If we don’t reach $3000, that’s fine. I’m grateful just to raise anything, whether it’s a dollar or just some awareness. But, I’d hate for you to miss an opportunity to participate in an event that makes a difference for a lot of men and their families.
So, since I’m growing a mustache and because I was raised Catholic (see #2 below), here’s why — if you’re considering donating to Movember — you should donate to Movember. Continue reading →
Guys, I’m about to write something weird. I want you to know that this is, in fact, Rick Snee, and I have written the next statement with a clear mind and of my own free will.
PETA is right about something.
I know. It’s completely out of character for me to ever agree with them. We disagree at even the most basic level. For instance, PETA says it’s wrong to eat meat, and I say they have “pet” and “eat” in their names, so that’s a mixed message.
Hello, reader. According to these notes from the nurse who just examined you, “Dr. Snee is a horse’s ass who never reads charts and just gives everyone antibiotics.”
Well, it looks like I’m a horse’s ass who can read, thank you Nurse Lattimer, and I’m prescribing you about six months’ worth of penicillin for what’s about to be a chronic case of Unemployment in This Job Market. (You can find that in the Big Doctor’s First Medical Picture Book under “E. tadick.”)
Looks like the waiting room is backing up, so let’s get to the mail bag. Continue reading →
Right now, your mind is on Halloween — as it should be. And I’d hate to interrupt you while you consider whether banging a sexy crayon is just doing it with a giant, red, waxy dick, but I need you to think about the morning after for a second.
No, not about whether you’ll still respect yourself and Party City for giving you a whole new fetish and therapy issues. I want you to think about whether you’re willing to grow a mustache — and only a mustache — for charity.
In 10 days, my Movember team, The Proposers, starts our 2014 campaign to raise money for men’s health organizations, including Livestrong, the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM). This money pays for men’s health awareness and education campaigns, live-saving research and treatment and support for affected men and their families.
In 2013, we raised over $2000 in donations. We’re looking to raise even more this year with your help.
But, you don’t have to decide just yet. Let me explain what exactly it is we’re doing and why. Continue reading →
As no stranger to the ongoing debate over the Washington Redskins’ team name and a fan of the team, this year has proved to be one of the most interesting ones. Hey, I need something to keep me interested in a season that is still three wins away from besting last season … in Week 5.
Aaaaaaand … that’s where you lost me. Don’t get me wrong: I’m not opposed to changing the team name, especially since most of the arguments for keeping it are utterly moronic when changing it is so much simpler. But changing already obtuse FCC rules to get around what should be an easy decision of conscience or at least of business? That’s a recipe for disaster, and here’s why … Continue reading →
Anyone who’s traveled by air in the United States has noticed that things are getting a bit, well, testy in what was once “the friendly skies.”
Fights have erupted over the sovereignty of our limited leg space and how recliners violate the sanctity of our paid-for borders. People have struck other people’s children for being children. And then there are you common wig-outs, which can happen anywhere, but in the air are met with swift Marshal-dispensed justice.
So, it was only a matter of time before even the perverts in coach starting furiously masturbating like they paid for a first class ticket.
There’s no question about it: the United States of America is a global leader. Scratch that. THE global leader.
When a thing needs doing, we’re the ones that lead the way. Sometimes, we lead from in front. Sometimes from behind. And sometimes, sometimes, we lead alone.
So, when Americans decided that it was time to do something about the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, we went all in. We said, “No more beheadings.” We said, “No more rapes and honor killing and everything else that god always commands crazy guys with beards and guns to do.”
Good news, RAM members and other Bandoleered-Americans: Idaho and Utah’s new laws that allow teachers with conceal-carry permits to bring their weapons to school are working! In only two weeks since Labor Day, a teacher in each state was able to successfully fend off a gunman with their own guns in their schools.
And that’s the beauty of the NRA’s “the only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun” position: knowing a good armed person from a bad one can be complicated. But you don’t need to know who’s the good guy and bad guy if they’re both the same person.
(If you didn’t click the links, they shot themselves.)
… in Ferguson, Mo., it’s easy to see why many of us are wondering if we maybe, quite possibly went an eensy-bit overboard in arming and outfitting our police forces over the past 13 years since 9/11. In fact, it makes complete sense to lose our minds when seeing these weapons of war aimed at civilians. It kind of, you know, makes it look like the police think we’re the enemy, and they’re put in power to put us down like mad dogs in the street.
But, you know what’s really weird? That scenes like this …
… and this …
… didn’t inspire the same kind of response.
Yes, the Ferguson Police Department — and many other police departments — are militarized to the point where even Rob Liefeld would throw up his arms and say, “That is way too many ammo pouches, guys. That can’t be proportional to what the human body can carry.”
But, looking at the second pair of photos and the following trends, I’m starting to think that police departments aren’t loaded for manbearpig because they’re police. It might just be because police departments are mostly made up of white males, and white males have gone full-bore Klingon insane. Continue reading →
Look, I get it. Of all the reasons we use social media, it’s not to see the same damn thing over and over again. Today, we’re getting tired of people dumping ice water on themselves. Yesterday, it was everyone’s stupid baby pictures. Back in November, everyone’s terrible facial hair. Last year, Grumpy Cat. The year before, duck face.
Trust me, I understand when viral sh*t gets old and you’d rather see who’s evil for frowning on gay marriage today. Like every other day.
And unlike the other listed annoyances, there’s no way to really block any of that because everyone’s posting their own videos for once instead of just sharing the same viral video.
So — just like when you can’t remove yourself from a group text — you can’t remove yourself from the trend and will have to react. Let’s examine the way that can go when you have a wall full of #icebucketchallenge videos. Continue reading →