This is both horrible and funny.
James Lileks, marvelously doing his thing.
And this will be bad, because some people will still have to manually operate their cars and wind their old watches. There is, of course, a solution — neat, just, and egalitarian. Everyone walks. And the government hands out sundials. It’s equal! Which must mean it’s progress.
Sample (as told by Maya Rudolph):
Well, there is a bear and a rabbit and they’re shitting in the woods, and the bear says to the rabbit, "Do you have a problem with shit sticking to your fur?" And the rabbit says, "No, I don’t." And so the bear picks up the rabbit and he wipes himself.
I'd guess it's as much for dad as it is for a stroller-aged tot.
John Podhoretz uses simple economics to explain an important part of what's happening in today's colleges: if you pay good money to people to solve problems, they have a vested interest in making the problems bigger.
Ed Driscoll drolly sums this up by referring to their interest in protecting "their phony-baloney jobs". If you don't understand that reference, see this clip.
I put my root beer in a square cup. . . . Now it's just beer.