Here’s a good one for you. Can’t necessarily put my finger on why I think this photo of a mom-like individual unabashedly snapping a teary-eyed self-portrait cell phone shot of her face while President Obama embraces her is so funny and, ultimately, troubling.
Glib, detached, oft taken for granted, the following chat and text acronyms are examined and exposed for both their oblique intent and implication herein.
In a startlingly original take on cheating, former Ohio State University student Jonathan M. Birkmeyer pled guilty on Monday to maliciously conveying false information when he faked a bomb threat to avoid taking an exam he had one day in November of last year.
We all are familiar with a universal smiley face :-) a wink ;) or a LOL (Laughing Out Loud), but what I find more interesting is who uses which emoticons and acronyms.
Batman! …And now that we’ve gotten your attention, it seems to have been a very bad week for the Dark Knight Defender, the Caped Crusader, etc. First, “Batman” was arrested in Michigan. And now, here’s video footage of a different “Batman” getting beaten up in Las Vegas.
CLEVELAND, TX. – Last Friday afternoon, a Cleveland man was airlifted to a Houston hospital after reportedly getting in a fight with a cat. The wounds he sustained were serious enough that he required specialized attention that wasn’t offered at the Cleveland Regional Medical Center, where he was first driven via ambulance.
Last month, tourists at a St. Martin beach got a pretty good lesson on standing behind a commercial airliner that’s just about to take off. Watch as the group of beachgoers attempts to watch and subsequently is forced to flee the scene. Video inside.
Years before it was possible to spend hours at a time stalking exes and exes of exes on Facebook, there was just the straight up internet. Specifically, AOL – anyone who used Netscape or ICQ made me feel uneasy because… well, how simple was it to just use AOL?
Is this extremely funny, or am I just being weird? This baby laughing at half speed is funny as hell! Who would have thought that a baby excited about dogs and bubbles could have sounded like a forty year-old fat man on an acid trip? Or like your hallucinations on an acid trip gone bad? Hah! Video inside.
People definitely use LOL when they LOL. I don’t doubt it. But it has also become a scapegoat. Sometimes there is so much LOLing going on I wonder how anyone could possible be getting through their day without being committed for hysteria. We just don’t do it that often.