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Why We Should Have Seen the NSA Scandal Coming Since ’96

  For those of you shocked to learn that the government was accessing our personal cell phone information, here’s another shocker: Fire is fucking hot.  If you are too young to remember when cell phones first came out, get laid [more]

June 10, 2013 By: Ed Furman, Comedy, Words

A Word on Marriage

I didn’t change my facebook profile picture to a pink equal sign.  Don’t get me wrong I support empty gestures as much as the next guy; and there’s nothing like a picture of Ernie and Burt superimposed over parallel lines [more]

April 3, 2013 By: Ed Furman, Words

Maybe We’re All Just Awful

I know a lot of good people, I’ll even say I consider myself one.  Leave me alone with your purse and the contents will remain undisturbed, and I won’t spread a bunch of rumors about you to spice up a [more]

March 20, 2013 By: Ed Furman, Words

Day of The Goat

     I’ve been enjoying the latest Internet trend of the “goat” versions of songs.  (For those that haven’t seen them, a snippet of a pop song or even an operatic piece is embellished with a clip of a screaming goat [more]

March 6, 2013 By: Ed Furman, Words

Religious Quality Control

Pope Benedict stunned the world with the announcement of his retirement. I say good for him. That leads me to think he considers his post more of an actual job than a symbolic position. (It’s odd to me that he [more]

February 12, 2013 By: Ed Furman, Comedy, Words

Seeing Clearly in The Dark

That was a great Super Bowl. There were plenty of back-stories, brother vs. brother, murderer vs. homophobe, lovely city by the bay vs. shit-hole. But the one that captured my attention was the blackout that changed the momentum of the [more]

February 5, 2013 By: Ed Furman, Comedy, Words

Is A Little Homophobia Ok For The Secretary Of Defense?

President Obama’s nomination for Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, has been drawing a lot of criticism. That’s not surprising, Democrats have a case against him because he’s a Republican and Republicans are bound to look down on him because Obama [more]

January 29, 2013 By: Ed Furman, Comedy, Words
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The Questions of Manti Te’o

The recent revelations in the Manti Te’o debacle have raised a lot of questions.  1) Is this poor young man the victim of an elaborate hoax or was he in on it to gain publicity? 2) Why did he wait [more]

January 17, 2013 By: Ed Furman, Comedy, Words

The NRA – Now Celebrating 25 Days Massacre-Free.

In the wake of the recent tragedy and amid new calls for stricter gun control, the NRA emerged last week with a statement calling for an increase in armed survelance in every school. The “good guy with a gun” campaign [more]

January 10, 2013 By: Ed Furman, Words