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hitching

I saw an actual hitchhiker a few days ago! A young woman stood on the side of the highway entrance ramp holding a sign that said NORTH. I was in my company van and couldn't offer a ride, but I rolled down the passenger side window and yelled "Good luck!"Talking to a friend later, we compared notes on how rare it is to see hitchhikers these days, and yet how much safer the country is today than, say, 40 years ago when I was doing so much of it.In my hitchhiking days, I compiled 26,000 … [Read more...]

Short Stack #23

If we had evolved from deer, I wonder if we’d all get out of school and jobs for several weeks in the fall, so the guys could scratch their horns against trees, and get in fights.----------------------I’m imagining that we first-worlders will have to switch over to strict vegetarian diets as population continues to increase, and third-worlders will switch over to grass.Fortunately, they will be provided with a genetically engineered digestive enzyme that will allow them to eat the gra … [Read more...]

Wait … what?

Given the reputation of Mail Online, I can't say I totally believe the below-linked story.Orthodox Jewish man photographed covering himself in plastic bag during flight because faith forbids him to fly over cemeteriesBut IF it's true -- I say IF -- I have to wonder a couple of things. This was the bizarre sight that greeted plane passengers when an Orthodox Jewish man covered himself under a plastic sheet.It was believed the man is a Kohein, a religious descendant of the priests of … [Read more...]

Short Stack # 22

The less-intelligent students never made it to ninja status, and were relegated to the ranks of the ninny-ja.They were complete idiots, but damn, they could really sneak up on you.-----------------------Canadians: If you come take back Ted Cruz and Justin Bieber, we'll give you Detroit.-----------------------On Alternate Earth, you were born to be a powerful wizard. That's why you feel so out of place here, and why nothing seems to work.-----------------------On the … [Read more...]

#DeathTweets (repost)

#DeathTweets: Just chugged about a quart of Diet Coke. Now for the Mentos!____________________#DeathTweets: me and my posse up at the old sanders mansion spoze to be a vampire lives here. yes or no, im bringin back PROOF!____________________#DeathTweets: whoo boys nite out no idea howw mny driks ive had time to go tho wherz my keys____________________#DeathTweets: Makin my own fireworks for the 4th this year! Sulfur, saltpeter, charcoal, yeah! Ima grind this shit down to … [Read more...]

Actual Proof There Is No God

Probably the best banana-eating, beer-drinking, nose-harmonica player in the world today:This is actually pretty cool, don't you think? Kudos to the gentleman for developing the act!And I'm sure he got there -- just as do all the skilled surgeons and rescue workers, nurses and firefighters who come second to Jesus when the thanks get given out -- with a lot of mundane, absolutely non-mystical, very hard work. … [Read more...]


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