I didn't design the darn thing ;)
Monday, 18 October 2021

Why did so many bands name themselves after famous people 10 years ago?

quote [ Ringo Deathstarr, anyone? Remembering those pun-driven band names that ran rampant in the early 2010s ]

Old marquees with stupid band names
[SFW] [music]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:31amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 17 October 2021

A Florida Anarchist Will Spend Years in Prison for Online Posts Prompted by Jan. 6 Riot

quote [ Daniel Baker’s calls for armed defense against possible far-right attacks led to a much harsher sentence than that facing most insurrectionists. ]

I am Jack's fiery rage.🤬🔥🤬🔥🤬🔥
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+1 WTF]
[by steele@4:04pmGMT] [0 comments]

New Zealand Lays Off Its Official City Wizard After 23 Years of Loyal Service

quote [ A council spokesperson said it wasn’t personal—it was just that wizards aren’t that cool anymore. ]

[SFW] [people] [+1 Sad]
[by arrowhen@3:41pmGMT] [2 comments]

Hugbot's Halloween Harmonies (Pt. II)

Picking up from original post.

(thumb source)
[SFW] [music]
[by Paracetamol@1:24pmGMT] [3 comments]

I Fiore: A Fighting Man's 15th Century Self-Defence Manual

quote [ Flower of Battle an early 15th Century a guide to fighting. The Preface is golden ]

And we're loading our minds with the word self-defence
[SFW] [literature]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:24amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 16 October 2021

Political Cruelty | The Takeaway: Deep Dive with Dorian Warren

quote [ To me, I think that's actually one reason why things feel so divided and partisan right now, is because the overall majority consensus around the acceptance of whiteness and white democracy has collapsed, and white nativists can't even trust other white people to support them. ]

Heard this on the radio, and while the whole piece is extremely insightful, I feel the quote above really gets to the root of the "own the libs" mentality.

There's also a transcript on this page for those of you who prefer to read.
[SFW] [politics] [+1 Underrated]
[by mechavolt@4:38pmGMT] [1 comment]

The Cynics "I Got You Babe"

quote [ From the album BONOGRAPH... SONNY GETS HIS SHARE ]

Cool cover … way older than I thought – this is no art student's retro MTV rendition but an actual cheapo taping.
[SFW] [music]
[by Paracetamol@2:10pmGMT] [0 comments]

What really happened to McDonaldland?

quote [ Explore the history & ultimate downfall of McDonaldland and The Disney-McDonald's Happy Meal, McDonald’s magical world & ad campaign that brought fame and fortune to the iconic fast food franchise. From the origins of Ronald McDonald, the McDonald’s Merchandise craze, the McDonalds Disney partnership and Happy Meal Toys and how it ultimately came to an end. ]

Short answer: Johnny Copyright Law has a long arm.

[SFW] [business] [+2]
[by the circus@6:37amGMT] [1 comment]

The Death of Ronald McDonald

quote [ At one point, the fast food mascot was more recognisable than Jesus Christ. What happened? ]

Line 'round the corner like Ronald McDonald's
[SFW] [business] [+1 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 15 October 2021

The Historical Halloween Cake That Reveals Your Future Spouse

quote [ Can a "dumb cake" help you discover your fate? ]

Ima party like it’s Halloween yuh
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [2 comments]

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