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I'm not a Homestuck fan (never got into it) but I will totally join sides with them against all the normal people.

I'm not a Homestuck fan (never got into it) but I will totally join sides with them against all the normal people.

Everyone has seen the news stories about how Representative Paul Ryan, the leading candidate to be the next Speaker of the House, is a budget wonk. That should make everyone feel good, since we would all like to think a person in this position understands the ins and outs of the federal budget. But instead of telling us about how much Ryan knows about the budget (an issue on which reporters actually don't have insight), how about telling us what Ryan says about the budget?

I cant believe were still talking about equal pay in 2014. Today, in 99.6% of all occupations, men are earning more than women. Thats not an accident, thats discrimination. - Elizabeth Warren A RAISE IN PAY RAISES US ALL. WALMART COMMERCIAL MAY 2015

So I’m about to go kayaking. I’m not sure what I think about an activity with the work YAK right in the middle of it. AND, we’re kayaking in an area called SALT MARSH. What the wonk is a salt marsh?! I’m sorry, but A-L-L-I-G-A-T-O-R is all I hear. On top of that, it’s a …

from Rolling Stone

Joss Whedon Warns of Romney Zombie Doom

Joss Whedon Warns of Romney Zombie Apocalypse 'If Mitt takes office . . . the Zomnies will come for all of us' A MUST WATCH!!!

from Washington Post

The strange foods that Americans loved a century ago

The last time you went to a restaurant, what did you order? A plate of celery and radishes to start, perhaps? How about a pack of cigarettes or an alligator pear salad? These things rarely make an appearance on restaurant tables today, but not so long ago, they were all common on American menus, as a massive collection of historical menus at the New York Public Library shows. After more than a century of collecting, the library has amassed more than 40,000 restaurant menus. About 18,000 of…