So on the reissue of Funkadelic’s “Free Your Mind… and Your Ass Will Follow” they included a few bonus tracks. One of those bonus tracks was a 60-second radio advertisement for the album which featured only the first independent clause of the album’s title (as did the modest album cover itself, though the inside material made clear that the full name of the album included the shocking word ‘ass’).
The ad was read by an announcer who is funny in many ways, all of them unintentional. From the unironic use of 70s slang now rarely used without irony to the stilted, white-accented approach to lauding an album that is anything but stilted or white, this audio clip fully deserves its place on an album that went platinum…
When Trump visited an Ohio classroom, the students were coloring in US flags. Trump decided to take part:
Of course, while many are howling at the error, there is another theory to be considered, one that doesn’t implicate the president’s intelligence…
Stolen from a thief:
Given their age, I think FSM should be remanded to juvenile court.
Jehovah & Satan are scratching their heads, giving puzzled looks to each other at this point.
Jehovah: You’re sure he’s not one of yours? Because I didn’t make him.
Satan: Please. Give me some credit. Even I have some standards.
Jehovah: Buddha? Brahma? [Both shrug their shoulders.] Gaia?
Jehovah: Right, right. Sorry. Forgot about the “pussy grabbing” thing. … Cthulhu?
Cthulhu: What kind of monster do you take me for? [Sips tea.]
Satan: Well somebody cooked him up.
Flying Spaghetti Monster: …
Jehovah: Wait… There’s no way you could …
FSM: Look. It was my first time. I was a little drunk and someone asked for a “Tangerine Dream” so I thought …
Satan: [Facepalm.] Fucking newbies.
An insight into the private conversations your friendly, neighborhood Crip Dyke has when she’s away-from-blog:
Ah, Tomi. Will there ever be a day when you cease being so entertainingly wrong?
PS: I think I’m gonna kick-start the “OF” trend. “Crip Dyke OF” has a nice ring to it.
I did my first local TV interview on abuse affecting people of all genders 26 years ago this month. At the time, it seemed we were a lifetime away from popular media being able to criticize people who make light of sexual abuse or domestic violence targeting men. Turns out, it wasn’t a lifetime away, only a single generation: