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  • It'll be all right on the night [SENSE OF HUMOR DEAD ON THE LEFT]

    01/25/2006 5:22:52 PM PST · by Roscoe Karns · 7 replies · 677+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | January 21, 2006 | John Birmingham
    Political correctness has crippled the left's sense of humour.It's a dangerous business, writing humour. Literally, in some places, the ruling brutocrats will have you swinging by your thumbs for the mildest of knock-knock jokes at their expense. Figuratively, in others, where hecklers, critics and hungry defamation lawyers are waiting to pounce. I guess it's not surprising that so many stand-ups are bipolar. What is surprising is just how successfully the new right, for want of a better tar brush, has been at colonising this outpost of public discourse. If you're looking for a year zero from which to trace this...
  • 50 Reasons Lord of the Rings Sucks

    12/22/2002 9:05:26 PM PST · by A.J.Armitage · 237 replies · 17,699+ views
    50 Reasons why LORD OF THE RINGS sucks Fellowship of the Rings was shoved down our throats. I've heard some students are even forced to read some novelization of the movie in their literature classes. Ridiculous. Does Hollywood run our classrooms now? Greed. Hollywood can't make a movie these days without crapping out a sequel the next year to squeeze more money out of the sheep. Guess what; there's ANOTHER LOTR movie coming this Christmas. Gee, I wonder what will bring Rocky out of retirement this time? Quality Control at New Line. Millions of copies of the LOTR DVD have...