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Skepchick Quickies 5.17

Amanda

Amanda is a science grad student in Boston whose favorite pastimes are having friendly debates and running amok.

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  1. Well, the bit about the black death has me convinced.

    I mean, folks saw a man with a scythe? A person with a scythe on a field outside of town can’t have been a very common sight in that time since tractor lawnmowers are well known to have been all the rage.

  2. Let’s see; blessing houses-nope, Dan Savage getting the Santorum knocked out of him-nope, E.T. pooping in the gene pool-nope, hottest sex… uh, no.
    .
    Did anyone see the football player fall on the dancer and just about break her neck last night?
    Anyone?
    That sucks huh?

        1. Wait, of the two words in their name, they chose to drop the one that was not wildly misleading?

          Surely, in a sane world, they would have dropped “History” and just called themselves “Channel”.

          “CHANNEL! Where you can watch PROGRAMS!”

          1. I am totally seeing that in bold black lettering on a yellow background like the old-school generics.
            I’ve gotta go have me a BEER with some CHIPS and SALSA and watch PROGRAMS on the CHANNEL.

  3. The History Channel Discovers the Real Cause of the Black Death: In my opinion, History Channel executives don’t believe in that stuff any more than we do. They are in it for the money, and they just don’t care about the content of their programming.

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