Crying Wolf

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” -Inigo Montoya (The Princess Bride) I’ve had a trend lately of getting pissed off at people for “crying sexist” (or misogynist or whatever). Here is another example: 11 Sexist T-Shirts Guaranteed Not To Get You Laid. I can’t speak … [Read more…]

Why Yes, Hitler IS funny

“Humor is the sunshine of the mind.” –Edward Bulwer-Lytton As I’ve mentioned, I found the Hitler’s Downfall spoofs to be hysterical. Watching the actor that plays Hitler get spitting (literally) mad about his modded Xbox   getting busted cracks me up whenever I watch it. Unfortunately, it turns out that some people don’t find it funny. … [Read more…]

Feminism

“My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it’s very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do.” –Ani Difranco French President Nicolas Sarkozy has addressed French parliament and announced that the burqa will be banned. He said, “It will not be welcome on French soil. We cannot … [Read more…]

Another Logic Fail

“Our knowledge can only be finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.” –Karl Popper So I’ve been seeing a lot of logic failures lately. First, some idiot and sin taxes. Now, some twat and…frankly I don’t know what to call this. If moron, ignorance, and dumbassery were alcohol, got mixed in equal parts into … [Read more…]

Summer Reading List – Blink

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” –Groucho Marx Here we go with another Summer Reading List post. This time it’s Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink that’s up.Blink essentially takes a bunch of scientific research that is incomprehensible to the layman reader and makes it … [Read more…]