Okay, so not really. When you wake up tomorrow, gerrymandering districts will still be a thing, but there is something we can do! It won't be easy, it won't be quick … but we can do this by 2020! YAY!
I absolutely apologize for the alliterative awkwardness. So sorry, stopping soon. Ok, now. Anyway, does no one else view SH as (among other things) a satire of (mostly rightwing) American politics? No? Just me? Because I think it's a rather fun one, too.
TBBT is not a happy show. Whether it's funny is an open question, but I can find no way of looking that makes it happy. Accepting that I was essentially watching a slowly unfolding tragedy rooted in a very unsentimental and perfectly materialist worldview, it made much more sense...and became rather brilliant.
Lenny Bruce. George Carlin. The giants of big-idea comedy. Bill Hicks? His name is right up there with them, but most people haven't heard of him. Part comedian, part philosopher, part preacher, his stand-up stood in a class by itself.
Hello to our Egyptian readers. After five days without internet—following the Egyptian government's request to ISPs to shut down service after political protests—80,000,000 people are back online, accessing news, Twitter and lolcats.
Tonight I had a few beers, a nice dinner, and watched a documentary about people in other countries. And then I learned that the Egyptian government has decided to turn off the internet.
No matter who you are pulling for in this election, the popularity polls indicate that the vast majority of Americans are ready to see Bush pack up his things and get the hell out of the White House. While there is tons of anti-Bush paraphernalia out there, few things capture our disdain as well as "George W. Flush"—a…
Past generations decked out their bike spokes with playing cards, this generation is doing it with LEDs. One of the best examples so far comes from a Flickr user that utilized six SpokePOV kits to turn his bicycle wheel into a stunning, illuminated Obama logo. If you would like to do a little campaigning of your own,…