Wednesday, December 7, 2016

click click click, glug glug glug

It was bound to happen: clickbait writers, stressed out by the sheer volume of headlines they're forced to crank out on a daily basis, began drinking at work, leading to head-scratchers like the one below.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

The Emoticon Formerly Known as Prince

Prince, who died April 21, at the age of 57, was an icon. But after he changed his name to an unpronounceable symbol in 1993, Prince also became an emoticon, at least in iTunes, where the symbol, when laid out horizontally, looks like this:


A sign o' the times, many of which had a terrific soundtrack thanks to Prince.

Rest in peace, Mayor Nelson. You were one of a kind.

Saturday, February 13, 2016


Probably not as important as seeing a woman naked, if you were to ask a 15-year-old boy. Which is probably why 15-year-old boys aren't allowed to vote.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

a bird's-eye view of a small world after all

Earlier today I received an e-mail from Twitter with this subject heading: "Robert Cass, what's happening in the world?"

It's been said that Hollywood is like high school with money, but according to Twitter, the entire world is like high school. From now on, whenever I start to feel guilty that I don't know enough about the current situation in Syria, I'll just remind myself that Syria sits at one of the uncool tables in the cafetorium.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

I'm gonna be (following the Fitbit fad until the battery dies on this thing).

Charlie and Craig Reid, you said back in 1988 (even though most people in my country didn't hear you say it until five years later) that you would walk 500 miles, but I did walk 500 miles. Seriously, how jealous are you wankers?