Monday, February 17, 2014

Guess what? Diamonds are still bullshit. Ya heard it here first.

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

What's really funny about these old commercials from 20 years ago: I remember when they came on and thinking to myself "Tom Selleck is out of his mind."

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

What we're good at now:
  1. Locking people up
  2. Believing in angels
  3. Making bombs
Can't really aruge with that:

Monday, March 18, 2013

For some reason, I’m in a Star Wars kind of mood today. I saw this several years ago and thought it was pretty funny, but the “inside job” thing really needed some more development. Well here it is:

Sunday, December 23, 2012

What a strange piece on the political and cultural discourse in this country:
Unfortunately for our country, the Bloomberg versus LaPierre contrast is basically all of American politics today. Our society is divided between an ascendant center-left that’s far too confident in its own rigor and righteousness and a conservatism that’s marched into an ideological cul-de-sac and is currently battering its head against the wall.
Even funnier coming from The New York Times.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

What a great video! I hope they show this at the recruiting stops around Johnson Space Center. NASA has done a LOT to get engineers working in the oil and gas industry. Like laying off thousands of them:

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

This is what America was up to 150 years ago: The bloodiest day in American History. And here are some stirring pictures from the day. I liked this quote about Brady's photography:
“Mr. Brady has done something to bring home to us the terrible reality and earnestness of war,” a reporter for[sic] the New York Times wrote after a visit to Brady’s studio. “If he has not brought bodies and laid them in our door-yards and along streets, he has done something very like it.”