“There was no map drawn at San Remo in 1920; the agreement explicitly postponed the determination of the borders. But one thing the European powers did at San Remo was ratify the concept of Iraq and Syria as two states, while Sykes-Picot had divided present-day Iraq and Syria into either three or four states.”
“Loved picture of you+obama on. The. Lawn. Time for. Spring and the resurrection.” —Senator Barbara Mikulski.
We’re sponsoring a fun party and you should go to it!
“A woman on a scooter gets broadsided by an SUV that was speeding up to beat a red light. I’m the first cop on the scene and she dies in my arms. Then my lieutenant, a skidmark of a man, makes me deliver her personal effects to her family because I’m ‘sympathetic and good at talking and shit’ and also because he’s too big of a coward to do it himself.” —a NYC cop tells her stories.
Everything is fake that is on the outside of your skin really if you stop to think about it.
You have to name your baby something. Or… do you?
Never ever wear shorts to work unless you are a failed Hollywood executive.
What now, little man? For you are the size of a wee ant, and what box office will come unto you?
Publishing a book takes unnecessary years. This is ostensibly because of supply chains and long-lead press and catalogues and all that jazz, but mostly it’s just a sign of an industry trapped between failing strategies and terrible compromises. But good news!
“The PBS Fight of the Week” from 1974 was a debate on gay marriage, with the “con” side performed by an absolute psycho.
Show us where on the capitalism the Minions touched you.
Most issues are resolved by restarting.
Black. White. Native. Potato salad is here to equally murder us all!
“The modern 9/11 joke takes aim at the truthers, the conspiracy theorists who ruled the Internet fringe in the early aughts. Constructing the joke is often as simple as fishing a conspiratorial slogan out from the Internet’s past and releasing it on the modern Web. The most popular catchphrase of the moment is ‘jet fuel can’t melt steel beams,’ a riff on the truther mantra that fires sparked by planes couldn’t have burned hot enough to tumble the towers, so government bombs probably helped them out. More than 10 years after the attacks, jokesters co-opted the line, and after an incubation period in weird Twitter, it graduated to teen phenomenon last year and confirmed meme this spring. Now, Sept. 11 conspiracy humor is everywhere.”