Thursday Night Open Thread

Some hippie music I like. Of course, “Carry On” by Crosby, Stills, and Nash isn’t really a hippie song. They lyrics aren’t hippie lyrics.

[The YouTube]

What about you? Got anything you want to share with the group? It’s Thursday Night Open Thread, and we won’t judge you. We’ll mock you, but not judge you.

Just kidding. We’ll judge the heck out of you.

Who’s brave enough to start?

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I Feel Nostalgia for the Taste of Envelope Glue Now

In Italy, a half-ton of undelivered mail was found in a postman’s garage.

Weirdly, my first thought was: anybody under the age of 16 would just look at it and say “what are all those weird, folded-up paper thingies?”

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The Original Animaniac

[Richard Williams – Animating Movement] (Viewer #45,242)

I’m not necessarily the biggest fan of Williams’ animation work, as I find it a bit vertigo-inducing, but still, the points remain valid about motion and the unexplored limits of animation as an artistic story-telling medium.

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Link of the Day: With a Lot of These, You Can Add “For a Woman” and Use Them to Create a Hostile Workplace Environment

[High Praise! to Mental Floss]

25 Polite Compliments You Can Pay a Coworker

Disclaimer: Pretty sure that, between SJWs and #MeToo-ers, none of these are guaranteed to avoid a harassment lawsuit

[Think you have a link that’s IMAO-worthy? Send it to If I use your link, you will receive High Praise! (assuming you remember to put your name in the email)]

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Icebreaker: Have You Ever Met Anyone Famous?

I found a list called “The 25 most popular icebreaker questions based on four years of data“. So I’m gonna post a few, and see what happens.

Your mission: answer the question in the comments with a good story.

If you don’t have a good story, you are encouraged to make one up.

Have you ever met anyone famous?

H.G. Wells. Time Machine. Abraham Lincoln. Vampire hunting.

It’s complicated.

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Confused Eagle Says…

[Submitted by Slapout (High Praise!)]

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Straight Line of the Day: Republicans Voted to Release a Secret Memo That Proves That Democrats…

Works like this: I feed you Moon Nukers a straight line, and you hit me with a punch line in the comments.

Republicans voted to release a secret memo that proves that Democrats…

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The Illustrated Frank J: “Bad” Is Utterly Relative


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Missing the Good Old Days

An irritable Pat Buchanan lamented recently, “Like the Romans, we have become an empire.”

I’m not positive, but I think that’s his way of saying we need more slavery and crucifixions.

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