The original Walt Disney studios on Hyperion Avenue, 1939.
Perk up your Monday with a memo about coffee.
Staff Secretary Jim Connor’s note on this memo from Deputy Chief of Staff Dick Cheney from October 20, 1975, succinctly sums up why the coffee bill for Donald Rumsfeld’s office was over $100: "They are drinking too much coffee and have too many people drinking it!"
The Mess records showed that the bill covered 200 pots of coffee, meaning that the Chief of Staff and his eight staff members would have consumed about 10 pots per day during a five-day work week.
Too much coffee: do you agree or disagree?
Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman-Hughes, 1972 and 2014
Both by Dan Bagan
The Comeback Trailer
The Comeback comes back Sunday, November 9th at 10PM on HBO.
Rejected Weekend Update Jokes - 10/11/14
Scientists have identified a nearly 40,000 year old hand stencil on a cave wall in Indonesia as the oldest rock art in the world. “Mehhh” said the painter’s father.
This years Neiman Marcus Christmas book includes a 425,000 dollar trip to next year’s Academy Awards. But with that amount of money you could just buy a nomination. (KEY: ARGO poster)
A growing number of best selling biographers and historians are simplifying and sanitizing their works to be sold on the young adult books market. Which explains the new book “Hitler!” (KEY: A smiling Hitler near a rainbow)
A bill has been proposed in New York’s City Council that would create a grading system for taxi drivers. An A means they’re a phenomenal driver while an F means that you are dead.
It was reported that within five years researchers will begin testing lab-grown penises on humans. Five years sounds like a long time, but there’s already a line forming. Let’s check it out. (VIDEO: iPhone 6 line)
A shipment of marijuana laced soda, being stored in a Washington State dispensary, exploded because it was made with too much yeast, and not, as Kyle thought, because it was out to get them.
The New York City Police Department is changing a form officers fill out after stopping and frisking someone from a check-list format to one requiring an essay. Though I don’t think “they were black” counts as an essay.
The Obama administration is planning to increase screening of travelers coming to the US from Ebola-infected countries. Here’s how it works, if the person screening them gets ebola, then we know that person had ebola.
A man in Texas this week was arrested for impersonating a police officer to an actual police officer. When the judge asked how he would plead the man replied “ORDER IN MY COURTROOM!”
A school in Austria has stopped offering a yoga class after a mother complained that yoga is “not allowed, according to the Bible.” What is allowed according to the Bible? Slavery.
what mens rights activists really sound like
mens. rights. activists.