Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth


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* You know who else loved gay soliders? That’s right.

* BP failed to provide protective equipment to the volunteers who helped in the initial cleanup of the Deepwater Horizon spill. Of course they did.

* Great anti-BP, anti-right-wing political cartoon from Tom the Dancing Bug: Lucky Ducky in “Slick Deal.”

* Progress: we now live in a world without (new) Hummers.

* Meet Ardi Rizal, a two-year-old Sumatran baby who smokes some forty cigarettes a day. The government has offered to buy his parents a car if he stops, but they claim he gets too angry without smokes.

* A Duke University archive of television advertising has gone live just in time for my Watching Television class to use it.

* Film Studies for Free does Wes Anderson.

* And here’s a neat video of Airplane! side-by-side with the original 1950s film from which its script was apparently directly lifted, Zero Hour!

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  1. I like how the Lucky Duck cartoon blames Obama for being an oil drilling shill, as though it wasn’t Bush who gave them the green light to do whatever they want.


    May 27, 2010 at 9:40 am

  2. There’s probably enough shit for everyone to eat here.


    May 27, 2010 at 11:29 am

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