Sunday, October 30, 2016

Wayne Allyn Root Speaks:
This Is MY Country, Gosh Darn It!

Per POLITICO, one of Trump's hype-men got hyper while hyping Mr. Trump.:
Conservative commentator Wayne Allyn Root, describing his fantasy of a made-for-TV movie about Clinton and aide Huma Abedin, said, “We all get our wish. The ending is like ‘Thelma and Louise.” In the 1991 film, the title characters drive over a cliff to their death. Root’s line drew cheers from rally attendees.


On Sunday, Root’s fantasy about Clinton and Abedin was a pastiche of pop culture references. “It’s Hillary in a White Ford Bronco,” he said. “She’s got Huma driving, and they’re headed for the Mexican border. I have a name for the future TV movie. It’s called, ‘Driving Ms. Hillary.’” He added, “When they make the run for the border of Mexico, there’s nowhere to go, because President Trump has built a big, beautiful wall.”
Trump's wall is as much to keep us in, D.D.R.-stylee, as to keep them out? Why am I not surprised?
Encouraging Trump’s supporters to fight to the end, Root said, “This is why we were born. This is a 10-day run.” Root said their mantra has to be, “attack, attack, attack. We will never accept defeat. We will never give up.”
He added, “I will give you my country when you pry it from my cold, dead hands.”
Same Shit, Different Day, almost 45 yrs. on.

Texas border, Mexican border ... close enough for web-loggery or rock'n'roll.
Live at the Matrix, San Francisco, 1970

Stupidity On Sunday*

A brace of dunderheads from the legal profession manages to come up w/ one cretinous idea between their two calcified brains. (Not really. Ass-Rocket Hinderaker just blockquotes a chunk of Reynolds. Legal research, you know.)
Glenn Harlan Reynolds / USA Today: 
A President Clinton would be out of control:
Glenn Reynolds

So, the preferred candidate of these two inane drones, one Donald J. ("Mr.") Trump, is the very model of emotional maturity & self-control? Is that what they're trying to tell us? Nagonna read either load of codswallop, but one must wonder how these lawyers define "out of control"? Signing legislation? (Took a quick peep: Turns out yes, the sitting President signing legislation either of these toads dislikes is just what they mean.)
*Why would we expect "The Lord's Day" to be any fucking different from the cretinism practiced the other 24/7?
†Yes, this judge of character & ability Hinderaker.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Culture War Notes From All Over

From The Met's Facebook page:
Today’s performance of Guillaume Tell was canceled during the second intermission because of a disturbance by an audience member, who sprinkled an unidentified powdered substance into the orchestra pit.

UPDATED: The company has also canceled this evening’s performance of L’Italiana in Algeri while the authorities investigate the incident.

Ticket holders should contact the Met’s Customer Care department at (212) 362-6000.
Locally, yobbos getting tense about tights on dudes. At a funny book event:Gotta love how big white guy's immediate response to a colored person of color is "Black Lives Matter, blah blah blah ..."

Friday, October 28, 2016

This Date In Music

40 yrs. today ago exactly, to be exact. Or not. Is 28 October 1976 the date it was recorded or the date it aired?It was more fun when this sort of thing would've required more work than typing a few characters. Now it would appear the air date was 9 November '76. Or 11 November.

[Noted in yet another pointless listicle.]

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Take-Off Thurs.

S.F. after the "bohos" leave. Hence.
Late to or leaving the party by the Bay:

The boho-drain: bohemians say goodbye San Francisco, hello L.A.

The once alternative city by the bay has become a playground for tech billionaires, so its artists are fleeing to an unlikely new home:
O.K., laughing ha-ha at "la-la-land" & "bohemians." And the Giants' even-yr. thing seems over; why not leave?

Adding to the plague of locusts, Noo Yawkers:
It is a common refrain also among New Yorkers who have flocked to L.A., especially its revitalised downtown and eastern neighbourhoods such as Echo Park, Highland Park and Silver Lake where galleries and performance venues pop up like toast.

“A ton of people I know from Brooklyn have moved out here or thought about it,” said Kristen Liu-Wong, an illustrator. Before New York she lived in San Francisco. “The tech world has kind of taken over which I’m not super happy about, since every time I go back it seems like all the old spots I grew up with are vanishing.” Living in L.A., she added, had eroded some of the stereotypes.
Yeah, bite me w/ your stereotypes & your Brooklyn. Our oldest bldgs., slums & tenements are slightly younger than S.F.'s & there aren't as many steep hills. If it weren't for the weather, you could barely perceive any difference.

Anyway, this reporter was outta Frisco (the city of my birth, by the way, not just another way station on the road to hell) for good (& L.A.) 43 yrs. ago. You'd think boho aesthetes would be a little more hep to the trends.

“Whenever anyone, from anywhere, moves into my city with a Camry and a dream, I can feel my cost of living increase,” Megan Koester , a comedian and writer, said via email. Even [the] unglamorous San Fernando Valley has become pricey. “I tried to find an apartment there ... and everything was out of my range. Do you know how humbling it is to be priced out of the fucking Valley?”

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wet Weds.

Starting the "World" Series an hr. earlier due to the possibility of rain blowing in: Good idea.
Close-enough depiction of existence.
Virtually everything else: Ranging from meh to not-so-hot to soft dull, w/ periods of "Really?"

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Fly-Over "World" Series:
Do "Coastal Elites" Care?

Ohio vs. Illinois, Cleveland vs. Chicago:
Prescription for Boredom or Drive to Dullness?

Wade your way through this & try to assume any effects winning & losing might have on election results in said states. (Jeeziz people are deplorable fucking sheep, aren't they?) Or, other-handing it, not.

Been a while.
I s'pose the Cubs, having last been to the Fall Classic three yrs. prior to Cleveland's 1948 Series victory, are more "deserving"; as the N.L. entry* they were screwed out of deserved home field advantage by the All-Star Game result, which is bullshit, Bud Selig. (Although current Commissioner Manfred is now responsible for that travesty. Do something, dude.) Gracious loser here; the Cubs beat the Dodgers, &, that said, they'd better prove themselves worthy & beat Cleveland.
Good rant at source, Sporting News.

*If it's truly random, the Nat'l. League team is to be preferred (designated-hitter rule). On the other other hand, the owners of the Cubs are funders of right-wing crap; the very best result would be a sweep to minimize their (& Fox's) revenue.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Somewhat Similar Sad Story

Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach; were there differences they would be imperceptible.
(Do not, however, confuse them w/ The O.C.'s Huntington Beach.)
A 46-year-old Redondo Beach man who went missing in the water off Hermosa Beach was pulled lifeless from the water and pronounced dead in what police suspect was a suicide.

The swimmer was reported missing Thursday near the Second Street lifeguard tower after several beach-goers saw him strip naked and walk into the water, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

About 40 minutes before, he was seen drinking alcohol from a bottle and appeared to be intoxicated, Sgt. Robert Higgins of the Hermosa Beach Police Department said.

“Several people on the beach observed him strip naked and walk into the surf line,” Higgins said. “The deceased was seen swimming out to sea and then disappeared. When the deceased did not return after 15 minutes, one of the observers on the beach called 911.”

Authorities from several agencies searched for the man, whose body was spotted floating in the shallow waterline about 8 p.m. near 2nd Street by an HBPD officer, Higgins said.

The officer pulled the man’s body from the water and CPR was performed. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Higgins said.

The county coroner’s office responded to the location and took possession of the body.

The identification of the deceased was being withheld until next of kin can be notified, Higgins said.

“Nothing is being ruled out, but preliminary indications are that it may be a suicide,” Higgins said.
—City News Service

Morbid Miserable Mopey Mon.

After that swell a headline you expect content as well? What more need I type? Figure your misery yourself!

Best-Laid Plans Dep't.

Cineastes holding their breath until the debut of streaming service FILMSTRUCK (originally scheduled to be "on-line" 19 October) should probably let the bad air out & suck in another big gulp of that crap we're all forced to breathe, because it may be just a little bit longer:
"We're having a little trouble monetizing our platform."

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Things To Do In Los Angeles
When You're Dead
On Saturday Night/Sunday Morning

Among other things, one can watch Armenian Army maneuvers on 1tv (KBEH-TV 63.8).

Things I Will Not Be Doing Later Today:

Getting up at 0630 for anything short of fire or earthquake. Certainly not for Rams & Giants from Twickenham Stadium. (Misprint or prank, right?) If you're wondering which way to lay your money, let the N.F.L. help you:
Oh, perfectly clear now.
Won't be doing much of anything else, either.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Trump's Nu Skool G-Burg Address

We shall sue to the end. We shall sue in New York, we shall sue in California, we shall obfuscate with growing confidence and growing strength over the air, we shall deny our accusers & defend our privilege, whatever the cost may be. We shall sue on the beaches, we shall sue on the landing grounds, we shall sue in the fields and in the streets, we shall sue in the hills; we shall never surrender, that government of the lawyers, by the lawyers & for the lawyers shall not perish from the earth.
  — After W. Churchill, sometime during World War II, w/ a closing touch o' Abe Lincoln, during the War Between
The States.

Telebision Horror

W/o ideas; then (Whew!) The Golden Age posted a Zacherly for President publication. Appropriate for Halloweenies,
& sadly relevant to our current election season as well. Some illustrations:
It all seems so familiar somehow. Pretty sure I've heard this one before.
A major party (admittedly composed of a minority of mostly loudmouths) has nominated someone who can barely be differentiated from a 1950s-'60s tee vee horror movie host running a fake campaign. "G-d damn America!" as they say.

Friday, October 21, 2016

The Age Of Steam

First sighted at Defense Tech. Video stolen from the Mirror:

Russian ship cruising through Channel is so close
it can be seen from The White Cliffs of Dover

And the rest of Fleet Street trying to stoke fear while mocking the old smoker. The Torygraph, from sources:
One Royal Navy source said: “All their ships look shiny on the outside, but are pretty horrid on the inside. You only have to look at the smoke she’s belching out to see not all is well.

“We have had people on board Russian ships in the last 10 years or so and it’s always a bit of a shock. The conditions inside are pretty manky.”
There'll always be an England, we guess.

Two Words We Like: "Bleak Future"

As in:

Today's Brutal DDoS Attack Is the Beginning of a Bleak Future

One question: Is a bleak future worse than no future?

iNternet Up-Date: Free Speech
Still Not Free

As I type, Twitter (& maybe DISQUS) still down. Good.

Fuck the whole mess to hell, small plastic person, along w/ all other so-called human achievement.
The Preiser Project, CC BY 2.0 Found here if you give a shit. (I know you don't. I don't either.)

I Am Shocked - Shocked ...

Lie down w/ the running dogs of conservatism, you'll wake up w/ fascist fleas, Frenchie.
David French / National Review:
The Price I've Paid for Opposing Donald Trump  —  Trump's alt-right trolls have subjected me and my family to an unending torrent of abuse that I wouldn't wish on anyone.  —  I distinctly remember the first time I saw a picture of my then-seven-year-old daughter's face in a gas chamber.
Nancy French / Washington Post:
What it's like to experience the 2016 election as both a conservative and a sex abuse survivor  —  “Should we pick him up?”  The preacher pointed to the side of the road to a hitchhiker.  —  “No!”  I shrieked, but the idea was intoxicating.  I'd lived in a one-festival town my whole life.
Fucking morons. This is exactly what your little friends are like: Hate-filled racists, bitter & filled w/ resentment. Don't pretend you're any better, hypocrites.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

"Just Pull Them Little Strings ..."

"No puppet. No puppet. You're the puppet. No, you're the puppet."

From the YouTube comments: "Every cholo's national anthem."

Correct Thinking Thurs.:
Death From Above

Who sez millennials don't get it?

Trump? Clinton? Many young Americans prefer giant meteor, poll finds

Were you a Yankee (or other) yout' when Mr. David's "Young Americans" was popular? If so, you're hill-aged now.(Maybe I shouldn't pick on the yout' & their omnipresent 'phones so much; they're going to be getting it good & hard
for the rest of their lives. Although said lives may not be as long as lives used to be; at least they can look forward to
an earlier death.)

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Live-Avoiding The Final Debate

We are also ignoring the entire sordid event in real time. Real Americans are watching the Cubs-Dodgers game anyway,
even w/ Joe Buck calling it.

Hump Day

Could not find an image of Odin humping a camel, so today's joke has been postponed. Probably for eternity.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Term Limits & Other Trivia Tues.

Found here, uncredited. Shame!
What sort of idiot, at this point, could possibly give a flying fuck about what idiocy issues from which flapping gums? Three endless wks. until the revolution starts or fizzles, another inane Q&A w/ the candidates planned tomorrow (Surely no one will watch this one.) & ... need a third stupid something here w/ which to come to some sort of point/conclusion about the numbing inanity that is existence among the humanoids.

Literary Corner

It's a new morningafternoon.
If Dogs Run Free

Monday, October 17, 2016

Mon. (Post-) Morning Mosul Musicale

Nice title, now to find music that matches. Wait; must I? Not as if I'm actually obligated to "do" any damn thing anytime, anywhere, ever!
Earl Zero - City of the Weak Heart

Dep't. of Actuality

Play this in your cubicle for a few mins., & remember you're not actually living in a war zone, Yankee pig-dog.
(Esp. amused by the car alarms.)

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Theme For Trump's Tongue

Co-written & produced by another winner who knows how to treat the ladies (& is doing 19 yrs. for it) Phil Spector.
Then He Kissed Me - The Crystals

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Today In Trump's Chumps:
"Got a revolution!
Got to revolution!!"

Heard this one before?This big-talking, small-brained maroon is a likely first candidate for Hillary Reëducation Camp.
And if Trump doesn’t win, some are even openly talking about violent rebellion and assassination, as fantastical and unhinged as that may seem.

“If she’s in office, I hope we can start a coup. She should be in prison or shot. That’s how I feel about it,” Dan Bowman, a 50-year-old contractor, said of Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee. “We’re going to have a revolution and take them out of office if that’s what it takes. There’s going to be a lot of bloodshed. But that’s what it’s going to take. . . . I would do whatever I can for my country.”

He then placed a Trump mask on his face and posed for pictures.
H.R. Camp, sure ("LOCK 'EM UP!") but even more likely to end as a red spot beneath a tank tread, or bleeding to death while crying for his "mama". (If he actually tried whatever he can for his country beyond idle threats. Not bloody likely, wouldn't you say?) What a fucking punk.

So bring it on, Dan. Bring it the fuck on. I, for one, can not wait to exercise my Second Amendment right to self-defense
all over your anti-American ass, you seditious loser.

(Gee willikers, I just get so angry. It's as if I were no better a human being [Whatever standard that may be.] than Dan Bowman, 50-yr. old contractor & foaming-at-the-mouth idiot. Although in all fairness, he certainly started it.)

Dude, How High ARE You?

Public domain yet? Via The Issue At Hand.
The Latest: Trump Suggests Clinton Was on Drug During Debate
  —  The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):  —  Donald Trump is accusing rival Hillary Clinton of being on some kind of drug during the last debate and says that both candidates should be tested for substances ahead of the next one.

Candace Smith / ABC News:
Trump: We Should Do a Drug Test Before the Debate  —  Donald Trump said today a drug test should be performed on the two candidates before the third and final presidential debate, implying that his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton may be on drugs.  —
“I think we should take a drug test prior to the debate.
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Trump calls for drug test before debate … on Saturday called for himself and Hillary Clinton  —  to take a drug test prior to the third presidential debate.  —  During a campaign rally Saturday in New Hampshire, the GOP presidential nominee compared himself and Clinton to athletes.
Really, Sniffles? Is this projection, deflection or attacking your enemy w/ your weaknesses, reverse-Rove style?
One must wonder if he can calm himself by Wednesday's Prexy Forum, or if the health event all decent people have been praying for will make Trump explode on stage (if not before).

College Football Game Day

Local radio yakker yaks w/ local commie typist.

Saturday Morning Cartoons

Today's classic was directed by Frank Tashlin. But first, the newsreel & some advertising:Don't believe a word or image you see here.And a third, to fill the non-advertising parts of our time slot.That should hold the little bastards.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Wrong Wrong Wrong:
We Beg To Differ

Kornheiser, Wilbon. Screengrab.
Catching up on our tee vee viewing, we heard this exchange between sports geniuses Michael Wilbon & Tony Kornheiser on yesterday's Pardon the Interruption, concerning last night's Dodgers-Nationals game:
WILBON: "There's ... there's no ace from the Dodgers coming out in a Superman uniform."
KORNHEISER: "No, Clayton Kershaw's done for the series."
What a pair of rubes. AHEM!
Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images
Roberts went against usual practice and brought in closer Kenley Jansen, who is rarely seen before the 9th inning. Jansen got himself in trouble a couple of times but hung in until the 9th, only leaving after he had thrown a career-high 51 pitches and put two runners on by walks.

Enter Clayton Kershaw, the Dodgers ace starter making his first relief appearance in years. He had pitched two nights earlier, making 110 pitches then, so this was a very unorthodox move by Roberts. It was Kershaw's idea, Roberts said after the game. His lefty got the Nats most dangerous hitter, Daniel Murphy, who had done so much damage to the Dodgers in the playoffs last year, while he was still with the Mets, including two home runs off Kershaw. This time Kershaw got Murphy to pop up for the second out. The only batter left on the Nats bench was rookie Wilmer Difo, and he was no match for Kershaw. He struck out swinging. With that, the Dodgers advanced to the National League Championship Series and will face the Cubs.
Take that, Washington elites selling America's sovereignty to the international bankers & rootless cosmopolitans!

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Twenty Torpor Thurs.

Actually alliterates better w/ Tues. What. Ever.
And not uh akrit xlation from the Cyrillic, neither. Blame Google for offering it under "torpor", w/ all the hamsters.

Crummy N.F.L. Game Of The Wk.

No actual point in picking one as the Thurs. Night concussion-fest is inevitably the crummiest; for whatever reason we remembered it this wk. & tuned in to see Denver's Glow-in-the-Dark Humanoid Cheetos vs. San Diego's eleven in their all somewhat-electric blue uniforms. Looks like three-yr. olds in their jammies.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Weasel-Dick Wednes.

This is a new one on me:
Leigh Ann Caldwell / NBC News:
Major GOP Donors Are Asking Trump for Their Money Back  —  Donald Trump's big-dollar donors asking for their money back, NBC News learns 2:52  —  Two big-money donors who have given or raised tens of thousands of dollars for Donald Trump are livid at the Republican presidential nominee …
Can't say I've ever heard of the sucker-ass chumps requesting refunds before. I wonder if any more of Trump's Chumps will beg their Dear Leader for their money back, leading to amusing post-election litigation.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Go Canada!

One fabulous Monday, two reasons not to work.
We're glad Toronto, Ontario's Blue Jays swept the Texas fucking Rangers; Canuckians may also want to give thanks (As always, to whom, exactly?) during their early harvest gratitude fest (Didn't someone once advise us that gratitude was a very canine emotion?) that they aren't United States citizens & are not caught in the quadrennial electoral cluster-fuck of their retarded southern neighbor, other than as innocent bystanders/unfortunate collateral damage.

And shame on Christophorus Columbus a/k/a Cristoforo Colombo a/k/a Cristóbal Colón a/k/a Cristóvão Colombo.
Just look at what he started!
Do not be confused by the National Geographic Society fantasy version recounted above. Purty, 'though.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Frankly, Donald, What's W/ The Sniffing Again?

Probably not on the proverbial Peruvian Marching Powder, as some have suggested; perhaps Trump's merely enjoying his own flatulencemanly essence or some Trump-brand body sprayfragrance?Either way it's disgusting & he should knock it the hell off. Is Trump, beyond all his other troubles, deaf?

Sound Advice For Trump Supporters: "Go Back To Your Trailer"

Stolen fair & square from, we b'leeve, TBogg.
A paragraph from The New York Times.
But the real source of comfort to Mr. Trump seemed to be the small band of supporters waving Trump signs on the Fifth Avenue sidewalk outside the building. His fans clashed with people walking by, including a woman who told a female Trump supporter that she should go back to her “trailer.”

Saturday, October 8, 2016

"Who's Doing The Raping?"

Guess.Calls for Trump to drop out echo through the empty heads of This Great Nation of Deplorable Dipshits™.

Utah Gov. Herbert and Rep. Chaffetz pull Trump endorsements, Huntsman says Trump should drop out after explicit video leaks

We trimmed this headline to emphasize our musical point.

Republicans Calling for
Donald Trump to Drop Out

Ambulatory cream cheese sculpture (iNternet traditions-wise that's Betty Cracker's apt description.
What do you think?) Hugh Hewitt is in no comment mode in Bakersfield, fleeing questions on a golf cart.
Photo: John T. Consoli

HUGH HEWITT: Calls for Trump to drop out, but won't talk about it

Conservative radio show host Hugh Hewitt, expected to talk Saturday about his tweet earlier in the day calling for Donald Trump to leave the presidential race, didn’t touch the subject during his speech.

Then after delivering his remarks, Hewitt rushed to a golf cart and was escorted to a VIP area. The volunteer golf cart driver, Brent Hutton, said Hewitt told him he didn’t want any part of the newest Trump revelations, including tapes that surfaced revealing Trump speaking about groping women.

“He knew what the media wanted to ask him,” Hutton said, adding Hewitt also said he had a plane to catch to St. Louis for the presidential debate.

Drift Happened

But before fleeing, the lame excuses, the projection, the "Hillary Rodan Clinton rigged the primaries against B.S., you know what'll happen in November" & all the other bullshit:
Hewitt spent much of his speech critiquing GOP failings this election cycle, including how the timing of the Republican National Convention led to campaign drift for Trump and damaged his run.

“Drift happened. It always happens to a campaign. You want them fighting with knives and shovels and rocks and stones and clods of dirt until the convention because then they’re focused, and they don’t relax, and they raise money,” Hewitt said. “The moment you get that much time off, bad things happen in every campaign. Not just for first-timers.”

He added that Hillary Clinton’s Democratic nomination was locked up early and that it was a rigged process working against Bernie Sanders.

“It was a rigged game. Mr. Trump was right about that,” Hewitt said.

On the GOP side, Hewitt said having 18 diverse politicians vying for the nomination was just too many and proved to be “a giant train wreck.”

“I did 70 interviews and was Switzerland through the whole thing,” Hewitt said. “Now I’m just the Red Cross – bandages and smokes for everyone.”

He was also critical of a GOP strategy that hasn’t been flexible as voter sentiment has shifted in the last 18 months.

“You can plan all you want, you can decide all you want, but the candidates run and the voters decide. If your strategy isn’t keeping in the moment with American history, it’s all for not,” Hewitt said.

The tragedy of the campaign, Hewitt said, is that key issues have not been discussed in depth. There’s been little discussion of the Syrian genocide, Libya or the open seat on the Supreme Court.

If Clinton wins the presidency, he said, the Supreme Court will be the most liberal in its history.

“It will go into outer space,” Hewitt said.

Friday, October 7, 2016

B.B.C. America Lowers The Bar

How low can they go? This low, as just seen on the Beeb's grub for Yankee dollars channel while viewing Thunderball, a flick I first saw at Seattle's Paramount Theater (on an actual big screen & surrounded by humanoids) 50-ish yrs.ago.Srsly.
Page two:
Is this what the Citizens United decision has brought us?

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Taxi Connection Thurs.

Saw this road show at Universal City's Universal Amphitheatre; apparently 30 yrs. ago. W/o chancing on this I couldn't have specified the yr. beyond mid-to-late 1980s, & have no idea which month or even season (as if) to this day.
Sly & Robbie Taxi Connection live 1986 with Ini Kamoze, Half Pint and YellowmanYou Are There: Yellowman fell off the stage, & as I exited the venue w/ fellow concert-goer (the sadly late) English Frank, he advised me that Yellow had the proverbial Big C & had taken the header because he was on painkillers &/or debilitated from chemo-therapy. First I'd heard, & it wasn't E.F. bee-essing, either.

So guess what Yellow survived that had killed Frank w/in X yrs. (How long has it been?)

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Plastic Garbage Pit People

Things a get bad to worse, per
the Ocean Cleanup, a foundation part-funded by the Dutch government to rid the oceans of plastics
[Three words: Royal Dutch Shell. — Ed.]
via The Guardian:
The vast patch of garbage floating in the Pacific Ocean is far worse than previously thought, with an aerial survey finding a much larger mass of fishing nets, plastic containers and other discarded items than imagined.

A reconnaissance flight taken in a modified C-130 Hercules aircraft found a vast clump of mainly plastic waste at the northern edge of what is known as the “great Pacific garbage patch”, located between Hawaii and California.
Choke on your plastic consumerist vomit, pigs.
Miami graf artist Typoe kills it on the streets both inside and outside the gallery walls.
Check out this stand-out piece titled Confetti Death created from a skull and shards
of plastic spray-paint caps. Absolutely incredible.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Sunday Suicide Notes (Musical)

No suffixes: The real & first Hank Williams.
The real & first Fleetwood Mac, before they let girls (And a dude named "Lindsey", heh heh.) into the band & started making "popular" music for the sad-assed squares & suburban scumbags who make these United Snakes such a miserable nation of sheep.
"I Did Not Know That" Dep't.: B.B. King wrote "I've Got a Mind to Give Up Living". Dig the 1968 conk job.

Too Long; Must Read

Todd Homer testifies!
The WaPo announces:
Comments are now closed. We turn off the comments on stories dealing with personal loss, tragedies or other sensitive topics.
& probably rightfully so, because the subject of this interminable feature is rather disturbed, yet knows that Donald J. Trump is thinking just what she's thinking!

Now Trumpy's "normalizing" delusional schizophrenia! Might as well close the mental hospitals & free all the Trump voters.

Don't believe the fact-checkers, sheeple!
Austin is online often, checking her Facebook and Twitter feeds for stories involving
the Obamas and the Clintons, many of which come from conspiracy-theory websites.
(Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Ah, the hell w/ excerpting any of it, knock yourselves out.

Today In Trump:
Speaks & Behaves At A Third-Grade Level Or Less, And Is A Cruel Asshole

Sniffles Trump really shows that Hillary Clinton!Just how stupid an asshole must one be to find this clever, amusing or indicative of anything beyond the pathetic childishness of a 70-yr. old?

Via The Hill, if anyone gives a flying fuck.

Also: "You gotta see this guy."And, via The Atlantic, this:
In 1999, the family patriarch died, and 650 people, including many real estate executives and politicians, crowded his funeral at Marble Collegiate Church on Fifth Avenue.

But the drama was hardly put to rest. Freddy’s son, Fred III, spoke at the funeral, and that night, his wife went into labor with their son, who developed seizures that led to cerebral palsy. The Trump family promised that it would take care of the medical bills.

Then came the unveiling of Fred Sr.’s will, which Donald had helped draft. It divided the bulk of the inheritance, at least $20 million, among his children and their descendants, “other than my son Fred C. Trump Jr.”

Freddy’s children sued, claiming that an earlier version of the will had entitled them to their father’s share of the estate, but that Donald and his siblings had used “undue influence” over their grandfather, who had dementia, to cut them out.

A week later, Mr. Trump retaliated by withdrawing the medical benefits critical to his nephew’s infant child.

“I was angry because they sued,” he explained during last week’s interview.

At the time, he attributed their exclusion from the will to his father’s “tremendous dislike” for Freddy’s ex-wife, Linda. She and Fred III declined to comment on the dispute.

Saturday, October 1, 2016