The Telegraph reports that comments issued on Sunday by the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea (CPRK), the North’s state-run KCNA news agency, labelled South Korean leader Park Geun-hye a “crafty prostitute” under the control of “a powerful pimp,” our own Barack Obama. The statement added that Pyongyang is prepared for “an all-out nuclear battle”.
If you’re a regular Banter reader, you might have noticed our story, “That Which Will Not Go Away,” aka “10 OkCupid Profile ‘Don’ts’ to Heed If You Actually Want to Get Laid,” in our trending stories sidebar for lo several months now. But you’re probably unaware that the comments section of the story has been blitzkrieged by spambots probing for valid email addresses with promises of romantic reconciliation with lovers who have cast you aside. I.e., love potions.
In what surely won’t be the last revelation in the internet vapor trail of Kansas shooting suspect Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr., radio host David Pakman has unearthed a lengthy 2010 interview with the man who would go on to be arrested for deadly shootings at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City and Village Shalom in Overland Park, Kansas. A lost-cause U.S. Senate candidate in Missouri at the time, Miller spent most of the interview ranting about the Jews, but also praised Ron Paul, and declared President Obama the winner in a game of “Elect, Deport, Waterboard.”
The Supreme Court disappointed conservatives this week by refusing to hear the case of a New Mexico wedding photographer who refused to photograph a lesbian couple’s commitment ceremony in 2006. The wrinkle in this case is that the defendants attempted to carve out a distinction for people who “create expression for a living.”
With Pajamas Boy memes still circulating in the GOP zeitgeist, the Republican Party just stepped into the same pitch, pandering to Millennials with a “we’re sooo with the kids” viral video of a doughy, unshaven Millennial wearing hipster glasses and, yes, a leather biker jacket. Evidently, this is a real guy named “Scott Greenberg.”
While radio offers nothing particularly exclusive to its format, the internet has a virtual lock on everything worth listening to: every variety of music under the Sun and a nearly limitless menu of podcasts hosted by the funniest and most interesting talkers in the history of recorded entertainment.