For my sixth appearance on Scott Aukerman’s wonderful Comedy Bang Bang podcast, I was treated to a legend. The world famous TONY CLIFTON made his way to the studio and told never before heard stories about his enemy/pal Andy Kaufman. If you are an old school comedy fan, this is a treat. Also, this is insanely NSFW…as Tony Clifton doesn’t give a fuck about what words come out of his mouth.
Listen streaming above or click any of the photos to listen/download through Earwolf and iTunes.
Given that we have yet to meet any extraterrestrials, the finding could mean that basic life may be very common — but that it gets snuffed out before having a chance to leave the cradle. That could be very bad news for humans.”
“Books are incredibly unusual in one respect,” Bezos said, “and that is that there are more items in the book category than there are items in any other category by far.” A devotee of the Culture of Metrics, Bezos was undaunted. He was sure that the algorithms of computerized search and access would provide the keys to a consumer kingdom whose riches were as yet undiscovered and barely dreamed of, and so he set out to construct a twenty-first-century ordering mechanism that, at least for the short term, would deliver goods the old-fashioned way: by hand, from warehouses via the Postal Service and commercial shippers.”—Steven Wasserman documents The Amazon Effect | The Nation (via thisistheverge)
“Forgive me for noting that conservatives seem to believe that the rich will work harder if we give them more, and the poor will work harder if we give them less.”—The Washington Post (via thepolitics)