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The Filter Menace (or: If Darth Vader and the Emperor communicated via Zoom)

Stills from the “Darth Vader talks to the Emperor” scene from “The Empire Strikes Back”. Darth Vader: “What is thy bidding, my master?” Emperor, but with cat filter: “There is a great disturbance in the Force...” Darth Vader: “My master, I believe you have a filter turned on” Emperor: “I don’t know how to remove it. I’m here, live, I’m not a cat.”
Thanks to David Eddy for the find!

Need context? Start here: Mortified Lawyer Appears in Court as a Cat, Blames Zoom Filter.

A screenshot of the Zoom conversation where a lawyer was stuck with the cat filter on.
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Virtual meetings are basically modern séances

The only real difference is that you don’t have full-grown adults speaking in a dead 8-year-old’s voice in virtual meetings. Well, at least not in any virtual meeting I’ve attended lately.

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This one’s for the math pun nerds

Thanks to Khonsu Lunaris for the find! Tap to view at full size.

Some notes:

  1. After the process was complete, father and son went off on a tangent.
  2. Father’s and son’s signatures are the same, they’re just π/2 radians (or, if you prefer, 90 degrees) out of phase.
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How Star Wars’ “Imperial Walkers” actually work

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Comic book cover of the moment

Thanks to Alistair Morton for the find! Tap to view at full size.

This note-perfect parody of Conan the Barbarian pokes fun at the Jacob Angeli Chansley, who’s better known as the “MAGA Viking” from the Wednesday’s terrorist attack on the Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

One thing that you should know about Chansley: He’s a QAnon conspiracy theorist, a failed actor, and “failed to launch” — that is, he’s 33 years old, unemployed, and lives with his mother.

In short, he’s a pretty good MAGA mascot.

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In Florida, this is “business casual”…

Thanks to Mike Tancsa for the find!

…especially if you swap out the boots for flip-flops and stick a Salt Life sticker on the vehicle.

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She might want to let the wookiee win

Found via David Moses. Tap to view at full size.