Musings on Michael Bay’s intent with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles…
• If they’re aliens, then they are not turtles. They just look close to what we could maybe consider turtles. • Likewise, if they’re aliens, then there’s no point in them being mutants because, again, they just kinda…
i’m going to say that michael bay is a great filmmaker, but a horrible storyteller.
“By opposing everything Obama wanted with such ferocity; by saying all those thousands of times that he had no clue about the economy; by sending out a parade of presidential candidates, from the semi-serious to the clown posse, all of whose central criticism of Obama is that he killed the economy — in all of these ways the party has more invested in economic failure than any out-party I can remember in my lifetime. Its best hope for now is gas prices, but even they eventually get lower, usually by late summer. Beyond that, all the GOP has to rely on is Mitt Romney’s unstoppable charisma.”—Michael Tomasky on GOP Plans to Sink the Economy (via wilwheaton)
Often people come to me and say “As a bestselling author, with many published works to your name, and a basement full of awards, most of them in need of a good polish, you must have some words of advice for the world that you wish to share.”
And I do.
If you have a 25lb long-haired calico cat whose fur is all matted into evil dreadlocks, and who is too fat to properly clean herself, do not put fresh batteries into an ancient beard-trimmer and attempt to shave her. You will only cause distress to the cat, and create a mess. There are professionals who will happily do this kind of thing, for a small fee. Leave it to them.
(This has been a public service announcement on behalf of Furball the cat, currently believed to be hiding in the attic in a severely traumatised state.)