Day: April 19, 2005

Build A Better South Park

It’s only better if I’m the special guest star. Now featuring Angry Lauren with Scarf. Build Your Own South Park character, but this time with better clothing, hair, and accessory options.

NPM: Carolyn Kizer

For those who don’t know, a pantoum is a poem composed in quatrains in which the second and fourth lines are repeated as the first and third lines of the following quatrain. For other confusing forms, see the villanelle and…

Punchlines For Pragmatists

Why was six afraid of seven? It wasn’t. Numbers are not sentient and thus incapable of feeling fear. Why did the blonde get fired from the M&M factory? Repeated absences and stealing. via Something Awful

Benedict XVI

Apologies to Lauren for jumping in, but this is very important. The conclave has chosen Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to be the next pope. He is going to call himself Pope Benedict XVI. I have nothing to say. A woman who…

Sex and Carnality

Jesse at Pandagon writes on the debate over the morning-after pill in Illinois. He has a point in saying that pharmacists are speading bad science as pro-life propaganda, but concludes that this denial of medical treatment is about the fear…

Too Much Nature

If you don’t know by now, I have a severe phobia of fish. I don’t know where it came from or why, but the mere thought of fish gives me stomach cramps. I can’t fathom why people would eat fish…