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by Fin Fang Foom
02 Aug 2018, 18:00
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Onion that could've been in The News
Replies: 208
Views: 25250

Re: Onion that could've been in The News

I like the totally unhinged one for the Hunger Games.
by Fin Fang Foom
02 Aug 2018, 15:21
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Twitter!
Replies: 2108
Views: 83224

Re: Twitter!

NYT shouldn't fire Jeong for her tweets if only because she will be the only regular op-ed writer in the entire English speaking world who has ever written anything worth reading.
by Fin Fang Foom
02 Aug 2018, 13:54
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Money for Nothing: the Universal Basic Income
Replies: 527
Views: 9111

Re: Money for Nothing: the Universal Basic Income

JasonL wrote:
02 Aug 2018, 13:50
New government may just be philosophically opposed. Still with Finland first then this one the consensus at a minimum is it’s expensive.
Rob Ford:Marion Berry::Doug Ford:Donald Trump is what I've heard.
by Fin Fang Foom
01 Aug 2018, 00:29
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: OFFS: The Forsakening
Replies: 6540
Views: 198601

Re: OFFS: The Forsakening

Two San Francisco supervisors want to ban employers from offering in-house cafeterias, and they are very explicit that they're doing this to put more money in the hands of restaurants, and because they think it will be better for the local culture if people are forced to leave their offices at lunc...
by Fin Fang Foom
01 Aug 2018, 00:24
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Worthwhile intertubez finds
Replies: 11875
Views: 672123

Re: Worthwhile intertubez finds

Hugh Akston wrote:
31 Jul 2018, 23:57
Statham can't kick a shark
You take that back!
by Fin Fang Foom
31 Jul 2018, 22:39
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Worthwhile intertubez finds
Replies: 11875
Views: 672123

Re: Worthwhile intertubez finds

tr0g wrote:
31 Jul 2018, 21:46
Apropos of the sexual impropriety thread and somewhat off topic, I can’t watch Buffy reruns now without wondering which of the cast Joss was being inappropriate with.
It is so embarrassing that there were (are?) academics who seriously studied Buffy.
by Fin Fang Foom
31 Jul 2018, 18:24
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Worthwhile intertubez finds
Replies: 11875
Views: 672123

Re: Worthwhile intertubez finds

Don't let them get a hold of architecture, or they might even outdo Stalinism for hideousness: Too late. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ac/OneWorldTradeCenter.jpg/250px-OneWorldTradeCenter.jpg As for 'Donald in the swamp', I would take that for a very bad political cartoon, ...
by Fin Fang Foom
31 Jul 2018, 18:08
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Worthwhile intertubez finds
Replies: 11875
Views: 672123

Re: Worthwhile intertubez finds

Socialist Realism beats MAGA Realism. https://twitter.com/McNaughtonArt/status/1024292558845833216?s=20 I mean for fuck's sake that's hideous. Don't let them get a hold of architecture, or they might even outdo Stalinism for hideousness: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/6a/МГУ....
by Fin Fang Foom
31 Jul 2018, 17:38
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Worthwhile intertubez finds
Replies: 11875
Views: 672123

Re: Worthwhile intertubez finds

Somewhere along the way the whole damn country got the idea that art governs the world and politics are an expression of personally. It started with the left and then the right jumped in. I hope that doesn't last too much longer. It would be nice if liberals could figure out that jerking off over d...
by Fin Fang Foom
31 Jul 2018, 16:31
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Music for the Masses
Replies: 1134
Views: 76776

Re: Music for the Masses

I'm not sure there are female wilco fans. The mom rock equivalent of wilco? I'm going to go out on a limb and say radiohead. I'm pretty sure that has to updated generational to Coldplay by now. (There's a car commercial in heavy rotation, that indicates we may be in yet another generation by now, a...
by Fin Fang Foom
31 Jul 2018, 12:31
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: cars and how they get that way
Replies: 1340
Views: 45704

Re: cars and how they get that way

And you got dinner!
by Fin Fang Foom
30 Jul 2018, 14:26
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: When journalism goes bad
Replies: 3933
Views: 130849

Re: When journalism goes bad

"All four were named Robin Leslie."
by Fin Fang Foom
30 Jul 2018, 14:04
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: OFFS: The Forsakening
Replies: 6540
Views: 198601

Re: OFFS: The Forsakening

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/7xq4zz/massachusetts-senate-passes-resolution-to-do-in-depth-study-on-right-to-repair On July 25, the Massachusetts Senate approved a Resolution that would create a special commission that would research the feasibility of forcing device manufacturers to t...
by Fin Fang Foom
27 Jul 2018, 14:32
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: You Learn Something New Every Day
Replies: 4166
Views: 150337

Re: You Learn Something New Every Day

I don't usually like raw onions, but I did once eat a "salad" that consisted of nothing but white onion with vinegar. It was...better than I'd expected. Europeans have weird ideas about salads, but I could kind of figure a way for that to work. That would probably be fucking delightful with Vidalia...
by Fin Fang Foom
26 Jul 2018, 15:39
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Fragments of an avotoast anthropology
Replies: 255
Views: 6479

Re: Fragments of an avotoast anthropology

Yeah, infill is slowly happening in an incredibly dumb way. (Not the core but close in suburbs where infill in the core is not possible due to zoning rather than density, not Trog's thing.)
by Fin Fang Foom
23 Jul 2018, 12:37
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: You Learn Something New Every Day
Replies: 4166
Views: 150337

Re: You Learn Something New Every Day

Russia has a flat income tax of 13%. Unless you are a successful business without political connections. Then the tax is an arm and a leg. Well, they actually just shut it down for tax "irregularities" or whatever made up problem and force you to sell it to a political insider at fire sale prices. ...
by Fin Fang Foom
23 Jul 2018, 12:32
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: the list of those things which are not food
Replies: 966
Views: 39770

Re: the list of those things which are not food

Damn, Schnatter must be a real cunt. The board adopted a poison pill to limit his ability to get some control. That's fucking harsh given that presumably he gave them all their jobs. https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-07-23/papa-john-s-adopts-poison-pill-to-thwart-any-schnatter-takeover
by Fin Fang Foom
23 Jul 2018, 12:23
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: You Learn Something New Every Day
Replies: 4166
Views: 150337

Re: You Learn Something New Every Day

JD wrote:
23 Jul 2018, 12:09
Russia has a flat income tax of 13%.
Unless you are a successful business without political connections.
by Fin Fang Foom
22 Jul 2018, 23:35
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 5698
Views: 133468

Re: Orange is the new President

Also, that lady did not read the Bible. I believe that descriptions of heaven are limited to the fact that everybody will be on God's right, and the closest thing to a description of hell is a lake of fire and a literal garbage dump near Jerusalem. EDIT: Wikipedia says it is a little more extensive ...
by Fin Fang Foom
22 Jul 2018, 23:31
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Worthwhile YouTubez Finds
Replies: 448
Views: 34635

Re: Worthwhile YouTubez Finds

So this was a thing in Britain for ten seconds in 1985:



It has all of the design flaws:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinclair_C5

(You are supposed to peddle if the battery runs out and it weighs 99 lbs.)

But also:

by Fin Fang Foom
22 Jul 2018, 23:03
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 5698
Views: 133468

Re: Orange is the new President

You be you Alabama. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/national/wp/2018/07/21/feature/god-trump-and-the-meaning-of-morality/?utm_term=.2916d051f550 Journalist: Why did you vote for Trump? Townie 1: Abortion is murder. Journalist: Sure. Townie 2: To protect the Second Amendment. Journalist: Got it....
by Fin Fang Foom
21 Jul 2018, 21:16
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: It's not the size of the screen...
Replies: 2582
Views: 131363

Re: It's not the size of the screen...

The thing that I thought was funniest was actually Sanders bit. He's trying to explain his position and Cohen is being nuts which leads to a great "are you fucking kidding me face" from Sanders.
by Fin Fang Foom
21 Jul 2018, 11:56
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: It's not the size of the screen...
Replies: 2582
Views: 131363

Re: It's not the size of the screen...

Anyone watch the new Sacha Baron Cohen series? I think Nick Mullen (Cum Town) wrote for it. Yeah, it was three bits showing that regular people and Bernie Sanders have infinite patience followed by one bit showing that Republican and right wing operatives are either too dumb to breathe or live in a...
by Fin Fang Foom
20 Jul 2018, 20:29
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Market Failure!
Replies: 2208
Views: 137468

Re: Market Failure!

Amazon's new notifications telling me that a package is however many stops away are annoying as hell.
by Fin Fang Foom
20 Jul 2018, 17:18
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Occam, Trump, and Russia
Replies: 884
Views: 34684

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Butina was denied a visa twice, then the NRA came to Russia. https://www.politico.com/story/2018/07/20/mariia-butina-russia-denied-visas-734946 I would be surprised if this whole thing has too big an impact on the NRA unless warier and more skilled operatives leave the central org leading to it fuc...