John Oliver takes a brilliant look at the non-statehood of the Nation’s Capital.
The NSA SONG
Another day, another dead mascot. Here are 320 pages of names the University of North Dakota will not use to replace the Fighting Sioux nickname, which was retired back in 2012.
Shepard Fairey, environmentalist.
Ft. Greene gets another white person… in the form of this brilliant bust of Edward Snowden installed at the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument.
Tired of having their walls and streets pissed on by drunk tourists, local officials in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg have begun using a water-repellent paint that splashes liquid back off of the surface and presumably onto the feet of the urinator.
Apparently renowned portraitist Nelson Shanks snuck in a Lewinsky reference on his painting of Bill Clinton that now hangs in the National Portrait Gallery. The shadow, which falls to the left of Clinton was achieved by setting up a mannequin in a blue dress that the artist likened to Lewinsky. Shanks says “The Clintons hate the portrait.”
Mayor Dimitri Russo of Castel Volturno, Italy dressed some of his council members up as roadside prostitutes to help him get the word out about his new campaign to “promote better recycling schemes in the region.” Some of the motorists who stopped were then pulled over by police a couple hundred yards away and given tickets as part of the mayor’s recently issued anti-prostitution ordinance. Also, we heard NYC only got 8 inches of blizzard. Nice snow, DeBlasio.
A US government agency infiltrated Cuba’s hip-hop scene to “spark a youth movement against the government.”
Not just Ghost Dog, either. Here’s RZA for PETA.