After that last post, here’s a little palate cleanser: Ocean Atlas, an underwater sculpture of a Bahamian girl supporting the weight of the ocean, by Jason deCaires Taylor.
It’s simple improvement: every vice president should have an octopus on their head. And I don’t just mean in the paintings, I mean at every public appearance.
We should also judge their fitness for office by how healthy they keep their head octopus.
Joseph Scrimshaw explains why using “social justice warrior” as an insult makes you an idiotface, weakshoulders, and dunceburger. Yeah, I know, they’ll just say they’re using it sarcastically, but sarcasm takes some skill to use well, and they don’t.
We atheists are a heartless people. Dr Rubidium is trying to raise money for GeekGirlCon science, and to trick a certain sect of the musically elect to donate, she promised to listen to a whole Pink Floyd album. The moment has come. She is committed. She has bravely walked up to the mark and is now asking us which Pink Floyd album she has to listen to…with an internet poll. Uh-oh. She is asking for it.
But on the positive side, I laughed at every line, and the closing act is killer.
Ancient nerds. Look at this: an icosahedral die from somewhere between 30 and 300 BCE. Egyptians were throwing d20s back before Jesus worshippers founded the cult that would eventually call D&D satanic.
“You’ll have to roll a θ to hit that lemure, dude.”