June 13, 2011
If he didn't, he sure does now.
There is a monster at the end of this musical.
Amina Arraf, proprietor of the blog "A Gay Girl In Damascus," is a 25-year-old activist whose heartbreaking tales of oppression at the hands of the Syrian government made her an international symbol of human rights. Amina Araf, as was revealed over the weekend, is also a figment of the overheated imagination of a 40-year-old American by the name of Tom MacMaster. MacMaster, a grad student at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, honed his creative fiction on dating websites. His stunt has triggered outrage from authentic activists the world over who say he jeopardized the lives of gay people within Syria.
Boop boop boop be doop doop doop. Etc. This is so fucking good it's bringing tears to my eyes.
It's looking into my soul.
I'd certainly shell out all the rupees in my Giant's Wallet for this.
I love how blasé they are about it.
This is definitely a case where the chicken didn't come first. Hans Larsson, a research chair at McGill University, believes that, by flipping certain genetic "switches," he can create a new breed of animals that hypothetically resemble dinosaurs. Unfortunately, he also believes that a "dinosaur hatchery" is "too large an enterprise" to be financeable. Is this because of the whole velociraptors-had-feathers thing?
Henry VIII didn't need a Sassy Gay Friend. He needed a Sassy Assassin.
"You'll be the pwince and I'll be the pwetty pwincess"
To be absolutely clear, she had nothing to do with this. It was forwarded to her, and she wisely appears to have let it die in her inbox. Unfortunately for political reporters, this awful (AWFUL) joke was the most interesting thing to come out of the e-mail dump from Alaska.
Conan is the best.
UPDATE: Clarence Clemons has died, succumbing to complications from his stroke. He was 69-years-old. Rock legend Clarence Clemons, best known for his work as the saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, suffered a stroke tonight. He is said to be in serious condition. Clemons most recently played sax on Lady Gaga's Born This Way.
Pretty much everything about this is wrong. Guess what? You can watch a video of the creepiest bagpipes ever being played! (Found at the Crappy Taxidermy site)