Category Archives: Humor

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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Anthony Jeselnik on Thoughts and Prayers

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Paleo Retiree writes: Octopi are awesome. Heather Mac Donald delivers a terrific teardown of some of the studies the current rape-on-campus hysteria is being based on. Slavic yoga! It’s amazing that anyone survives childhood, let alone adolescence. Scarlett Johansson puts … Continue reading

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Trendy Slang Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: Spotted recently at a NYC construction site: I’m surprised they weren’t able to find room for “artisanal” and “bespoke.”

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The Trendiness Trend

Paleo Retiree writes: Could be wrong, but I’m pretty sure that this is the first time I’ve run across the adjective “trendy” being used (non-ironically, anyway) as an enticement. Is calling something “trendy” and meaning it as praise becoming a trend?

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