An elite instructor of military cadets here in Riyadh forwarded me a question. Is Wikipedia a reasonable source for college students?
No, the teacher reasoned, but perhaps Dickipedia is.
Behold a selection of the website’s very important knowledge:
1. Santa Claus (also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, and Santa) is a historical, legendary and mythical figure and a dick.
2. Glenn Beck (born February 10, 1964) is a right-wing American talk show host and a dick.
3. David Brooks (b. August 11, 1961) is a columnist for The New York Times, a commentator on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and a dick.
Among other notable dicks are Tom Brady, Muqtada al-Sadr, and The Pilgrims.
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Maybe you’ve seen one or both, but they represent two ends of the internet spectrum: Cruel and hilarious versus subtle and moving. Both are valuable, I suppose. Read the rest of this entry »