Monday, October 26, 2020

Boxing Gloves

Kill Your Idioms

English idioms, similes, catch phrases, and colloquialisms make sense if you've heard them all your life, but are pretty nonsensical when you approach them literally. Grant Kolton illustrates some of them for us to highlight the insanity. (via Laughing Squid)


(via reddit)


It's amazing what we can do with apps and internet connectivity, but there are some problems that it just doesn't solve. This is one of the many reasons I gave up eye makeup long ago. You can thank Chris Hallbeck at Maximumble for the laugh.

A Modern Hearse

(Thanks, WTM!)

A Bad Lip Reading of the First Presidential Debate

The first 2020 presidential debate was about a month ago, but we still need a translation because of all the interruptions. Bad Lip Reading is here for it, with fake audio that makes much more sense than anything that was actually said that night, as they frame the evening as a game show. (via Uproxx)

Miss Cellania's Links

Decomposing Bodies in the 1720s Gave Birth to the First Vampire Panic.

Notable Tattoos of 1907. One woman had her husband's will tattooed on her back! (via Strange Company)

The Hidden Meanings Behind 11 Common Tombstone Symbols.

Vanilla Nice. Get your flu shot!

Casa de las Conchas: The House of Shells.

Did Cavemen Ever Really Exist?

A Review of Dunkin's Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut.

A Uniquely 2020 Halloween Costume. She's a Zoom meeting!

Everlasting Arms: The Sustained Power of The Night of the Hunter. The 1955 movie echoes themes of the today's world. (via Digg)

A blast from the past (2016): 17 Movie Posters From a Reddit Fan Favorite.

Random Objects

(via Fark)

Rub Some Bacon On it

Bacon: a sure-fire cure for anything! This song from Rhett and Link will be stuck in your head for a while. If that happens, you know what to do -rub some bacon on it! (via The Daily What)

Tweet of the Day

(via Everlasting Blort)

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Cell Phone

Gimme Shelter Baby

Another smooth mashup from Bill McClintock mixes "Gimme Shelter" boy the Rolling Stones with "Give it to Me Baby" by Rick James.

No Brainer

(via reddit)



This 1950 song by the Fletcher Henderson Sextet shows us that dying one's hair unlikely colors is nothing new. However, in the 21st century, it's not unusual enough to write a song about. (via Weird Universe)

Falling in Love

When you put it that way... its still sweet. This comic is from Nathan Pyle's Strange Planet.

Off the Grid

Where will I plug in my hair dryer? (Thanks, WTM!)

The Last Presidential Debate

As depicted on Saturday Night Live last night.

Autumn Leaves

(via Fark)

The Cat Gets Comfortable

"Sit still, kid, we're makin' a video!" Greta seems to think that Lee needs a little grooming. Or maybe a lot. Commenter Auden declared this the result of "Johnson & Johnson No Tears Fancy Feast Child's Tasty Head Shampoo." (via Metafilter)

Tweet of the Day

Congratulations to Kate Beaton, one of my favorite comic artists, on her new family addition!