Politician's syllogism →
Oh, this explains much. bestofwikipedia: The politician’s syllogism, also known as the politician’s logic or the politician’s fallacy, is a logical fallacy of the form: We must do something This is something Therefore, we must do this. (via @werttrew)
This morning I dropped off a Netflix DVD in the mailbox on the way to work. I’ve done this a thousand times, but this time was probably the last. I signed up for the streaming-only plan based on my careful analysis of exactly how many physical DVDs I’ve watched in the last year. So, depending on how you’re scoring I’m saving either $2 or $7 by switching away from physical...
Netflix changes (note lack of outrage)
I think I may be the only geek who’s not righteously angry at Netflix right now, but I think any of the new plans are a pretty good deal. My actual DVD watching has apparently been pretty low the last couple of years, so moving to streaming only is probably the right move for me. Netflix continues to be the only pay-TV service I am happy to pay for, because it’s still exactly what I...
This is a most cheerful and excellent cover. They’re right—it’s a TMBG song. laughingsquid: They Might Be Giants Covering Tubthumping by Chumbawamba