What more do I really need to say to add context to Paul Simon singing “The Sound of Silence” at this morning’s 9/11 memorial ceremony at Ground Zero? None, that’s what. Grab the tissue box.
“From 1969 to 2001, the Twin Towers made countless cameos in Hollywood films,” Dan Meth writes. “Sometime featured prominently in the foreground, sometime lurking in the distance. This montage celebrates the towers’ film career with songs that capture the passing decades.” The 10 year anniversary of September 11th is less than two weeks away and [...]
Now that we got the serious out of the way. Why the hell not? The Onion has a pretty hilarious look at Americans not masturbating in memory of 9/11.
Hard to imagine it was 8-years-ago. I just graduated college that spring and had just gotten back from a two-month jaunt in Europe — that sort of carefree living you’re expected to do at 21. I was living with my parents to save some money (since I blew it all on drugs and hookers in [...]
Sensitive subject matter for sure, but kinda funny anyway. The thought of Dick Cheney going out to buy last minute presents for 9/11 had me laughing something fierce. “While Cheney is known by many to be cold and taciturn for the other 11 months of the year, those close to the vice president say there [...]