April 2012


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Potential Terrorist Baby Still at Large

Well, I have good news and bad news. Artist's impression The bad news is that the TSA was unable to prevent a baby from bypassing a security checkpoint at Newark International Airport on Friday, and did not notify airport police of…


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BREAKING: “Unscreened Baby” May Be on the Loose at Newark Airport

Got this on the Twitter machine a few minutes ago – both sources are reporters: @NYDNBklynCt: MT @TamerELG: No joke: police scanner crackling with news of a "security breach" at Newark involving an unscreened baby Obviously another dramatic America-protecting TSA…


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Phoenix Wright, Ace Attorney: the Musical

Of course you've played "Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney," the most exciting lawyer video game ever. And you've also seen the movie: But have you seen the musical version? Specifically, have you seen the musical version performed by the all-female cast…


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Also, Ted Nugent Shot a Bear

Trying to get back on track here, you see. It's not news that Ted Nugent shoots things, or even that some of the things are bears, but it does seem worth mentioning that it is illegal to shoot too many…


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TSA: Too Sad for an Acronym

One more just to complete the trifecta, and then I will try to get a little more lighthearted. We've recently seen the TSA harassing the elderly, the very young, and now … the disabled. (Also the nude, but in that case…


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TSA: Tiny-Suspect Assaulters

Have to keep this short lest my head explode, and because of work, but another story of TSA thuggery currently circulating is this one, in which our heroes uncover a possible conspiracy between a four-year-old and her grandmother to smuggle…


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TSA: Terrorizing Seniors in America

"Can you imagine an 85-year-old lady and a 95-year-old retired Air Force major in wheelchairs being treated like terrorists?" said Omer Petti. I sure can. I can easily imagine that, because this is the United States in 2012 and the…


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The District Attorney and the Alien

The gang at Abnormal Use dug up this old comic featuring one of DC Comics' duller superhero characters: As they point out, this D.A. is apparently dull in more than one way, because he seems to think that the suspect he's…


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Last Call in the House of Commons?

I mentioned back in 2008 that the drunken-legislator problem in Australia had gotten to the point that some were calling for members of Parliament to be subjected to periodic breath tests. At least two MPs had been forced to resign…