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Jennifer
People think I'm crazy, but actually I'm just bored.
Interests: weblogs, Buffy, weirdness, art, crafts, jewelry, painting, reading, tarot, more weirdness.
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NYT: North Korea Says Its Covid Outbreak Is Over Kim Jong-un declared “victory” over the virus, despite a lack of vaccines. Outside experts have cast doubt on the North’s pandemic-related claims. ....shyeah,right. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Whirlwind Brain
It's easier to kill a walrus rather than keep people away from the walrus. "Through on-site observations the past week it was made clear that the public has disregarded the current recommendation to keep a clear distance to the walrus.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Whirlwind Brain
Seriously, Atomic Shakespeare is the best Shrew adaptation ever. Watch how things change from the play 30 minutes in, as Petruchio gets nice and Katerina asks for respect and offers sex and you're all "awwwww!" "I saw me in thee."... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Washington Post: If Trump has nuclear documents at home, I’m sure it’s for good reason The guy with the nuclear football insisted on loyally following Trump home, even though Trump repeatedly told him to “Go on, now. Git!” while blinking... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Washington Post: The horror of people willing to die for Donald Trump The number of people who have died seemingly in service of an idol as unworthy as Donald Trump is tragic. Ashli Babbitt was looking for meaning because her... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
NYT: "Did you find it exhausting playing such a lying, emotional manipulator who has to have cybersex with his own son?" Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Slate: Who Sploots? Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
The Neuroscience Behind Bad Decisions Irrationality may be a consequence of the brain’s ravenous energy needs. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Washington Post: What does ‘splooting’ mean? And why are New York’s squirrels doing it? “If you see a squirrel lying down like this, don’t worry; it’s just fine.” It added that “on hot days, squirrels keep cool by splooting (stretching... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
By Lester David and Irene David. When picking out presidential biographies to read, I lean towards (a) something reasonably comprehensive as to what they did in their lives/in office, and (b) any book I can find that shows some presidential... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Speed-Reading Book Nerd Reviews
NYT: It’s Never Too Late to Take Up Water Polo Mark Braly, 86, has spent the last decade playing a particularly challenging team sport. Is he good? No — but that’s not the point Growing up, I wanted to be... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Washington Post: Ask Amy: He’s much younger but I fantasize about being with him Amy is all for this: Fifteen years ago, I called a guy I went to high school with to renovate my house. He renovated my life,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
The snuggly, adorable love story of a kitty and a bird. (Disclaimer: mention of the death of another pet does happen.) Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
NYT: Why Isn’t Biden Ever on TV? Americans are seeing a lot less of the president than they did of his predecessor. That’s partly by design. Biden’s 2020 campaign was founded, in large part, on the promise of a return... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
"She adds that cannibalism “was all he wanted to ever talk about.” EWWWWWWWWWWWWW Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
“My mum won’t accept anything I tell her unless it’s been ‘fact-checked’ by my brother or my dad.” Sounds like my mom, except we have no menfolk so she just doesn't believe me when she doesn't want to hear it. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
“I saw the example – but it really went wrong in the oven.” Which is to say, it came out looking like a penis. “When you put ‘Ana Julieta’ into Google, only this will appear. Nothing about an architect or... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Lainey Gossip points out that while it's reasonable to have a shit list, why wasn't Harvey Weinstein on it? Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
How to Befriend Crows and Turn Them Against Your Enemies Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Pete Davidson Has Been in Trauma Therapy Due to Kanye West's Online Harassment: Kim Kardashian is ‘livid & incredibly upset’ at Kanye West for his ‘Skete’ post Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Follow-up from here. Vulture has an article on how Bruce Willis went from a fast-talking fun guy to Mr. Stoic. And specifically, how that transition to nothing-but-stoic hid his aphasia. That Willis’s evolution from a smooth-talking romantic alpha to an... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Talib Kweli Is Suing Jezebel for 'Emotional Distress' This is quite the balance between "what the lawyers said to not say" and um, snark of sorts. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Washington Post: GOP still unsure if guy who likens himself to Hitler should be leader At time of writing, one entire major political party was still unsure whether a man who compared himself to Hitler, but in a wistful, “if-only”... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain
Ezra Miller finally caught, arrested for burglary. I'm sure just a mere burglarly charge won't be enough for DC to decide to scrap this very good movie, but I'm sure they'll rack up more charges within the next few months! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Whirlwind Brain