Category Archives: Pop Culture


Allegedly, Lawrence Livermore Lab has cracked the code for nuclear fusion, per the Axios morning email thingie: Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is expected to announce a major step forward in fusion energy tomorrow. Why it matters: Decades of effort have … Continue reading

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Harry Styles Wants The Yutes of Today To Vote!

I know we are all bravely facing the outcome on Tuesday and while some of us are more worried than others, all good Scissorheads should take comfort in this story: Harry Styles Registers Nearly 55,000 Voters in Partnership With HeadCount … Continue reading

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And you mugs thought I would be a bad influence on Seattle?

Axios’ Seattle edition tells us that since I moved to here, Seattle is swearing less. “Seattle nice” strikes again. Driving the news: A new survey of 30 cities finds that Seattle is one of the places where residents swear the … Continue reading

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One Lump of Stupid or Two?

This finally came to my attention: Ben Shapiro has opinions about… Ben Shapiro complains: "These are the standards in our society. Using the word 'spaz' in a song – totally bad, horrible, remove it, offensive. Having full-scale songs for children … Continue reading

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Isn’t this how Star Wars begins?

On my bike ride this morning, saw a delivery robot lost in the woods — Matthew McCormack (@historymatt) May 15, 2022

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Another Eff’ed Film From D’Vorce D’Spousa

Guys, did you know that D’vorce D’spousa—documentarian fabulist, convicted election fraud felon (pardoned by Hair Füror), fired Y’all Qaeda business school dean, serial adulterer, and would-be bigamist and self-proclaimed political prisoner of the Kenyan Usurper has a new movie out? … Continue reading

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Great Tattoos, Cont.

What do you think of my Klingon Bird of Prey tattoo? — Georgia Knight (@Hadrians_Gate) May 5, 2022 Trekkie nerds are ROTFLTAO. It is pretty good.

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Bad Signs, Cont.

Man, that slap entered the culture FAST!

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RIP, Stephen Wilhite

The Verge reports that the man who invented the GIF has died: Stephen Wilhite, one of the lead inventors of the GIF, died last week from COVID at the age of 74, according to his wife, Kathaleen, who spoke to … Continue reading

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Where’s My Precious?

OK, fellow nerds, Vanity Fair has the inside scoop on The Rings of Power.

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