Category Archives: Snake Oil Woo Woo

False Advertising

I know crap when I see it. There are days when I completely agree with Prime: the internet is both the greatest thing and the worst thing that has happened to humanity. Thanks to the internet, I can learn about … Continue reading

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Father, Son, and Holy Shit

Yesterday, Prime and I were out and about, trying to figure out what we might have for dinner. I had just gotten off work and Prime had just put in several hours of overtime, so we were both pretty tired. … Continue reading

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This is a Thing that Happened and I Need to Go Back to Bed

This happened. This actually freaking happened: ‘Hot Dog Water’ seller in Vancouver gets laughs to prove point. Yes, you are reading that correctly; this guy was selling bottles of “hot dog water”, complete with a wiener inside the bottle, for the … Continue reading

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And Today in “To Hell with this Shit, I’m Effing Done”…

Found this via Joe.My.God.: Goldman Sachs Warns Pharma Investors: Cures Don’t Provide Sustained Revenue, Chronic Illness Is Better. Because profits (emphasis mine)! Goldman Sachs analysts attempted to address a touchy subject for biotech companies, especially those involved in the pioneering “gene … Continue reading

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Fifteen Reasons Why

I found this months ago and I’ve just now gotten around to taking it head on: called 15 Reasons People Are Hating On Anti-Vaxxers, this fetid pile of an article on BabyGaga–yes, that is actually the website’s fucking name!–will make your … Continue reading

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The Uncertain Journey

This is one of those things I don’t like to think about, but here it is: from PZ Meyers I’d feel schadenfreude, except that it’s such a damn sad waste. The gist of the article? Those that try and treat … Continue reading

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Nature Is Not A Mother

I found this little gem while on Patheos a while ago and it was in the pagan section of their religious blogs: Are Hurricanes and Wildfires Persons? Respect the Power of Nature. Clunky title, I’ll be the first to admit … Continue reading

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