Category Archives: Epidumbics

“Leftist hoax” kills one million people. And COUNTING.

The world marked a milestone this past week, and it was a grim one, considering that the virus in question has only been around for 9 or 10 months, and shows no signs of abating anytime soon. And look who … Continue reading

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The second worst thing about Austin?

Uh…it’s THIS fucking guy: Alex, Alex, Alex…why are you toting a tiny megaphone? It only makes your gut look bigger. And it doesn’t make you louder because, as pointed out above, you’re already plenty loud. (Plus, I suspect, the lack … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: An inevitable tune for the times

It’s kind of catchy, wouldn’t you say? Hey, I’d even call it contagious. (And yes, I’m back after a long absence. Pute was in for repairs. Don’t be a klutz like your Aunt Bina, kiddies…and if you’re drinking iced tea, … Continue reading

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The biggest covidiot yet?

Ladies and gents (and nonbinary folx too), please give a big round of applause to Ethel Merman — sorry, uh, this wack-ass Drumpfnik woman here…

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What is Japan doing right about COVID-19?

Japan’s ambassador to Canada has some interesting insights: Surprise! Japan’s secret weapons are science, technology, communitarian solidarity, internal public preparedness, and international co-operation. Something the amnesiacs just to the south of us, in all their not-so-rugged “individualism”, are forgetting even … Continue reading

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Covidiots gather in Toronto parks

How dumb ARE they? And if you think my characterization of them is harsh, stick around for the last minute or two, when an emergency-room doctor chimes in. He’s already working his ass off (as are all his colleagues), and … Continue reading

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US citizens protest against re-opening too soon

The Grim Reaper is a really nice touch: Reminds me of that part in Mother Night (by Kurt Vonnegut, a must-read) in which a character chants, almost melodiously, the German phrase: “Leichenträger zur Wache!” (“Corpse-carriers to the guardhouse!”) He’s remembering … Continue reading

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Bryan Adams has an un-rocking moment…

…and it’s killed all my nostalgic affection for him and his music, too: Let’s count the facepalms here, shall we: Okay, dude, here’s where you lost me: The moment you started to whine about having to cancel your LUCRATIVE concert … Continue reading

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Alex Jones reaches a whole new height of bonkers…

…and that’s really saying something, because this is the man who stripped down to his underoos during a child-custody hearing in which he was, strangely, NOT stripped of custody, much less visitation rights. But now he’s not just into weird … Continue reading

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Amazon exec quits, vindicates striking workers

This is a must-see: And this is a must-read: May 1st was my last day as a VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services, after five years and five months of rewarding fun. I quit in dismay at Amazon … Continue reading

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