Monthly Archives: May 2011

I’ve got a really bad feeling about this.

Friendly wave of the curmudgeonly cane to those nice kids over at BoingBoing for this tidbit: John “No bare titties on statues!” Ashcroft (Wikipedia article on him here) is going to work at “Xe”, the renamed “Blackwater” mercenary/profiteer company. But … Continue reading

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Enough Schadenfreude Pie.

Going around on Twitter, and adopting it as my position from this point forward: “I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy.” -Martin Luther King, … Continue reading

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Tweet of the day

From twitter user @downgoesbrown comes this brilliant gem: Donald Trump: “WHERE’S THE DEATH CERTIFICATE?” Everyone else: “Oh shut the fuck up.”

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On Schadenfreude Pie.

It seems that schadenfreude is also translated as “misery loves company”; I suppose that’s true, but I’ve always thought of it more as the sarcastic “Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy!”. It’s the guilty, bitter-sweet pleasure of delight in the … Continue reading

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