Archive for January 15th, 2008

15
Jan
08

Jeff’s Product Idea Freebie

Bacon flavored lipstick. What’s not to like? Somebody do this!

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15
Jan
08

Blame Columbus For Syphilis

It is said that Columbus discovered the New World. It’s now also said that Columbus infected the old one. With syphilis. Yep, because Chris and da boys wanted to get jiggy wit da natives, they wound up bringing back syphilis to Europe (starting an epidemic) on their return from their voyage of discovery in 1495. Ouch.

15
Jan
08

All Oprah, All The Time

It is noted with trepidation and disgust that Oprah Winfrey is getting her own TV network. She traded her website to Discovery for all the slots and naming rights to Discovery Health. Her next conquest is rumored to be General Motors and then the Maersk empire… Nothing can stop this train.

15
Jan
08

NSFW: Thompson Wisdom

“In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upwardly mobile—and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. We owe that to ourselves and our crippled self-image as something better than a nation of panicked sheep.”  —The Great Shark Hunt, 1979, Hunter S. Thompson

The top 10 Thompson quotes, according to Alternative Reel, are here.