Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Link roundup

1. Drew Margary:

My 4-year-old is batshit about Star Wars now and won't stop asking me questions about it. Only the questions make no fucking sense, so I can't answer them.

HER: Does Star Wars live in outer space?

ME: It's not a person. It's a movie. And it takes place in outer space.

HER: Why?

ME: Because outer space is way cool.

HER: Does Star Wars live in outer space?

ME: I JUST FUCKING ANSWERED THAT! EAT YOUR PRETZELS!
2. This can't be mentioned enough: U.S. senators, representatives and congressional staffers are permitted to engage in insider trading.

3. "He was a square-jawed Canadian Air Force officer with a brilliant future, a man entrusted with flying prime ministers and Queen Elizabeth II. On Monday, he was exposed as a serial killer with a shocking fetish for girls' panties that he documented in a trove of twisted photos of himself."

*Buy Star Wars sketch cards at eBay.

2 comments:

  1. My 7 year old went through this with Star Wars as well. Part of me always wanted to have a child so I could share my interests with them, but when you are being grilled for hours on end about why I don't like Jar Jar Binks and explain why Darth Vader is my favorite character I had to reconsider. We have now progressed to Batman...

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