatches From the Culture Wars)
Being an “autie” myself, I don’t buy it. My (mild) Tourette’s may explain some of my talents, but it, along with all other variants in the spectrum of Autism, is a disability. Being unusually good at arts or mathematics or what have you is poor compensation for the lack of the ability to lead a normal life.
(via The Daily Grail)
The Vatican is taking action against a great evil! They have finally decided to investigate and potentially prosecute child-molesting prie— er, what? Oh, sorry – I meant, nuns engaging in “feminism and activism”. Well, so much for that.
Obama uses the epithet “teabaggers”. Teabaggers kvetch. Everyone else laughs. Teabaggers can go teabag themselves. (Although, of course, massive balls in patriotic mouths would just give them self-important pleasure.)
In relation to a sorta-recent post on the subject of bad language and insults, I thought the Season 2 episode of Penn & Teller’s Bullshit! focusing on the war on profanity (parts 1, 2 & 3 respectively) was ripe for the posting. (And no, I am totally not posting this to spite the anti-profanity remarks of a certain regular commenter. Perish the thought.)
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