The Top 10 Phony Outrages of 2013

Every year, countless happenings stir up unrest or anger in some contingent of the population, and pretty much invariably, that outrage is stupendously out of proportion to the actual offense. That's human nature. Nothing makes us feel more alive than being offended. This year, though, there has been an abundance of offense that seems, well, phoney.

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“So You’re Offended, So Fucking What?”

~ Stephen Fry Let's skip the foreplay: Once again, a comedian has gotten themselves into trouble for a bit he did in his stand-up. This pretty much happens every other week. Offense was taken, the internet has thoughts. Here are mine. Daniel Tosh (of Tosh.0 fame, though he was doing far better stuff before that) … Continue reading “So You’re Offended, So Fucking What?”

“Thank you to God for making me an atheist.”

"It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God.  It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg." ~ Thomas Jefferson Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globes Sunday night and totally killed it (or was super mean and uncalled for, if you have sand in your vagina). … Continue reading “Thank you to God for making me an atheist.”