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August 1, 2013
F-I-N-A-L-L-Y: Today, with the birth of a youngster in the station, DC’s L’Enfant Plaza now lives up to its name. The baby should be named “Annoyed Passenger” in honor of the people on the train who would rather chase Paul Ryan down, drunk and shoeless than cheer on the miracle of life.

F-I-N-A-L-L-Y: Today, with the birth of a youngster in the station, DC’s L’Enfant Plaza now lives up to its name. The baby should be named “Annoyed Passenger” in honor of the people on the train who would rather chase Paul Ryan down, drunk and shoeless than cheer on the miracle of life.

11:37 // 11 months ago
March 1, 2013
10:19 // 1 year ago
June 19, 2012

So here’s one of the more depressing things you’ll see today. It’s a scene outside of a NYC elementary school, in which a congressman (and Senate hopeful looking to win a primary next week) tries to lead a group of grade-schoolers in the singing of an uber-patriotic song — not the National Anthem, but that Lee Greenwood hit from the 1980s. The scene is sad at best and makes everyone look bad. So how did we get here? Read up below:

  • cause A NYC elementary school, for its kindergarten graduation ceremony, decided to pass on singing Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A.,” and instead decided to go with something a little more up-to-date: Justin Bieber’s “Baby.” The school district initially drew no complaints over the change.
  • reaction Days later, Rep. Bob Turner, a Senate hopeful, held a protest over the change, singing the patriotic tune with a group of kids outside of the school — a scene riddled by hecklers and saved for posterity in this depressing video, with hecklers upset that Turner is exploiting kids for political purposes. source

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11:22 // 2 years ago
October 25, 2011
Piling on the “man-child”
While we agree this was an avoidable situation, isn’t it a tad demeaning to refer to the guy as a “man-child?” Okay, so he loaded himself into an infant-sized swing, one for which he was clearly too big; this sounds, on the surface, somewhat baby-esque. But he did this to collect on a bet, not just for kicks. That is, there was a financial incentive at play. Also, the lede contends that he was “wailing like a baby,” but the original report just says he was “screaming.” It could have been more of a gruff shout, or perhaps an angry yell, or something else decidedly not baby-esque. So, we think Unnamed Vallejo Man is getting a bit of a bad rap. Especially given the valuable lesson he’s taught us all. source
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While we agree this was an avoidable situation, isn’t it a tad demeaning to refer to the guy as a “man-child?” Okay, so he loaded himself into an infant-sized swing, one for which he was clearly too big; this sounds, on the surface, somewhat baby-esque. But he did this to collect on a bet, not just for kicks. That is, there was a financial incentive at play. Also, the lede contends that he was “wailing like a baby,” but the original report just says he was “screaming.” It could have been more of a gruff shout, or perhaps an angry yell, or something else decidedly not baby-esque. So, we think Unnamed Vallejo Man is getting a bit of a bad rap. Especially given the valuable lesson he’s taught us all. source

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22:34 // 2 years ago
July 11, 2011

Texas woman gives birth to really big baby

  • 16 pound baby born in Texas, setting new hospital record source

» Welcome to the world: A Texas woman named Janet Johnson gave birth to a big time baby today, a child she named JaMichael who weighs in at the astonishing number you see above. East Texas’ Longview hospital has already verified that he’s the biggest newborn baby they’ve delivered, and they’re looking to see if this is a state record as well — Guinness World Records claim the all-time largest newborn was a 23 pound baby born in Ohio in 1879, for what that’s worth..

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14:28 // 3 years ago
February 18, 2011

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Justin Bieber Gets Shot: “Baby” Remix

Justin Bieber got shot on CSI and it was incredible … although the music they used felt a bit out of place.

We think we know what Bieber’s marketing has been missing.

15:56 // 3 years ago