We considered the decision to run a spoof very carefully before we did it, but we believe it is justified,’’ Mr Moylan said. ‘‘We think it is a bit like the Chaser getting into APEC, or the Yes Men announcing that Union Carbide had shut down.
[In my mind, while reading this, I thought of all the different people who would have a case to sue Mr Moylan over. Any lawyers want to spend their time ruining a stupid hippie’s life?—Ed.]
Air passengers in China have developed a reputation for going to extreme measures to vent their anger over delayed and cancelled flights. Cabin crew have (sic) been assaulted, passengers have run out on to the tarmac and even opened emergency exits to get off planes.
[I can’t wait to be in amongst this. So much culture!—Ed.]
Scientific studies have consistently found that places with more guns have more violent deaths, both homicides and suicides. Women and children are more likely to die if there’s a gun in the house. The more guns in an area, the higher the local suicide rates. “Generally, if you live in a civilized society, more guns mean more death,” said David Hemenway, director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. “There is no evidence that having more guns reduces crime. None at all.
Jesse Sheidlower, the editor at large of the Oxford English Dictionary, agrees. “The existence of a six-yard variant shows pretty clearly that this is not about yards of anything,” he said. “It’s just a random number.
[Sometimes the thing you find is nothing. -Ed.]
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But it’s Octavius who wins out and Parker is, at least for now, gone for good, but not before one more act of heroism.
This sentence is terrible in so many ways.
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Under the laws of the Jewish faith, a Jewish mother would qualify a baby to be deemed a member of the Jewish religion. This would be added incentive for Mr. Gallo to sell his sperm to a Jew mother, his reasoning being with the slim chance that his child moved into the profession of motion picture acting or became a musical performer, this connection to the Jewish faith would guarantee his offspring a better chance at good reviews and maybe even a prize at the Sundance Film Festival or an Oscar
as if anyone could change what happened, as if the same fucking bullshit isn’t going to keep happening again and again and fucking again before people finally decide it’s time to change the way we live, so what’s the point? What the hell is the goddamned point?
The Onion manages to bring meaning back to journalism and teach us that reporting does not always require stoicism.
We also have a hardworking team of around a dozen interns. These devastatingly bright young women are university students – mostly studying journalism or media – who volunteer their time in an equitable exchange for the opportunity to work with professional editors, gain valuable online experience and have their work published on Australia’s leading independent lifestyle websites.