Friday Open Thread 

Thirteen Tombs of the Ming I’ll be in Beijing for the next 2 weeks. Jimmy will be minding the store. I may be able to check in here or there. My phone is due an upgrade so I will run the Great Firewall and brick the phone upon my return!

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Saturday Open Thread 

German soldiers with a dead boar in Galacia. Dec. 1916

R.I.P. George Michael

Former member of 1980s pop duo Wham! and solo artist George Michael has died at age 53.

Listen Without Prejudice is one of the best albums of the 1990s (or 80s take your pick). Sadly he was mired in contract disputes and personal troubles which overshadowed his talent. RIP George Michael.

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Thursday Open Thread 

Saturday Open Thread 

I Said Tree Hugger!

Gaia’s Grand Tetons

Vice has your ecosexual story for the day… right here.

 If you happen to find yourself in Sydney, Australia this week you have the opportunity to have sex with the earth. You just need to stop by the “ecosexual bathhouse,” which is currently part of the Syndey LiveWorks Festival of experimental art. The […]

Instant Pill of Gratification

Because he is “Weird Al” Yankovic, and, quite simply, we are not.

She Lives

He Knows Her Best

Sunday Open Thread