See here. Never before have I seen such an intelligent discussion of this issue, and in only three panels, plus flying bunnies. Awesome. Snagged from Walter Jon Williams.
Was just doing some late-night channel-surfing before going to bed, and I ran across an infomercial for the “Heatsurge Fireplace.” Apparently, “the Amish painstakingly handcraft each Heatsurge fireplace,” which uses “fireless flame technology,” allowing you to set up a portable fireplace anywhere with an electrical outlet. This short YouTube clip will give you a taste, … More Amish-sploitation
I’ve always loved Les Mis, but now it has an entirely new layer of meaning….
The Sarah Palin story as Disney movie a la Mighty Ducks: If you have trouble with the youtube video, try watching it directly at the source at CollegeHumor.
This is an email that’s apparently making the rounds, which I came across on the blog of Walter Jon Williams (writer of the speculative variety and teacher extraordinaire): “Dear American: I need to ask you to support an urgent secret business relationship with a transfer of funds of great magnitude. I am Ministry of the Treasury … More Economic bailout or banking scam spam? You decide.
This is one of those sketches that really don’t have to exaggerate too much in order to be funny – some of John McCain’s real ads are pretty much this ridiculous. It’s interesting that the sketch shows McCain sort of naively going along with the misleading ads. There’s this narrative out there that McCain really still … More John McCain’s 100% true ads on SNL
For your viewing pleasure, check out this hilarious video, “The Tribe,” directed by my brother: (My bro Dave plays the leader of this highly progressive, democratic tribe.)