Author Archives: ecto
but it’s still awesome. Hem’s cover is my go-to version.
Theda Bara, Cleopatra, 1917.
I love Dolores O’Riordan’s story. I’m a sucker for poor Irish lasses.
It’s a singalong, everybody!
The Hispaniolan Edible Rat became extinct no later than 1546 AD. Other species that were wiped out shortly after European settlement include the Cucumber-faced Lumbering Delicious Sloth of Massapequa and the Flightless Ham-sandwiched Lardbird of Nova Scotia. The world has … Continue reading
Who are the adults of the adult world? Lawyers. That’s why everybody hates them, and nobody can do without them.
$151,000, just sitting there in a market-tracking account, makes as much money every year as a full-time minimum-wage worker.
In a Vanity Fair story: “Recent allegations made by media commentator Judge Andrew Napolitano about G.C.H.Q. being asked to conduct ‘wiretapping’ against the then president-elect are nonsense,” the British spy agency said in a notably pointed statement. “They are utterly … Continue reading
People, the only reason we know about things is the press. People. We wouldn’t know about Russia or China or global warming or Trump or Wikileaks without the press. We wouldn’t know fuck-all. The press is *how* we’re free. People, … Continue reading
If Hillary Clinton is elected, it will mark only the second time that a married couple has been elected individually to the Presidency, following Grover Cleveland and husband Benjamin Cleveland Harrison. Truly a remarkable accomplishment.
“Beware March 15th. It’s next week, I think it’s a Thursday.”
We die more complicatedly and with more nuance than ever before. In comparison, the ways our fathers and mothers died were larks, pieces of cake. Smug, but as citizens of the 21st century, the best century, we’re entitled to be smug. I … Continue reading
I saw them on a trip Deep South, and then again on another trip Deep South, during the last few months. They are spectacular. Clearly, they are not spectacular in the way that bombs exploding or cop cars careering through … Continue reading
I fucking told you so.