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 »

    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 »

    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 »

    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 »

    Cain/Gingrich Debate Open Thread

    Post all musings and comments here for the Cain/Gingrich debate.

    It’s the End of the Word As We Know It (Again)

    Today is Do-Over Day for Harold Camping and his EOTW prediction.  Yes, kids, today’s the day that The Big One will occur and the world will come to an end. And I forgot to take a vacation day today. So, here’s an open thread for you to mull over what you should be doing on this, your last day on Earth.  I have some work | Read More »

    It’s the End of the Word As We Know It (Again)

    Today is Do-Over Day for Harold Camping and his EOTW prediction.  Yes, kids, today’s the day that The Big One will occur and the world will come to an end. And I forgot to take a vacation day today. So, here’s an open thread for you to mull over what you should be doing on this, your last day on Earth.  I have some work | Read More »

    Open Thread: Margaret Thatcher on Public Money

    from the diaries by Neil As we debate just how much our government ought to be spending–and where that money should come from–I think it’s a good idea to reflect on the words of Margaret Thatcher on the subject of “public money” (of course, when is listening to Maggie a bad idea?): Open thread.

    Open Thread: Margaret Thatcher on Public Money

    from the diaries by Neil As we debate just how much our government ought to be spending–and where that money should come from–I think it’s a good idea to reflect on the words of Margaret Thatcher on the subject of “public money” (of course, when is listening to Maggie a bad idea?): Open thread.

    Republican Presidential Debate Open Thread

    Rick Perry faces the crowd for the first time. discuss. RedState GOP Debate Coveritlive

    Republican Presidential Debate Open Thread

    Rick Perry faces the crowd for the first time. discuss. RedState GOP Debate Coveritlive

    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.