Dürer's Rhino

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Gregarious misanthrope. Optimistic cynic. I live by the code of 'Beer on! Pants off!'

Scoring (at) the Olympics

There’s a lot to talk about regarding this year’s Olympics. Male athletes are being flown first or business class and women are traveling in cargo coach. G4S fucked up the security royally and still demands a huge payoffday. In the right light, the London 2012 logo kinda looks like Lisa giving Bart a blowie. And there’s sports, of course. Lots and lots of sports that only get attention once every four years, like badminton and the canoe slalom.

Let’s talk about what really interests Crass, though. Sex. Continue reading

Retroactive Retirement is the New Plausible Deniability

RMoney’s campaign is making increasingly desperate statements defending, denying, and obfuscating his apparent continued stewardship of Bain Capital from 1999 to 2002 and trying to turn the ship around before it hits an iceberg. On CNN’s State of the Union yesterday, Romney adviser Ed Gillespie told Candy Crowley that the presidential candidate had “retroactively retired” from Bain Capital. Gillespie was asked to clarify the 1999 Press Release from Bain announcing that Romney would be taking a part-time leave of absence to manage the 2002 Winter Olympics. Continue reading

The Best Tomato Pie You Will Ever Eat

Several years ago, we heard a recipe for tomato pie on the radio as the Mister and I were driving into the Blue Ridge Mountains to go camping. As soon as we got home, we started looking up recipes and testing them out. This is a savory pie that is a fantastic side for any summer meal. I like it hot, Mister likes it cold. It’s amazing either way. Continue reading