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A lovely story about Romney/Ryan.

This is the best, most concise explanation of the past four years ever.

I just really enjoy this analogy. A very clever metaphor.

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Jubilee is #1 on Laura’s speed dial. She loves Remy, respects Logan, but Jubilee is the first person she calls when she has a question or needs to vent or has learned something exciting. She feels comfortable asking Jubilee any question, no matter how embarrassing, or inane, or stupid.

Jubilee is #1 on Laura’s speed dial. She loves Remy, respects Logan, but Jubilee is the first person she calls when she has a question or needs to vent or has learned something exciting. She feels comfortable asking Jubilee any question, no matter how embarrassing, or inane, or stupid.



I’d press it.

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#PUA #cracked #detextbook

Yet another handy fact from The De-Textbook, our book that de-junks your brain AND celebrates America’s inventors.

  • Male Writer: Ah, anniversary jokes are so funny. Because chicks always hate it when you don't remember anniversaries! A plus gold very original
  • Male Writer: Mother in laws amirite?
  • Male Writer: My male character who is an author insert of myself pines after a woman I used to pine after in high school. Then they have sex. This is good literature.
  • Male Writer: Ugh female books are so romance filled
  • Male Writer: And girl fanfics, so mary suey
  • Male Writer: Now listen about this original middle aged man who is an expert in everything, suffers from ennui, looks like me, acts like me, and gets all the girls i want.
  • Male Writer: She was sexy in an alluring, boring way, filled with purple prose and riddled with objectification
  • Male Writer: If i make a female character parrot my misogynistic views, they cease to be misogynistic! Are you saying you don't respect my fake female characters opinions, feminists?
  • Male Writer: a good action girl is one who looks hot at all times
  • Male Writer: If the female main character got in an asskicking line, my work is Feminist with a capital F and no one can criticize me
  • Specifically White Male Writer: Heroic tropes are so overdone. I'm going to create a boring white guy with stubble to be a completely original antihero no one has ever seen before TM.
  • Same Guy: It's original because he is a jerk who gets away with bad behavior, just like I wish i could.
  • Another Specifically White Male Writer: It's in my universe to only have white men do things in my book. I mean, don't you care about historical accuracy
  • Same Guy: I mean, it's a generic fantasy verse with no real life time period equivalent and i haven't done any research, but i'm SURE that it's historically accurate. To that dark mideval dragon fighting europe period
  • Same Guy: Where in Europe? Who cares!
  • Male Writer: There is no better way to introduce a female character to a male character than by him saving her.
  • Male Writer: Characters hating each other is good sexual tension!
  • Male Writer: One female character and five male characters is a good team balance
  • Male Writer: If my female character chooses to act in a sexist tropey way, it's not sexist. In fact, because she CHOSE to do it, it is Feminist.
  • Male Writer: I am original



By Matt D. Wilson

The Marvel Comics press release that announces the above, 3D motion variant cover for September’s Deadpool #34 doesn’t mention the publisher’s rivals at DC Comics, but it doesn’t have to. For the second time in as many years, DC will be releasing a slew of 3D lenticular covers tying into a September event — this year, it’s a Futures End tie-in; last year, it was Villains Month — so this is clearly Marvel have a laugh at DC’s expense, and it wears the face of the House of Ideas’ most enduringly popular troll.

Reflecting not just the flashback contents but also the aesthetic origins of such dubious cover gimmicks, the logo on the cover is purposely the 1990s Deadpool logo. Additionally, the three D’s are apparently for “dashingly dancing Deadpool,” not actual “3D”, which is just delightfully juvenile. And here’s the kicker: Retailers will get one motion cover for every 52 regular-cover issues they order.

That’s right. Fifty-two.


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After a mass killing in 1996 at Port Arthur where 35 people died and 20 were injured, Australia passed a comprehensive firearms act that didn’t ban guns but placed logical restrictions on them. Despite having a strong frontier gun culture, Australia went from a firearms mortality rate of 2.6 in 100,000 (one-quarter the U.S. rate) in 1996 to under one in 100,000, less than a tenth of the U.S. rate.

"It’s beautiful when two strangers become best friends, it’s terribly depressing when two best friends become strangers.” - Unknown.

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Star-struck Interviewer: “You must miss the good old days.”

Steve Rogers: “I grew up in a tenement slum. Rats, lice, bedbugs, one shared bathroom per floor with a bucket of water to flush, cast iron coal-burning stove for cooking and heat. Oh, and coal deliveries - and milk deliveries, if you could get it - were by horse-drawn cart. One summer I saw a workhorse collapse in the heat, and the driver started beating it with a stick to make it get up. We threw bricks at the guy until he ran away. Me and Bucky and our friends used to steal potatoes or apples from the shops. We’d stick them in tin cans with some hot ashes, tie the cans to some twine, and then swing ‘em around as long as we could to get the ashes really hot. Then we’d eat the potato. And there were the block fights. You don’t know what a block fight was? That’s when the Irish or German kids who lived on one block and the Jewish or Russian kids who lived on the next block would all get together into one big mob of ethnic violence and beat the crap out of each other. One time I tore a post out of a fence and used it on a Dutch kid who’d called Bucky a Mick. Smacked him in the head with the nails.”


Steve Rogers: “I love cat pictures.”

(Many biographical details are taken from Streetwise, either from Jack Kirby’s autobiographical story or Nick Cardy’s contribution: http://twomorrows.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=52&products_id=513 )

it got better

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