"In such a way is our human decency brought down when we pander all that is in us, noble and just, to the false god which goes by the vile name of "Capital." --Jeremiah Cobb, "The Confessions of Nat Turner," by Wm. Styron
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
(O)CT(O)PUS IN THE NEWS
This video of an octopus commandeering a coconut appeared tonight on all major news networks, including ABC, BBC, CNN, MSNBC, and WTFNN. What's the big deal? Shall I consider this an affront? An insult to my intelligence? Have you never seen an octopus commandeer a coconut before?