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Black Swan

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That sounds like something for me... :D
How about Wake Up Mother Fucker Smelling Salts.
If you are in a daze or about to faint, or you just heard the worst news.
I believe the product was widely used in the past. They used it on a "mouchoir" for people overcome by emotions.
Well, it is back with a vengeance. Apparently athletes regularly use it. It is ammonia!
https://www.elitefts.com/wake-up-motherf-r-smelling-salts.html
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PhillyDave

“The essential doesn't change.” Beckett
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"corpse syndrome." "Butcher's hack." HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!
 

PhillyDave

“The essential doesn't change.” Beckett
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and he's wearing his jacket indoors so he can slide the cold wet leftovers in the big pockets. Puke.
 

the only good poet

One retreat after another without peace.
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The portrait. Is that Lincoln giving him the finger?

Above Lincoln, what is that, a noose? "Be careful, Mr President," beseeched the aide, as the ladder buckled under Trump's formidable rump.
 
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He's using his hands to distract you from the little mushroom boner he sprouted when he walked into the room and smelled all those hamberders.
 

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Still waiting for the check, by the way, if anyone is listening over there in Florence.
 

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Angry Man Mistakes Stock Photo of a Hipster as Himself in Story About Hipsters Looking Alike

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It's one of the most ironic moments in hipster history.

A recent report titled "The Hipster Effect," authored by Brandeis University researchers in the MIT Technology Review, looked at how hipsters, who famously bill themselves as "anti-conformists," all end up looking alike despite their efforts to go against the grain.

"What the study found essentially was that when a group of people decides to be different, to do something nonconforming, there comes a point when they all end up adopting the same behavior or the same style," MIT Technology Review editor-in-chief Gideon Lichfield told NPR.

But after the article's publication, a man contacted the magazine to blast them for allegedly using an edited photo of him in the story without getting his permission, while also blasting its premise.

"It's a poorly written and insulting article and somewhat ironically about five years too late to be as desperately relevant as it is attempting to be," the man said of the article, before adding that he was considering a lawsuit against the publication.

The picture in question showed a bearded man wearing a beanie and flannel.

"Your lack of basic journalistic ethics and both the manner in which you reported this uncredited nonsense and the slanderous unnecessary use of my picture without permission demands a response and I am of course pursuing legal action," the man wrote.

With the man's threats looming, Lichfield contacted Getty Images, who provided the photo that was described as showing "a handsome young man in trendy winter attire against a wooden background."

Turns out, while the picture of the model in hipster clothing may have looked like the man, it was not the same person after all.

"Wow, I stand corrected I guess. I and multiple family members, and a childhood friend pointed it out to me, thought it was a mildly photo-shopped picture of me," the man wrote back after getting the news. "I even have a very similar hat and shirt, though in full color I can see it's not the same. Thank you for getting back to me and resolving the issue."

In a thread about the incident, Lichfield admitted the man inadvertently confirmed the article's point.

"[It] just proves the story we ran," he wrote. "Hipsters look so much alike that they can't even tell themselves apart from each other."
 
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