Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Signs of the times

Bangkok is burning.

Kim is getting ready to nuke us.

The Somali pirates are really mad now.

They're Talibanizing Punjab.

Refuge in social networking? Twitter is infested with killer worms.

24's Tony Almeida is throwing an anti-government tea party, with bio-weapons, and I think the viewer is supposed to sympathize with him.

And at the NY Auto Show, hostile members of the audience are aggressively heckling the presenters. (What took them so long?)

Meanwhile, Disney's "Kid Whisperer" is sneaking around in the rooms of boys age 6-14 in search of the 21st century Davy Crockett meme, and finding Black Sabbath T-shirts and darker portents of apathy, technophilia, and yearnings for power in an alienated world.

Time to secede!


Dave Hardy said...

I own a used Ford. I have come to realize that American cars are an industrial prank.

Jayme Lynn Blaschke said...

Rick's terrified of Kay Bailey, and is clinging tighter and tighter to the wing nuts to save his political future.

Dear lord, I can't believe I just wrote that...