Fact is, I was not a “comedy nerd” until very late. I saw watch Flying Circus but that is about it. Except The Monkees. I watched a lot of The Monkees. And not for the music. I remember thinking how wonderfully weird it was. Breezy and absurd? Sure. But even watching clips right now, I’m taken aback how committed they are. And watching the easy and natural interaction (even in...
Fair to the truth →
benzado: The revised and updated NPR Ethics Handbook: At all times, we report for our readers and listeners, not our sources. So our primary consideration when presenting the news is that we are fair to the truth. If our sources try to mislead us or put a false spin on the information they give us, we tell our audience. If the balance of evidence in a matter of controversy weighs heavily on...
ShortFormBlog: Newly discovered fossil sets record... →
shortformblog: 130 lbs. the weight of a considerably colossal, ancient penguin, as extrapolated from a recently unearthed fossil 5 feet the portly penguin’s height, making it both the tallest and heaviest penguin known to science source » Move over, Emperor penguin. While you may be the largest… Pssst. Fat penguin.
Peter Weyland (of Weyland Corp) at TEDTalk 2023 →
hamsnack: jonbershad: chamberlain: stophittingyourself: People of Earth, YOU ARE WELCOME. TAYLOR MOORE: OPRAH’S CREEP OF THE MONTH! Holy shit, I have been waiting months to watch this! (Tumblr is cutting off part of the video for me. It worked better over here) THEY SURE LOOK LIKE THEY’RE HAVING FUN.
mattlittle: Thank You, Robot lyrics by me...
Hal Phillips: Who legally owns band names? Like,... →
halphillips: Who legally owns band names? Like, let’s say U2 had a complicated and acrimonious breakup, and each member put together a new band that was billed as “U2” but had only the one original U2 member, and they each claimed their new band was the “real” U2, and they all wanted to make U2 albums and go… This stuff fascinates me. Lesson? Write shit down.
Calculator: How Expensive is Birth Control? →
jasencomstock: wow, the pill is an expensive pain in the ass. Psst, I dont think you’re supposed to stick it in your ass…