Archive for the ‘sad’ Category

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Keep calm and carry on!

November 30, 2009

You know this unusual weather we seem to be experiencing–ha, ha– worldwide? I don’t think it’s anything to worry about. So what if Nick Griffin is representing the EU at the Climate summit in Copenhagen! Ha, ha! That would certainly be alarming news to everyone except the people who think the world’s leading scientists are making stuff up just for a laugh!

No, let’s all take a leaf out of this young woman’s book and just ignore it! Hurray! Now we’re safe!

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What. The. Hell.

January 15, 2009

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You may not believe your eyes, but I assure you, it is happening.  Link

(Thanks, Kenny!)

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Big Bird pays tribute to Kermit

October 23, 2008

…at Jim Henson’s funeral. Heartbreaking.

(via Boing Boing)

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Meet Pro-Life Richardson!

March 24, 2008

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Oh, dear, oh, dear, oh, dear. Link

(And thanks to Vlad for this.)

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The real story behind Bush’s favourite painting

January 25, 2008


“The president of the United States has identified closely with a man he sees as a mythic, heroic figure. But in fact he’s a wily criminal one step out in front of justice. It perfectly reflects Bush the man. . .and Bush the president.” Link

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The Creepiest Gamer

January 16, 2008

Gaming itself was an astonishing horror. Normal people fled in our
wake, leaving behind only those who could stand a 24/7 stream of game
talk. Any interruption for normal subjects of conversation were quickly
assimilated into an idea for a new character. Let me give you an
example:

Friend: So my grandma died not too long ago.
Me: Oh, man, I’m sorry. Was she sick?
Friend: No, she was just old, you know? We were expecting it.
Jake: Well, it’s gotta happen sometime. I mean can you imagine if you were
immortal? It’s for the best that we’re not. I’ve thought about it and
decided that’s not the superpower I’d want. Too hard to see the people you
love die.
Friend: Yeah… yeah, I guess.
Me: I think he knows how hard that is, Jake.
Jake: Yeah, definitely not immortality. What superpower would you have, if
you could have any?

Read on.

(Sorry, this bit too…“This conversation lasted until about 2 a.m., at which point he gave up trying to “talk sense” into me, and started angrily rolling dice. Have you ever heard angrily rolled dice? It is a sound you will never forget, it’s so small and sad.”)

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A novel in mugshots

January 8, 2008



Link
to the whole damned thing.