Occam’s razor has dulled considerably

Recently on Twitter, I linked to an article about Michael Ian Black, a comedian, telling off an audience member who compared President Obama to Hitler. Black, who supports Obama, went on tirade against the audience…

“Run and tell that, homeboy”

Some people think I’m a snommety cob. I mean a comedy snob. These people are so dumb—for real. Fact is, I like to spend time figuring out why something is funny (or unfunny) ((Please note,…

Tried and failed: a story of two worlds

I can understand despair at the irrationality of humanity as a whole. I can get behind the mockery of hypocrites, scoundrels, and reality television fans. I can even laugh at offensive and disagreeable comedy—if it’s…

Ask Conlan: Get On With Your Life

Commenter frumpy writes to me regarding this line from a previous post: “I wish they’d invent some way to erase stuff on the computer. Anyway.” She says, I read this yesterday. It continues to pop…

Update A-Go-Go

Well, it’s June and you know what that means. Time for my monthly blog update. First of all, I was glad that the CA supreme court decision didn’t invalidate my gay marriage. My hope is…

Plug: T.H.I.S

I usually don’t like to point out other funny things online, because I like for you to come here for all your internet hilarity (what more do you need, Greedy McLaughstoomuch?), but I feel I…