“Do I regret the things I did? Yes. Do I regret doing them to those assholes? Not so much.”
BREAKING: The Fluffington Post Snubbed By Pulitzer Board
The 2012 Pulitzer Prizes were announced today, and media watchers were stunned by one notable absence. Among the news organizations not winning one of the prestigious awards is The Fluffington Post.
“I thought for sure their landmark coverage of Duck Duck Goosegate would get them recognition,” said Dr. Abel Jepson, a professor of communications at Columbia University. ”This is one of the worst snubs from the Pulitzer Board in the past decade.”
According to sources, Olly the Cat, a junior reporter who works at The Fluffington Post on the duck equality beat, was so distraught that he has locked himself in a conference room at FluffPo headquarters and is building a fort out of newspaper.
More on this story as it develops…
Sorry fluffy cohorts. We were rooting for you.
Made in the USA
Clever touch: Barack Obama’s timeline is up on Facebook. It begins (or ends, depending on which way we’re scrolling) with this coffee cup birth certificate.
It’s true: the Barack Obama Facebook page just got 100% more zoom-y. Check it out.
Iron shoes along the Danube River recall the hundreds of Hungarian Jews who had to leave their shoes on the bank before they were shot by militiamen during World War II.
On Jan. 27, 1945, Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz. Jan. 27 is now an international day of remembering the Holocaust’s millions of victims.
LBGTQ* History Through Photography
THE HOWDY CLUB
A lesbian bar on 3rd Street in the Village.
Club was open from the 1930s-1940s.
(Above picture - Howdy Club’s football team, circa 1940)
“Très drôle, industrial revolution. We really love the stunning advancements in lung-clogging smog, horrific deaths due to getting run over by monstrous locomotives and getting diced to shreds in industrial factory machinery. We really love that toddlers have to work fourteen hours a day, phallic brick structures belch black smoke into our faces all day and those oh-so-chic neverending torrents of toxic sludge barfing into our waterways. Despite all that, I see that Amazon has a cyber Monday deal for those new fangled pantaloons people are calling the ‘blue jeans’! For that, I will gladly sit in this park to wait for the public steam powered CompaqAUUAUHAHAGHAGAHGAGAGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH”