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#nodads

The philosophers have only sought to impregnate the world in different positions; the point is to pleasure it. "What is it to Philosophise Fatherlessly?" The inaugural post of the (slightly NSFW) #nodads Tumblr, which celebrates the #nodads Twitter hashtag. #NoDads Is Our Principal Of Solidarity. Happy Father's Day!
posted by gerryblog on Jun 17, 2012 - 61 comments

A moment on the lips...a lifetime on the therapist.

Rosemount High School athletes were recently tricked into making out with their own parents in front of a crowd. The principal of the school has offered an "apology".
posted by gman on Dec 15, 2011 - 207 comments

Oedipus The Movie

The story of Oedipus, in 8 minutes, performed by vegetables. [NSFW, 50mb qt]
posted by carsonb on Aug 24, 2007 - 11 comments

What good were eyes to me? Nothing I could see could bring me joy.

Fooled By Cybermum “Like millions of teenagers, Ben Atkins spends hours on social networking websites. So he was delighted when he met his perfect girl online, she shared his love of philosophy and bass guitars, and thought he was wonderful … But the lovely Cheshakitten was actually Ben’s mother, Anne, posing as a teenager to find out more about this internet phenomenon.”
posted by Tenuki on Dec 11, 2006 - 98 comments

The gayest post title ever

Planes, Trains, and Plantains, or the Greatest Essay Ever Written.
posted by swift on Jan 14, 2005 - 27 comments

Yeah, but Oedipus didn't start a war.

Former Bush ghostwriter confirms Bush had plans for Iraq in 1999. Herskowitz said that Bush expressed frustration at a lifetime as an underachiever in the shadow of an accomplished father. In aggressive military action, he saw the opportunity to emerge from his father’s shadow. The moment, Herskowitz said, came in the wake of the September 11 attacks. “Suddenly, he’s at 91 percent in the polls, and he’d barely crawled out of the bunker.”
posted by RavinDave on Oct 28, 2004 - 37 comments

King of the Road:

King of the Road: A summary of Oedipus, of course. Who says all that time looking for personalized plates doesn't pay off? Anyone care to find Ulysses?
posted by salsamander on Mar 1, 2001 - 13 comments

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