It’s 1:11! Time to start pregaming for Homecoming!
It’s late. You’re up. You’ve probably already begun pre-gaming for Homecoming, which commences in T-minus 12.5 hours. You’re also probably well aware that this year’s Homecoming is most inconveniently timed—smack dab in the middle of midterms. But, hey. YOLO, right?
Sticking it to homophobia with swagger: This video has been making waves in the blogosphere in the past 24 hours. It features a Missouri pastor, delivering an incendiary speech denouncing gay marriage with the usual fire and brimstone narrative. But the sermon ends with surprising twist—which we will not spoil. Trust us, it’s well worth watching.
Republicans do not have a monopoly on jack-assery: Arizona Democratic candidate for Senate, Richard Carmona, called Candy Crowley (the CNN anchor who hosted the last presidential debate) ugly for no apparent reason during a recent debate. He later apologized, saying he was trying to “lighten the mood”. This doesn’t quite beat Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” comment in terms of jack-assery, but it just goes to show that Democrats can be douches too.
World War II vet is cremated; 6 oz. of shrapnel discovered in his body: A truly amazing and kind of weird (in a good way) story of Ronald Brown, a quiet and unassuming WWII vet who died recently. He had always told his grandchildren that he had a bullet in his leg that caused him trouble from time to time. Turns out, this was quite the understatement. When he was cremated, the staff discovered a whopping 6 ounces of shrapnel from a land mine that had been embedded in his leg for over half a century. Apparently, ‘twas nothing but a flesh wound’.
…And a funny video:
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