birds and bears and moths and things.

THE GARDEN @ THE MOULIN ROUGE 1890: ooh+la+la(source)

For those of you who saw this movie, the elephant was not just a place to stage show numbers. They actually did shows inside this thing. More here.   People used to actually look nice when they went out in public? The thought.

MY. WORST. NIGHTMARE: This is not what thenanigans wanted to see today. Nope, not at all.

WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG: If you've ever read this book, then you know how scary this story is.

WELCOME TO...the worst named towns in America. I'm particulalry fond of Toad Suck.


just hangin.(source)

OH THAT'S NASTY: Dayum Mother Nature, you're scary.

KNOW WHERE YOU SPEND YOUR MONEY: There's a certain chump worried about change. Literally.

THIS IS NOT A RHETORICAL QUESTION: At what point to Christians stand up to this guy and tell him that he is making them look evil? At what point does his continued harassment of a gays and lesbians lead someone to act out violently? Until we see someone stand up to him,  young people will continue to turn away from religion.

I THINK I'VE SEEN THIS IN A DISNEY MOVIE OR TWO: Stay with this. It's worth it.

AWKWARD: Well this isn't how this kind of stuff is supposed to work. Also, dressage.

FBI FAIL: Whoops.

NO SIGN OF SQUIRREL?* Not all swing-sets can handle your friendly neighborhood moose.

I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE: Nature is always the best artist.


*Once upon a time there was an awesome and somewhat subversive cartoon that left a rather big impression on a certain blogdude.

BUT DID THEY HAVE A PLACE TO LEAVE YOUR PHONE #? Matches. Our early ancestors had them some.

MUGSHOT OF THE DAY: Somewhere Nick Nolte is enjoying the hell out of this.



This past July was the hottest month on record in the contiguous United States. Ever.