WWGO – November 1, 2013
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Today is November 1st, 2013, and this is WWGO. This periodic posting will include a summary of blog posts, news articles, opinion articles, and general information and entertainment, in keeping with the previous column in this space “The Daily Links.”
Overnight Open Thread: Bohemian Rhapsody Edition
Slow. Clap. If you can’t watch the video, be depressed. It’s a man who is intoxicated, as you proclaim, who bursts into a spontaneous a capella rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, including some of the music, and it is glorious. Have a drink on me, intoxicated off-key Queen singing arrested beard guy. Have one on me. h/t Bookworm Room. This is an Open Thread.
Super Bowl Sunday Open Thread
This is it. It’s finally here. Super Bowl Sunday: literally the most important day in the history of life, the universe, and everything. The New England Patriots, forged in the fires of Mount Doom, depart Mordor to face off against the New York (New Jersey) Giants, a team constructed out of the remains of a UFO that crashed in 1936. This is Tom Brady versus | Read More »
Sunday NFL Open Thread
The AFC Championship game is over, the NFC underway. Fresh from punishing Tebow in an act of evil unmatched since the time of Sauron, the New England Patriots, who go by the street name ‘Snake’, used black magic and human sacrifice to cause a Ravens’ missed field goal in the final seconds of the game, thereby sealing their trip to both the Super Bowl, and | Read More »
Playoffs Open Thread: Pain and Glory
What a weekend of football this has been so far, with glory and sorrow in equal parts. The painful performance put in last night by Tebow and the Broncos was all the more frustrating for following one of the most exciting post-season games of all time. The New England Patriots, history’s greatest monsters, took the Broncos to the woodshed and beat them about the head, | Read More »
Political Wire’s “Correction of the Day”
Via Political Wire: “Over the last 15 months we’ve created over 2.1 million private sector jobs. (Laughter.)” – President Obama, in an official transcript of a fundraising speech this week. The transcript was later corrected by replacing “Laughter” with “Applause”. Dude. I am “applauding” so hard right now that I snorted a little.
Video: 61 Billion Peanuts
This short video, produced by the Cato Insitute, puts $61 Billion in spending cuts into alarming perspective. OPEN THREAD
Open Thread: Hallelujah!
. h/t Victoria Jackson. For those without video, it’s a Christmas flash mob, and it’s pretty awesome. OPEN THREAD
Open Thread: Pat Sajak on Twitter
In the video above, Pat Sajak‘s twitter “process” is revealed, in all its hipness. Via @PatSajak, of course. OPEN THREAD
Sunday Night Open Thread
Enjoy it before they pull it. Awesome. OPEN THREAD.
Open Thread: 1,000 Words
As in, a picture is worth ‘em. OPEN THREAD.
Capt. Pete Hegseth on Elena Kagan.
. Devastating. There’s nothing to add. OPEN THREAD
Reason.tv’s Nanny of the Month, April 2010 Edition
Via Instapundit, Reason’s “Nanny of the Month,” featuring my home state of North Carolina, I’m sad to say. . It just keeps getting better doesn’t it? Backstory here. OPEN THREAD
Open Thread: Nobelympics
This is an open thread so you can talk about anything. And if you can’t think of anything, well … I’ll give you a topic: Obama was denied the Olympics, then he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Each is hilarious and terrible in different ways. Discuss. Bring the funny, but keep it clean (cough speciallist cough). If you choose to post an image or | Read More »
Open Thread: Fred
Here’s a hilarious segment from today’s Fred Thompson Show: Jeri: Posters of Obama depicted as the Joker have been popping up all over L.A. Is Obama actually like the Joker? Fred: No. The Joker had crazy people and bombers as henchmen. Obama has them … more as mentors. Bwa ha ha ha ha! (h/t IMAO) Open Thread.
#FollowFriday Open Thread
Teh Twitter. Once felt dumb to email about phone calls. Then came blogging email. Then tweeting blogs. And now, I’ve CALLED about tweets. Circle of dumb. 9:59 PM May 2nd from TweetDeck … and now I’m blogging about calling about tweeting about blogging about emailing about calling … sigh. Twitter had a lot to do with the successful pushback on the Playboy article and the | Read More »
Katrina Pierson Calls Out Janeane Garofalo
Thanks much to La Shawn Barber for posting this. . Seriously, what can you add to this? Perfect. OPEN THREAD
Open Thread: ZoNation
Says Allahpundit: “how much more red could this meat be? And the answer is none. None more red. ” . See all the ZoNation vids at PJTV. OPEN THREAD
Evolution of the Obama Message
Throughout the campaign and on into January of this year: February’s phase II: March and April “World Apology Tour” theme: . Consider this an OPEN THREAD.
John Deere Yes, Toro No
(h/t Allahpundit) . Heh. Open Thread.