Feb
27
2018
6

Tweet of the Day, Barbra Streisand Cloned Her Dog edition.

That is all.

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Sep
28
2017
4

Tweet of the Day, How Did This Dog Make This Print? edition.

My wife has been speculating on it for the last few minutes. It’s an interesting question. The prints are in an unusual position, you see.

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Jun
08
2017
1

Video of the Day, Stop Freaking Out The Dog edition.

Although this is admittedly a dog you’d want to breed, because she’s got the right goram instincts.

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Apr
05
2016
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This Skyrim dog story is why I love Skyrim*.

Skyrim didn’t so much let you get yourself into these kinds of elaborate head-stories as it encouraged them.  I once replayed a certain sequence six times because I needed to get out of a room without killing somebody who I quite liked and didn’t want to kill.  Because it mattered. Heck, it still does.

Via @Popehat.

Moe Lane

*Note tense.

Sep
15
2015
2

Democrat Jack Conway: half of my directors AND MY DOG were female!

In answer to a question about a sexual harassment settlement, no less. I’m not even outraged, honestly: just… nostalgic. Jack Conway doesn’t always think this stuff through. Remember, back in 2010, when he thought ‘Aqua Buddha’ was a campaign-killer? Well…

Don’t ever change, Jack Conway. Don’t ever change.

Moe Lane

PS: Never refer to your female subordinates and your female pets in the same answer. I am amazed that I have to point this out. And yet, I am not.

Jul
11
2014
12

Well, *that* was surreal. I heard gunshots coming from outside…

…and open the blinds to discover that a cop had just shut a dog. Something like five times. Then more cops showed up, and then some neighbors, and then they left, and then an Animal Control person came to body-bag the dog, and then they all left. And before you ask; this is a calm, middle-class town house development filled with respectable two-parent families who have largely moved here in order to get away from the excitement that is Southeast DC. So, no, gunplay is not common here.

Note that I have no idea whether the dog had it coming.

Moe Lane

PS: I did not take pictures. Maryland cops can get funny about that, and frankly it wasn’t my dog.

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Apr
24
2014
7

You know, I’m not actually going to mock John Kerry for this.

A Lab is a remarkably unpretentious dog for Kerry to have…

…and it’s doing what dogs do. Besides: I might not really like John Kerry, but I don’t hate him enough to gratuitously insult his dog. The courtesies must be, as they say, observed.

Aug
18
2012
2

“F*ck you, that’s not your dog anymore.”

That was my first reaction to this story:

Two Denver hikers are locked in a bitter battle over the fate of a German Shepard named Missy, who was abandoned by one and then rescued by another at 13,000 feet.

Scott Washburn found the dog bloodied and near-death atop Colorado’s Mt Bierstadt and then organized a search and rescue party to save her.

He wants to keep the dog, alleging that Anthony Ortolani lacks the ability or compassion to care for the creature, which went without food and water for eight days.

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Jul
27
2012
5

I wanted to say that there is no explanation for this.

“This” being, well, this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tP3I8THfikI

But for once a YouTube comment explains it all:

A common situation, they are fleeing from a drunk bear.

…I have decided that this will be the answer.  They are fleeing from a drunk bear.  No further explanation is needed, or indeed desired. So mote it be!

Via @bdomenech.

Jul
19
2011
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THIS IS A REAL ATTACK DOG VIDEO.

Reality, for once, has not let us down:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwUhs8RJzoM&feature=player_embedded

This apparently happened. The dog’s doing the talkshow circuit now and everything (via Hot Air Headlines).

Moe Lane

PS: Honestly, that video looks too good to be true.  But I figure that if the LA Fishwrap can let itself be fooled, then I can go along for the ride.

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