Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Fifty Shades of Grey” Now Has a Magazine

It was, ahem, bound to happen. The existence of the Fifty Shades magazine should make you feel disappointed for bored housewives, literature and the human race, but you shouldn’t be surprised. There was an opportunity, and someone was enterprising enough to cash in on it. In this case, “someone” was Topix Media Lab, a highfalutin’ […]

Sunday Comics (Plus One Graph), The “47%” Edition

Comic by Jen Sorensen. Click to read the accompanying article. Comic by Kevin Siers. Comic by Steve Greenberg. Comic by Pat Bagley. Graph by Jay Livingston. Click the graph to see the accompanying article.

Don’t Mess with the Filipino Jedi!

A phalanx of nine cops should be able to take on a single guy — until that guy is the Filipino Jedi. (Pulis is Tagalog for “police”.)

R.I.P. Michael O’Hare, a.k.a. Commander Jeffrey Sinclair from “Babylon 5″

Michael O’Hare, probably best known amongst geeks including Yours Truly as “Commander Jeffrey Sinclair” and later “Valen” from the 1990s sci-fi TV series Babylon 5, passed away yesterday. In addition to being on the underappreciated Babylon 5, he had other notable roles in the original stage version of Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men and […]

A Videogame Explains the Facts of Life

If you’ve ever gone clubbing on King Street West, you already know this. The Japanese sure can make some oddball videogames. Pictured above is a scene from one such game, Tokyo Jungle, a survival game in which some catastrophe has killed all the people on Earth, leaving the animals to run wild all over. The […]

And Now, Betty White

And now, for no other reason than this is a great photo, a young Ms. Betty White.

Science: What’s It Up To?

She presents no “evidence” or “data”, but this Republican strategist wants you to know that if you just think about it, scientists are scamming the American public for their “financual” gain. Asif Mandvi from The Daily Show reports in this “it’s funny because it’s true” piece. Thanks to Daniel Shapiro for pointing me to this!