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Farewell to Eric Holder

holder-bear-1000Eric Holder stunned the political world–or at least people who didn’t hear him last year say that he would leave this year–when he resigned Thursday. In a moving, tearful resignation speech, Holder thanked Obama, called Texas congressman Louie Gohmert an asshole, and announced he was leaving the law and returning to his first love: musical theater. Variety reports that Holder is in talks to play Det. Harris in the Broadway musical production of Barney Miller. President Obama wept openly, because he, too, loves Barney Miller so very much.

So now, Eric Holder belongs to the ages. Let’s look back at attorneys general throughout history, and see how Eric Holder stacks up. Continue reading

17 Crazy and Creative Ways to Ask for a Date

When I first ran across this handy guide by Barbara Seegmiller in a used bookstore a year ago, I fell in love with its kooky vintage greatness, for it is certainly creative and fun-loving and by following its rules you’ll definitely get…results. Published in 1986 with help from the English Department of Brigham Young University, it features a stern lecture from the then Associate Dean of BYU on the pitfalls of boredom in youth and boy does it deliver.

Packed with over 300 suggestions by the young in Seegmiller’s community on how to win over that special someone, CWtAfaD undulates wildly between the endearingly corny bad puns/clean cut fun of the ‘80s (i.e. “Give the person a pillow and with a note that says ‘Jane, I’d like you to go to the ___ with me. SLEEP ON IT, and then let me know!’”) and the clinically insane. Continue reading

Web Diving: Luv & Hat.Com’s Take on Self-Service Checkout, BBQs, Jeggings, and the Queen’s Jubilee Thingy

You know that oddly satisfying feeling when you come across a website that just speaks to you? The kind that says the things you’d probably say, or has the kind of strife, revelry, or amazing shenanigans you’d probably get into? Well, it’s not nice to keep those things to ourselves. So, we’re here to share with you these little gold mine finds. Will they all be perfect? Probably not. Will they make you laugh uncontrollably? Probably yes.

Today we introduce Luv & Hat. Continue reading