“What? Knickers? I Can Say ‘Knickers’!”

Your AM dose of vicarious embarrassment, courtesy Raw Story: And no, this isn’t the first time Outer Wingnuttia has tried to go where no ever-lovin’ blue-eyed Real American should ever dare venture: The last time conservatives attempted to induce rapping at CPAC was in 2010, when they put a...

Welcome to the United States of Conspiracy Theorists

Apparently confirmation from Al Qaeda is not enough to keep well funded nut-jobs like this guy from proving that Obama is the real enemy. Next month, a 67-year-old salvage diver from Fallbrook, California will journey to the North Arabian Sea to comb the depths of the ocean in search of the body of Osama...

Now this is what crazy looks like

via Silicon Alley Insider Woman Poses As A Sexy Teen On Facebook, Tricks Her Husband And Learns He’s Trying To Kill Her. Angela Voelkert learned a little too much when she decided to trick her husband on Facebook. The two are going through a messy divorce. To get some extra dirt, Voelkert set up a...

Today in Photoshop Funditry

The Brooklyn based Hasidic Jewish newspaper Der Zeitung, proving once again that when it comes to religious fundamentalism neither the Christians nor the Muslims hold a monopoly on the market of stupidity [emphasis below is mine]. Much ink has been spilled over the now-iconic Situation Room image, showing...

And You Thought FoxNEWS Let Lies Hang Out There Too Long

In a sign that the Vatican has finally adopted GTD after a couple thousand years, Pope Benedict Reiterates That Jews Didn’t Kill Christ. Pope Benedict XVI is really taking pains to dispel that whole “Jews have the blood of Christ on their hands” thing. On March 10, Benedict will publish a...

Welcome to Your Dystopian Future

Over at io9 yesterday Charlie Jane Anders had a very interesting post up asking the question, with the current bloom of young adult dystopian literature becoming more and more popular, why is it that we are not seeing a similar spike in adult fiction? She posits that young adults are ripe for genre, coming...

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