Category Archives: Isn’t It Ironic?

Adidas stumbles at the Boston Marathon

Want to know how NOT to pay your respects to the victims of terrorism? It’s simple: CASH IN ON THEIR SUFFERING WITH ADS. Unfortunately, Adidas didn’t get that memo: Oops. There are so many better things they could have done. … Continue reading

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The bullshit hypocrisy of Luis Almagro

Oh joy, oh bliss, oh yay. Once more, a brave lone voice of democracy has spoken out against a country creeping ever so slowly yet steadily toward dictatorship. No, he’s not talking about the recent power-grab of Sultan Erdogan in … Continue reading

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Shingles vaccine: More harm than help?

Now, I’m no antivaxxer as a general rule. In fact, I’m very PRO-vaccine. And as I’m coming up on 50, and have had chickenpox as a kid (at age 11), I’ve been thinking about getting an anti-shingles vaccine at my … Continue reading

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Alex Jones is fake news, says his lawyer

Oh, oh. Looks like the world’s messiest conspiracy weirdo is also embroiled in the messiest-ever child-custody battle with his former wife. And in the midst of it all, some surprising things came out, at least from the mouth of his … Continue reading

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Who bombed the Borussia bus?

So far, no perpetrators have been arrested in connection to the April 12 bombing of the bus belonging to a big-league German soccer team, Borussia Dortmund. It’s clearly a terrorist incident. But one “usual suspect” terror group could be ruled … Continue reading

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Drumpf flip-flops, hedges, and bullshits. So what’s new?

Oh! And he also said NATO was obsolete…until suddenly, it wasn’t. Well, Donnie? Which IS it? Oh sorry. I didn’t realize you had your mouth full of cake. Jeebus.

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Brian Williams jizzes his pants over Syria

Hey! Remember how Brian Williams made shit up about his supposed heroics in Iraq? And how, on my most recent wankapedia, I also flagged him for a wanker when he oohed and ahhed over the missiles launching from a ship, … Continue reading

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Pepsi + Kendall Jenner = BADvertising

There isn’t much to say here that hasn’t already been said, other than WTF WERE YOU THINKING, PEPSI-CO? Protest is NOT something you just commercialize for your own gain. You are part of the capitalism problem, not the solution. Stay … Continue reading

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To all my friends who are not there for Russia

This evening, I was shocked by something a friend had written on a Facebook post of mine about the recent terrorist attacks in Russia. Namely, that they “weren’t there for Russia”. It was just a throwaway line, but it hit … Continue reading

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Neil Macdonald cries for teh menz

Oh, won’t somebody think of the men? Clearly, no one in Ottawa is doing so, if the latest federal budget is any indication. Luckily, the menz have Neil Macdonald, CBC’s voice of the voiceful, to take up their kvetch for … Continue reading

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