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 +31Posted on Mar 23rd, 2012 | re: That's Your Boyfriend: Geraldo Rivera (72 comments)

Don’t the facts in this case sort of argue that we should actually be crossing the street to avoid the neighborhood watch, though?

 +7Posted on Feb 28th, 2012 | re: Not Your Older Sibling's Vacation Franchise! (26 comments)

Every character is played by Adam Sandler. Including those that would normally be played by Randy Quaid.

Here I fixed it: “I heard that instead of throwing the bouquet, the bride opted instead to throw her voice.”

 +8Posted on Jan 17th, 2012 | re: Late Afternoon Dance Break! (27 comments)

man, you guys, Walt Whitman can get down…

 +4Posted on Jan 11th, 2012 | re: Duh Aficionado Magazine: Ricky Gervais Is An Asshole (97 comments)

Hmm. I guess in my mind there is a bit of a difference. If your whole shtick is “I’m a jerk, I’m going to say things to potentially offend you, deal with it,” then you’re walking a finer line between love and hate than just any artist–to me, at least.
There is this really interesting thing that David Denby says in Snark that just rang in my ears when I heard that bit, which I’ll try (probably pretty poorly) to paraphrase: basically, that your position of power in the world dictates what kind of things are in good taste to ridicule–if you’re the little guy making fun of a more powerful guy, then you have more creative license. But when you’re the big fish attacking all the little fish, it comes off as assholish. A rich, successful guy making fun of women trying to lose weight just reads as snarky and mean for no reason.
That being said, however, I wouldn’t say that I have given up on his work forever–if he was to make something good again, we could probably make up.

 +6Posted on Jan 11th, 2012 | re: Duh Aficionado Magazine: Ricky Gervais Is An Asshole (97 comments)

I would tend to agree with you there, if the things he was making lately were things I liked. I have to agree with Gabe that his standup was THE WURST. I can’t listen to someone make fat jokes for 8,000 years and then defend their right to be an asshole. If you’re going to be a jerk, at least be funny about it, if that is your job.

 +7Posted on Jan 3rd, 2012 | re: The Videogum Why Don't YOU Caption It? Contest: New Year's Resolutions (54 comments)

To be more like this guy:

 +5Posted on Jan 3rd, 2012 | re: Welcome To 2012 (27 comments)

I’m kind of excited for the end of the world to happen because I have the best end of the world playlist planned for my RIP, World party. I’ve been honing it over the previous 8,000 end-of-the-worlds.

 +4Posted on Dec 21st, 2011 | re: Best New Party Game 61: Passive-Aggressive Movie Titles (145 comments)

okay, Your Highness

 +2Posted on Dec 21st, 2011 | re: Best New Party Game 61: Passive-Aggressive Movie Titles (145 comments)

Yeah, real Funny, People

 +17Posted on Dec 21st, 2011 | re: Best New Party Game 61: Passive-Aggressive Movie Titles (145 comments)

28 Days Later, I finally get my latte.

Guys! It’s a Christmas miracle! Jay Leno wished for his Monica Lewinsky jokes to be relevant again, and his wish came true!

I seriously thought that was a picture of Carrot Top at first glance. I’m not sure what that says about me.

 +13Posted on Dec 10th, 2011 | re: Monsters’ Ball: The Week’s Best Comments (90 comments)

So I am going through a massive breakup right now, and feel pretty much miserable at least once on any given day. Ergo, I’m pretty grateful for any bit of levity I can get.

I have to say that this blog helps me out a lot in that department. I’m not able to comment here much because of work, but I read most of the posts, and it really helps me, especially after work, in the stark aloneness of my new situation. I’m not saying it’s the only thing that’s getting me through it, but man, it really helps sometimes. So, yeah, I guess just more of that?

 +28Posted on Dec 7th, 2011 | re: It Is Almost Crazy How Much Rick Perry Knows What He's Talking About (103 comments)

And apparently, there are no Christians who DON’T think that gays are ruining America.

 +19Posted on Dec 7th, 2011 | re: It Is Almost Crazy How Much Rick Perry Knows What He's Talking About (103 comments)

Really! They have such Martyr complexes.

I remember seeing this on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. So does that confirm it?

 +2Posted on Oct 11th, 2011 | re: Hey, Kanye West, You're Occupying Wall Street Wrong! (106 comments)

I agree with most of you who have said that the movement needs a clear voice and message other than outrage to really achieve great things.

However, this is why I believe this will not happen: so much of our hope and belief has been co-opted by the media, advertisers and politicians that we simply do not trust anyone who takes on a position of leadership. They seem to corrupt almost instantaneously. The same for really believing in that you may achieve some clear policy goals. It feels almost naive to issue a list of demands in a system that is maligned so deeply.

BUT that being said, the movement does hold some power. I do not believe that the tea party really had a clear agenda either. But their protests realigned the republican party and changed the way that reps presented policy and what they believed their constituents wanted. If the OWS people can continue to make their voices heard without giving up, then they may well do the same.

Okay, end of my rant.

 +1Posted on Sep 30th, 2011 | re: Will You Care About A Book If A Celebrity Reads It To You? (49 comments)

Heidi Klum reads “Heidi” Too easy?

 +10Posted on Sep 21st, 2011 | re: Vote Rick Perry In 2012 Or DIE! (69 comments)

I like to imagine all those cards are “Happy Bosses’ Day” cards.

 +2Posted on Aug 27th, 2011 | re: The Most Hackneyed News Copy Ever In His Pants? (26 comments)

“All the snake that’ll fit in your pants.”

 +1Posted on Jun 22nd, 2011 | re: Best New Party Game: Summer Movies (112 comments)

Cool Fan Luke.

 +5Posted on Jun 17th, 2011 | re: Headline Of The Day: Anthony Weiner Approached For Cameo On Entourage (24 comments)

I have a feeling Entourage + White People’s Problems = 40. So they argue about who gets to accuse the house cleaner of stealing?

 +14Posted on Jun 7th, 2011 | re: Glenn Beck Is Just A Vlogger Now (26 comments)

Beck’s back! In vlog form!

 +1Posted on Jun 6th, 2011 | re: The Anthony Weiner SEXTing Press Conference Open Thread (73 comments)

Well, at least he had sense enough not to lie about it while under oath. Still, gross.