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More lovely comments from my spambot fans

This spam comment appeared on the blog over the weekend from something called “The Tourist,” along with a dubious link to “watch the tourist online”: I dont know what to say. This web site is amazing. Thats not truly a actually substantial statement, but its all I could come up with soon after reading this. [...]

These things disappoint me.

I spent yesterday morning being angry (actually & viscerally angry) at Sarah Palin for her “blood libel” speech. My emotions disappointed me. I read comment after comment from my predominantly liberal friends on Twitter last week trying to direct the blame for the Giffords shooting at Republicans, effectively turning an IRL tragedy into self-oblivious attacks [...]

That’s not an art. THIS is an art.

Letters of Note posted this 1960 letter from comedian Steve Allen to Village Voice writer Nat Hentoff, following Hentoff’s article questioning negative reviews of not-yet-legendary comic Lenny Bruce. A couple of things held my attention: 1) Art is taste to the public, but community to the artists; 2) Steve Allen not only promotes his autobiography [...]

Excuse me…

(via Joanne Casey)

Some friendly blog comments I did not approve

The spammers, though, they are so nice. I love how they find a way to heavily compliment my writing/blogging talent regardless of what they just saw me post. It’s a wonderful way to start my morning, reading kind spam. Here are some of my recent favorites: From Meat Slicers regarding the animated Alice GIF (“I’m [...]

I’m cheering for the monkey.

Don’t act the public defender. You don’t know that that capybara didn’t deserve it. (via Joanne Casey)

This animated GIF totally gets me.

There’s an old proverb that says “If you want to make people act like selfish assholes, tell God your plans.” Or something like that. (via Emporium)


(via I Love Charts)

Oh, Google!

No glasses, no braces, no baby, sweet racing stripes. (click for larger) I honestly was trying to find out how much a DVR costs… but I learned so much more.

Ich mag Teenager-Parties! Sie sind so geschmackvoll!

(via Emporium)




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