Friday, June 7, 2019

There's a Moon in the Sky, It's Called the Moon, and It Is Part of Mars

The stupid never ceases, with the current cri du cul being Vulgarmort's stupid tweet about the Moon:

Weird, we never learned that in astronomy class! The most charitable interpretation of this tweet would be that a Moon mission would be part of a broader Mars mission, but besides the incoherence of the tweet, such an interpretation would assume that going to the Moon is, in fact, a place where NASA would be going. At any rate, the whole thing is mind-bogglingly stupid.

The post title is taken from a song from the B-52's first album. Poking around the t00bz, I found a great live version of the song from 1985
, and as an added bonus, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz of Talking Heads (who are also the Tom Tom Club) are playing bass and drums respectively.

Maybe if someone told Trump he could ride in a gold meteorite, we could get his ass out of the White House.

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