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I’m a good person because he’s a bad one

I’m a good person because he’s a bad one

There are two conversations to be had on the recent tosh topic. One is whether a rape joke is ok or not and the other is whether it is ok to heckle or not. Obviously one is making more noise than the other.
A rape joke is debatable though and it has the opportunity of making the comedian looking&#133 Read the rest

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Want to freak out a college student?

Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken.
And that’s how we ended up in a world where the snuggie is a thing.
Asking a current college student, usually in their 3rd year or less for best results, the following.
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Non-threatening minority is non-threatening

Non-threatening minority is non-threatening

I hear this term thrown around casually in movie reviews, to describe Obama, in blogs, etc.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pEQbZCRoJM
It’s a weird term, why is it said? You’ll never hear “non-threatening white person” because I suppose it is by default that white people are not threatening anything. When the term is used to whom is the minority non-threatening? White people, right?&#133 Read the rest

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Vote for Watson in the next computer overlord elections

Vote for Watson in the next computer overlord elections

Not maybe as large in the media but it’s had its 15 minutes of fame and in those moments it was most used for jokes.
YouTube titles show news network clips with titles like “MAN VS MACHINE” or “Watson supercomputer destroys all humans”. Comments are mostly skynet jokes. Watson and such supercomputers are one of those technologies that&#133 Read the rest

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