Claude Stanley Choules, the last known combat veteran of World War I, died Thursday at a nursing home in the Western Australia city of Perth, his family said. World War I was raging when Choules began training with the British Royal Navy, just one month after he turned 14. In 1917, he joined the battleship HMS Revenge, from which he watched the 1918 surrender of the German High Seas Fleet, the main battle fleet of the German Navy during the war. He was 110. [photos |bio]
Christ I swear I have ADD lately, as my mind is going all over the fucking place. Evidently yesterday was Star Wars Day and I missed it, sorry. To make up for it, here's a picture of Superman with Chewbacca. Which of course made me think of this. Which of course made me think of this. Oh admit it, bouncing boobs are one of the guilty pleasures in life, so don't you judge me.
President Obama's announcement Sunday night about Osama bin Laden's death produced an outpouring of reaction. The NYT asked readers the following questions: Was his death significant in our war against terror? And do you have a negative or positive view of this event? Readers ó 13,864 of them ó answered by plotting a response on the graph and adding a comment to explain the choice. Each light blue dot represents one comment. Darker shades represent multiple comments made on a single point. i would have thought New Yorkers would have been more violent, you know kind of set the guy on fire, no?
Ernie, Am I the only one out there that, upon hearing the news harping on the fact that Bin-Laden was unarmed, heard Clint Eastwood say "Well, he should've armed himself"? Dave
Check out the pictures of some of the hotties who particpated in Arizona State Universityís fourth annual Undie Run. The ASU Undie Run is an event where ASU students take off all their clothing (except underwear) and run around campus, all while donating the clothing on their backs to a host of different charities. Go Sun Devils! Daily reader and love your site! Keep it UP! Jason
This is the sign from a local bar in Upstate NY, (Burrville). Enjoy. Chris
This is from Klee's Bar and Grill in Seaside Heights New Jersey. Been a daily reader for many years, I make a point of clicking on an ad most days. All the best, John
I have to admit, I'm kind of pissy that Obama isn't releasing the OBL death photos. I can understand why he's not, and I suppose maybe long term it's the best call? But I think Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said it best: "I respectfully disagree with President Obamaís decision not to release the photos. Itís a mistake. The whole purpose of sending our soldiers into the compound, rather than an aerial bombardment, was to obtain indisputable proof of Bin Ladenís death. I know Bin Laden is dead. But the best way to protect and defend our interests overseas is to prove that fact to the rest of the world. Iím afraid the decision made today by President Obama will unnecessarily prolong this debate." Anyway, with OBL certainly dominating everyone's conversations for the forseeable future it wasn't too long until someone came up with Weekend at bin Laden's, which of course made me think of Weekend at Bernie's, which of course made me think of other old shows I used to watch, like the Dukes of Hazzard and Sports Night.
For those of you who have never, Sports Night was a terrific show written by Aaron Sorkin, so there was always a lot of witty banter going back and forth. In fact, Sports Night was the show where Joshua Malina earned his bones. One of my favorite episodes Dan is trying explain to Rebecca (played by Teri Polo of Meet the Fockers fame, she also posed for Playboy in 2005) the significance of Orlando Rojas, is a pitcher on the downward slope of his career who happens to be throwing a no-hitter. I found this ironic because before Tuesday night's game with the White Sox, Twins' starter Francisco Liriano held a 9.13 ERA. For you non-baseball fans, that really fucking sucks so the guy had one foot out the door and the other on a banan peel. Ray Charles was pitching better, and he's dead and blind. Then, Francisco up and pulls an Orlando Rojas of his own.
But for those of you who despite what Obama says, still want to get your dead bad guy gore on, might I remind you we have a bunch of (NOT SAFE FOR LUNCH) shit in the archives:
insurgentheadshots - deadinsurgents - deadtaliban -
fallujahinsurgents - bradleyvsinsurgents - talibanvshellfire. And regardng the first of two links I had up for Rosie Jones yesterday (which went to http://www.celebgossipz.com/)...
Hey Ernie, I check your site every day. Itís a required daily distraction for me. I just wanted to let you know that this link tossed that E-Set virus at me right out of the shoot: "Page Three glamour model" -- Not a big deal for me but I can envision some of the sheeple flipping out at you so I thought Iíd warn you. Itís on a banner rotation so probably wonít hit everyone right off the bat. Semper Fi, Chad
This link "Page Three glamour model" caused Webroot to auto quarantine some stuff. Please check it out to keep others safe. Keep up the hard work!! Jason
See, because these guys were able to actually identify which link (as opposed to, "uh, one of your links is bad"), i was able to pull it down quickly and notify the webmaster of that site, so he can contact the banner ad company and let them know about Santa's naughty list.
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