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Tag Archive: conspiracy theories

Aug 27 2013

r/MensRights reminds me why I don’t Reddit

L'il Rascals scene: He-Man Woman Haters Club.

A funny thing happened yesterday. I started seeing hits from Reddit. A *lot* of hits. Fully a fifth of my traffic came from a particular thread on Reddit — despite my being in a slow blogging period, posting my one post I managed very late in the day, and despite the long tail on my …

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Jul 25 2013

Conspiracy theories about Zimmerman’s car crash rescue

I don’t know if you’ve seen these, but they’re setting off all sorts of wishful-thinking and conspiracy theory alarms on my bullshit detection kit. Four days after being declared not guilty of murder after having shot and killed 17-year-old unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman quickly reentered the news. CNN reports that he “stepped …

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Mar 12 2012

Pastor Manning: Breitbart was murdered by Obama

Via Joe My God, enjoy some crazy babbling about conspiracy theories and legally-actionable slander about Barack Obama. Something something Muslim, something something blah blah liberals are dumb, yadda yadda CIA, blah blah evidence that bin Laden isn’t dead blah Wikileaks blah, therefore Breitbart was murdered. LOLWUT

Jan 15 2012

Hits vs comments, controversialism, and a reception metric

X-Y scatter plot of comments vs views. They do not cluster, there are many outliers on both axes.

DJ Grothe, in the wake of a bit of pattern recognition by Stephanie Zvan that made him look bad enough to evidently cause him to forget that he has a JREF communications director, recently made a claim in his reply (link to Greta’s sur-reply with blockquotes) to Greta’s two questions that certain blogs are under …

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Jan 11 2012

Birth of a new Obama delusion: Marserism

The “Obama is secretly a Kenyan” conspiracy apparently just wasn’t loony enough for some people, so they had to do Orly Taitz et al one better. Universe Today reports that two self-proclaimed time travellers have leveled Very Serious Allegations about the President of the United States — specifically, that they were all involved in secret …

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Nov 03 2011

Alien entities love football!

Undeniable proof of alien spacecraft buzzing St. Louis Cathedral has been provided by AOL and the Huffington Post. The video in question: Look at those things flying around being all super-quick and rod-like! They’ve just GOTTA be alien spacecraft! And the only explanation those stupid skeptics have is that they’re insects. Insects! “As I reviewed …

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Sep 25 2011

Are all astrologers fated by the stars to be douches?

Ed Kohout is one of THOSE kinds of trolls. The ones you know are just trolling from the get-go, but that you just have to feed anyway, just to see what levels of douchery they can realize. In my repost of “How does One Prove Astrology? By Starting Over”, our new friend Ed has taken …

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