It occurred to me then that we need a new freedom: the freedom to smash screens that emit unavoidable images and sounds. For it seems to me that, by analogy with the right of every person to enjoy a tobacco smoke-free environment, every person has the right to a drivel-free environment. The desire of one person who wants silence trumps the desires of a hundred who want noise.The Hilarious Pessimist
Central Park from High Above
So you want to build the Enterprise. Don’t we all! Well good news: according to some quick, messy, napkin math, it’s possible. Kind of. The bad news? It’s going to be stupid expensive. But not unfathomably so! Start scrounging up your space-pennies. (via How Much Would It Cost to Build the Starship Enterprise?)
Nowadays, your average douchebag with a GoPro camera and a spare snowmobile beats anything Ian Fleming’s got. I have no idea how to portray a Bond villain to a contemporary audience — one that lives in a world where Vladimir Putin runs Russia, and got elected. I guess a contemporary villain would throw recyclable plastic into a regular trash can, or pour his waste motor oil into a storm drain, or maybe buy a puppy at a regular pet store instead of rescuing some neurotic greyhound left over from the track.The Borderline Sociopathic Blog For Boys: Ever Watch An Old James Bond Film?
Ebony And Ivory Live Together In Perfect Harmony