Facebook Fallacies: Climate change, Kennedy vaccine challenge & illegal alien criminals

Facebook is a breeding ground for stupidity, ignorance and subtle (sometimes overt) racism and prejudice. Since shaming is a good way to get people to change, let’s call them out on their BS. Facebook Fallacies is a weekly column that debunks all of the stupid shit floating around Satan’s asshole, aka Facebook. This week: Climate change, Kennedy vaccine challenge & illegal alien criminals.

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SHE KNEW BECAUSE SHE LOOKED: AFRICANA WOMANISM

After studying Africana Womanism–an alternative to feminism which doesn’t make room for Black woman of the African diaspora–Cristin Blunt explores what it means to her.

The X-Files: Good Television Nostalgia

WARNING: contains some spoilers from the 2016 premiere.    It wasn’t that long ago when proclaiming you were a fan of The X-Files was admitting your nerdiness. It was the show for D&D players with bad acne and terrible clothes, television for people who were into computers before computers mattered. It was sort of a…

Hall Of Shamed

  I went through the majority of my formative music listening years without ever really knowing who Deep Purple was. In elementary school, I knew Metallica, Anthrax and Megadeth. When I reached middle school, I got into The Beatles, The Doors and Pink Floyd. By high school, my tastes refined into King Diamond, The Stooges…

Saying Goodbye to Late Night

I remember when Conan O’Brien was announced as the successor of Jay Leno, and I sat there thinking that it was the new generation’s turn to take over network television by giving one of their own the biggest throne. Conan represented the goofy alternative that was synonymous with kids growing up through the 1990s. To…

Who Can Replace Jon Stewart?

It was going to happen eventually, just nobody thought it would happen this fast: Jon Stewart is leaving The Daily Show. Stewart has done more with that franchise than anyone could possibly imagine. Starting way back in the pre-9/11 days, he walked an entire generation through the 21st century and set the tone on how…

The Boy Who Cried “Racist”

I hope everyone had a great Independence Day full of beer, food, fireworks and racism. If you didn’t, may I suggest attending the Fourth of July parade in Norfolk, Neb., next year? In addition to not much else, they have a great parade that features floats like the one above. Yes, that float portrays Obama’s…