Parents Messed Up?

Do you find your parents and grandparents to be extraordinarily screwed up?  Every generation embraces weird in its own way.  In mid-century, people dealt with strangeness by eating it. The Gallery of Regrettable Food, a…

Fed on Jehovah’s Witnesses

Acting on a complaint, police in London, England recently ordered Ms Janet Grove to remove a sign reading . . . Our dogs are fed on Jehovah’s Witnesses . . . from her garden gate….

Canadians and Felons Need Not Apply

Though we’ve seen the Weinermobile hurtling down the highway ’round these parts, the Oscar Mayer “Sing the Jingle, Be a Star“ contest doesn’t accept entries from Canada. Or from anyone who isn’t American. Or from…

Planet of the Stunned

It takes a special kind of moron, alcohol notwithstanding, to pee on a war memorial. You’d have to be subscribed to stupidity. This occured after Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa, the country’s capitol. At least…

Find the Typo

When I first noted these this morning, the spellings were as they appear here.  I imagine they are probably spelled correctly by now: Emergency workers gague 9/11 health toll Fires flare up at Denver shoooting…

This Week in June

As you likely suspected, those drivers screaming at their windshields have issues.  The DSM-IV calls this Intermittant Explosive Disorder, and — if you extrapolate the figures in the linked study at the Archives of General…

Criminalize Tobacco

Oh, you don’t know the money Washington will pay to refute this little gem: Science & Technology at Scientific American.com: Large Study Finds No Link between Marijuana and Lung Cancer

Separate Beds, Please

A million people will blog this, but it’s the sort of thing you just can’t ignore . . . Philadelphia Daily News | 05/18/2006 | A GENITAL REMINDER

“. . . why don’t we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?”

Actual brilliance, bowel-splitting hilarity, flat-out stupidity . . . from fools such as thee and me: QDB: Top 100 Quotes

“The hump is moving! The hump is moving!”

Rick Mercer recently met up with Jann Arden and — somehow — convinced her to climb onto a bull. Jann, should you inconceivably not know of her, is a Canadian treasure; she’s an award-winning singer-songwriter…