The reason I was in Rome was that I had taken a course on Renaissance art and felt inspired to see things firsthand. Being a student, I booked the cheapest flight I could get (Air India), got myself a fantastically inexpensive hostel in Rome ($8/night), and traveled with only a backpack for 2 weeks.
Posts Tagged ‘ satire ’
The Rootin’est, Tootin’est, Right-Wingin’est Response to Obama’s Speech to a Joint Session of Congress on Health Care.Sep 10th, 2009 | By Alkillous | Category: revewz, snewz
I’m going to test my understanding of what American conservatism has turned into by responding to Barack Obama’s speech in the method that seems most contrarian. I hope that my new approach to American right-wingery begins a new phase for the glorious GOP.
The trouble began weeks ago as conservative journalists and bloggers began to notice President Obama’s frequent inhalations and exhalations. Their online and television reporting led to a grassroots movement across the nation, in which self-proclaimed American patriots began holding what they termed vacuum parties.
I was recently reading in a forum about the Obama stimulus package, and saw someone’s argument against the bill. The comment was simply “wow this is pure pork read the bill folks” followed by a list of dollar amounts and what they’re being spent on. I felt it was appropriate to improve the comment by […]
Computer giant Microsoft hit a software glitch causing their new medical product, the Microsoft Pace, to stop at exactly 11:59 AM EST on December 31, 2008. First, the Pace increases the heart rate, then it causes the heart to hold all blood pumping in until it explodes. The Pace was introduced in 2006 as a […]