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This is just a short Christmas wish: Please tell the press flack who is no doubt getting huge sums of money for putting Kim Kardashian's name in front of us every day that we give up. We promise to put aside our penchant for real news about real people who do genuinely newsworthy things and concentrate entirely on someone who has done nothing except look pretty and used up electronic space teaching us nothing worthwhile except that money can buy attention that should be used for trying to make the world a little better.

Today, Google breathlessly told us that Ms K. just might stop using Instagram. Golly!!! That should stop the presses. The funerals in Connecticut? The Iranian rocket? Israel's condemnation by the U.N.? Nah. We have to pay attention to what's vital to our survival as a nation - Kardashian's habits on the computer.

Guess what? IRDGAS!

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  •  Tip Jar (1+ / 0-)
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    God may listen, but money talks.

    by boguseconomist on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 12:49:04 PM PST

  •  First they came for Paris Hilton but I did nothing (2+ / 0-)
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    Azazello, gfv6800

    ... because I'm not a multi-millionaire heiress of a hotel chain.

    Then they came for Lindsay Lohan, but I did nothing because I'm not a multi-millionaire actress who's been in jail so many times that I've lost count.

    Then they came for Kim Kardashian, but I did nothing because I'm not a multi-millionaire who's famous for being famous.

    Then they came for me, and I was pissed because it happened just when finally looked like I was going to be able to live my life without hearing anything about these damn celebrities anymore.

    •  I shot my TV in 1983, never looked back. (1+ / 0-)
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      ( OK, we only shot one of them- Buddy o' mine took out the other one with a sledgehammer. Very satisfying sound, that).

      I have only the very vaguest idea of who any of those people are.

      Well, except for you- you're lineatus.

  •  Kim who™? (1+ / 0-)
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    And I mean that in the nicest possible way!

    Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

    by JeffW on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 01:10:07 PM PST

  •  Damn- I thought you meant ketamine... (0+ / 0-)

    Well. it was beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

  •  I was so proud of my 8 year old daughter when (1+ / 0-)
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    the Kardashians were on t.v. for about 5 minutes and she turned and said to me "they're really quite stupid aren't they". We then turned over to David Attenborough

    "I smoke. If this bothers anyone, I suggest you look around at the world in which we live and shut your fuckin' mouth." --- Bill Hicks

    by voroki on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 02:45:38 PM PST

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