This entire concept, especially the music videos after the comic, is just pure genius.
How did you find Cynical-C? (Question stolen shamelessly from Melissa from Shakesville….Although she asked her readers how did they find Shakesville so actually I didn’t steal the question word for word. Disregard this parenthetical digression.)
TMZ has obtained a copy of a complaint against Dr. Phil which was lodged with the California Board of Psychology, alleging the TV doc was illegally practicing without a license when he paid a visit to one Britney Spears.
We’ve learned the person who filed the complaint is a psychologist. Dr. Phil has never been licensed to practice in California, and he retired his Texas license in 2006.
The shrink believes when Dr. Phil visited Brit in the hospital earlier this month, he was practicing psychology. A “Dr. Phil” honcho told TMZ the visit was never meant to lure Britney onto the TV show — and that there were never plans to put her on the air.
A Psychology Board rep told TMZ if the Board finds the complaint credible, it would be referred to the D.A. for review. Practicing without a license is a felony in California.
From BBC News:
The controversial former world chess champion, Bobby Fischer, has died in Iceland at the age of 64.
The US-born player, who became famous for beating Cold War Soviet rival Boris Spassky in 1972, died of an unspecified illness, his spokesman said.
He was granted Icelandic citizenship in 2005 as a way to avoid being deported to the US.
Mr Fischer was wanted for breaking international sanctions by playing a match in the former Yugoslavia in 1992.
He also had alienated many in his homeland by broadcasting anti-Semitic diatribes and expressing support for the 11 September 2001 attacks in New York.
The reclusive player – who had renounced his US citizenship – had lived undetected in Japan for a number of years before moving to Iceland.
From The News Blog:
I grew up with the Confederate Flag and there was never any question what it meant. The South would rise again, that’s what the Confederate Flag meant. We flew the Confederate Flag at my high school. the Confederate Flag appeared on bumpers, T-shirts, and other paraphernalia. “Dixie gonna do it again!” and similar slogans accompanied Confederate Flag.
There was simply no question. The Confederate Flag is not a symbol of heritage. That should have been obvious enough in Mississippi, where more people fought for the Union than the Confederacy, and yet the Confederate Flag’s defenders insist it is part of that state’s “heritage.” No. It’s part of the “heritage” of that minority of Mississippians whose “heritage” involved the subjection of the rest. That’s their “heritage.” Hey, if the pointy hat fits, wear it.
So, if you’re going to attack a people, demonize and destroy their language and religion, hold them up as a threat to civilization and “your” womanhood, destroy their families, rape, murder, mutilate, crush them in labor camps and then, when someone justifiably smacks your racists ass, take the whole murderous shame underground, don’t be surprised when your precious symbol, the sign of all you hold holy and all the world recognizes as the sigil of your sickness, becomes, quite simply, your Swastika. That’s all the Confederate Flag which is not the real Confederate Flag will ever be, now.
It’s The American Swastika
Religion is an individual matter, and each soul should be left entirely free to form its own opinions and to judge of its accountability to a supposed supreme being. With religion, government has nothing whatever to do. Government is founded upon force, and force should never interfere with the religious opinions of men. Laws should define the rights of men and their duties toward each other, and these laws should be for the benefit of man in this world.
Robert Green Ingersoll – “God in the Constitution”