the otherwhirled

where nothing is real, and nothing else is sacred.

The surge worked!

(Joshua Roberts/Reuters) And the general did not say: “And, so, after he held me like this and…er…surged…I began to understand how much better my job would be if I just did what they told me. So…yeah! The surge method…mmm-hmmm…yeah, that works. But I’m not gay.”


photo credit: Joshua Roberts/Reuters


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2007.08.31 Posted by | humor, political hegemony, public figures, snark | 5 Comments

Let’s get Mikey. He’ll eat anything!

(AFP/Getty Images/File/Stephen Shugerman) AP Caption: “Actor Michael Douglas, seen here in April 2007, said on Thursday he would be ‘very happy’ if Hillary Clinton became the next US president.”


photo credit: AFP/Getty Images/File/Stephen Shugerman


2007.08.31 Posted by | 2008 cycle of dementia, humor, public figures, snark | 1 Comment

I’m…sailing away…

(Brian Synder/Reuters) “Senator Christopher Dodd waves goodbye as the mothership comes to retrieve him before he can further confuse issues in the Democratic Primary.”


photo credit: Brian Synder/Reuters


2007.08.30 Posted by | 2008 cycle of dementia, humor, public figures, snark | 1 Comment

LOLcons: id spit rite n yer dam face

id spit rite n yer dam face (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan) ‘LOLcons’ concept created by Jon Swift and named by Marita.


original photo credit: AP Photo/Mandel Ngan


2007.08.30 Posted by | humor, LOLcons, political hegemony, public figures, snark | 1 Comment

Another Exercise in Not Getting It.

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) The reason why she was willing to pose with you, oh “Little Chimperor That Couldn’t”, is that she is so damned poor and desperate, she was even willing to appear on camera with the likes of the moron who made her that way. It’s not an accolade, it’s an act of literally having nothing more to lose.

And yes, everyone knows your handlers just picked her for her last name: “White”. Bravo.


photo credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci


2007.08.30 Posted by | opinion, political hegemony, public figures, snark | 1 Comment

The Dance of the Turdblossom

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) “Karl Rove, who retires two days from now, dances upon remnants of the origial U.S. Constitution on his way to the White House, where he was scheduled to meet with Senator Larry Craig to thank him for his efforts in clarifying Rove’s ‘exit strategy’.”


photo credit: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta


2007.08.30 Posted by | humor, political hegemony, public figures, snark | 5 Comments

LOLcons: i m SO not gay.

i m SO not gay. (AFP/Getty Images/File/Win McNamee) ‘LOLcons’ concept created by Jon Swift and named by Marita.


original photo credit: AFP/Getty Images/File/Win McNamee


2007.08.29 Posted by | humor, LOLcons, public figures, snark | 3 Comments