Mini Comics Kickstarter

This is my favorite Kickstarter ever. It’s going to end in 48 hours and I need it to reach its goal. Three guys, all of whom are charmingly terrible on camera, are trying to produce six mini comics. The name Mini Comics Included refers to the old-school marketing ploy of including a mini comic in […]

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Rachel Maddow explains the election

YouTube user Tumwatl uploaded and transcribed this exhilarating clip from the Rachel Maddow show. I encourage every American to watch this. In the first minute she dispels the fringe theories of the right-wing, but then at 1:17 she gets right down to the structure of the two party system. Her salient argument is that we need vigorous debate […]

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Current (male) workers are not-good and exceptions can be made for (good) female workers.

From the transcript: ROMNEY: We’re going to have to have employers in the new economy, in the economy I’m going to bring to play, that are going to be so anxious to get good workers they’re going to be anxious to hire women. Let’s start with that First clause: “We’re going to have to have […]

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Mario & Magritte

PBS Arts posted this video arguing that Mario is the world’s greatest work of surreal art. They don’t go very far with it. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t fun.

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Donate to Planned Parenthood

Cheers to Scott Smith for pointing me in the direction of Amadi Talks today, in regards to the unbelievably cold-hearted, counter-productive, elitist, faux-religious nonsense of the year. Here is a brief bit of what Amadi says: Komen has said that this decision arose from a new policy of not funding any organization that is under government […]

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News on the March

This popped up on Slog – the online aspect of Seattle’s fantastic The Stranger. I am, of course, a regular reader. And today they mention Illinois! Why, my goodness, that’s where I live! This is relevant to me! How wonderful to see news of my beloved home-state swoop in from abroad like a…  Oh. Oh no. […]

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