The Daily Blurgh: Terrorists get Triscuits, fascists get beans, gingers get MIA

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Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond.

Today in refried beans: from ingredient of burrito indulgence, to bane of the greenhouse, to weapon of protest. Even Dennis Herrera is (rightfully) pissed. Arizona goddam!

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In "Calfornia lawmakers with no grip on reality" news: this again? When will you learn, Maude Flanders of Sacramento? Whatever kids won't be able to glean from Left 4 Dead 2 because of your "good intentions," they can easily pick up in any one of the Saw films (or the evening news). What you gonna do when the zombies come, anyway?

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Debate: If a street artist who has already sold out (but is hip to that fact, so "selling out" becomes a meta-commentary on selling out), goes shopping for pricey, "heritage" jeans spun from the souls of kodama on looms built from the remnants of the true cross, is he still a sell out?

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"It doesn't matter what your favorite crackers or cookies are. They are not more important than the hegemonic wars the West is fighting against Islam."

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"Walter Benjamin, or rather, the now-beloved figure of Benjamin -- shuffling, myopic, mustachioed, fat, unhealthy, small round glasses glinting like flashlights -- was largely unattractive in his own lifetime." I smell an Oscar-in-waiting for Richard Dreyfuss.

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98 years ago: man in drunk-tank saved from fiery death by boozy ways, Providence.

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Yes, but what, exactly, is she getting political about? (Besides swiping that riff from Suicide -- sampling kills!) NSFW, unless W is Xe.

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