Bolivians Play “Old Timey Prisoner” in Hopes of Riches.

There are 12 Bolivians in the Olympics this go around and I think I know how they made the team.  Apparently, every year, Bolivian Catholics break rocks for wishes and the faster the rock splits the sooner the wish will come true.  Like the guy who had a bunch of rocks in his yard that…

Issue One: John McLaughlin Dead at 89

On a scale from one to ten where one is no chance and ten is metaphysical certitude, how likely are you to know who I am talking about in this sentence?  If you didn’t answer ten and then expect John McLaughlin’s ghost to yell:  “WRONG!  the answer is seven!” then you missed out on one…

Waiting for the Train: Episode 24

This week we discuss how few f***s we give that Malia Obama might have smoked pot, whether it’s OK to make jokes about presidential assassinations, sexism at the Olympics, A-Rod’s retirement, and Delta Airlines’ dual f***-ups. Wife of a Bears' lineman wins a bronze medal today in Rio Olympics https://t.co/kwZoGY0xAX pic.twitter.com/VZrjOvr80h — Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune)…

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How Words Work: Feminism

Hi everyone. Just your resident “angry feminist”, Jenn, here. Did you miss me? No? Oh. Well, too bad. I wrote a nice angry post for you anyway. So what has my hackles up this time? Well, a couple of more famous women, who have benefited immensely from feminism, have declared that they are not feminists….

Waiting for the Train Episode 23

This week we are missing BNev but she’s alive and will be on our next episode. We discuss: The Olympics, including the collapse of various venues, the raw sewage in the water, and the shady policing. Zika, and how congress doesn’t give a crap if you get it. We try to figure out why Millenials…

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When You Protect Your Family With Your Guns by Murdering Them

So, by now we all know this face, right? This (front/right) is Christy Sheats, who, after some kind of family argument, shot her two daughters to death in the street in – where else (other than Florida)? – Texas. In other news, she was a gun advocate who wrote things like It would be horribly…