Everybody loves role-playing games (unless you’re irrationally worried about Satan.) Escaping into a fantasy world, surrounded by like-minded nerds, is just the best thing ever. Except when it isn’t, because someone is deciding to be a total Gelatinous Cube. Here are some of your worst RPG horror stories.
There's certainly no shortage of tragic characters roaming the streets of Gotham — from the orphaned, crime-fighting socialite with a penchant for spelunking to the once-promising DA with a now visible dark side. But does Batman's grimmest story actually belong to Gotham's (other) psychotic clown?
Today we learned that Michele Bachmann thinks that those Occupy Wall Street kids are dirty, whiny hippies. And flâneuse has looked into the future and helpfully written the next four Bachmann headlines, for flubs-to-be:
Today we learned that Kurt Cobain liked no-bake cookies. But vitajex has some additional ingredients amd a serving suggestion:
Today we saw some tiny nine-year-old cagefighters beating the crap out of each other as a crowd of booze-soaked adults look on. And earlier this week, we saw a pageant mom terrorizing her five year old. SkaHimself sees blockbuster potential here:
Bloodlesscoup would like you to know that "evacuistas" aren't the only extremely important news story of the day:
In her 1974 letter, Michele Bachmann wrote that she felt "stupid next to" her two bilingual friends. Zombie Cucumber has thought of another scenario in which this observation might be appropriate:
Today we learned that stem cells are being used to create sperm. Our friend drunkexpatwriter is a wee bit ruffled by this news:
Some lady gave birth in the bathroom of a McDonald's. Tacky! And embarrasing. As Catladypants writes,
Watching nine minutes of video featuring Nadya "Octomom" Suleman and her little legion of kids on the Today show this morning prompted all kinds of reactions. Some of us shuddered. Some of us ground up Tri-Cyclen and snorted it. And some of us were moved to pen affectionate missives. Case in point? Lindzimae wrote:
Today we learned that U.S. District Court Chief Judge Karen Schreier had blocked a new South Dakota abortion law (requiring the longest waiting period in the nation at 72 hours and a meeting at an anti-abortion counseling center before a woman can have the procedure).
This morning we learned that The Wise Old Powers That Be in Hollywood are making a movie based on the book What To Expect When You're Expecting. Why, yes, it is a self-help manual of nonfiction, and no, we don't know what character Cameron Diaz is going to play. But hellionraiser has a pitch for the studio:
Weird fact I'm going to try and read into: the most-commented Jezebel post of 2007 was not about forgiving your rapist or cheating on your boyfriend or butt sex or birth control or that one time you got way too drunk and made a bad decision. No, far and away it was the one about the books you read as a kid. The list…
We are kind of loving this response by Titania to our earlier post about women, porn, and birth-control pills. "Me, to my boyfriend caught watching lesbian threesome porn: 'Eww, that girl looks like such a slut. Look at those hooker shoes.' Him: 'It was the SHOES that made you think the naked porn star with the huge…