Tbh I'm used to more "let's wait until all the facts are in" garbage when a cop does something horrific like this. The way this is being addressed is insufficient but seems like a step in the right direction.
Fort Worth police officer who fatally shot #AtatianaJefferson resigns as family calls for his arrest. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/fort-worth-police-officer-who-fatally-shot-atatiana-jefferson-resigns-n1065866
Nation’s Indigenous People Confirm They Don’t Need Special Holiday, Just Large Swaths Of Land Returned Immediately
Me, to my wife: "This better be about state abbreviations... it is!"
This piece feels like it was written just for me.
Gary Gulman Explains His Best Joke https://slate.com/human-interest/2019/10/gary-gulman-state-abbreviations-joke-how-to.html?via=rss
We watched this last night. It was much funnier and more beautiful -- and less scary -- than I was expecting. Loved it.
I have read about Hereditary and decided it would be too upsetting to watch but now... I want to see more by Ari Aster.
Oh just delightful.
Super Mario Bros. (Tap Dance Medley) - Postmodern Jukebox (ft. Demi Remick)
You may remember Gary Gulman from me making you watch his brilliant State Abbreviations bit. Anyway, you should watch his excellent stand-up special while you can.
HBO’s comedy special “The Great Depresh” is a painfully funny look at mental health - In honor of World Mental Health Day, the special is available for free on YouTube and HBO.com through Oct. 12 https://www.salon.com/2019/10/10/hbos-comedy-special-the-great-depresh-is-a-painfully-funny-look-at-mental-health/
I do appreciate Marc Maron. If "PC culture is killing comedy", why is the state of #comedy better than it has ever been?
“If you’re too intimidated to try to do comedy that is deep or provocative, or even a little controversial, without hurting people, then you’re not good at what you do. Or maybe you’re just insensitive,”
Marc Maron Counters 'Joker' Director Todd Phillips' Idea That PC Culture Is Killing Comedy.
Blizzard Sets Off a Backlash for Penalizing a Hong Kong Gamer.
"I started posting this essay ten years ago and fuck you if you think I’m going to stop now."
It's "It's Decorative Gourd Season, Motherfuckers" Season, Motherfuckers https://www.dotcarly.com/post/decorativegourdseason2019
If you think voting Two Scoops out is the way to proceed, I have some bad news.
Russian Secret Weapon Against U.S. 2020 Election Revealed In New Cyberwarfare Report - A terrifying new report maps out Russia's full cyberwarfare ecosystem, an attack structure designed to be “almost impossible” to defend against. https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2019/09/24/new-cyberwarfare-report-unveils-russias-secret-weapon-against-us-2020-election/
#Facebook recently posted that they would not fact check politicians' posts, but wouldn't allow them to lie in their ads. Now they're backtracking. This seems... very bad, yes?
Facebook says Trump can lie in his Facebook ads https://popular.info/p/facebook-says-trump-can-lie-in-his
"Tory centipede" https://www.reddit.com/r/ATBGE/comments/dbes13/tory_centipede/
On discussing the environmental impact of her actions, a friend joked, "well, the world's going to shit anyway".
This is a particularly unfunny joke used to cover feelings of impotence. Do not make it, and call it out whenever you hear it.
When are things going to get back to normal?
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