Late Night: Lunar Bombs, Stinky TV, and Hobbit Profits

By: Tuesday November 27, 2012 8:00 pm

I feel dirty. I feel dirty because the United States government wanted to blow up the moon to prove to the Soviet Union what big bad asses we were. Flashback: The Cold War. We had bombs, they had bombs, but we (maybe) had a better space program, so the idea was, according to reports in the Daily Mail, to launch an atom bomb to the moon and have it detonate and scare the Ruskies.


Late Night: May You Live in Fascinating Times

By: Tuesday March 15, 2011 8:00 pm

There’s a combo blessing/curse: May you live in interesting times.

Fascinating. We live in fascinating times, may be a bigger curse.

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