Category Archives: Humor & Rants

Social commentary, non-fiction humor, and general rants.

12 Reasons Why The Internet Caters to Drooling, Imbecilic Shit-Clickers

The following is a list of titles of twelve click-bait articles that I copied and pasted from the usual internet rags, most notably Huffington Post. I didn’t have to work for this: It took about ten minutes of scanning front … Continue reading

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Nikola Tesla Was An Idiot

Well … no, not really. He wasn’t a complete idiot, but he also wasn’t the super genius that he’s often made out to be either. There are a few things at play in the whole Nikola Tesla love movement, which has … Continue reading

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From Spin to Outright Lie

The other day, I was prompted by a story at The New York Times to write a post about how the spin of a subject changes with the social and political landscape. Today, I noticed that writer Sam Stein at … Continue reading

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Miami Beach Tidal Flooding, Past and Present

It can be interesting to look at a current news article about a reoccurring event and see how it compares to a similar story from decades past. The stories may be virtually identical, but the spin will be completely different. … Continue reading

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CNN’s Hand-Wringing Over the Cost of MH370 Search

As the search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 enters it’s third month, CNN has finally removed the story from their incessant “Breaking News” feed and are increasingly wringing their hands over the cost of the search. Approximately $40 million has … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey Alien

On the origins of a modern myth … I stumbled across this rather non-spectacular picture of a “Grey alien” the other day and I kept thinking: What does this remind me of? It looks so familiar, all naked and creepy-like. This … Continue reading

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WTF Google Sheets???

Google is Shitty I increasingly use Google Sheets in place of Microsoft Excel, not because I actually like Google Sheets, but because I’m still reeling from a hard drive crash I had a couple of years ago in which I lost … Continue reading

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Tommy Lee Jones Will Be Horrified!

Look at them! Holy crap! I haven’t seen a matching set like that since Jesse Ventura and Riff Raff!

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Are Bigoted Private Thoughts Now A Crime?

I know almost nothing about Donald Sterling. I don’t think I’d ever even heard of him before the current scandal that has taken over the media these last several days. He is the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, and … Continue reading

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The University of None of Your Fucking Business

I popped onto Facebook a little while ago and as usual I was bombarded with questions to update my profile. Where did you go to school? Where did you go to school? Where did you go to school? Fucking Hell. … Continue reading

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Smart Dicks Choose Tungsten!

I’m way late to the party here, since the US Postal Service’s “If it fits, it ships” slogan has been around for a good four years now. The humor potential is also seriously dampened by sneaky weight limits that are … Continue reading

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Is a Shootout Brewing in Nevada?

What do cows, tortoises, the housing bubble, government bloat, and crazed militias all have in common? Apparently back in 1993, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) decided that they needed to protect the desert tortoise. Fearing that Cliven Bundy’s herd … Continue reading

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Museum of Crap Angry Over Shit Opinion

Talk about unfortunate translations! I think the museum of art’s director called the culture minister “a piece of crap.” As translated, it appears that the museum of crap’s director called the culture minister “a piece of art.” It’s harder to … Continue reading

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The High Price of Collectivist Tyranny

Of all the famous quotes that I have read, one in particular stands out to me. It states a fundamental belief of mine with more clarity and precision than anything I could ever hope hope to write: “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny … Continue reading

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Gloriously Titled Books that Cry Out to be Proudly Displayed on One’s Bookshelf

The rise of e-books sadly means there will be fewer and fewer books displayed on people’s shelves as the years roll on. That’s a pity, I think. In addition to their sheer convenience, the books on the shelves of one’s … Continue reading

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There is NO Debate!

“Are Militant Atheists Using Chemtrails to Poison the Angels in Heaven?” Writer Bob Cesca found a rare example where the phrase “There is NO Debate!” is actually true, and then proceeded to get punked. I generally dislike the phrase “There is no … Continue reading

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Why is Google so Shitty?

While reading an article on Wired the other day, I was astonished to discover the article originated on Google+. It was the first time I had ever heard of anything actually coming out of Google+. Google is bigger (by far) … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden is a Dick

The title of this post isn’t a judgement of Edward Snowden’s actions as an NSA traitor. That’s a completely separate issue. I’m actually kind of on the fence with regard to that. On the one hand, I think it’s a … Continue reading

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When Conspiratorial Thinking Becomes the Norm

I am one of the many people who have been riveted for the past two weeks by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which vanished en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.  It is a captivating news story, and it … Continue reading

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