Birthday # 63

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Joshua Rothman reads “Animal Madness,” a new book about mental illness in animals: http://nyr.kr/1A5Ym1H

“Animals living in captivity—even pets—are more often pushed to the edge of sanity, frequently by factors wholly outside of their control. Constant visibility, social isolation, and…

Way too many people have no idea what a dog actually is.  The folks down the street who have two beautiful golden retrievers … dogs that have never been allowed to run free, live on a strict diet, wear muzzle leashes, smell like perfume, and they won’t even allow me to pet them when they go out for their six-block walk once a day.  The dogs are on antidepressants because they are neurotic and the owners (one of whom is a physician) have no idea what’s wrong and that all of their dogs have had these problems.

newyorker:


MINNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report)—Historians studying archival photographs from four decades ago have come to the conclusion that the U.S. must have believed in science at some point.

Continue reading: http://nyr.kr/1kLL9l1

newyorker:

MINNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report)—Historians studying archival photographs from four decades ago have come to the conclusion that the U.S. must have believed in science at some point.

Continue reading: http://nyr.kr/1kLL9l1

But when they approach him they choke on the New Jersey in August stench of Axe.



axetemptation:

1 in every 3 women is tempted to approach a man with great hair.

Created by David Brandon Geeting
But when they approach him they choke on the New Jersey in August stench of Axe.

axetemptation:

1 in every 3 women is tempted to approach a man with great hair.

Created by David Brandon Geeting

cartoonpolitics:

"Stop pretending the US is an uninvolved, helpless party in the Israeli assault on Gaza. The Obama administration’s unstinting financial, military and diplomatic support for Israel is a key enabling force in the conflict." .. (Glenn Greenwald, from this article)

cartoonpolitics:

"Stop pretending the US is an uninvolved, helpless party in the Israeli assault on Gaza. The Obama administration’s unstinting financial, military and diplomatic support for Israel is a key enabling force in the conflict." .. (Glenn Greenwald, from this article)

jedavu:

Impressive 3D Drawings from multiple artists…

cartoonpolitics:

"In the US, there is basically one party - the business party. It has two factions, called Democrats and Republicans, which are somewhat different but carry out variations on the same policies. By and large, I am opposed to those policies. As is most of the population." .. (Noam Chomsky)

cartoonpolitics:

"In the US, there is basically one party - the business party. It has two factions, called Democrats and Republicans, which are somewhat different but carry out variations on the same policies. By and large, I am opposed to those policies. As is most of the population." .. (Noam Chomsky)

The Borowitz Report: Obama Signs Passive-Aggressive Executive Order

newyorker:

“While the President did not disclose details about the executive order, he told reporters, ‘I’m sure Congress is busy with a lot of other things and doesn’t want to be bothered with stuff that’s important to me. Really, they shouldn’t give it a moment’s thought. I’m happy to do the work of the entire government myself.’”

Continue reading: http://nyr.kr/1lQnW5c

Photograph by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty.