Hilarious. The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
I haven't seen the Fat Head movie yet, but now I want to. Because these videos are great stuff. Bonus points for the libertarian anti-nanny-state themes that seem to run throughout. Thanks to Kirez for the tip.
Another instant classic from Fred Thompson.
...Will no doubt enjoy one of the comments here.
Will Wilkinson -- whom some of you may know by virtue of his attendance at some Objectivist seminars in the 1990s -- has some clever commentary over at American Public Radio: Keep complaining about the economy. What I want to know is, how do they manage to make everyone on public radio sound so unfailingly BOOKISH? You know the sound I'm talking about. Do they make them drink a special concoction before they start rolling the tapes, or...? (h/t Farsam)
When I was a freshman in college, and still quite on fire over my discovery of Ayn Rand's novels, I remember cautiously bringing the subject up with my grandmother, during a phone conversation. "Lately I've really gotten into Ayn Rand's novels," I said. "Have you ever read them -- The Fountainhead or Atlas Shrugged?" I expected her to react, as most people seemed to do, with a kind of thinly-veiled condescension, perhaps saying she thinks she read them once but can't remember what they were about, or (much worse) something like "Yeah, I liked them in college too, but ...
Whoever had the job of writing this highlights for this story must've had a ball: Story Highlights · Two masked, machete-wielding robbers burst into club and empty cash registers · 50 bikers meeting in adjacent room hear commotion and intervene · One would-be robber ends up hogtied; the other in hospital · Police arrest men and charge both with attempted armed robbery But read the whole thing. Some of the quotes from the bikers are just merciless. Hat tip: Chris Rasch, who also provides this gem:
My thanks to Andrew Schwartz for pointing out this excellent example of sincerity and integrity. That video clip is pretty funny, as well. But part of what makes it so full of integrity is that he finds ways of being funny, while talking about Britney Spears and alcoholism, without being mean-spirited. More stand-up comics like this one, please.
Kathy usually feeds our cats each morning, which is great -- except when she's out of town. And this is a pretty good script for how I wake up in the morning when she's gone. There's some seriously good cat psychology in this video. H/T Diana.