Friday, May 25, 2012
If Groupon can't be a successful company, maybe it can be a hit sitcom? ᔥ TIME Louis CK gets one step closer to being his generation's Woody Allen. ᔥ Vulture There's a top secret list of words Mitt Romney isn't allowed to say. ᔥ BuzzFeed Congratulations to Stephen Colbert, the 69th Most Beautiful Woman in the World. ᔥ Huffington Post Which DC comic book character is about to come out of the closet? ᔥ ThinkProgress The ultimate Facebook IPO conspiracy theory. ᔥ Rolling Stone What do The Dark Knight Rises' Bane and Mitt Romney's Bain Capital have in common? ᔥ The Week Why read fiction in The New Yorker when you can read it 140 characters at a time on Twitter? ᔥ The New Yorker
Governor Rick Perry says that his attacks on Bain Capital and "vulture capitalism" didn't work during the primary and it's not going to work now. However, he doesn't factor in his own massive incompetence.
Andy Samberg's Harvard Commencement speech may be getting more attention, but Barney Frank also made a very funny and insightful speech at Harvard this week. In this clip, Congressman Frank mentions the woman he famously compared to a dining room table and regarding a hate crimes bill he helped pass tells this joke:
“Let me be very clear– if this bill passes tomorrow, it will still be entirely legal to call me a fag– I just wouldn’t recommend it if you’re in the banking business.”