This has been making the rounds quite a bit, but I had to post it as well. It is awesome. There are quite a few jokes that fall flat, but when he sticks to pointing out the inanity of the movie, he shines. Also check out his other extensive reviews of Star Trek Next Generation movies.
North Carolina’s constitution is clear: politicians who deny the existence of God are barred from holding office. Opponents of Cecil Bothwell are seizing on that law to argue he should not be seated as a City Council member today, even though federal courts have ruled religious tests for public office are unlawful under the U.S. Constitution.
“I prefer rationalism to atheism. The question of God and other objects-of-faith are outside reason and play no part in rationalism, thus you don’t have to waste your time in either attacking or defending.”—Isaac Asimov
My web development partner in crime Pete Snyder is in a band that performs songs about the TV show Lost and they’re first album is now out — just in time for the new season. If you like lost, check it out.
If I sound like I don’t know what I’m talking about, it’s because I specifically told the producer I couldn’t address local stimulus projects, but could talk about the transparency and accountability effort nationally and, of course, the show was all about local impact.
What do you say to Kindle users who like to read in the bathtub? I’ll tell you what I do. I take a one-gallon Ziploc bag, and I put my Kindle in my one-gallon Ziploc bag, and it works beautifully. (Via Justin Blanton.)