Meet The New Boss... →
Encouraging AP story: The Obama administration has lost its argument that the state secrets privilege is a good enough reason to stop a lawsuit over the government’s warrantless wiretapping…
Totally just AWMEM’d the crap out of some flight attendant on the train.
Holocaust denier apologizes: "I'm sorry people... →
Richard Williamson gave a rather mealy-mouthed apology for his comments denying the Holocaust today. “I can truthfully say that I regret having made such remarks, and that if I had known…
Oh God, it's Jindal →
So formerly rising star Bobby Jindal becomes the latest victim of the opposition response speech, joining the likes of Kathleen Sebelius and Tim Kaine. His speech was dreadful, and it seems everyone…
Rahm's Replacement Hates On Burris →
I threw Obama a bit of money back before he’d gotten past Hillary, and that apparently doomed me to an eternity of e-mail spam from the entire Illinois Democratic political establishment. Most of…
Feeling Sorry For Minnesota →
(AP/Chris Polydoroff) The U.S. supposedly does not torture, but Minnesota has been waiting about a third of a year for their pain to end, and it only gets worse. We mentioned in Episode 21 that…
Ep. 21: The Hamburger Version →
The original Episode 1 duo talks a lot of smack about Bobby Jindal as they take on Tuesday’s big Obama address, the future of Gitmo, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s retirement options, Joe Biden’s giant…
Why the FUCK are they running 6-cars on the blue line right now? Die cta die.
I totally forgot it was armband day!
claytoncubitt: Momento 08/14/08 Hiding from sadness under the waves of the Caribbean Music Enrico Caruso, Bizet
wants to know why the LOUDLY christian keep sitting next to him at lunch.
is certainly never playing THAT game again.
Scott Biram, you are the country/blues/gospel/punk lord of my heart.
There are exactly 4 customers in this indian restaurant: me and 3 ultra-christians at the next table. Awkward sign the likes of which G …
Ep. 20: Extraordinary Chambers →
Bolivian prison guards erase our photos, Barack Obama returns a gift, the Dems manage to make such lame investments in passenger rail that it frustrates even the staunchest rail fans, Cambodia…
It's Sugar! →
Gruber links to Kottke links to BevReview links to BevNet about some of the coolest news of the week: in April, Pepsi will be introducing Pepsi Throwback, a mass-market cola sweetened with cane…
Special Delivery To Springfield, IL →
(Via Alec Boyle, Jalopnik, and ThinkDaddy.)
says almond butter + oatmeal = sweet Jesus delicious.
doing his best Saul Tigh impression.
On a quest: must find coffee with a view of the lake.
CS Monitor's Got Roland Burris Jokes →
Jimmy Orr over at the Christian Science Monitor writes: Remember that scene in Naked Gun where that guy runs his car into a gas tanker, miraculously survives only to hit an Army tank carrying a…
Digestion in Bolivia →
In the grand DWATG tradition, I won’t leave all of you hanging as to how my stomach and other digestive bits are doing in Bolivia. Do I have diarrhea? Some other mystery ailment? Have I come out…
Dear duck rabbit and wild mushroom gumbo: you are the awesomest.
I am a wolf, living in a world full of morbidly obese coyotes. They may all look like me, but they do not sing my songs, and not a one of them has the decency to go for my throat when they say hello.
I seriously need a new set of golf clubs to keep in my car.
Biggest problem with auto shows: masses of uninformed morons trying to talk about cars.
Toyota has gone totally native. How do i know? Their trucks are way better than their cars.
Mazda: done p.s. Mazda i love you
Lexus: done dear lexus, surprise! You still suck.
Mitsubishi: done evo= too small!
Chrysler AG: done dear chrysler, worst. Cars. Ever.
Scion: done scions sat in: all scions fit in: none
Smart car: done
Have arrived at auto show
is tired of everything that isn’t the Auto Show.
WWE CEO Deemed Fit For Connecticut Board Of... →
Linda McMahon, the matriarch of World Wrestling Entertainment and the wife of the withered, obviously adulterous carny kingpin steroid monster Vince McMahon, is about to have a say in the…
The Vice Guide To North Korea →
Not new, but this is a fascinating piece produced by Vice Magazine about their propaganda-filled guided tour of North Korea, which we discussed on Episode 19. Not a fan of their splitting of the…
Ep. 19: Fake Communism, Secret Genocide, And Poop →
Ethan returns to the fold to talk with Joe and Alec about his Southeast Asian travels, the hollow promise of moderate leadership in the Middle East, North Korea’s nuclear warhead foibles, baseball…
Had Chutney Joe’s again today, will go tomorrow so he can collect the whole set.
has eaten at Chutney Joe’s for lunch 2 days in a row. Today may be 3, anyone care to join?
Every time I eat at Kuma’s I get bonus miles!? I may have to reconsider this whole religion thing.
The chicago cultural center? Full of amazing culture. Who knew?
Just had his mind blown by a painting at the chicago cultural center.
The Puerto Rican food trucks are back in Humboldt Park again…prepare for the Empanadacaust.