The Secret to Happy Russians

“Американские СМИ раздули скандал из-за фотографий встречи Лаврова и Трампа
Россия и США сделали шаг к снятию напряженности — так в Москве и в Вашингтоне оценивают итоги переговоров Сергея Лаврова с американским президентом и госсекретарем. Обсуждалось создание зон безопасности в Сирии и подготовка встречи Владимира Путина и Дональда Трампа в июле на саммите G20.”

They are having way too much fun with this. They keep putting “Yankees” higher and higher in the stories. [США]

Nice comparison of Merkel/Trump v. Lavrov/Trump:

in any language

You don’t need to know a syllable of Russian to get this “report.” I’ve never seen Russians this expressive.


Entertainment for Armageddon; Date: 03/04/17 – Event: Trump tweets about wiretapping


Date: 03 March 2017

Event: Trump tweets that Obama ordered a “tapp” on his phone

Conclusion: Wait, you mean Trump thinks the election process is “very sacred?”


In cooperation with Boeing, Northrup Grummond, Pat Robertson, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, Halliburton,  ExxonMobile, Nabisco, Monsanto, Devon Energy and Satan


Entertainment for Armageddon


SNL to the rescue

Jeff Sessions Gump Cold Open

(my favorite SNL Cold Open in about as long as I can remember)

(Kate McKinnon, Octavia Spencer, Leslie Jones, Kyle Mooney, Aidy Bryant and Beck Bennett)

Weekend Update kicking serious Trump ass

“This Saturday morning while his nurse was at Temple, Grandpa shuffled out of his room and got into his Twitter account…”

*The shout out to Bernie/DNC slap is brilliant*

(Colin Jost and Michael Che)




Регина Спектор

“It’s like, you can’t divide yourself up.”

(Despite the interviewer annoying me) this is a really good interview with an awesome translation —

— so I’m going to post it.

Even if you are unaware of who Regina Spektor/Регина Спектор is, this interview seems so important right now. So much of what she talked about in 2012 will grab you in this moment.

“of course, yesterday, it was really emotional, because I played the concert, but I felt like I was… I felt like I needed to keep my emotions under control, but when I got out on stage I just started crying. Because it was very fantastic, but also strange, because I had a feeling that I couldn’t feel in any other city.”

(Interviewer): Right, because it’s your hometown, which you haven’t visited for a very long time.

Yeah, and because when I was young I prepared myself for…

(Interviewer): You prepared yourself for concerts at Crocus City Hall? No?

“No, I prepared myself for the reality that we would never be able to return.