Tag Archives: Reddit

EMT: “It’s unofficially our job to try and figure out what hospital won’t bankrupt you, and it’s bullshit.”

As it’s been a while since I’ve used this site to whip up righteous indignation over the state of health care in this country, I wanted to share the following story, ripped from the pages of Reddit today, about people who are forced into bankruptcy when ambulances take them to hospitals that don’t accept their […]

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Probably not the best thing for someone who strugges with OCD to see upon opening his computer

On the front page of Reddit this evening: [Details on this foolproof DIY cure for OCD can be found here.]

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My thoughts on how to the Breaking Bad spin-off featuring Saul Goodman might work

I’m not sure how many of you this matters to, but Bob Odenkirk took to Reddit today to peddle his new book, and, in the ensuing conversation, confirmed that he and Vince Gilligan, the creator of Breaking Bad, are working on a possible spin-off featuring Saul Goodman, the sleazy Albuquerque lawyer portrayed so beautifully by […]

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Don’t ask me how my weekend was…

note: He deserves better than to be commemorated in the footnote of a post about my petty plumbing problems, but I did want to note the fact that, if not for the this little emergency of mine, I’d surely be posting something thoughtful tonight about the death of internet activist and political organizer Aaron Swartz. […]

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Watching Fox News personalities critiquing Jon Stewart and what’s-his-name

You might find this unbearable. If that’s the case, I’m sorry. I just love it, though. It’s so fun to watch them going on at length about how Stewart is tricking the American people into believing that he’s a real journalist. (The wildly spinning arm of the irony meter could power a small city.) Oh, […]

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