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Dec 24 2013

What Does the Donkey Say

Some Christians just can’t leave well enough alone, apparently. They have to Jesusify even weird meme songs like What Does The Fox Say. The River Christian Reformed Church is responsible for this particular mess. Wow. Really, wow. May your god have mercy on your souls and not throw you in the pits of eternal suffering …

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Nov 21 2013

How to get me interested in The Hunger Games

Til now, I’ve had little interest in reading or watching The Hunger Games, having suffered through one too many kids-having-to-hurt-each-other dystopian sci-fi novels and movies. If you want to get me interested in the franchise, you’d have to remake it something like this. Cookieness Evereat. Hah.

Jun 25 2013

Warwick Davis explains the importance of computer backups

I’m in a seriously bad way after working a ridiculous marathon shift overnight when some server issues kinda turned into a perfect storm. I might need a few days to recover and catch up on sleep. So have something fun. I loved Warwick Davis as Willow Ufgood when I was a kid. Probably saw that …

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Jun 21 2013

Math or maths?

A linguist American living in the UK explains the difference. Apparently there’s a folk etymology built up that “math” is plural because “mathematics” ends with an S. But that’s not the only reason something might end with an S — there’s also the collective noun, like “linguistics”. Interestingly, she’s gone native, saying “maths” despite knowing …

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Feb 10 2013

Ze Frank’s true facts about sloths

Whatever you’re doing. stop doing that thing. Thereafter, do this thing instead: press play on the below video. If I typed as quickly as a sloth, this would be a very long post. Not because they type quickly, but because they type slowly enough to cause a lot of autorepeat characters.

Dec 22 2012

Welcome to day one of the 14th b’ak’tun

Milk expiry: 2012.12.21. Caption: Well played, milk, well played.

Travelling today. On precious little sleep, too. My sleep schedule has been a complete shambles recently — been only getting a few hours of sleep a night, discontinuously, for at least a week. And I know I can’t sleep on planes, so today might be a bit rough. I had previously blogged about how patently …

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Nov 04 2012

Paul Ryan’s new Old Spice ad

"Hello, ladies. Look at your abortion rights. Now, look at me. Look back at your abortion rights. Your abortion rights are now beans. Look down. Now I'm Jack Kennedy.

I’m doing an overnight tonight for work. Yes, tonight. Saturday night into Sunday morning. When I should be adjusting the time on my various clocks and catching up on sleep. Lucky me. So, click this image to behold what a Paul Ryan Old Spice ad might look like. Via the Mansplaining Ryan tumblr. It’d be …

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Oct 21 2012

That Mitchell and Webb Look on gendered TV ads

That Mitchell and Webb Look is the same series that resulted in that Homeopathic Hospital sketch that like everyone in the skeptical blogosphere has posted at some time, that ‘atheist miracle watermelon’ sketch that everyone in the atheist blogosphere has posted at some time, and the “How would BBC1 handle an alien invasion” sketch I …

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Sep 30 2012

Holding clay feet to witch-burning fires

One of the more ridiculous memes that’s gained a disproportionate amount of traction in the freethought community is that of “witch hunts”. It’s the idea that there’s some roving band of bloggers and commenters hunting for the least appearance of deviation from the One True Path and punishing with extreme prejudice without evidence or empathy. …

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Sep 07 2012

The Star Wars that I Used to Know

This parody cover of Gotye’s Somebody that I Used to Know is fucking awesome. Okay, I have one quibble. Anakin is very much not emasculated in these films, save for being an apprentice to Obi-Wan — he goes on a power trip and murders like everyone by the end of the third film. That’s “toxic …

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