Shorties: The Reawakening

Posted by on July 5, 2015 at 1:29 pm

Sorry for the tab dump here. I’m in the progress of migrating RSS readers and all is madness. Gee, I wonder why that would be!: These big events tend to inspire copycats. Well maybe if we didn’t glorify the asshats who do this stuff…. On Bad Trade Deals: Um, yeah, we need to keep paying attention. […]

Out of the Shorties

Posted by on June 28, 2015 at 10:31 pm

Tama: Stationmaster Tama has passed away; she is survived by her assistant Nitama.  She has been celebrated by pretty much the entire town. It’s good to be the King CEO: Their wages have gone up, while those of the worker have not. Another Brick in the Wall: Maybe what we need is a different kind of […]


Posted by on June 11, 2015 at 5:15 pm

Bad: let’s start off with a few choice items on the TPP, including the full text… HA! Made you look! And she can sing: Ariana tells it how she sees it. Frozen 2: Now that’s not exactly a Disney Princess. Don’t think I’ve forgotten about Spying On Americans: NSA isn’t going away, just going quiet. Inequality: The […]

The Atticus Shorties

Posted by on April 5, 2015 at 5:18 pm

Indiana: Taken to absurdity (as if it weren’t already there). Won’t Somebody Think of the Children: testing, 1, 2, 3…. Things People Say: to women. I bet I know a way to create some jobs: repair some bridges. Sobering Statistic: On average, 3 people were killed every day in March — by police. Aw, you know I […]

Shorties Box

Posted by on January 10, 2015 at 10:20 pm

Congrats to Jon Keeyes and Nightmare Box on its multiple nominations in the Winter 2015 Macabre Faire Film Festival. Serial: High school students may be more, er, connected than they thought. And not in a good way. The ugly truth: The NYPD work stoppage is showing how little what they do impacts public safety. Economic Noble Truths: […]

The Woman in Shorties

Posted by on December 18, 2014 at 11:19 pm

I Tell You What: These days, writing anything cogent about torture is, well, you know. Important Medical Research: Somebody found out why the doctor’s waiting room has mostly out-of-date magazines. Does it seem like toys are more gender specific these days?: Well, you’re right. Pope Francis has had a busy week: Brokering international deals, condemning slavery, […]

Big Bad Shorties

Posted by on November 13, 2014 at 5:20 pm

It’s the Food: It turns out that people do pay attention to nutrition labels. That’s a good thing, because soon and very soon obesity will overtake tobacco as the #1 killer of Americans. Have some truth in comic form. Zombies!!: Well sure, they aren’t allowed to try and collect it, but they can still claim you owe it! […]

The Shorties Man

Posted by on November 4, 2014 at 8:10 am

Federal Judge uses Common Sense: It is super effective. Net Neutrality: It’s not dead yet. Our waning privacy: The FBI is trying to scare Congress. The NSA might find themselves near the end of their leash (a girl can dream). Strangest thing you’re likely to read today: I promise. Ok, maybe it’s not a magic […]

The Town that Dreaded Shorties

Posted by on October 23, 2014 at 10:25 pm

Dinosaur Mystery: This huge-armed dinosaur is stranger than imagined. Underwater Mystery: Amazing shipwreck pictures. Women’s Issues: OTC birth control pills? Obama: Apparently somebody else realized that the guy is a tweak to the right of Nixon. Oh yeah, and how dare he actually work with others around the world rather than just telling them all how […]

Shorties Untold

Posted by on September 14, 2014 at 3:36 pm

Appetizers: Let’s start with the NSA poppers, and perhaps a beer flight to wash it down? Soup or salad: The soup du jour is puree of police violence and race issues with a hint of civil forfeiture, topped with prison visit data. Perhaps the lady would prefer our Cosmo-inspired salad with cranberry vinaigrette? The main […]