Archive | August 18, 2010

A Puzzlement

I don’t get it. If Laura Schlessinger says “I’m Laura Schlessinger,” she gets no flak for it; everyone takes it in stride. But if I say the very same thing, people act like I’ve uttered some huge falsehood. Why the double standard?

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The Frumious Cumberbatch

“Funny little human brains … How do you get around in those things?”

Doctor Who, “The Doctor Dances”


“Dear God, what is it like in your funny little brains? It must be so boring!”

Sherlock, “A Study in Pink”

Looking for Justice in All the Wrong Places

Inadvertently funny line from a press release for the new Americanised Torchwood:

His choice of career is significant. Someone like Rex could make a fortune in Wall Street, or Hollywood. But choosing the C.I.A. says a lot about him: that for all his swagger, he does believe in justice.

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