Re: Bringing the Lame Sauce to the Party.

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That first Daily Show link really is one of the best things I've seen in a long time. They did a great job on that one.

For people with region issues, here! Something adorable that was on boingboing!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 7:55 PM
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Poor Antigone squirrel has a rough day ahead.


Posted by: text | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 7:59 PM
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1: That is in fact adorable. I counter with elephant-dog friendship.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:07 PM
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I bet if the person taking the squirrel video had stuck around long enough, he would have seen a lovely act of cannibalism. I've seen them munching on their fallen comrades too many times to not think he was just saving the good bits for himself.


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:13 PM
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It does look delicious, though


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:15 PM
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Cui bono?


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:31 PM
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Guilty.


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:33 PM
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One doesn't quite know what to think.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:34 PM
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Funny, guys. Real funny.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:35 PM
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Jesus really loves you.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:37 PM
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Bringing the Lame Sauce to the Party.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:38 PM
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11: I blame the patreearchy.


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:39 PM
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I sort of wish I'd never heard of this.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:40 PM
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Feminism We Can All Support


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:41 PM
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Yeah, she looks eighteen.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:42 PM
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This is Stupid.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:42 PM
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Posted by: | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 8:54 PM
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I found that squirrel video too sad to watch.


Posted by: k-sky | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 9:13 PM
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Planes have been flying really low over my house in the past 20 minutes, one after another and another. My building is right under a major flight pattern, but I don't remember ever hearing quite so many of them so loudly.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 9:17 PM
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18: But he's such a friend! He lies down next to his buddy! Awwww.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 9:22 PM
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And the elephant-dog video? That's heartbreaking!


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 9:25 PM
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I found the comments to the video linked in 1 too sad to read. I feel that way about YouTube comments generally.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 9:36 PM
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22: You're not alone.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 9:41 PM
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Okay, 23 is funny.

I will not be alarmed! I will not be alarmed! We are a rational people. I'm sure of it!


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 9:47 PM
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I know that for most people, when they hear the phrase "Bulgarian wedding music", they immediately think of Ivo Papasov and Yuri Yunakov, but I would like to recommend this album, which kicks much ass.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 10:21 PM
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Actually, that Stewart video isn't region blocked, but still too annoying to watch due to an over-enthusiastic audience.


Posted by: Martin Wisse | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 11:31 PM
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over-enthusiastic

"unsophisticated"


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 04-21-10 11:35 PM
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I find it really irritating how audiences start clapping in time at the drop of a hat. Did anybody ask you? Does it even make sense for the music being performed? Even if those aren't issues, no mob can know when to stop, so either it goes on way too long (as in the clip) or peters out slowly and awkwardly.


Posted by: Minivet | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 12:12 AM
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4 is exactly right. It's not like the "loyal" guy is sticking around because he's planning to deliver a eulogy. (In fact, unless I miss my guess, we already see him take a few delicate nips at his buddy in the video itself. He's pissed at the crows because they're interrupting him.)

In fairness to the squirrel, I'd be equally happy to cannibalize about half the commenters on that video.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 12:58 AM
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28: From what I understand, those audiences get really seriously warmed up before the taping. They get a little manic. I can see how you'd want that if you were making, like, The Man Show, which made no sense without a wildly hooting/clapping audience, and even makes sense on Colbert, because of the ego schtick, but it seems out of place with Stewart.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 4:08 AM
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It's not like the "loyal" guy is sticking around because he's planning to deliver a eulogy.

You guys have no souls.


Posted by: text | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 10:53 AM
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But SRSLY. Cannibalism among squirrel-kind (and rodent-kind generally) is well-attested. Squirrel burial rites are not. There are probably good reasons for the cannibalism, too, it's not like they're just being dicks: rodents aren't lifeforms known for letting protein go to waste, and they'd rather a fellow-squirrel/rat/mouse enrich his or her own kind than some damnëd interloper of a [fill-in-non-rodent-lifeform-here]. So what's the likelier explanation for that squirrel to be there?


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 12:31 PM
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Oh, DS. So close. But a diaeresis indicates that each of a sequence of vowels is separately pronounced, not that a single vowel is pronounced. Stick with "damnéd".


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 12:32 PM
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Oh, did I use a dïaeresis in a subtly incorrect, annoying way? Little old me? *whistles innocently*


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 12:37 PM
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IHBT, it seems.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 12:40 PM
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35: I, too, appreciate the hard work of the Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology and believe their important research to be underpublicized. Thank you for undertaking the important task of getting their name out there, nebbers.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 12:48 PM
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35: Sometimes you don't even have to cast, just the sound of feet upon the dock will do it.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 04-22-10 12:52 PM
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