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Jury unanimously rules in favor of enraged father who used controversial “Star Wars”-spoiler defense in the beating death of his 12-year-old son’s dickhead classmate

That is a news headline you may well be reading in the not-too-distant future, because I am so pissed off and upset right now that I barely know what else to do with myself. And because I have no rational and/or truly satisfying target at which to aim the massive amount of rage, sadness and disappointment boiling within me, I am going to channel it into this post with the hope that doing so might help me to process the situation and move on. (I don’t believe it will, but I’m going to give it a try anyway, because the… [read the rest]

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Star Wars: The Dork Awakens

Everyone kept saying "Nice costume!" WTF? I dress like this every day… A photo posted by Daddy Scratches (@daddyscratches) on Nov 1, 2015 at 5:27am PST My daughter is begging me to not dress like this when we go see “Star Wars” tomorrow morning. I’m not making any promises. (She’s lucky I’m not threatening to go full-on Vader like I did that one time.) UPDATE: Hey, let’s vote on it! Should this Jedi embarrass the hell out of his 10-year-old daughter? You decide. https://t.co/vKhY2Gutwt #StarWars — Daddy Scratches (@DaddyScratches) December 18, 2015 In related news: WE’RE GOING TO SEE STAR… [read the rest]

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If not for The Force, Darth Vader would have totally gotten his ass kicked, because that suit? Not very practical.

OK, so here’s the story with this bullshit: A few weeks ago, Wonder Woman and I took the kids to the comic-book store. While there, Wonder Woman, who is on the school council at Zan’s elementary school, hit up the owner to help sponsor a school fundraiser by providing for the event one of the costumed characters that often appear at the store. The owner said he didn’t have anyone specific he could send, but he’d be willing to loan out the store’s $800 Darth Vader costume. “Jon’s pretty tall,” Mr. Helpful Comic-Book Store Owner suggested. “He could wear it.”… [read the rest]

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