Think and Pray the Weak Away

Boys will be boys and boys need their toys. But once boys reach a certain age, they’ll want to replace their Hot Wheels with some hot wheels, their Action Man with a real-life Barbie, and their sticks and stones with firearms. It’s the American Way. Thanks to America’s liberal gun laws, over 10,000 of its weaker residents are rooted out …

Right Here, Right Now, Back Then in 1977

When Instagram was founded, back in 1977, the company seemed destined for failure. Mainly because founder John ‘Clawless Koala’ Jonstontownson (nicknamed so because he once fought a clawless koala*) liked to do things differently. Idiotically, really. But don’t blame John Jonstontownson. Remember, he was a child of his era and many things went topsy-turvy in the 1970s: ugly became the …

Rolling in the Deep

According to most historical sources, skateboarding was invented around 1950 by American surfers who needed additional ways to waste their time in the absence of waves. But in actual fact, the idea was introduced by the Society for Innocent Boring Citizens. Their aim was twofold. First of all, they wanted Innocent Boring beachgoers to be able to frolic in the …