“If everyone thinks you’re a bit old, and a bit weird, it’s best not to do what makes you look rickety, undignified and mad as a sack of badgers.” —The Independent, commenting on everyone’s favorite McCain debate picture. Personally, I love that picture because it’s the only thing McCain has ever done that made me chuckle in a way that didn’t quickly turn into gagging.
“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.” —Stephen Hawking (via everybodycares)
“Fear doesn’t so much rule the wood pulp news industry. More like pee-on-themselves existential terror.” —Berkeley Breathed, on why he feels that this “wicked period” in our history is signalling that it’s time to bring an end to his famous penguin character, Opus. Read his interview @ Salon about the impending doom of the nation’s grumpiest penguin.