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  • Or just damn good fun

    “But so it is, that there is a secret affinity, a hankering after evil in the human mind, and that it takes a perverse, but a fortunate delight in mischief, since it is a never-failing source of satisfaction. Pure good soon grows insipid, wants variety and spirit. Pain is a bittersweet, which never surfeits. Love…

  • When weekends go missing, do they partner up with missing socks?

    “Have I been idle, or have I nothing to shew for all my labour and pains? Or have I passed my time in pouring words like water into empty sieves, rolling a stone up a hill and then down again, trying to prove an argument in the teeth of facts, and looking for causes in…

  • WW3.5

    I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. — Albert Einstein

  • This here world

    The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true. — James Branch Cabell

  • Words from Sponsors

    “The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.” — Horace Walpole

  • You said it, sista

    From moviequotes: The American Film Institute lists its top 100 movie quotes. You’ll find the first 25 in the article over here. Before you click, tell me this: which movie line just popped into your head first?

  • BoingBoing gets crabs

    http://www.boingboing.net/2005/05/26/spider_crabs_10_deep.html At night they sway and wander in the waters far under, But morning rolls them in the foam. — Kenneth Slessor, Beach Burial

  • B.F. Skinner’s Matrix3 Review

    The real question is not whether machines think but whether men do. — B. F. Skinner, Contingencies of Reinforcement

  • Nietzsche weighs in

    Nietzsche sez: “Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!” ‘Course, that crazy, dead bastard also comments: “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also…

  • Understandably, I couldn’t resist

    OK, I promise to try not to post another overheardnyc entry. In the meantime: User: overheardnyc Date: 2005-02-28 21:56 Subject: When “Go Fuck Yourself” Is Just Not Enough Security: Public http://www.overheardinnewyork.com/archives/000940.html Bible Thwacker: Have you considered turning back to Jesus? Woman: Have you considered licking my clitoris? –Times Square