The Friday Timesuck

In case you were actually trying to be productive at work this week, mayhap you missed out on some mayhem. Never fear, here’s a roundup of some of the best and most disturbed that were chronicled here during the week so you can pretty much blow some time. It is Friday, after all.

Doc was on hand to remind the literate among you about National Poetry Month.
There’s the creepy female robot head soon to become a super-villain in the DC Universe.
The lovely essay regarding the 25 Greatest Moments in Sesame Street, which is necessary since cookies can only be eaten in moderation now, for crying out loud.
We tried to compile our favorite April Fools links, and life wouldn’t be complete without some crazed quizzes to waste your time.

But the winner goes to Siege for posting the Kitten Cannon. Nothing quite like a meowing projectile, is there? (Sorry, Din.)


Like Your TV With an Edge? Better Start Talking.

Jeff Jarvis over at Buzz Machine is talking about the general lack of testicular fortitude among cable providers that could cost you the edgier shows you like on cable…and exactly why these folks are willing to cave. If you think this anti-“indecency” push is as ridiculous as we do, then you’d best start speaking up now.