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Today, from McSweeney’s

I have plenty of new perspective for you cretins, but haven’t had time to write amongst all the Laphroaig , music festivals and World of Warcraft. Killer fact about each: Laphroaig 10-Year is objectively better than it’s Triple Wood or Quarter Cask counterparts. Summer Camp Music Festival is better than Electric Forest. Horde is the fantasy […]

Welp, we’ve still got our guns (and always will)

It was with great vengeance and furious anger (perhaps furious delight) that around the January inauguration of Pres. Donald J. Trump that I rained down critical thought facts on my most ultra-conservative friends. You know, the ones who’d been howling for years that Pres. Barack H. Obama was coming for their guns. I asked, with monumental […]

Thanks, Obama.

An accounting of the executive officer’s work.

Fake vs Real in the era of instant information

Or, Identifying bullshit in the information age Since the “FW:FW:FW:FW” emails of the late 90s through Onion and Duffel Blog-level satire being shared as fact to the onset of real Fake News being shared as so-called Real News recently, there needed to be shared methodologies for rooting out disinformation, misinformation, satire and fact.   Inevitably […]

Publius Minimus’ Greater Hipster Theory

I know why the mustachioed youngster sings. If that seems like I ripped off Maya Angelou for my own personal lede, you’re right. So congratulate yourself and get over it. Everything rips off everything, all music is old music, and no culture is real. I’m about to ruin everyone’s day, and in the process provide […]


Then, promptly it died on the floor of the Internet on November 27. There it lay for some time, drifting amid the myriad ‘pedias, lurking on the comments sections and refining its writing styles to better serve the public through the high-minded notion that “If it didn’t bother the world, the world wouldn’t bother it.” […]


On April 20, 2008, it became self-aware of the possibilities of social media. Anonymous Rants Feelings of Unabashed Superiority An Apathetic yet Frustrated Audience The Best Things You’ll Ever Read Book it. Done.On November 25, 2012, it declared an all-out, self-serving and completely useless war against propaganda of many forms, the incorrect usage of the […]