“Oomf indeed . . . So you had the tape, and you want us to believe that you did not look at it. Well, I think we’re all pretty aware of the NFL’s obsessive-compulsive tape-watching addictions . . . you get 24 angles in high-res slow-motion just to see whether or not a man’s knee goes over an imaginary line before his hand crosses a different imaginary line.” ~ Jon Stewart on Ray Rice controversy and NFL response, “The Daily Show” (August 10, 2014)
Friday morning. Showers, cooler temperatures, 75 degrees.
Sleepus interruptus once again. I hope it doesn’t take me a week to get used to Corey being gone before I can fall asleep. Had dreams, remember singing at one point, but don’t remember details. Very sick last night, unexpected/unexplained purging. It felt like food poisoning, except I hadn’t eaten all day because I forgot. Nerves?
Oh well . . .
Anyway, sorry I missed last week’s leftovers, but the truth is that I actually only had one item set aside, so you really didn’t miss anything. Here’s hoping that this week’s offering makes up for last week’s dearth of posts. Perhaps an overflowing of posts, a veritable plethora . . .
Oh well . . .
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Fox and Friends prove once again that they are clueless after commenting on the Ray Price domestic abuse video was released by TMZ (I’m not posting the video of the assault as it needs no more publicity). According to the Huffington Post, “The footage, captured in February in the elevator of the Revel Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, shows Rice knock Janay Palmer off her feet with a blow to the head”:
Regarding Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his wife in an elevator, Fox and Friends cast focused on the victims, once again: “Without giving many details about the assault, the hosts quickly began comparing the incident to other cases of domestic violence among celebrities. But rather than putting any kind of blame on the abuser, the co-hosts pointed the finger at the women.”
Co-host Brian Kilmeade’s comment was this: “I think the message is, take the stairs.”
Seriously, Kilmeade? I think the message is that you are a whole lot of stupid, with shades of moron on top . . .
They need to take a page out of VP Joe Biden’s book:
It’s never, never, never the woman’s fault. No man has a right to raise a hand to a woman. No means no. […] The one regret I have is we call it domestic violence as if it’s a domesticated cat. It is the most vicious form of violence there is, because not only the physical scars are left, the psychological scars that are left. This whole culture for so long has put the onus on the woman. What were you wearing? What did you say? What did you do to provoke? That is never the appropriate question. (Interview with Tamron Hall, August 9, 2014)
Does knowing this make them taste better?
JK Rowling owns Twitter:
This is actually a thing, a real thing, for those who want to look like Hannibal Lecter:
A Lipstick Assistant
From Cake Wrecks: What the Bride ordered, and what she actually received:
Now that’s an ingenious license plate:
I’ve seen dogs do a lot of things, but dancing to hip hop is a new one for me . . .
From George Takei’s tumblr:
Wouldn’t it be cool to look out your bedroom window and see this?
Artvin Province, Beyazsu Yaylası (Highpasture), Türkiye
I luuuuv this story:
And finally, since I opened the week with information on Suicide Prevention Week, I thought that I’d close with a success story: