Archive for November, 2010

X-ray or Rated-X: Either Way, You’re Privileged

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Original Story: | Monday, Nov. 22, 2010

People upset at the promise of being potentially violated by would-be perverts seem to be forgetting that traveling by air for the holidays means you’re having a relatively nice Christmas. (more…)

There’s No “Us” in “Me”

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

You and your comfort zone can go to Hell if you want to get on this plane!

Source of Gag Reflex: | Friday, Nov. 19, 2010

If Michael Jackson were to rise from the dead tomorrow – no wait, if Osama bin Laden announced he intends to surrender, but only to Eddie Murphy – the news would burn up the Net less than the white-hot topic of airport security screening. (more…)

When Luxury Liners Attack!

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Come aboard as guests; disembark as jabbering asylum patients.

Original Story: | Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010

With all the pity for (and jokes about) those stranded Carnival Cruise patrons going around, what better time to ditch make-believe politeness and just come out with it? (more…)

Ultraviolence Revisited

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

“It’s funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you viddy them on the screen.” – Alexander DeLarge

Original Story: | Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010

Does it really matter if AB 1179 – the California law criminalizing the sale and rental of certain video games to minors – is killed by the Supreme Court on First Amendment grounds? (more…)