Tag Archives: silliness

Orlando: Nipple Free Zone

Orlando city officials asked the WWE to make sure their billboards weren’t “too provocative” and the company that makes the signs responded by airbrushing the nipples off the men. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer mistakenly told reporters that showing men’s nipples was against the law, which it isn’t. The same artwork appears on city buses with nipples included.

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The TSA Wants Your Nipple Rings

After being forced to remove her nipple rings in order to pass through airport security, a woman has hired the grand dame of litigiousness, Gloria Allred, in order to sue the TSA. Having traveled many times with fairly hardcore leathermen, I can tell you that as I am typing these words, TSA employees around the country are getting quite an ...

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Burger Logo Riles Humor-Free Queers

Gay students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor are upset with the logo of a local burger joint. The Stonewall Democrats, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender caucus of the University’s College Democrats chapter, has taken offense with the restaurant’s logo and recently began circulating a petition to sway the owners to change the logo. LSA senior Kolby ...

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Bottoms For Obama

Cuz tops must be for Hillary. That seems right somehow, but I’m not sure why. Of course, with the reputed ratio of bottoms to tops in the world, this can only be good news for Obama. Get your Bottoms For Obama merchandise here. (Via – Dan Savage)

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Dream Ticket

It’s actually an ad for a school in Brussels.

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Food Fight

“An abridged history of American-centric warfare, from WWII to present day, told through the foods of the countries in conflict.” I liked the suicide falafel. Here’s a cheat sheet if somehow you don’t which foods represent which countries.

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Pulling Out Of A Bear (Market)

And now for something completely juvenile, even for this joint. Via CNBC’s story Market Acting Like A Bear, Even Though It’s Not: Before pulling out of bear territory, investors generally need to see undeniable signs of a bottom–something that hasn’t happened yet despite the howls of pain emanating from Wall Street. You’re welcome.

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More Than A Three Hour Tour

Dawn Wells, 69, who is Gilligan Island’s Mary Anne to you and me, was sentenced to six months probation for her October marijuana possession arrest. Wells spent five days in jail last month as part of her plea. Wells claimed she’d given three hitchhikers a ride and they’d smoked “something” in her car. Oh, Mary Anne.

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Johnny Is A Man Who Does Silly Voices

Longtime JMG blogroll pal Johnny Is A Man does a raft of dead-on impressions for his boyfriend, Baby Chutney. Johnny’s Neil Tennant kills.

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Flickr’s Song Chart Meme

I meant to mention this one a few weeks ago, but check out Flickr’s song chart meme, where members are using pie graphs, spreadsheets, and other dizzy data methods to chart out the meanings of pop songs.

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Hammered

Over on his Village Voice blog, Michael Musto has posted this bizarre old Debbie Reynolds clip in which she destroys folk hero Pete Seeger’s If I Had A Hammer. Delightfully freaky and camp beyond words.

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Idol Contestant Revealed As Gay Stripper

From Vote For The Worst: And… we were right! Check out the story in the Associated Press today that confirms what we’ve been saying for a while now. David Hernandez stripped at a gay club called Dick’s Cabaret up until September of last year, meaning he was still stripping when he tried out for American Idol. We have no problem ...

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Who Wears Tort Shorts?

Cuz most gay men would surely sue if they discovered their conquest was wearing “Flashback” ass-enhancing undies. From designer Andrew Christian: “Surprisingly, I was actually inspired to create this technology while at the gym and seeing how hard men work on exercising their buttocks. I just knew that there had to be a way to achieve similar results by simply ...

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The Jokes Write Themselves

Have you planned your summer yet? For Immediate Release:February 26, 2008 Craig Accepting Applications for Summer InternsDeadline Quickly Approaching WASHINGTON, D.C. – Idaho Senator Larry Craig is currently seeking intern applications for the summer term, which runs from May to August. The application deadline is March 15, however if more time is needed for the application process, please contact Senator ...

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And For Much Needed Comic Relief….

Via Fleshbot, the Gene Simmons sex tape. (NSFW!) The best part is that the blood-spewing evil rock god gets his groove on to Foreigner’s I Wanna Know What Love Is. That kills me. That and how Silicone Barbie shows about as much enthusiasm as a blow-up doll.

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The Snozzberries Taste Like Snozzberries!

You can stop licking your copy of Unzipped and proceed directly to People. Madison Avenue thinks a tasty approach will give new life to Welch’s grape juice. Welch’s is taking out full-page print ads in People magazine this month that give readers a chance to sample its grape juice by licking the ad. The front of the advertisement shows a ...

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AFA: Don’t Say ‘OHMIGOD!’
(ohmigodjoemigodohmigod)

Jeremy at Good As You tipped me that the American Family Association is pissed at TVLand for the title of their new feature, the OHMIGOD! That’s So 80’s Weekend. I’m guessing they’d also have an issue with the title of this here website thingy. Maybe the content too. A little.

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Donatello/O’Neil ’08!

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Operation Frozen Grand Central

Improv Everywhere struck again, this time with a couple of hundred “agents” who, on cue, froze in place for five minutes at Grand Central Terminal. One of their more amusing pranks. I seriously gotta do the next one.

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Virginia Is For (Twink) Lovers

Responding to “citizen complaints” about this in-store poster, Virginia Beach police charged the manager of the local Abercrombie & Fitch outlet with displaying “obscene materials in a business that is open to juveniles.” Police say they only acted after store management refused to heed previous warnings. The cops took the poster away to use it as, uh, evidence. Yeah, that’s ...

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