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Shortest Month of the Year

The Complicated History of Black History Month
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Happy Black History Month! Of course, now that we’re living in a post-racial society we don’t need to care about race anymore. I mean, only racists care about what race someone is, right? Between statements like that and tweets from asshats asking when White History Month is (answer: every month), I’m about ready to staple [&hellip
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Happy Black History Month! Of course, now that we’re living in a post-racial society we don’t need to care about race anymore. I mean, only racists care about what race someone is, right? Between statements like that and ...
The Complicated History of Black History Month

Shortest Month of the Year

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Happy Black History Month! Of course, now that we’re living in a post-racial society we don’t need to care about race anymore. I mean, only racists care about what race someone is, right? Between statements like that and tweets from asshats asking when White History Month is (answer: every month), I’m about ready to staple [&hellip
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Saturday night US TV viewers were given two different platforms to watch candidates show off their best stuff. The GOP debate went about as to be expected (although Christie’s takedown of Marco “Mr. Roboto” Rubio was ...
Forget Debates, Let’s Do The SNL Test

Cancel the Presidential Debates

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Saturday night US TV viewers were given two different platforms to watch candidates show off their best stuff. The GOP debate went about as to be expected (although Christie’s takedown of Marco “Mr. Roboto” Rubio was pretty spectacular), but I’m more interested in the other appearance of the night, Bernie Sanders on Saturday Night
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With the 2016 election cycle heating up, so is our tendency to spout off our brilliant political prose. But perhaps we should refrain from engaging in such dialogue with our significant other for the following ...
Your Best Judgment

Top 15 Reasons Spouses Shouldn’t Talk Politics

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With the 2016 election cycle heating up, so is our tendency to spout off our brilliant political prose. But perhaps we should refrain from engaging in such dialogue with our significant other for the following reasons. 1. Rules of Relationship Engagement (RORE) don’t apply in political battles. When couples discuss standard relationsh
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Todd Starnes converted me to Islam. I was reading his stupid article to my girlfriend and accidentally read the Shahada—the Islamic creed—aloud to her, therefore making me a Muslim. Well, apparently that’s all it ...
Well, At Least He Thinks So

Todd Starnes Converted Me to Islam

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Todd Starnes converted me to Islam. I was reading his stupid article to my girlfriend and accidentally read the Shahada—the Islamic creed—aloud to her, therefore making me a Muslim. Well, apparently that’s all it takes. According to the Thomas More Law Center, at least. Though in all honesty, I hope it’s not true, because I’d [&
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We first learned that the population of game players not only liked the idea of Exploding Kittens, but were willing to invest in it, via Kickstarter. Exploding Kittens broke every previously set marker within Kickstarter in ...
Backers Have to Shell Out Even More Cash

Exploding Kittens: Crazed Kittens Exploding via Social Media

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We first learned that the population of game players not only liked the idea of Exploding Kittens, but were willing to invest in it, via Kickstarter. Exploding Kittens broke every previously set marker within Kickstarter in record time. This craze didn’t stop with the physical, card-based version of the game.  Those shopping around w
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S. 2012, The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 (EPMA), is currently moving through the Senate. It’s a bipartisan frankenbill pieced together over months from about 50 different bills that originated on both sides of ...
There May Be a Way to Change That

The New Energy Bill Doesn’t Mention Climate Change

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S. 2012, The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 (EPMA), is currently moving through the Senate. It’s a bipartisan frankenbill pieced together over months from about 50 different bills that originated on both sides of the isle. Nobody is getting exactly what they want, but there are no major deal breakers yet either. The bill [&hell
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We’re gonna let you in on a really well-kept secret. You have to promise not to tell anyone. Okay, here it is… President Barack Obama has accomplished a lot. In fact, he has been a pretty damn effective ...
Presidential Report Cards

Hope and Change? Done and Done

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We’re gonna let you in on a really well-kept secret. You have to promise not to tell anyone. Okay, here it is… President Barack Obama has accomplished a lot. In fact, he has been a pretty damn effective President. Some of you are already having apoplectic fits because you think President Obama is the worst [&hellip
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I had a realization this week. Like preppers on the other side of the survivalist fence, I am preparing myself for the inevitability that our next president will actually be Donald Trump. While at first it seemed like a ...
Hearts and Thoughts They Fade

How a Trump Presidency Would Change U.S. Politics

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I had a realization this week. Like preppers on the other side of the survivalist fence, I am preparing myself for the inevitability that our next president will actually be Donald Trump. While at first it seemed like a goof, then it got kind of scary, now things have gone full-scale Idiocracy. For full disclosure, [&hellip
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“It’s not meant to go viral, and it’s not meant to be for everyone.” That’s how Ezra Klein, Editor in Chief at Vox.com, described his latest endeavor, Vox’s podcast titled The Weeds. The first show aired on ...
A Look at the Policy that the Evening News Doesn't Cover

Out of the Campaign Flowerbed and Into Vox’s ‘The Weeds’

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“It’s not meant to go viral, and it’s not meant to be for everyone.” That’s how Ezra Klein, Editor in Chief at Vox.com, described his latest endeavor, Vox’s podcast titled The Weeds. The first show aired on October 2, 2015, and Klein, along with Vox’s senior editor, Sarah Kliff, and one of their writers, Matthew [&hellip
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It feels like we’ve been wrapped up in the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign season for the bulk of our adult lives and yet much of how all this shit goes down is still a mystery. Like what the hell is a caucus? Why is Iowa ...
Isn't the Election Over Yet?

What in the Hell is a Caucus Anyway?

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It feels like we’ve been wrapped up in the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign season for the bulk of our adult lives and yet much of how all this shit goes down is still a mystery. Like what the hell is a caucus? Why is Iowa so freaking important? Who in the hell actually likes Donald [&hellip
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Isn’t it funny how ten dramatic fun-filled episodes of a Netflix documentary series can inspire so much rage? Making a Murderer has done just that.  Among a large portion of the U.S. population and my friends, ...
Another Reason We're F'd

Are We Making Murderers?

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Isn’t it funny how ten dramatic fun-filled episodes of a Netflix documentary series can inspire so much rage? Making a Murderer has done just that.  Among a large portion of the U.S. population and my friends, co-workers, and social network, the series has caused great debates.  The series spawned online petitions to free the accuse
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If you were to take all of Donald Trump’s gaffs, write them out, and post them to someplace like a YouTube comment section, every person would call you a Poe. If it weren’t for the video, I wouldn’t believe the man ...
No Wait! Donald Allan Poe! No Wa--

Edgar Allan Trump

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If you were to take all of Donald Trump’s gaffs, write them out, and post them to someplace like a YouTube comment section, every person would call you a Poe. If it weren’t for the video, I wouldn’t believe the man existed. Partly for my own sanity, but mostly because the shit he says is [&hellip
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UN sponsored peace talks on Syria which were supposed to begin on the 25th have been rescheduled to start on the 29th. The delay was due to the difficulty in figuring out whom to invite and also a desire to actually get it ...
So Many Unanswered Questions

Syria Peace Talks Probably Won’t Prevent The U.S. From Ending Up At War With ISIL

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UN sponsored peace talks on Syria which were supposed to begin on the 25th have been rescheduled to start on the 29th. The delay was due to the difficulty in figuring out whom to invite and also a desire to actually get it right this time and not have a repeat of last year’s failed [&hellip
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