Daily Archives: June 9, 2011

The Daily Joke

Marge was cheating on her husband with another man when they heard a noise on the stairs. “Oh, my God, your husband is home! What am I going to do?” “Just stay in bed with me. He’s probably so drunk, … Continue reading

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The Daily Hedberg Quote

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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The Daily Carlin Quote

Do you ever get the vuja day feeling? Not deja vu. This is vuja day: the strange feeling that none of this has ever happened before. George Carlin [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Hendrik Hertzberg: Anthony Weiner Comes Clean : The New Yorker

Hendrik Hertzberg: Anthony Weiner Comes Clean : The New Yorker.

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Ken Burns’ Civil War: How the documentary changed the way we think about the war. – By James M. Lundberg – Slate Magazine

Ken Burns’ Civil War: How the documentary changed the way we think about the war. – By James M. Lundberg – Slate Magazine.

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Evolution: Darwin’s city : Nature News

Evolution: Darwin’s city : Nature News.

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Book Review: The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices – WSJ.com

Book Review: The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices – WSJ.com.

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Newt

Newt

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Much More to Jellyfish Than Plasma and Poison – NYTimes.com

Much More to Jellyfish Than Plasma and Poison – NYTimes.com.

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Plea Deal Struck in Classified Leaks Case – NYTimes.com

Plea Deal Struck in Classified Leaks Case – NYTimes.com.

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Welch Assails M’Carthy’s ‘Cruelty’ And ‘Recklessness’ In Attack On Aide; Senator, On Stand, Tells Of Red Hunt

Welch Assails M’Carthy’s ‘Cruelty’ And ‘Recklessness’ In Attack On Aide; Senator, On Stand, Tells Of Red Hunt.

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Remembering Les Paul

Remembering Les Paul.

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Max Mathews: The First Computer Musician – NYTimes.com

Max Mathews: The First Computer Musician – NYTimes.com.

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‘To Have a Revolver’ – NYTimes.com

‘To Have a Revolver’ – NYTimes.com.

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Special Investigation: The Pesticides and Politics of America’s Eco-War | Truthout

Special Investigation: The Pesticides and Politics of America’s Eco-War | Truthout.

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Gigawatt {The Illuminated Mixtapes}

Gigawatt {The Illuminated Mixtapes}.

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Google Recognizes Les Paul

Check out Google’s Logo Today. http://www.google.com

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BBC E-mail: Hearts made to repair themselves

** Hearts made to repair themselves ** A drug has been used to make hearts repair themselves in research on mice, raising hopes for people suffering a heart attack. < http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13699711 >

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BBC E-mail: Obituary: Iconic artist MF Husain

** Obituary: Iconic artist MF Husain ** Sudha G Tilak looks back at the life and work of MF Husain, India’s most successful artist who has died at the age of 95. < http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13708848 >

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BBC E-mail: Pakistan probes videoed killing

** Pakistan probes videoed killing ** Pakistan’s prime minister orders an inquiry into the killing – on camera – of a young man by paramilitary troops in Karachi. < http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13717106 >

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The Daily Fact

An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 sent the Mississippi River backwards. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Weird Law of the Day

In Illinois: It is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animals kept as pets. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Dagan, Ofer and Israel’s Growing Iran Credibility Gap | Informed Comment

http://www.juancole.com/2011/06/dagan-ofer-and-israels-growing-iran-credibility-gap.html

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On the historical question.

Santa Claus It has come to the notice of those of us on the writing team at the Sneer Review that there exists, at present, a variety of viewpoints within the Sneer community regarding the question of whether the story … Continue reading

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