If you want to get up to speed on just how vapid and brainless our media is, read this post by three McClatchy reporters who have been trying to do their job and report instead of mindlessly parroting administration talking points.
Please go read it. One of the reasons we are in the place we are right now is the complete failure of the major media outlets to actually do their jobs. If anything is to get better in this country we must learn from this period in American history that is sure to go down in infamy.
What are you doing still here? Go read it!
I am certain that dwelling on the madness warps my brain. So let’s talk Japan. Specifically, Japanese fads.
Evidently, cell phone charms are all the rage in Japan. So naturally, being Japan, they take it to another level:
Wow, Kewpie is tied up with a cell phone strap string! It’s strange that Kewpie still smiles… He / She likes to be bondaged??
Now that is some fucked up shit right there! Pills? Syringes? Fire? And what is that dude doing under the table!?!
But here’s something that isn’t quite as painful to mull over. Hermetically sealed Plant Cell Phone Charms:
I’m guessing that something in there reacts with oxygen to make CO2. So from almost criminally perverse to pointlessly brilliant. That’s Japan for ya…