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  1. Caitlyn Jenner used the women’s restroom at Trump Tower and it was stunning and brave.

    A match was lit?

    1. I’m offended by the gratuitous fart jokes that litter this site.

      1. Do you wish to register a fart-noise complaint?

      2. Wouldn’t “permeate” be a better description?

        1. Or “waft through.”

        2. I’m permeated by the gratuitous fart jokes that litter this site?

        3. Wouldn’t “permeate” be a better description?

          Your insistence on correcting me others me and is a milliagression that shall not stand!

          1. If your talking farts, it can’t be milli or micro.

            Make that a Parts-Per-Million Aggression.

            1. Don’t short-sell his farts.

            2. New progressive dogma: the basic building block of human behavior is the nanoaggression.

    2. Hello.

    3. In other news, Carleton Fiorina tried to use women’s restroom at Trump Tower and was escorted from premise.

      1. She literally tried to dump (on) Trump.

    4. A rather weak opener, Fist, even if this was first.

      1. I don’t think you’re seeing the multiple layers hidden within that comment.

    5. A match was lit?

      Its euphemisms all the way down.

  2. You are supposed to be offended that Tilda Swinton is playing a Tibetan character in Doctor Strange.

    Should I also be offended when a China-man plays an American?

    1. I get extremely offended when a Canadian plays someone from the U.S.

      1. Or a fucking Brit.

      2. WE ARE LEGION. WE TAKE YOUR ACTING JOBS AND YOUR WOMEN.

        1. You can have the women. I demand reparations in the form or lumberjacks, mounties and Quebecois bike messengers.

          1. You shall send a tribute of 7 youths lumberjacks and 7 maidens scruffy bike messengers on a ship with black sails!

              1. *chimes in*

                1. Those lumberjacks are all dead butch!

                  1. I’m a lumberjack, and I’m okay.

                    1. I’m a lumberjack, and I’m okay.

                      MacDaddy, meet Jessie.

      3. At least the flipping British can generally manage a vaguely believable USA accent if called upon to play a USA character. I’ve noticed the Caynuckian actors rarely even attempt to back off on their provincial habits of speech even when cast in r?les where there’s no blooming way that a Canadian accent is credible. This may partly be from ignorance, as I’ve known a number of strongly accented Caynucks who would vehemently deny they had any sort of accent distinguishing them as not USA folk.

    2. Well if I wasn’t offended that Tom Cruise was The Last Samurai.

      1. SPOILER ALERT. I haven’t seen that yet.

      2. To be fair, he wasn’t the last Samurai, Ken Watanabe was the last Samurai.

          1. Hint: machine guns katanas

        1. Also, it turns out all cherry blossoms are perfect.

    3. “You are supposed to be offended that Tilda Swinton is playing a Tibetan character in Doctor Strange.”

      But they were fine with her playing the Angel Gabriel.

      1. Not a whisper when she played Legolas either.

        1. Ouch. Bloom is probably prettier.

      2. After finding out what she looks like, I think she could pull off Tibetan.

        It’s called acting. You know, pretending to be something you aren’t. What the fuck is wrong with people?

      1. Because Indians, Chinese, and Arabs obviously are all the same. It always seems ridiculous how people use “Asian” as if it is remotely, in any way, a unified ethnic identity.

        1. As if fucking Indians or Chinese are unified ethnicities either.

    4. These SJWs probably wouldn’t like the portrayals of Tibetans in Chinese Kung Fu movies.

    5. “You are supposed to be offended that Tilda Swinton is playing a Tibetan character in Doctor Strange.”

      My understanding is that she is not playing a Tibetan character. She is playing a Celtic character–and the character was Tibetan in the comic.

      Tilda Swinton is playing a Celtic character in Doctor Strange–with a backstory about her Celtic heritage..’

  3. John Boehner called Ted Cruz, “Lucifer in the flesh.”

    Wait, am I supposed to be offended by this?

    1. John Boehner called Ted Cruz, “Lucifer in the flesh.”

      Hasn’t the Yazidi community been through enough lately?

      1. Ask SugarFree. [vomits preemptively]

      2. He is forestalling his demise by crawling inside a recently deceased tauntaun.

        1. “Hey, Cruz, that only works if you are trying not to freeze to death, not if you are trying to survive a primary.”

          “Oh. How about if I name a crazy woman as my veepee?”

    2. Apparently if you’re a Satanist.

    3. So, Boehner is saying Cruz is in need of some restraint?

      1. Hello Eddie, pleased to meet you.

        Hope you guess my name.

  4. hello

    /regulars

    1. Hello.

      /from a peripheral commentator.

  5. You are also supposed to be offended that people at Coachella are wearing Native American headdresses.

    Depends. Are they shedding a tear for all the garbage being left on the ground?

    1. [golf clap]

    2. The cheaply made in china headdress creates its own litter.

    3. It’s only offensive if they’re fans of the Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves, or Washington Redskins.

    4. They banned these at Burning Man because the feathers would fly off and into the greater playa. I’m sure it’s possible to get a religious waiver though.

    5. Wait until someone realizes that Mardi Gras Indians aren’t real Indians. I’m going to have to make an extra big bowl of popcorn for that one when it happens.

      1. I would not complain if I was forced into a teepee with the linked headdress wearer and asked to prove I was a suitable Chief. She makes headress look heap good… Me think she make excellent squaw.

  6. Man sucker punched for looking like Shia LaBeouf gets apology… from Shia LaBeouf

    Well, the real Shia LaBeouf heard about the story and left a comment on Licato’s Instagram page, saying to check his voicemail. Licato was shocked that the real Shia actually called. He told Cosmopolitan that Shia sounded genuinely sad and took the news personal. Licato said LaBeouf left his phone number in the message and encouraged Licato to give him a call back.

    1. “I’m sorry that I’m such an asshat that it got your ass kicked.”

    2. This is the only story about Shia LaBeouf I’ve ever heard that made me like Shia LaBeouf

    3. The guy was just trying to preemptively defend himself from actual cannibal Shia LaBeouf.

    4. Who is “Shia LaBeouf”?

      A shiite body-builder?

      1. The star of Even Stevens, duh.

        1. I still don’t understand

          1. Evidently, there are times when the phrase “Ignorance is bliss.” is more than a clich

  7. Netflix is making a Daredevil spin-off centered on the Punisher

    Punisher is usually a fucking stupid character when played straight, but I thought Daredevil actually did a decent job with him. I’ll probably give this a look.

    1. Shane was a better Punisher than I would have suspected.

      He brought the proper level of crazee to that character.

      1. They also had one of few scenes (prison fight) where I remark neither “that really should have been bloodier” nor “they tried, but the gore ended up too cartoony”.

        I look forward to the Netflix Punisher series contributing to grass growth.

        And yes, loved Shane as Castle.

  8. Robby, try harder you lazy fuck! I know it’s been said before, but do you even want to work here?

    1. Sometimes I wonder.

      The 3 margarita lunches are a bit gratuitous.

  9. “Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft in a new Tomb Raider movie”

    Cute, but not going to fill out that outfit like Angelina.

    1. neither would Angelina any more šŸ™

      1. Well, that’s not very nice.

      2. They’re using a robot?

    2. Are we supposed to be offended by this? I’m so confused.

      1. I’m offended that you even have to ask.

    3. Alicia over Angelina any day.

      1. I’d like to watch that.

  10. You are supposed to be offended that Tilda Swinton is playing a Tibetan character in Doctor Strange.

    Everything is problematic, Robby.

  11. “You are supposed to be offended that Tilda Swinton is playing a Tibetan character in Doctor Strange.”

    The Ancient One in the comics was also a man, so shouldn’t the fact that they added female diversity by changing his gender offset the fact that they eliminated racial diversity by making it a British person?

    1. Dammit, Irish, you know the rules. White women are higher up on the privilege list than Asian men.

      Though how do they know how The Ancient One gender-identified?

      1. The Ancient One also would have been criticized if they’d stuck to the story because he was a racist stereotype who only existed to get Dr. Strange started on his path before eventually getting killed off.

        1. They criticize everything and will never be satisfied. That’s why I get pissed off at Marvel for catering to these idiots.

    2. I read something somewhere saying that they casted her because they liked the idea of a more androgynous Ancient One.

      Which I’m sure is also offensive.

      1. Her portrayal of Gabriel in Constantine was dead on androgynous (and pretty damned good).

        Peter Stormare’s ‘Lou’ fuckin rocked.

        1. Peter Stormare’s ‘Lou’ fuckin rocked. Always.

      2. They liked the idea of being able to rake in Chinese ticket sales. Tibetan characters have a way of messing with that goal when the Chinese government bans the movie from distribution.

    3. Never enough.

  12. I want all the perks of maternity leave ? without having any kids

    Me too! All of those new clothes! *drools*

    While both men and women would benefit from a “meternity” leave after a decade or so in the workforce, the concept is one that would be especially advantageous for women. Burnout syndrome is well-documented in both sexes, but recent research suggests that women may experience it at greater rates; researchers postulate that it’s because women (moms and non-moms alike) feel overloaded by the roles they have to take on at work and at home.

    Bottom line: Women are bad at putting ourselves first. But when you have a child, you learn how to self-advocate to put the needs of your family first. A well-crafted “meternity” can give you the same skills ? and taking one shouldn’t disqualify you from taking maternity leave later.

    1. It’s called vacation time. Fuck me.

      1. Send nudes.

      2. Or, if you must, a leave of absence.

        And if you just have to take more time off than you have in the PTO bank, you can probably take it as unpaid leave.

        I know; so oppressive, to not get paid when you aren’t working.

        1. Most big companies I know will lend you up to a week of PTO if you need it. You get X+1 paid weeks of off time.

          Heck, some companies require people to take a paid sabbatical every 10 years or so, especially in mentally intensive careers. So many options, but they’re not mandated by government, so they’re obviously evil.

          1. My company offers 2 month sabbaticals once after 7 years and once after 10.

            They are unpaid. But if it is crucial to your health, then you should plan for it. I decline to take the sabbaticals is not the money, but that after 1 week everyone would realize how little I actually do each day.

      3. Or sabbatical. But that’s not so common in the corporate world.

    2. Burnout syndrome is well-documented in both sexes, but recent research suggests that women may experience it at greater rates; researchers postulate that it’s because women (moms and non-moms alike) feel overloaded by the roles they have to take on at work and at home.

      My brain actually hurts. It feels like it’s trying to escape from my eyes so that it doesn’t have to read anything that intellectually painful ever again.

      I’ll give you a hint lady, it’s called retirement, and it’s why you’re not supposed to spend all of your paycheck on bon-bons and hillary bumper stickers.

      1. eel overloaded by the roles they have to take on at work and at home.

        Whenever I ask one of the women who work for me to do something, I always hold a gun to their head.

        1. And the rest of us are pissed at having to take over duties from the ingrateful breeders.

        2. It’s really funny to hear these people bitch about this. My wife needed to take on extra roles at home when I started at school, and she was a bit overloaded. Instead of whining to the government or bitching about her employer, she found a supposedly less stressful job, and then an actually less stressful job until she could deal with her responsibilities without being a mess. Sure, she went from a $35k a year job to a $25k a year job, but she did something about being overwhelmed. Now she has 2 jobs that are less stressful (combined) than her original job, and she makes significantly more money.

          The victim mentality just drives me up a fucking wall.

        3. Whenever I ask one of the women who work for me to do something, I always hold a gun to their head.

          Yeah, I’ve never known a woman to voluntarily take on roles/responsibilities unnecessarily.

      2. researchers postulate that it’s because women (moms and non-moms alike) feel overloaded by the roles they have to take on at work and at home

        And I’m sure that’s not a stereotypical put-down of women not being able to handle stress and hard work. No, that’s just an admission that women are routinely expected to do ten times more than a man and sometimes they have a hard time doing more than merely 7 or 8 times as much.

    3. Just so we’re clear, this person wants to get paid by her employer for doing nothing because she’s sick of her job?

      1. Probably sick of working in general, but I think that’s the gist.

    4. Women are bad at putting ourselves first.

      Um, what?

      1. She just needs to go shopping. Probably that time of the month, amirite brah? ::Fist bumps RBS::

    5. Hmm….
      Didn’t somebody already link that?

      1. They did? I linked it again, just in case. It annoyed Tundra, so it was worthwhile.

          1. I scoff at your late night links.

      2. Probably Shackford.

    6. Bottom line: Women are bad at putting ourselves first.

      This is clearly someone who’s never met a woman.

    7. Burnout syndrome is well-documented in both sexes, but recent research suggests that women may experience it at greater rates

      This suggests that women are less able to handle burnout syndrome than men. That means the research is sexist and can be discredited and ignored, right?

      RIGHT?

    8. Women are bad at putting ourselves first.

      Holy christ syndrome batman

      1. I’m bad at putting myself first. Am I a woman?

        1. Probably. What are your preferred pronouns?

    9. So, are they saying that maybe women aren’t just men with tits and maybe there are reasons for differing career outcomes between the sexes?

      And men don’t feel overloaded by the many roles they must take on? Of course there are some roles that women have the unique ability to take on (gestation and birth, breast feeding, for example). But not if they don’t have kids. Must be the tyranny of being forced to buy tampons.

    10. Bottom line: Women are bad at putting ourselves first.

      Lol sure.

      1. Well, plenty are. But so are plenty of men.

  13. Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft in a new Tomb Raider movie.

    I hardly think this is necessary.

    1. Yes. Jolie was a tour de force, and her performance will be impossible to top.

  14. Bloomberg unmasks the men behind Zerohedge.

    The answer, it turns out, is three people. Following an acrimonious departure this month, in which two-thirds of the trio traded allegations of hypocrisy and mental instability, Lokey, 32, decided to unmask himself and his fellow Durdens.
    Lokey said the other two men are Daniel Ivandjiiski, 37, the Bulgarian-born former analyst long reputed to be behind the site, and Tim Backshall, 45, a well-known credit derivatives strategist.

    Zerohedge responds by claiming that the disgruntled ex-employee was an alcoholic and a former drug dealer.

    1. Every Wall Street office has a drug dealer.

      1. And that explains why he is both a former employee and a former drug dealer. Once he was fired, he lost his customer base.

    2. Zero Hedge was always pretty obviously a “fed up options trader pretending to be an intellectual by spouting economic ideas that the Alex-Jones set could understand”

  15. Caitlyn Jenner used the women’s restroom at Trump Tower and it was stunning and brave.

    Did Brett Favre clap enthusiastically enough?

  16. You are supposed to be offended by 2 of those things…

    Why am I only offended by the 4 other things?

    1. I am offended by the not-okay-ness of your comment.

    1. It’s not an epidemic.

        1. In the briefing room.

    2. God, I hate the White House press corps. A bunch of sycophants self-congratulatory fuckwits.

    3. Yeah, that “epidemic” is going to be a plank of Clinton’s campaign. Because the first WoD worked out so well.

      1. That’s why she had to kill Prince.

        How does my tinfoil hat look?

        1. You aren’t supposed to use tinfoil anymore; it has lead in it. You should try bubble-wrap.

        2. He was supposed to die when he was 27.

  17. Netflix is making a Daredevil spin-off centered on the Punisher.

    I thought we already knew this.

    1. It was pretty obvious to me from watching season 2. Confirmation isn’t all bad though.

  18. Caitlyn Jenner used the women’s restroom at Trump Tower and it was stunning and brave.

    URL for the win.

    1. “caitlyn-jenner-takes-trump”

  19. John Boehner called Ted Cruz, “Lucifer in the flesh.”

    Gotta love Robby for trolling us with day-old news. (Or is it two-day-old news?)

  20. Not even a hat tip for Shackford?

    Boehner Calls Cruz ‘Lucifer,’ San Bernardino Terrorist’s Brother Arrested, Docs Suggest Vaping Helps Quit Smoking: P.M. Links

    Scott Shackford|Apr. 28, 2016 4:30 pm

    1. Robby Soave refused to tip his hat to homosexual colleague Scott Shackford, and that is not okay.

      1. You’ll never believe what happened next!

    2. Woo-hoo! I beat Jesse to the punch! :-p

      1. And that is why you have a healthier prostate.

      2. You did. Vaguely, but you did.

  21. Netflix is making a Daredevil spin-off centered on the Punisher.

    I like Daredevil, but I can’t help but thinking “Somebody call Tony Stark!” every time the world’s about to end in New York and they don’t bother to get in touch with him.

    1. The second season of of Daredevil, which I enjoyed, had like five-hundred too many plots. Stop that, Marvel.

      1. and a million and one fucking ninjas!

    2. Seriously. I thought the first season of Daredevil was much better than the second because it dealt with street-level crime that the likes of Thor and Iron Man couldn’t be bothered by. The ninja mysticism storyline in season 2 was a bit too much.

    3. The Punisher was the best part of the second season though, so that should be good.

      1. Agreed.

  22. Reminder: Donald Trump is a Nazi…

    http://www.bloombergview.com/a…..ra-baggage

    1. I really wish the media would give an equal amount of scrutiny and concern over “coherence” to Hillary’s and Bernie’s foreign policy agendas.

    2. That ticks me off. The mainstream media never draws such connections on the left. E.g. the term “social justice” has a much more direct connection with Communism and Stalin than “America First” does with fascism and Hitler. As if putting your own country first counts as “fascism.” Idiots.

      1. Not to mention one of the primary goals of “Social Justice” is to eradicate free speech.

        1. Indeed. If I were Nick, I’d have two main goals with Reason: 1) Destroy socialism as an idea. 2) Destroy “social justice” and the rest of the cultural Marxist ideas.

          Those are clearly the two mains threats to liberty right now. (I suppose I’d put “government and pension bankruptcies” under #1.) I know that writers want to write about various topics, but they seem to get distracted by what is, to a great degree, trivia. Sorry, but the latest puppycide or the latest violent moron to get himself killed by police are marginal, no matter how much they inflame feelings and “point to the larger problem of police abuse.” Even police abuse is a far lesser threat to liberty than the two I mentioned.

          1. 3) Link both political parties to socialism/big-government regulatory state through the Progressive Era.

            You’re never going to get traction on the socialism point without explaining why it’s an imminent threat from both TEAM RED and TEAM BLUE.

            1. That seems like a subset of #1, but yes, I agree.

              1. fair enough

    3. It is obvious that the article is not trying to call Trump a Nazi.

      They are calling him a Nazi sympathizer, like Charles Lindbergh and Pat Buchanan.

      1. Wow that really improves the picture.

  23. John Boehner called Ted Cruz, “Lucifer in the flesh.”

    Rico, this happened yesterday, was all over the news yesterday, and was included in the PM links yesterday.

    I know it’s Friday and you’re probably posting these from your phone at the bar, but for God’s sake, you have to at least try.

  24. “You are also supposed to be offended that people at Coachella are wearing Native American headdresses.”

    Even the Vice commenters are pissed.

    That article is even worse than the one by the Cunt Punt sorority girl.

    1. Maybe Michael Shannon doing a reading of it will make it more palatable.

    2. Even the Vice commenters are pissed.

      Pissed at what, that people at Coachella are wearing headdresses, or that a glacier is melting somewhere?

      1. About how retarded the article is. Hopefully, the blogger will not be invited back.

  25. Honest question: is there some summary that covers the trade-offs between zero regulation and minor regulation. My instincts are libertarian, but I can’t figure out how something like how, for example, industrial pollution giving cancer to 0.002% of downstream folks can be prevented. Isn’t there a better answer than the four guys who die can sue from their deathbeds?

    1. I don’t know the answer to your question, but these textbooks seem promising:

      Civic Environmentalism

      Cost Benefit Analysis of Environmental Regulations

      I don’t think either of these would be riveting reads, but they probably would give you a way to approach the issue and any proposed solutions.

      1. Thanks; I posed this as a test case for regulation in general. I’m looking for a way to weigh when utter liberty should be trimmed back. If you can recover damages in court, that fixes most things; but things that won’t grow back seem to be a different situation. And at some point there’s not enough Idahos or wherevers to insulate oneself from the innumerable bad actors/neighbors. There’s bound to be a theory and a test for where to draw the line that someone has reasoned through already.

        1. There’s bound to be a theory and a test for where to draw the line that someone has reasoned through already.

          Probably so. My basic thought is that anything that will be preventative is going to be rife with abuse. “You’re killing me with your CO2 emissions!!!” Anything that will be retaliatory is going to be insufficient for massive damage (death, permanent debilitation, etc.).

          Please post any information you come across! I’ve not spent a lot of mental cycles on this issue, but it is something I’m interested in reading about.

    2. since most of the people here are monocle polishing industrialists that pour any and all waste from our widget factories or salt mines into local bodies of water, I doubt you’ll get an honest answer.

      1. So inefficient, Idle. If you were really a robber baron you’d be withholding wages to pay for a company provided lunch that was just thinly disguised industrial waste. How else do you expect to rapidly…evolve… your work force?

        1. Don’t you think I’ve tried that? The amount of coal slurry consumed has a positive correlation with decreasing productivity. Now I’m not a scientist but I think there may be a little causation here.

          1. You’re not putting enough dexedrine in with the slurry.

            Fix that and just watch your productivity soar.

          2. It sounds like you’re looking at this as a short term problem. The workers that do best on coal slurry should be cross-bred (quickly before they become infertile). After 5 or 6 generations you’ll have a workforce of coal eating Morlocks who don’t even remember being human and thirst only for for industrial waste and the occasional blood of a human virgin.

            1. After 5 or 6 generations you’ll have a workforce of coal eating Morlocks who don’t even remember being human and thirst only for for industrial waste and the occasional blood of a human virgin.

              You leave West Virginia alone.

              1. You can’t make me!

            2. Eloi, the other other white meat

      2. I’m a seasoned industrialist myself, but I expect that I am much more likely to be damaged by bad guys than anyone is to be hurt by my products. So it’s not really an academic question.

      3. Speaking of which, I have a stack of mounting dead orphan bodies. Any idea what I should do?

        1. They can also be mixed in with the slurry.

          /A solution to all sorts of problems

          1. Everything you need to be a dead orphan is already in other dead orphans.

        2. in my South there are three standard answers for everything such waste stream:
          * PigChow
          * catfish bait
          * erosion remediation (fill up that thar warsh)

    3. It seems like you’re presenting a false choice

      The arguments libertarians make is that we have “too much” regulation and need to go in the other direction and look for more-minimalist approaches.

      The retort from the statist control freaks is that “LESS” regulation is clearly the same as demanding ZERO regulation and “why do you hate children and want everyone to get cancer?”-reduction-ad-absurdum pants shitting immediately follows.

  26. You are supposed to be offended that Tilda Swinton is playing a Tibetan character in Doctor Strange.

    It’s okay to be offended. EXCEPT under the following circumstances:

    A man self-identifies as a woman and vice versa.
    A white man (Shaun King) self-identifies as black
    A white woman (Rachel Dolezal) self-identifies as black
    and a middle-aged man can self-identify as a 6-year old girl. Etc.

    1. That’s gotta be fake. I need a drink.

    2. You are only allowed to self-identify as something that would ordinarily give you fewer victim points; that’s how you get the multiplier bonus.

    3. I think rachel did get some grief

  27. In this month’s masturbation news: Ejaculation Frequency and Risk of Prostate Cancer: Updated Results with an Additional Decade of Follow-up

    In a large prospective study with long-term follow-up, men who reported more frequent ejaculation in adulthood had a lower risk of total incidence of prostate cancer. Ejaculation frequency represents a potentially modifiable risk factor for prostate cancer.

    I knew it!

    1. But the blindness!

      Don’t forget the risk of blindness!

      1. It’s ok the hair on your palms are actually radar antennae. If you just let it grow you can be Daredevil

    2. See? You have to get rid of it before it goes bad.

      1. The DSBs have been known to be a killer for years!

        /Deadly Semen Build-up

    3. I did not think this was news. A doctor told me this decades ago.

    4. Try bottoming. Supposedly it lowers the risk of prostate cancer even more.

        1. He might not have given you the whole story.

    5. […] men who reported more frequent ejaculation in adulthood had a lower risk of total incidence of prostate cancer.

      “Honey, I read this article and… Can you buy more Kleenex?”

    6. Can a brother get a euphemism over here?

      1. +1 choked chicken

    7. A Libertarian (Men’s) moment!

    8. I don’t believe that. If it were true, prostate cancer would be unheard of outside of the odd religious nut who was actually sincere.

      1. Yeah, I’m wondering who served as the control group for this study.

        1. Dose dependence can substitute for a control group in a pinch.

  28. Caitlyn Jenner used the women’s restroom at Trump Tower and it was stunning and brave.

    Those female restroom users at the Trump tower must be pigs!

    You are supposed to be offended that Tilda Swinton is playing a Tibetan character in Doctor Strange.

    More than the fact Joseph Wiseman played a Chinese character in Dr. No?

    You are also supposed to be offended that people at Coachella are wearing Native American headdresses.

    But I am offended! They’re appropriating the culture we learned to love by watching Go Go Gophers cartoons!

    Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft in a new Tomb Raider movie.

    She’s going to play the post-mastectomy Lara Croft.

    Netflix is making a Daredevil spin-off centered on the Punisher.

    It’s going to be called “Caitlin Jenner entered a restroom!” and Robby is going to watch every episode.

    John Boehner called Ted Cruz, “Lucifer in the flesh.”

    The Name of the Beast is Cruz!

    1. Since “Cruz” means “cross,” he’ll drive *himself* away!

      1. It also means to drive around pointlessly going nowhere.

  29. Happy friday everyone.

    1. Same to you. May your booze-fueled antics be epic and your floozies disease-free.

  30. Also, you are supposed to not notice all the rioters waving Mexican flags while destroying property and attacking people at Trump rallies.

    1. Re: PapayaSF,

      you are supposed to not notice all the rioters waving Mexican flags while destroying property and attacking people at Trump rallies.

      … Or notice that none are Mexican-born.

      1. And we know this, how?

        1. Re: R C Dean,

          And we know this, how?

          Simple logic: Most of them were 18 to 25-year-old kids and in the police officers’ face. Mexicans born in Mexico prefer to keep a low profile, instead.

          1. Even assuming you are correct, how does the fact that they were born here make waving Mexican flags and rioting any less worrisome? Shouldn’t that actually be more worrisome?

            It’s like the people who said: “Don’t worry about those European Muslim terror attacks! Those were native-born Muslims or long-time immigrants, not new Muslim refugees!” That’s supposed to make me feel better?

            1. It isn’t supposed to make you feel better, it’s supposed to muddy the waters and derail the conversation. Islam is like the villain in Harry Potter, you’re not supposed to say it’s name.

            2. Re: PapayaSF,

              Even assuming you are correct, how does the fact that they were born here make waving Mexican flags and rioting any less worrisome?

              You mean, you’re worried?

              Shouldn’t that actually be more worrisome?

              Should it?

              I don’t think it is that problematic. They were also waving the American flag alongside it. The Irish wave the Irish flag. The Italians wave or display the Italian flag. I don’t understand what has you worried. El Trumpo said in NO unequivocal terms that more than half of immigrants from Mexico are rapists and drug dealers. The moment he used the determiner ‘some’ when referring to the ‘good immigrants’, ipso facto categorized MORE than half of all immigrants as drug dealers and rapists (and criminals). So of course those kids would be riled up – El Trumpo insulted their parents.

              “Don’t worry about those European Muslim terror attacks!

              Only a very tiny fraction of Mexicans, anywhere, are Muslim.

              1. There are no revanchist movements among Irish-Americans or Italian-Americans.

                1. Well, the Irish were cheerfully funding a terrorist group for years, but at least they weren’t doing it here.

              2. insulted their parents.

                The illegal one who choose to keep a low profile?

            3. You just hate them for their freedoms.

          2. Mexicans born in Mexico prefer to keep a low profile, instead.

            Plausible.

            But it does raise concerns about assimilation.

      2. Does it make the rioters better or worse?

        1. It doesn’t make the rioters anything better or worse. But it is more likely to rile up Trump supporters and some fence sitters. “See Trump was right. ‘These people’ are loyal to Mexico, etc. etc.” In 1964 Goldwater was roundly criticized by many of his supporters for failing to use scenes of Negro rioters in his campaign against Johnson. Trump won’t be so noble or delicate.

      3. If they were waving Nazi flags, would you be okay with that as long as they were not real Germans?

        1. Could you imagine that? A Nazi flag at Trump rally, and people saying “hey it’s cool they’re not real Germans.”

          1. Something tells me Old Mexican would not be as forgiving or willing to believe they were not real Trump supporters.

            1. Re: John,

              Something tells me Old Mexican would not be as forgiving or willing to believe they were not real Trump supporters.

              No, but just like most of us though the supposed presence of the KKK in El Trumpo’s rallies were false flags, I would be very suspicious of Mexicans waving Nazi flags in an anti-Trumpista protest.

              1. If it were one or two, maybe. But this riot had lots of Mexican flags. As did previous pro-illegal rallies years ago. They aren’t all false flags.

        2. I was going to point out that the Mexican flag and the Nazi flag aren’t comparable, but then I remembered that La Raza exists. Racist fucks.

          1. Re: kbolino,

            La Raza exists.

            La Raza is composed of American Marxians. All Marxians marx at the beat of Marx’s drum. Always.

            1. Again, the fact that they are American Marxist Hispanics does not provide comfort to me….

              1. Sounds like La Raza is a mix of socialism and nationalism. Totes different than those Nazis.

                1. And with territorial ambitions! But don’t worry, they’re not white, so it’s cool.

        3. Yeah. As usual, John nails it in the face. If they was only waving USA flags, it’d be alright a bunch of hooligans marauding through the streets.

    2. My Facederp feed is full of hounds of the Baskervilles.

  31. It’s like Mrs. Doubtfire had a baby with the Joker.

    1. Alt-text: Why. So. Serious?

  32. Fundraiser for John McCain arrested in drug bust in Phoenix

    PHOENIX (AP) ? A Phoenix woman has been dropped as a political fundraiser for U.S. Sen. John McCain’s re-election campaign after being arrested on suspicion of drug possession and other charges.

    Emily Pitha and her live-in boyfriend were taken into custody Tuesday after deputies served a search warrant at her north-central Phoenix home, Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials said.

    Christopher Hustrulid allegedly signed for a package containing more than 250 grams of Ecstasy.

    Undercover detectives and U.S. Postal Inspectors raided the home after the delivery, according to sheriff’s officials.

    Besides finding an active meth lab, detectives also reported discovering about a quarter-pound of methamphetamine, 10 hits of LSD, about 2 grams of cocaine, several grams of heroin, several hundred Ecstasy pills, marijuana and hash oil plus about $7,000 and counterfeit cash.

    This has to have been posted already, but I didn’t see it covered in the Reason headlines.

    1. That fucker is running for re-election?

      1. Yep. Apparently he intends to leave this world just how he arrived: in a government facility at the taxpayer’s expense.

        1. I could swear he promised this was his last term.

          Ah, well. Politician lies. A shocker.

          The sad thing is, the dumb fuck voters of AZ will re-elect him in a landslide.

          1. John McCain? Isn’t he the senator who was shot down over the moon, or something?

            1. I think it was Vietnam, but wherever it was, they removed his brain and conscious and replaced it all with a politician.

          2. McCain was going to retire but discovered that he is an indispensable man. The republic shall surely perish when he finally shuffles off this mortal coil.

  33. Facebook is spending millions to keep Mark Zuckerberg alive

    Security means everything to Facebook ? security for Mark Zuckerberg, that is.

    The social-media company shelled out $5 million last year to make sure its co-founder and CEO had protection around the clock, according to regulatory filings.

    Maybe Zuckerberg really does need protection, after ISIS earlier this year threatened him and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

    Either Zuckerberg is paranoid or there are far fewer people out to get powerful Apple CEO Tim Cook ? whose company spent relative chump change of $209,151 on his safety last year, the filings show.

    And Twitter spent only $68,500 last year to keep Dorsey safe.

    Surely all of his guards are martial arts experts masters though – we know he hates guns.

    1. we know he hates guns

      False. Like most gun-grabby politicians and celebrities, he hates other people with guns. He has no problem with his security detail using them.

      1. Which DC mayor had guns in his house?

    2. You know you’ve gone off the rails when a guy who invented a Hot or Not list requires round-the-clock security.

      1. I don’t think he does. He just thinks he does. It would never dawn on Zuckerberg that no one gives a shit about him enough to want to kill him. No, he is Zuckerberg and therefore must be in danger. He is too important not to be.

        The security is just an expression of his narcissism.

    3. As long as he’s paying full freight why would I care?

  34. So I am supposed to be offended that they case a white woman to play a character that was originally Tibetan solely because of 1950’s era racist stereotypes about mysterious eastern religions and magical traditions? However I am not supposed to be upset about the perpetuation of those same stereotypes by the inclusion of that character for a woman to play?

    1. Yes.

      Also what was offensive about Pan was that they had a non-native-American play Tiger Lily. The character itself would be just fine if we had an actual member of the race being offensively stereotyped playing the character.

  35. CAPITALISM DOESN’T WORK

    The comments are glorious. Did you know the only reason India has lots of hungry people is because of Capitalism?

    “Let’s dispel the myth that capitalism doesn’t know what it’s doing; it knows exactly what it’s doing.
    It’s not that the capitalists don’t know what they’re doing. They just don’t care about the consequences because it works for them. They’ll then shoehorn a few examples into their narrative to prove their point that worthwhile people make it into their shoes and the worthless scuttle on the bottom. They want us to be indebted because that keeps us in line. It’s our skin in the game I suppose. That’s probably the reason student loan debts are the only ones you can’t declare bankruptcy from. He already have the ‘good’ so to say; unlike with a house, they can’t repossess your education. And an educated society scares them; the profit margins from loaning to naive 18-year-olds is just too tantalizing.”

    1. I wonder if he realizes that becoming indebted is voluntary?

    2. OT: a friend is an academic in India who raves at me over American gun culture. I can’t convince her that she should worry less about whether kids in the US are taught to shoot at too young and age and worry more about whether a .38 would slow down the gang rape on the train. I also suspect that the racial/religious riot murders would dial it back a bit if they saw blued barrels poking out at them from the humble homes they intended to sack.

      1. That is to say, a gun or two would fix an Indian problem or two.

        1. Whoa whoa whoa, there, Gen. Custer.

    3. “Alright, I’ve already had to ban like 10 reactionaries/trolls because of this thread and I’m getting tired of it so I’m locking it.”

      Socialists can’t tolerate counterarguments.

    4. That’s probably the reason student loan debts are the only ones you can’t declare bankruptcy from.

      I’m not sure what bankruptcy law has to do with capitalism per se, but…

      1. No, the reason that you can’t clear student loans in bankruptcy isn’t capitalism.

        Its the fact they are guaranteed by the government. Getting yourself off the hook in bankruptcy would mean the government has to pay them off.

    5. “Did you know the only reason India has lots of hungry people is because of Capitalism?”

      The idiot doesn’t know that India was originally constituted as a socialist republic. And before its constitution was amended to remove the explicit reference to being a socialist republic, there were many more hungry people there.

  36. You are supposed to be offended

    I’m only offended by the actions of government.

  37. Caitlyn Jenner used the women’s restroom at Trump Tower and it was stunning and brave.

    Caitlyn Jenner is an act. a fucking POS troll. That this occurred in Trump Tower is one hell of a fucking tell.

    Dear Reason, quit covering this bitch.

  38. Watch as socialists desperately try to explain why capitalist Botswana is far more successful than the socialist societies in Africa.

    “Well you gotta consider the difficulties that are inherent in trying to build socialism in an undeveloped country. The African countries that chose the path of socialism unfortunately faced problems that arose from imperialism.
    I already mentioned the word undeveloped. Colonialism left Africa ravaged and underdeveloped. Newly liberated countries would find themselves with nothing even approaching the sort of industrial development that would mean an smooth transition to socialism.

    Imperialism also meant that a socialist nation would find itself under immediate attack from imperialism, via economic and military means. Just look at what happened to Vietnam, and look at the case of Thomas Sankara. Socialism was never allowed to develop in any nation, because the USA and its allies had a vested interest in stopping socialism from occurring wherever possible.”

    1. If only we could ever try socialism with a long established democracy and a rule of law. For example, if perhaps a country that was the oldest Democracy in Latin America, one of its richest countries and full of natural resources like ore and oil, just think of the great things socialism could do if only we could try it.

      1. Or perhaps if only socialism was tried in one of the earliest industrial areas of Continental Europe, arsenal of the Hapsburg Empire and one of the few that had a rare fortune to not suffer destruction either during the conquest by Germany, or liberation (no mass atrocities) by Soviets and Americans. But, no, they NEVER get such a chance.

        1. Or, take another country split in half by war: Korea. The north was the richer, industrial half. The south was agricultural and poor. The north got socialism. The south got colonialism and capitalism. How’d that work out?

    2. “if you look up Botswana’s quality of life indicators they are pretty much the same as neighboring Namibia and only slightly higher than S. Africa to the South, so I’d start by asking them for a citation to back this up.”

      Namibia and South Africa are also two of the freest economies in Africa. Hurr durr.

      1. Yet curiously much higher than neighboring Zimbabwe, despite the fact the situation was reversed 30 years ago.

    3. “Look at what happened in Vietnam”

      The Communist Party ultimately winning and having total control of the entire country for 40 years now does not seem to make the point this person thinks it does.

    4. so the standard theme in alot of these posts seems to be it’s never been implemented correctly.

      1. It’s what their school marms tell them, and they wouldn’t make stuff up.

    5. Colonialism left Africa ravaged and underdeveloped.

      Is this person seriously arguing that Africa would be developed if not for colonialism? Like Europeans showed up in Africa with their sail boats and muskets and stole all of the native people’s paved roads, telephone lines and nuclear power reactors? Something tells me that Africa is as developed as it is precisely because of colonialism.

      1. I think Africa could be much more heavily developed if Europeans had traded with Africans instead of cutting their hands off in rubber plantations.

        I agree that Africa isn’t poor purely because of Europeans since if they’d never arrived at all, it’s not like Africa was on the verge of becoming wealthy.

        1. If colonialism made poverty, Hong Kong would be one of the poorest places in the world.

        2. I think Africa could be much more heavily developed if Europeans had traded with Africans instead of cutting their hands off in rubber plantations.

          What the Belgians did in the Congo is not exactly the gold standard of European colonialism. But in principle I agree.

        3. I’ll add that insofar as the modern living standards of modern Africans are concerned, the “legacy of colonialism” helps far more than it hurts. That is not to say it didn’t make life miserable at different times and places in the past. The point is that modern Africans have their own wherewithal to blame, or to credit, for their present condition, whatever it may be in different places.

      2. I suppose its just a coincidence that the most heavily colonized part of Africa (South Africa) has the fourth highest GDP per capita (adjusted for purchasing power).

        [Wiki link eaten by squirrels]

        I wonder how it ranked back when it was run more like an actual colony, before apartheid was ended.

    6. “Well you gotta consider the difficulties that are inherent in trying to build socialism in an undeveloped country.

      Why should it matter?

      1. Nothing to loot makes looterism hard.

  39. “He originates from Tibet, so if you acknowledge that Tibet is a place and that he’s Tibetan, you risk alienating one billion people.”

    So there’s one billion Tibetans hiding out somewhere in western China that the demographers and census takers refuse to count.

  40. President “wants to make it easier” for Law Enforcement to use fancy-dancy ‘Smart Guns’.

    And by “Make it easier”, he of course means, “mandate (gun makers) and subsidize (agencies)”…

    While modest, the proposals came under fire from some police groups and gun rights organizations even before they were publicly unveiled….

    Under the measures, the government would define requirements that gun makers need to meet for police to consider purchasing. The White House said that local governments could apply for grants for guns equipped with the technology. … The White House said that local governments could apply for grants for guns equipped with the technology.

    How *modest*! How much *easier* he makes it for people to buy things they don’t want to buy.

    1. It can save lives… “The damn thing didn’t work again.”

  41. Diversity of the Trump Coalition on Display in Ohio =

    Headline = From bikers to truckers, pro-Trump groups plan forceful presence in Cleveland

    Who are the ‘in-between’ truckers & bikers people? Meth-distributors? Bail Bondsmen? Junkyard operators? Flannel-Shirt retailers?

    1. Cranky WWII vets driving six-wheeled CCKWs?

    1. Well at least they’re engaging in real terrorism.

      The list includes names, home addresses and email addresses. Some of the information appears to be outdated, according to the source, who was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly.

      Last year, an Islamic State-related group posted what it claimed were names, addresses and photos of 100 U.S. military service members and called upon followers to kill them.

      Lists that I assume can be gotten from the county’s property records online.

  42. More ridiculous Chinese “Anti-Terrorism” drills = How to defend against men with sticks while holding a machine gun

    1. But what if they come at you with a banana? How do you defend against that?

      1. We’re not gonna fall for that banana-in-the-tailpipe trick again….

  43. Sounds Legit = “Trump Killed Tupac

    1. Bullshit. Tupac is still alive and in hiding from the Illuminati.

  44. The California Assembly rejected a resolution honoring the late John Wayne.

    He said some offensive stuff – as in, actually genuinely offensive, not “problematic.”

    Apparently, some legislators also didn’t like Wayne’s “support for the anti-communist House Un-American Activities Committee and John Birch Society.”

    One does wonder – if he’d belonged to the Communist Party instead of the John Birch Society and denounced “counterrevolutionaries” instead of blacks and Native Americans, I bet they’d have been willing to honor him.

    1. “One does wonder – if he’d belonged to the Communist Party instead of the John Birch Society and denounced “counterrevolutionaries” instead of blacks and Native Americans, I bet they’d have been willing to honor him.”

      They would put a statue of him in front of the capitol building.

    2. The only truly objectionable thing is Wayne’s comment about the Indians: “There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.” It’s funny how so many “anti-communists” don’t seem to disagree all that much with the people they supposedly oppose.

      As to his comments on race, what he says is more ignorant than anything else; his opinion is “I don’t believe in giving authority and positions of leadership and judgment to irresponsible people.” Where he errs is in implying that there are no responsible black people; I doubt a man like Wayne met Thomas Sowell or knew about Frederick Douglass.

      1. I think saying “I believe in white supremacy” is pretty offensive to many people.

        1. I should know – it’s apparently considered a bit of a faux pas to say that during a best man’s speech. Who knew?

        2. Sure. If I was a black man living in the 1970s I might’ve punched him in the face if I ever saw him. I certainly wouldn’t buy the man a drink.

          His views on blacks sound ignorant rather than doctrinal. He’s a notch above Archie Bunker on the bigotry scale, to be sure, but I bet the only blacks he knew were the ones on the nightly news.

          Maybe I’m giving him too much credit and he was an irredeemable white supremacist at heart. He could have been lying, he could have thought that whites would always be superior, or he could have added softening qualifiers because he knew how bad it sounded.

        3. White supremacy is like torture or santa claus–it happens whether you “believe” in it or not.

      2. This is not to say that he wasn’t a racist; ignorance is not an excuse for sweeping judgments.

      3. Bear in mind that his answer also came in the context of a question regarding Angela Davis and whether it was racist to bar her from teaching. To the extent that Davis represented “black leadership”, the statement is a little less offensive in that she was (well, is, I suppose) a radical Marxist and racial separatist who very probably helped get a judge killed.

        1. I don’t know why you guys are trying to give John Wayne the benefit of the doubt when he said ‘I believe in white supremacy.’

          1. I was still typing the followup when you posted. Here’s the thing: his statement comes off to me like racial paternalism. Which isn’t not racist by any means, but may be motivated by less ugly thinking. Ironically enough, the radical left felt pretty much the same way about blacks at the time and pretty much used them as a means to an end (and continues to do so to this day in a lot of ways).

          2. I’m not sure exactly what he meant by the term. Do he mean: “All whites are inherently superior to all members of all other races”? That would be racism, sure. Or did he mean: “Whites are supreme because, as a group, we got our shit together better than other races, at least on average”? The second is less offensive, and arguable not racist at all.

            1. The second is less offensive, and arguable not racist at all.

              I wouldn’t say it’s not racist at all, but it’s less hateful than the former, and seems closer to his intended meaning to me. Here is the question and his answer:

              Angela Davis claims that those who would revoke her teaching credentials on ideological grounds are actually discriminating against her because she’s black. Do you think there’s any truth in that?

              With a lot of blacks, there’s quite a bit of resentment along with their dissent, and possibly rightfully so. But we can’t all of a sudden get down on our knees and turn everything over to the leadership of the blacks. I believe in white supremacy until the blacks are educated to a point of responsibility. I don’t believe in giving authority and positions of leadership and judgment to irresponsible people.

              To me it comes off more “white man’s burden” than “today, tomorrow and forever”.

              1. Ah, thanks for the context. The “possibly rightfully so” is over-qualified, but I think makes it clear this wasn’t the cartoon “white supremacy” that gets ranted about today.

        2. Which isn’t to defend the comment about white supremacy, but to suggest possibly the reaction was more rooted in a fear of radicalism represented by the image of black power leaders projected in the news media at the time than of black folks more generally (and an ignorance of the fact that white America wasn’t exactly rejecting radicalism at the time either).

      4. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.

        Read in isolation, that reads more like he was joking.

    3. fucking chicken-hawk

    4. The biggest problem with John Wayne is that somewhere along the way he forget he was an actor and started to think playing a tough guy in westerns and WWII movies made him an tough guy in real life when he was really kind of a coward.

  45. “The candidate hopped a fence and entered through the back of the hotel.”

    That settles it, Trump is a hypocrite unfit for the office.

    http://tinyurl.com/gqve8o6

    1. Wow, did not know that Tarantino was filming a Resevoir Dogs sequel.

  46. While American students protest microaggressions, Sudanese student protesters face plain aggressions.

    1. That’s like saying libertarians shouldn’t complain about Obama because political dissidents are being executed in North Korea.

      1. Well, kind of. It’s more like saying students shouldn’t complain about microagressions because people are being beheaded elsewhere for opening up their mouths.

      2. It’s more about a sense of proportion and perspective. I don’t think most libertarians complaining about the American government violating people’s rights are any less aware of the more severe rights violations going on in other parts of the world or any less outraged by them. And in any case, the difference is one of degree, but not of character. People who are inventing grievances based on their personal discomfort with others’ speech and behavior rather than on any actual violation of rights, however, might do well to contemplate what actual aggression looks like.

    2. I think its more like pointing out that microaggressions aren’t aggressions at all. What’s going on in Sudan is what real aggression looks like.

      The faux euphemism microaggression is intended to elevate hurt feelings to the level of getting your head beat in.

      Euphemisms. I hates them, I do.

  47. Now THAT’s a Headline

    Weasel chews through transformer, halts mankind from uncovering secrets of the universe

    It helps if you use the “can convert into a giant alien-robot” definition of Transformer.

    1. That weasel is a hero, he was sent by Gaia herself to sacrifice his life stopping the unintentional summoning of CTHULHU.

      1. +1 Chronology Protection Conjecture.

  48. Netflix is making a Daredevil spin-off centered on the Punisher.

    Why mess with perfection?

    1. Hey, they should have warned us it was the *audience* that gets punished!

  49. I’m in St Louis and going to SugarFire for dinner. Envy me.
    http://www.sugarfiresmokehouse.com

    1. Of course I read that as “SugarFree”, and wondered, “why would I envy you this?” SugarFire? Enjoy and post pics or something!

      1. My comment would have been first without the server burp!!

    2. At first I thought you meant SugarFree and I was frightened for you….

  50. Dayum, there’s just a lotta crazy goin’ on all over the place these days. It makes me sad.

  51. Best two things about the Jack Reacher movie: Werner Herzog and Rosamund Pike’s cleavage.

    1. What’s so good about Werner Herzog’s clevage?

  52. I find it offensive that non-Italians eat pizza. And some even put pineapple on it.

    1. Don’t know if they do any more, but Pizza Bob’s in Ann Arbor had Fritos as a topping. Just for some extra cultural appropriation.

  53. You are supposed to be offended that Tilda Swinton is playing a Tibetan character in Doctor Strange.

    I’m betting the real reason is that they’ve removed all references to Tibet from the story to make sure the film doesn’t get blocked from release in China.

    1. You know, I think you might have it. China is a really important market for American movies these days.

      1. That’s it, I have no doubt.

        1. Hmm: This might interest you and Zeb.

          Red Dawn (2012)

          Production on this film ended in 2009 and was ready for release in 2010. However, it sat shelved for a couple of years due to MGM’s financial woes and the fact that the filmmakers changed the major villains from the Chinese to the North Koreans. Was there a change in heart about the Chinese being a threat to the United States? Oh, no there wasn’t ? the studio saw that China was a BIG market for a film like this and didn’t want to hurt its box office chances there by painting them as Anti-American in the film.

          Trivia: The 1984 version had the Russians and Cubans as the invaders.

          1. Apologies Stormy Dragon – I should have mentioned you first.

      2. Ironically, it means that, for once, the SJW’s are right about a character having been consciously whitewashed, and it turns out that the decision to do so was driven by desire to appease a Marxist dictatorship.

        1. …which is run by Asian people

    2. Stormy is likely 100% correct here.

  54. You know what I’m thinking about the whole Caitlyn affair, it’s the same thing I’ve always thought about it. Caitlyn is having cold feet because this was never real to begin with. So now Caitlyn finds out she has to wear the ribbon and get her freak on and he, yes I said he, doesn’t want to.

  55. Damn, men make some fugly women, ewwww!

    1. Not all of them.

      https://www.pinterest.com/marie7959/ crossdressing-in-movies-and-tv/

  56. Alicia Vikander will play Lara Croft in a new Tomb Raider movie.

    I’m offended. Is anyone else? I mean, not only is she Swedish instead of British, those bazongas simply don’t belong in the Tomb Raider franchise.

  57. Doctor Strange movie, eh? Probably my favorite from marvel; the art work was crazy good. I wonder how they are going to show all the magic stuff. And how loud are the fundies gonna decry this glorifying of the black arts?

    1. How did the fundies react to Hellboy that X-man devil guy?

      1. Hellby *and* that X-men devil guy

        1. Everyone who read “The Draco” should have protested the inclusion of Azazel.

      2. You know, I don’t really know. I don’t remember an outcry over Hellboy, but I drink a bit and smoke pot, too. I do remember criticism of Harry Potter, but it didn’t seem very loud.

        1. Also, just to prove my geek cred:
          By the Hoary Hosts of Hagaroth!

    2. The trailer made the movie look like Batman Begins meets Inception (which sounds awesome to me).

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