Size Matters, Bobby
Bobby Jindal sure knows how to draw a crowd.
The Magic of Macy’s: Border Patrol Not Included
There are now 14 candidates in the GOP primary field. We can assume that at least two more will join the clown car: John Kasich (Governor of Ohio) and Scott Walker (Governor of Wisconsin). That’s 16 candidates dedicated to proving to the Republican base that they are the craziest–and therefore the most relatable. That means we…
Rick Perry Made a Creepy, Childish Video
Republican long-shot candidate Rick Perry released a video today, “Economic Freedom: An Animation.” Apparently the stick figures and PowerPoint transitions weren’t enough to indicate to the average Rick Perry supporter that the video is, in fact, an animation. The video opens: In the wake of the 2008 recession as millions of hard working Americans lost…
With Apologies to My Typewriter
We’re off to a rocky start. I’m writing right now, but not on you. You’re sitting quietly underneath my bed. Your case is gathering dust and beating off bugs. We haven’t rendezvoused in months — and even then, it was only a quickie. I tickled your keys for a passing moment and succeeded only in producing a…
Spite the Misogynists. Go see Mad Max: Fury Road.
I was about halfway through writing a post about this, but it appears Aja Romano at The Daily Dot and David Futrelle at We Hunted the Mammoth beat me to it. I’m not even mad. Go read Aja’s and David’s hilarious takedowns of the misogynistic reaction to “Mad Max: Fury Road.” Here are a couple highlights: As…
I’m going to care about baseball this season.
I mean it. It’s something I tell myself every year. This is going to be the year that I pay attention to the MLB. I’m going to invest time in watching games on TV. I’m going to know my team’s lineup like the back of my hand. I’m going to memorize stats and patterns and dig into the…
I crashed on a bike today. Really crashed. Head-first over the handlebars, DNA on the pavement crashed. I borrowed my friend’s fixed-gear to run a quick errand this afternoon. I live in Washington, DC, and my route took me along the Reflecting Pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. It’s a holiday weekend, so the…