Category Distractions

Of Economics and Entitlements

The thing about eating the rich is 30 minutes later you get hungry again and want to go right back and eat some more.

War is Still a Racket

And the Defense Industry will win your shitty little mind over to their cause every time, because they own the psychologists, politicians and talking heads, and know they can trigger you with words and phrases like “patriotism” and “support the troops.”

Boris Johnson once bit my sister

In which we discuss the more underappreciated points of yesterday’s election: a quick-and-dirty spread on how disinformation will make you act against your own interests.

Facebook Awareness; or, Mark Zuckerberg is an alien in a human suit.

This is a short one this Saturday morning that just takes a quick spin ’round the track. We discuss how your data, much like your mom, has everyone else’s hand prints ALL OVER IT.

The violence inherent in the system

You will never know a more wretched hive of scum and villainy than the one you live in. You just can’t see it because the rules and the systems obscure and distort the truth. Just like they’re meant to.

A Limit to Progress; or, How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love Safety

I have seen the enemy and the enemy is us. The people placing TooSafe mechanisms on playground equipment, then complaining about how kids don’t take risks anymore. Bah God! Harrumph!

Andrew WK is full of shit

Listen to his music if you must, but his recent advice column musings are the stuff that high school newspaper editors toss out for being naive.

Politics is a Sport. Treat it that way.

In which we, the royal we, the editorial we, tell you that the way you follow politics is wrong. ALL WRONG.

Global Warming and You

For the record, once again, I don’t actually care about you. I’m just adding You into the headline because the marketers said this would SEO better, and your stupid dumbass piece of shit brain would click on the link more. Also, climate change.

21st Century Propaganda

What happens when the people can no longer discern fact from fiction? The United States of Division, circa 2013-present.