Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Mental Note: Design rocket so it doesn’t explode at 90 degree tilt

Rockets that land are a new thing, so it’s probably a minor oversight. No one was hurt in the blast. It’s hard to reuse a rocket that lands, if it then explodes. SpaceX rocket explodes after landing on ocean barge https://t.co/FowcJfrvJ0 pic.twitter.com/FAzyrvf6ns — CP24 (@CP24) January 18, 2016

Scripturient: The Tribulations of an Evil Mastermind

Some days it doesn’t pay to be an evil mastermind plotting to destroy the very fabric of our community. Seriously. It’s just too damned hard keeping all the bits and pieces together. Take today, for example. Here I was, out with my co-conspirator minions at a local restaurant this morning, trying to come up with ...

Cowichan Conversations: Mog The Christmas Cat

Blast Furnace Canada Blog: First they want to ban Muslims. Now this …

… an opinion poll shows that 30% of Republicans and 19% of Democrats want to bomb Agrabah, Saudi Arabia. Just one problem – it’s the fictional town in Disney’s Aladdin. This canard was thrown in with such serious questions as if one is evangelical and how much of a raise there should be in the ...

Blast Furnace Canada Blog: First they want to ban Muslims. Now this …

… an opinion poll shows that 30% of Republicans and 19% of Democrats want to bomb Agrabah, Saudi Arabia. Just one problem – it’s the fictional town in Disney’s Aladdin. This canard was thrown in with such serious questions as if one is evangelical and how much of a raise there should be in the ...

Blast Furnace Canada Blog: First they want to ban Muslims. Now this …

… an opinion poll shows that 30% of Republicans and 19% of Democrats want to bomb Agrabah, Saudi Arabia. Just one problem – it’s the fictional town in Disney’s Aladdin. This canard was thrown in with such serious questions as if one is evangelical and how much of a raise there should be in the ...

Scripturient: Is This Your Bar of Soap?

This is side five. Follow in your book and repeat after me as we learn three new words in Turkish: Towel. Bath. Border. So begins Waiting for the Electrician or Someone Like Him, from the first album released by the Firesign Theater, in 1968 (on later albums spelled as Theatre). Everything in it is a ...

Cowichan Conversations: Now Son, do you know what you did wrong?

Scripturient: Grammatical Hell in a Handbasket

The Washington Post has started the apocalypse. Yes, they have. And the whole world is about to go to hell in the proverbial handbasket because of it. The maw of Hell has opened… The Post has decided after decades – centuries? – of editors, writers and grammarians arguing about the lack of gender-neutral singular pronouns in ...

Dead Wild Roses: Thanks Onion – Socialism vs Capitalism

Filed under: Humour Tagged: Capitalism, Humour, Socialism, The Onion

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Former Journo and Former Minister, For Good Reasons

.@KentThornhillMP @PremierBradWall The media isn't quiet on @SaskPowerCCS. @mikemckinnon would you care to fill in the former Minister? — John Klein (@JohnKleinRegina) December 7, 2015 In the @SaskPowerCCS control room. Some stuff happening, presumably. pic.twitter.com/XKNaXbceN3 — Mike McKinnon (@mikemckinnon) December 7, 2015 One of my fondest memories in politics is when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...

Cowichan Conversations: Canada’s Babysitting Expenses Revealed!

Cowichan Conversations: Dear USA, You Appear To be Somewhat Confused.

Dead Wild Roses: Shudankodo – Synchronized Walking

Admittedly, it looks fantastic, but is this something that is on many people’s bucket lists?   Dad:   “Ya know son, before I die, I need to find a herd of people and learn to walk with them in precise motions…” Son: “Why not learn to dance instead?” Dad:  “Good point.” Well how here it ...

wmtc: call me lucky: a hilarious, heartbreaking, and inspiring movie

Barry Crimmins might be the most famous person you’ve never heard of. In “Call Me Lucky,” a documentary tribute to Crimmins created by Bobcat Goldthwait, an A-list of comics talk about the influence Crimmins had on them and their community: Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Margaret Cho, Marc Maron, Steven Wright, among others. Crimmins toured with ...

Cowichan Conversations: Mouseland – with Keifer Sutherland & Tommy Douglas

Dead Wild Roses: How to Beat a Lie Detector?

Other that the fact that lie detectors are not reliable, here’s what to do… *g* Filed under: Humour Tagged: Humour, Lie Detectors

Cowichan Conversations: Pierre Berton Instructs Us How To Roll A Joint

Now that Justin Trudeau is about to be sworn in as Canada’s new Prime Minister marijuana legalization is just around the corner. To all those God fearing law abiding Canadians out there who always wanted Read more…

Dead Wild Roses: The Canadian Conservative Interim Leader – The RMR

The Conservatives are without their Uncle Joe now – who is next big Conservative Leader to be?  Rick Mercer’s advice, don’t be the first one… 🙂 Filed under: Canada, Humour Tagged: Canadian Politics, Conservative Party, Post Harper, RMR

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Watching Him

This is fun. Nice to have a PM with a public sense of humour. “Just watch me,” is a famous PET quote from an interview on the steps of Parliament during the October Crisis.

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Watching Him

This is fun. Nice to have a PM with a public sense of humour. “Just watch me,” is a famous PET quote from an interview on the steps of Parliament during the October Crisis.

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Flying Beavers and Other Technological Advancements

Air drop beavers to repopulate a species? OK, said the late 1940s. We’ll need something better than flying beavers to survive climate change, says Bill Gates (who was once a great innovator out to get rich). Now he’s a rich person out to get innovative. Maybe flying/falling tree planting? After all, it’s what trees do ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Flying Beavers and Other Technological Advancements

Air drop beavers to repopulate a species? OK, said the late 1940s. We’ll need something better than flying beavers to survive climate change, says Bill Gates (who was once a great innovator out to get rich). Now he’s a rich person out to get innovative. Maybe flying/falling tree planting? After all, it’s what trees do ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: For #elxn42 I endorse Trudeau, but not the Liberals. #MoreGlobeEndorsements

This will come as quite a shock to many, since I’m a long time Green voter, but I’m endorsing Trudeau for PM, but think his party needs to start advising him better immediately after the election. This endorsement surprises even me, because I didn’t wake up knowing I was going to make it, I just ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: For #elxn42 I endorse Trudeau, but not the Liberals. #MoreGlobeEndorsements

This will come as quite a shock to many, since I’m a long time Green voter, but I’m endorsing Trudeau for PM, but think his party needs to start advising him better immediately after the election. This endorsement surprises even me, because I didn’t wake up knowing I was going to make it, I just ...