Tagged: Missouri

You get what you give

One Direction is bigger than The Beatles.

Adele could put out her own charity record and raise more funds than the Geldof-inspired product.

Scientists aren’t known for their fashion sense, although this gent’s tats are worthy of a recurrent role on Girls.

Misery is a terrible state.

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Franzen’s fifth novel, Purity – his first since 2010’s Freedom stormed the bestseller charts – will see the author telling the story of Purity Tyler.

Another quality paperweight from Mr Franzen. Presumably he’s showing, not telling, the story of Purity Tyler.

Cheap day return

A few of Bob Avakian’s followers have turned up in Ferguson, Missouri. The Black Bloc has sent representatives too.

There are three Americas: New York, California, and everywhere else …

Carpe diem originally meant “bad fish day.”

Millennials are people who never used typewriters.

When a politician campaigns in opposition to a raise in the minimum wage, she’s saying that if elected she’d put Walmart out of business.

Shark weak

Most pirates rebrand themselves as freedom loving libertarians. Arr!

Marx called it “primitive accumulation.”

Some people are violent, whether they wear uniforms and riot gear or balaclavas and Guy Fawkes masks. Both are the excuse for each other.

Mr Assange held a press conference to announce he’s taking the ice bucket challenge.

Just when we get a decent pope he talks about quitting.