Category Archives: Humor

Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: People of experience maintain that it is very sensible to start from a principle. I grant them that and start with the principle that all men are boring. — Kierkegaard, Either/Or

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Under Construction

Fenster leaks: A map of the proposed Cryptomall of America, due to open in November, indicating anchor tenants as of January 1.  Subject to rapid change.

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Paleo Retiree writes:

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Naked Lady of the Week: LeRoy Neiman’s Femlin

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I got to thinking about the Femlin after reading this excellent post at about the virtues of ’70s-era Playboy and the culture that created it. The Femlin was the creation of LeRoy Neiman; presumably the … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:   More. The documentary about “The National Lampoon” is now on Netflix. It’s called “Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon.”

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Juxtaposin’: Pressers

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Cockatoo Meltdown

Paleo Retiree writes: Cockatoos are divas.

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Notes on “Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead”

Fenster writes: Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead is a documentary film chronicling the life and death of the highly influential humor magazine National Lampoon. It is worth viewing but don’t expect all that much humor.  It is not a revue or … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Have Fish?

Eddie Pensier writes: [Oppenheimer] had fierce opinions when it came to food and wine. “Martinis had to be strong. Coffee had to be black. Steak had to be rare,” listed the British physicist Rudolf Peierls. Once, Oppenheimer took Peierls and … Continue reading

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