Category Archives: big idea
It should be taken as a given that intelligent criticism of any art is that-art-based, and not a denial of that form to be an art.
If you wet a pizza box beforehand, you can squeeze it down to its atomic components, which will allow it to fit in the smallest, least hefty garbage bags (this is really my best gift to western civilization, you’re welcome)
The difference between the fiftieth time and the five hundredth. Wouldn’t it be great if every time were the fiftieth time?
Each and every one of the five guys in this video, including Andrew Gold who I assume is the responsible party, had to try to find something in himself that would make doing this alright. And I think they succeeded. … Continue reading
Who are the adults of the adult world? Lawyers. That’s why everybody hates them, and nobody can do without them.
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
Application: 1. Greta Scacchi 2. Jennifer Connelly 3. the girl in the ATT commercials 4. Donna Reed 5. Milla Jovovich 6. Rashida Jones
Biggest dinosaur ever discovered does not have a name yet. Come on, you assholes! Brontosaurus! BRONTOSAURUS! BRONTOSAURUS!
Carole at Alligator Reef. Barracuda, nurse sharks, sea turtles, sundry colorful fish n a lighthouse!
It has been said that my new bumper sticker “How’s my drinking & driving? Call 555-1234” could be improved by adding “Hail, Satan” to the bottom.
This is the first step toward my idea of setting up camp by spraying it out of an aerosol can. Click the pic to follow the link.
You know how scientists and historians are liable to liken the total time civilization has existed versus the total time the earth has existed to “the blink of an eye?” At the drop of a hat? I’ve always taken their … Continue reading
So when do you think the people who keep calling World Depression I “The Great Depression” will be considered old-fashioned and quaint? I’m thinking ’12 or ’13.
This is the perfect time to get rid of pennies and phase out the dollar bill. I mean, if you can’t do something so fiscally sensible in the worst of times, when can you do it?
There are constraints written into the fabric of the world which we do not see but are nevertheless there. It’s fun to talk about planetary, stellar, and galactic civilizations as if we will inevitably progress to them; it’s fun. But … Continue reading
We establish the importance of an event or idea by mashing and smashing it, kicking it around, to see where it ends up in the community’s Big Ball of History and Importance. “9/11 goes here; pet rocks go here.” After … Continue reading
Nobody in the United States is untouchable by the law. Everyone has done something that could have resulted in fines or imprisonment. Everyone. It almost goes without saying, except that I had to say it in order for the next … Continue reading