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paxamericana:

John Mccain is in baseball jail.


It’s a start…

paxamericana:

John Mccain is in baseball jail.

It’s a start…

mikemaihack:

No one is more excited about Batgirl’s new costume than Kara.
Original available hereMore BGSG comics

mikemaihack:

No one is more excited about Batgirl’s new costume than Kara.

Original available here
More BGSG comics

vesseel:

Regeneration. It’s a lottery. (em Tardis)

vesseel:

Regeneration. It’s a lottery. (em Tardis)

"" I will just simply point out that I think that in academia we all agree that the temperature on Mars is exactly as it is here. Nobody will dispute that. Yet there are no coal mines on Mars, there’s no factories on Mars that I’m aware of." — State Sen. Brandon Smith (R-Ky)"

The dispute line forms on the left.  You know, with the haters.

Source: http://www.nationaljournal.com/energy/kentucky-senator-on-global-warming-there-are-no-coal-mines-on-mars-20140708

hangingfire:

From the Mackie 1202VLZ4 owner’s manual.

Mackie user manuals are always a joy to read.

hangingfire:

From the Mackie 1202VLZ4 owner’s manual.

Mackie user manuals are always a joy to read.

hangingfire:

immlass:

questionableadvice:

~ Dunn’s Music Store, El Paso Herald, October 24, 1916 via Library of Congress"Do you ukelele? … When you ukelele, you tie more than his heart; you bind him hand and foot, the ukelele players say."

For hangingfire and for wzbf, who has no tumblr.

"you bind him hand and foot". Oh my.
(It is easier than the guitar, banjo, and mandolin, but you know what they say about stopped clocks being right twice a day.)

We need to encourage Pat Robertson to come out (hah!) against Ukulele Girls…

hangingfire:

immlass:

questionableadvice:

~ Dunn’s Music Store, El Paso Herald, October 24, 1916 
via Library of Congress

"Do you ukelele? … When you ukelele, you tie more than his heart; you bind him hand and foot, the ukelele players say."

For hangingfire and for wzbf, who has no tumblr.

"you bind him hand and foot". Oh my.

(It is easier than the guitar, banjo, and mandolin, but you know what they say about stopped clocks being right twice a day.)

We need to encourage Pat Robertson to come out (hah!) against Ukulele Girls…

cats-in-tardis:

never forget that that susan came up with the name for TARDIS

This doesn’t explain SIDRATs, why The Master calls his Time Capsule a Tardis. Is this Susan’s legacy in all time?

theorlandojones:

Earlier this year I posted a link on Facebook that was an article about a woman who claimed to have gotten pregnant after watching a 3D pornographic film in a movie theater. It was obviously fake because…who watches pornos in a movie theater? As is often the case when something “goes viral” this untrue article, originally written by a Brazilian satirical news site, traveled around the world along with an accompanying photo of a woman and her young child. It was picked up by countless mainstream news organizations who reported it as true. As a result, that woman ended up being subjected to racist and hateful vitriol because someone stole her image without permission. I humbly apologize if my posting of this article further contributed to her troubles and I’ve deleted the original post. I also tracked down the actual image of the woman that the article is referring to and have included it here for your reference. This will be my final comment on the matter.

Yep, I was one of the people who posted “here’s the snopes debunking of that”, but after 10 comments, it was below the fold, so people kept replying to it as if .  Good on Mr. Jones (with whom, if indeed I do have a thing going on, it is only electronic in nature) for removing it. Satire is really hard to do when people actually believe the Onion is news…
I got people complaining about my snopes-ing them out for months, btw.  Orlando’s posts have waaaaaay more legs than mine…

theorlandojones:

Earlier this year I posted a link on Facebook that was an article about a woman who claimed to have gotten pregnant after watching a 3D pornographic film in a movie theater. It was obviously fake because…who watches pornos in a movie theater? 

As is often the case when something “goes viral” this untrue article, originally written by a Brazilian satirical news site, traveled around the world along with an accompanying photo of a woman and her young child. It was picked up by countless mainstream news organizations who reported it as true. 

As a result, that woman ended up being subjected to racist and hateful vitriol because someone stole her image without permission. I humbly apologize if my posting of this article further contributed to her troubles and I’ve deleted the original post. 

I also tracked down the actual image of the woman that the article is referring to and have included it here for your reference. This will be my final comment on the matter.

Yep, I was one of the people who posted “here’s the snopes debunking of that”, but after 10 comments, it was below the fold, so people kept replying to it as if .  Good on Mr. Jones (with whom, if indeed I do have a thing going on, it is only electronic in nature) for removing it. Satire is really hard to do when people actually believe the Onion is news…

I got people complaining about my snopes-ing them out for months, btw.  Orlando’s posts have waaaaaay more legs than mine…

hangingfire:

saladinahmed:

Panels from DR. FUNG, MASTER SLEUTH OF THE ORIENT, which appeared in WONDERWORLD COMICS and elsewhere from c.1939-1941. With his white sidekick Dan (who provided the muscle), the elderly genius Dr. Fung traveled ‘the mysterious Orient’ solving crimes and battling weird enemies like vampires and ape-men.

DR. FUNG, MASTER SLEUTH OF THE ORIENT was pro-colonialism and riddled with racist and sexist stereotypes (as was pretty much every comic book of the day). But it was also possibly unique in starring a gunslinging, brilliant Asian hero who could actually speak English properly.

Saladin Ahmed’s posts on forgotten treasures of the early days of comics are some of my favorite things going right now.

I misread it as “Dr. Funk”, but it’s just as good when I figured out the real name.

It’s interesting to me that they don’t specify more about Fung’s nationality.  In 1939-1941, Japan was a rising threat and China was a put-upon ally.

It may have a bit of left over Orientalism, as well.

brassmanticore:

The four masted barque, ‘Herzogin Cecile’, in calm water. Taken from the ship boat. Depicted in full sail, port side. ca. 1928-1933
Alan Villiers

brassmanticore:

The four masted barque, ‘Herzogin Cecile’, in calm water. Taken from the ship boat. Depicted in full sail, port side. ca. 1928-1933

Alan Villiers