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  1. masculism header

    When Duke University Feminists sought to correct some popular misconceptions with the “who needs feminism” campaign, Men’s Rights Activists tried to co-opt the campaign with “I Need Masculism because…” which feminists easily turned back against them.

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  2. "Yeah, yeah that Gaza thing but what's this about no more Ding Dongs?" - Americans
    Danny Zuker

    - Hey, Boss. Are we gonna do anything else on the Twinkie beat? The Internet is blowing up with people talking about Hostess going under.

    So I’ve noticed, Geoffrey. People are having so much fun talking about how much they’re going to miss Twinkies that they seem to be completely unaware that they’re rehashing the same jokes from when the company nearly crumbled last summer, or like it did back in 2009. In fact, their love of saying “OMG HOW AM I GONNA EAT TWINKIES OMG ZOMBIELAND ZOMG TWINKIES” is drowning out any legitimate concerns for the thousands of employees who’ve lost their jobs because the company’s top executives gave themselves such fat pay raises. The loss of the Twinkie isn’t the real tragedy here. Fuck. Little Debbie still makes Cloud Cakes which are the same damn thing. The tragedy is that Hostess is blaming their employees for their own greediness and throwing them under the bus.

    - That would make a great visual! The Hostess CEO throwing the line-workers under a big Twinkie-shaped bus.

    But the Twinkie can’t be the bus in this metaphor. The Twinkies have been thrown under the bus along with the employees.

    - So how about that whole Israel/Palestine conflict? Have any ideas on how to cover that?

    *sigh* So, you were thinking something like this?

    - Well, it’s not your best work, but if it means we don’t have to weigh in on Gaza, then I guess it’ll do.

  3. racism video

    When people say racist things online, is it okay for bloggers to publicly ridicule them for it? What about when they’re minors? And how can you ever be sure they even are who they say they are in the first place?

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  4. Donald Trump, Victoria Jackson, and pretty much all the racists and homophobes are REALLY MAD about the election.

    We can't let this happen. We should march on Washington and stop this travesty. Our nation is totally divided!
    Donald J. Trump
    Lets fight like hell and stop this great and disgusting injustice! The world is laughing at us.
    Donald J. Trump
    I can't stop crying. America died.
    Victoria Jackson
    Thanks a lot Christians, for not showing up. You disgust me.
    Victoria Jackson
    BREAKING: Man Who Told Half the Nation to Fuck Themselves Somehow Loses Election #election #election2012 #vote2012
    Andy Borowitz
    I guess rape wasn't the surefire campaign issue the Republicans thought it would be.
    Andy Borowitz

    The Twitter accounts of Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Meat Loaf and other typically outspoken loudmouths have been very quiet.

  5. Regarding motives: the Sikh Temple shooter was covered in white supremacist tattoos. [motherjones]

    Twit Wit: Sarcastic Rover lampoons Curiosity. [twitter]

    This is not Twilight: Nicole Cliffe interviews a mosquito named Edward. [thehairpin]

    Crack for your Eyeballs: Tumblr’s editorial department has a new curated feed of visually interesting WTFery called Reblorg. [laughingsquid]

    Up top: The two faces appear to be a woman on the left and a man on the right, although both are the same computer-generated face with slight differences in contrast. [dashblingbling]

  6. samuel l jackson olympic tweets

    I haven’t even been watching the Olympics. But watching Samuel L. Jackson watch the Olympics is better than I can imagine the games ever being.

    OK! Getting that MOLYMPICPHUKKEN Fevah! GO TEAM USA!!!!!
    Samuel L. Jackson
    Whattup?! Just watched US get BADMUHFOUGHCCENMINTON beatdown fron So ko!
    Samuel L. Jackson
    OK, shit that makes us feel good. That Chinese gymnast FACEPLANTED! Another reason it's not just good enuf to compete!
    Samuel L. Jackson
    So, men's gymnastic team rocked! Let's cheer these girls thru too! USA GYMUPHUGGINASTERS!!!
    Samuel L. Jackson

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  7. I realize that plenty of you are fully capable of browsing through Tweets on your own. But some of you aren’t. So this is for you. The latter group.

    There’s a hashtag currently trending called¬†#ThingsRomneyShouldSaytotheNAACP¬†that’s filled with a mix of ernest support, genuine racism, ironic racism, sarcasm, and everything in between.

    #ThingsRomneyShouldSaytotheNAACP Job creation through pro-growth policies will greatly benefit the black communities unemployment numbers.
    #ThingsRomneyShouldSayToTheNAACP You've been had! You've been took! You've been hoodwinked! Bamboozled! Led astray! Run amok!
    Douglas Bass
    The blatant racism coming from conservatives at this tag is appalling #ThingsRomneyShouldSaytotheNAACP
    #ThingsRomneyShouldSayToTheNAACP, I'm not prejudice, I watched roots twice and met Bobby Brown
    Tony Roberts

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  8. For the most part, I hate finding out anything about the people who make the music I like. Music, like all art, is subjective – I’d much rather appreciate a song for the reasons I appreciate it and forego all the disappointing BS in the lives of the musicians themselves.

    But I like Blockhead. And I actually like his Tweets. So here are some of the things he’s Tweeted recently that made me go, “Hey, I’m gonna put that up on my blog.”


    Every now and then a Twitter account comes along that’s so bad you can’t tell if it’s a joke or a legitimate freakshow. EpicABrony is just such an account.

    He’s an atheist, which on it’s own isn’t a bad thing. Unless you’re an obnoxious Reddit atheist, in which case it’s as bad as an Evangelical. He’s a Brony, which, again, isn’t a bad thing on it’s own. Unless you’re a certain kind of obnoxious Brony, which he is.

    But the icing on the cake is that he describes himself as a “Highly Active MRA.” For the uninitiated, MRA stands for Men’s Rights Advocates. Because it’s like, really hard being a man for some guys.

    The cherries on top of the icing on top of this cake is his fedora, because of course it is.

    EpicABrony is either a pitch perfect parody of a certain kind of annoying Redditor or he’s the genuine article. In a game of You Rage You Lose, he’s a super effective troll, which is what makes me think it’s all for the sake of parody. But he plays it so well it’s hard to call. Either way, EpicABrony is not the poster child Reddit asked for, but he’s the poster child Reddit deserves.

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