The way we live

Dumb warning labels

Feb 1st, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Humor, The way we live

Here’s a quick follow-up to my dumb laws and odd customs post:
I found a site that lists dumb warning labels. Check it out.



Dumb laws and odd customs

Jan 31st, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Geology, Humor, Math, Politics, Religious studies, The way we live, Uncategorized

On the subject of morals, customs, mores, and the relative nature of right and wrong: It is often the case that what is “right” in one culture, one time, is totally “wrong” in another culture, or at another time.
Nothing proves this better than dumb laws: laws that surely must’ve made some sense to someone somewhere, [...]



The crappier the movie, the bigger the Box Office

Jan 31st, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Anthropology, Movies, The way we live, What's YOUR take on this?

Looking at the list of recently released movies, I see a really ironic trend. It seems that the higher the rating a movie gets on the tomatometer, the lower-grossing that movie will be at the Box Office. The obvious conclusion: Aim for crap! Eskew quality! Run from art!
Makes you think of The Producers, doesn’t it? [...]



Scavenger Hunt: Bush Out, Obama In.

Jan 30th, 2009 | By Editor | Category: Memes and Archetypes, Politics, Scavenger hunts, The way we live, U.S.

Scavenger Hunt!
Ok boys and girls; for this scavenger hunt we’re using TVTropes as our playground.
DingDongTheWitchIsDead
Bush is not dead (some vague analogy to Saddam Hussein circa 1991 comes to mind. Is that wrong?)  The recent rejection of Obama’s stimulus package by every single Republican in the House reflects this.
Ontological Inertia
We still have the Patriot Act, [...]