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June 30, 2007

HEY DON - THIS YOUR DAD'S BIKE?

Sorry for the inside joke. Click and enjoy.

June 29, 2007

SOMETHING TELLS ME THEY'RE NOT GOING TO MAKE IT THIS EASY FOR US.

Rep. McDermott Calls for Impeachment of the Vice President 

ALTAMONT REVISITED?

Two stage hands die after Rolling Stones Spain gig - Yahoo! News

CAN'T SAY I HAVEN'T FELT THIS WAY MYSELF - ALBEIT WITH A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT TARGET.

Bush wishes Cuba's Castro would disappear | Politics | Reuters

June 27, 2007

WELL, THAT'S ONE WAY TO DIRECT THE PRESS' ATTENTION AWAY FROM THE WHOLE MORMON ISSUE.

"Romney strapped a dog carrier — with the family dog Seamus, an Irish Setter, in it — to the roof of the family station wagon for a twelve hour drive from Boston to Ontario, which the family apparently completed, despite Seamus's rather visceral protest."

Romney's Cruel Canine Vacation - TIME


June 25, 2007

WE'RE ALL GETTING MORE ECOLOGICALLY SAVVY - THEN AGAIN, WE'RE STILL FINDING THE IDEA OF EATING GOLD TO BE WORTHY OF CONSIDERATION.

"At Asia's largest pharmaceutical industry exhibition, Japan's Tsukioka Co. Ltd. showed off gold that should spice up dull cups of Joe. The company is best known for making those eatable breath mint-type film, but is trying to build up the gold eating business."

Cool Hunting: Floating Sparkly Gold for Coffee


June 21, 2007

HEY SEATTLE - "WE'RE NUMBER ONE," "WE'RE NUMBER ONE!"

Citizen Rain: Local woman ties blood alcohol record

I'M JUST GOING TO START PUTTING THIS CLIP IN EVERY NEW BLOG ENTRY ABOUT "WHAT THE BUSH ADMINSTRATION PULLED TODAY."

YES, BUT HOW DID THE PRO-RAPE SEGMENT REACT?

Seinfeld Bombs With Anti-Rape Crowd

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WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH RAPE? Seinfeld
People who combat rape for a living were less than amused by Jerry Seinfeld's uncharacteristic foray into shock humor today.

Promoting his new animated film, Bee Movie, in the New York Daily News today, the usually family-friendly comic quipped, "Bees have the only perfect society on earth ... They have no crime, they have no drugs, they have no rape. A little rape, but it's not that bad."

Fresh Intelligence : Radar Online

BALLS OF STEEL.

"The Oversight Committee has learned that over the objections of the National Archives, Vice President Cheney exempted his office from the presidential order that establishes government-wide procedures for safeguarding classified national security information. The Vice President asserts that his office is not an “entity within the executive branch.”

Vice President Exempts His Office from the Requirements for Protecting Classified Information :: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform :: United States House of Representatives


YEAH, $500 SHOULD FIX THIS PROBLEM - SOUNDS ABOUT FAIR.

Sewage flows down aisles of trans-Atlantic flight | Top Stories | KING5.com | News for Seattle, Washington

MAYBE IT WENT WHEREVER KARL ROVE'S EMAIL DID.

BBC NEWS | Americas | Lake disappears suddenly in Chile

June 19, 2007

THIS JUST IN - I'M NEVER RIDING IN AN AIRBUS AIRPLANE.

Europe opens the door to in-flight phoning - International Herald Tribune

HOW MUCH OF THE WORLD ISN'T ON THE METRIC SYSTEM?

Make your guess, then click here.

Hint: another of a myriad of reasons they hate us.

Not metric.

TODAY'S EDITION OF "THE CAKE MIGHT NOT BE YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM."

"For the budget-minded bride and groom, here's an idea: rent a fake wedding cake."

abc7.com: Budget Brides and Grooms Rent 'Fake' Wedding Cakes


THEY MIGHT BE REACHING...JUST A BIT.

“Are you going to convict Jack Bauer?” Judge Scalia challenged his fellow judges. “Say that criminal law is against him? ‘You have the right to a jury trial?’ Is any jury going to convict Jack Bauer? I don’t think so. So the question is really whether we believe in these absolutes. And ought we believe in these absolutes.”

The Case for Torture | Slog | The Stranger's Blog | The Stranger | Seattle's Only Newspaper


June 17, 2007

IN HONOR OF MR. BARKER'S LAST SHOW, WE ONCE AGAIN REVISIT THE GREATEST MOMENT IN THE SHOW'S HISTORY.

TODAY'S EDITION OF "WHY THEY HATE US" - A TV CHANNEL DEVOTED TO WATCHING OTHER PEOPLE PLAY VIDEOGAMES.

Professional gaming hopefuls are ready to fight to the virtual death - Los Angeles Times

THIS IS GOING TO APPLY TO SCOOTER LIBBY TOO, RIGHT?

"The Bush administration is trying to roll back a Supreme Court decision by pushing legislation that would require prison time for nearly all criminals."

Bush Seeks To Re-Impose Mandatory Minimums, Crime Bill Would Limit Judges' Sentencing Power; Critics Call It "One Size Fits All Justice" - CBS News


June 15, 2007

DUDE'S MAKING DENYING YOUR HISTORY A LIFESTYLE.

"Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told a gathering of Hispanic journalists that immigrants should avoid Spanish-language media if they want to learn English quickly. "You've got to turn off the Spanish television set" and avoid Spanish-language television, books and newspapers, the Republican governor said Wednesday night at the annual convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists."

ABC News: Schwarzenegger: Turn Off Spanish TV

June 14, 2007

YEAH - WELL, DON'T GET ANY IDEAS.

“One of the frustrations is that there is more attention on Britney Spears getting out of a car without underwear than there is about who is going to be the next president,” he said."

CNN.com - CNN Political Ticker Huckabee: Too much attention on Britney and Paris �

By the way, alternate headline for this entry: "Kind of explains why he doesn't believe in evolution." 


JUST IN CASE YOU'RE WONDERING - I'VE GOT A NEW "FAVORITE BBC NEWS HEADLINE."

BBC NEWS | Technology | FBI tries to fight zombie hordes

SIMPLE BUT SOLID ANALOGY.

"Is it just me, or is there a strange similarity between all these social networking sites and say, areas of a city that get hot with all sorts of bars and nightclubs and then go cold in a matter of months? I mean, Friendster was huge, then it wasn't. LinkedIn got big, MySpace got big, and now Facebook seems to be getting big. Someday, Facebook will be cold, too. Just like neighborhoods or nightclubs."

A Random Social Networking Observation - AdPulp


WITH THE DOWNTURN IN HOUSING, NEW BUSINESSES CROP UP.

UsedCardboardBoxes.com

WEDDING RING COFFINS FOR THE RECENTLY DIVORCED.

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Iconoculture - Consumer Research Service: Trend Observation

June 12, 2007

US MAGAZINE WANTS ITS SCOOP.

"Paris Hilton was so terrified guards would snap a cell-phone picture of her on the toilet that she didn't eat or drink for three days, which left her facing a life-threatening collapse, a source told the Daily News. She also was not taking prescribed medication while in jail, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said."

News learns Paris didn't eat or drink out of fear guards would take pix


CRAP - I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT TO SAY.

"A Berkeley watchdog organization that tracks military spending said it uncovered a strange U.S. military proposal to create a hormone bomb that could purportedly turn enemy soldiers into homosexuals and make them more interested in sex than fighting."

wcco.com - Pentagon Confirms It Sought To Build A 'Gay Bomb'


June 11, 2007

BETWEEN THIS P.O.V. AND THE WHOLE EVOLUTION THING, BIG MIKE'S GOT QUITE THE COMMAND OF FACTS.

GOP '08 Hopeful Huckabee: "Most" Prisoners "Would Love" To Be In Gitmo - Politics on The Huffington Post

June 07, 2007

AND HERE YOU THOUGHT IT WAS JUST VISUALLY CONFUSING.

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"A segment of animated footage promoting the 2012 Olympics has been removed from the organisers' website after fears it could trigger epileptic seizures."

BBC NEWS | England | London | Epilepsy fears over 2012 footage


June 06, 2007

NEWS FROM THE FRONTLINES ON THE 'WAR ON COMMONSENSE.'

ABC News: Gay Groups Decry Bush Top Doc Nominee

Again, thanks

YOU'VE GOT TO BE KIDDING....

"If Wilson had had sexual intercourse with the 15-year-old he would have fallen under Georgia's "Romeo and Juliet" exception. But under the law in 2003, oral sex between teens constituted aggravated child molestation and carried a mandatory sentence."

FOXNews.com - Lawyers Unsuccessful in Try to Free Georgia Man Imprisoned for Having Consensual Oral Sex with Minor - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News


Thanks be

THE REAL HERESY ARCHIVES.

As those of you who are loyal readers already know, I recently lost all the entries on this blog to a software glitch. But they do exist - and should any of you wish to visit the "old" Heresy blog, please click...

 

here.

 

Happy memories. 

OVERHEARD (JUST NOW) AT TED GLOBAL IN AFRICA.

"You know, ants have made a home in my hard drive."

THE ONION NAILS MY ATTITUDE TOWARDS SUMMER...PERFECTLY.

The Hater's Guide To Summer Fun | The A.V. Club

June 05, 2007

ANOTHER REFERENCE TO A GREAT SPEAKER WHO JUST FINISHED AT THE TED GLOBAL CONFERENCE.

I've been reading this site for some time - great inventions that solve day-to-day problems in Africa. Great site, great talk at TED.

AfriGadget

 

INSERT YOUR OWN BUSINESS STRATEGY JOKE HERE.

Honda kills Accord Hybrid | Tech news blog - CNET News.com

No sooner does Toyota announce it will hybridize its entire car line than Honda pulls the plug on the Accord Hybrid. Only 25,000 have been sold in three years--Toyota sold that many Priuses last month.

BUT, YOU KNOW, THE SAME COULD BE SAID OF SYPHILIS.

Advertising Age - VW's Marketing Takes Another Hairpin Turn

The automaker's new campaign from Crispin Porter & Bogusky aims to communicate the emotional experience of being inside its cars with the tagline, "When you get into a Volkswagen, it gets into you."

I JUST SAT THROUGH A TED SPEECH THAT INVOVES ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PROJECTS I'VE EVER HEARD OF.

I'm not even going to try to summarize. Click below, find out more, and get involved. The Genographic Project - Human Migration, Population Genetics, Maps, DNA

HELLO AGAIN WORLD.

 Sorry for the long absence. I'm still in Africa, but will be back again shortly. Expect a return to our regularly scheduled program shortly.

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