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January 26, 2016

Overnight Open Thread (1-26-2016)

 

RIP: Abe Vigoda (For Reals This Time)

Well we all knew that it had to happen some day. But truthfully I kinda hoped he would just keep going on and on forever and that the joke would never end.

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How Long Has Abe Vigoda Been Mostly Dead? 

Since 1982 at least when People magazine referred to him as the 'late' Abe Vigoda. Which was a bit odd since Barney Miller was still being filmed at that point.

Here's a skit from David Letterman in 1988 where they have some fun with the late Abe Vigoda whose career didn't seem to be affected by his death.

Spot the Kitteh: Part IV

The first picture is so tricky I give you this one instead.

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Hillary's Chronic Cough Problem

This video is really painful to watch. And makes you wonder whether she's had a chest x-ray recently.

Kurt Schlichter's Advice: Buy Ammo

Well no one ever died from having too much and it's not like it'll go bad in under 20 years anyway. As an old family friend used to say the two best things to have in a depression are ammo and liquor. They're high in value but physically small. And either you'll need them yourself or someone else will need them so bad they'll pay you top dollar for them.

Europe Commits to Buying U.S. Shale Gas

European gas prices are cheap today, so much so that the price imperative for liquifying, shipping, and regassifying U.S. shale gas is looking like less of an attractive proposition than it once was. But many European buyers have already committed to paying that premium for a steady energy supply that doesn't come with the kinds of strings Russia likes to attach.

Creeping Sharia Watch: Italian Officials Cover Up Nude Statues for Visiting Iranian President

Danish Teen Fought Off a Foreign Would-Be Rapist - Now She Faces a Fine

What a ball pen tells us about China's manufacturing weakness

China is unable to make a complete ball pen. And that has implications.

GOTO Jail: The Time the FBI Investigated a Bizarre BASIC Program Threat Sent To Johnny Cash in 1979

Yelling, Stomping, and Bad Language

Someone's Been Adjusting the Matrix Again...

Frisky: Women Murdered For Rejecting Man While Living In A Patriarchy

Note however that the asshole was arrested by police (almost certainly) men, and will be tried by a jury including men, and eventually sentenced to prison where he will be guarded and confined by men. What kind of ineffective patriarchy is this?

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