You never see Bill O'Reilly get mulsum as a holiday present, do you?! SHAME! Shame, America! WE CAN DO BETTER THAN THIS.
Confronted with this proof, we should file a protest with the Civil Rights office in DC and get Obama himself to sign off having Saturnalia listed as a national holiday. I'm sure the Republican Party won't object.
On personal notes:
This is the 197th blog post this year, the most so far. I can make it an easy 200 to round it out, so I don't want to over-blog if I want to top the year off there. Thing is, I shouldn't be that OCD about it.
My latest ebook Body Armor Blues was ranked 140th on the Amazon sales list for the Superheroes category... for about 23 minutes. I checked on the sales report for that day. I had two buyers. So if I can get five more by this weekend, I might rocket up to Top Ten.
On political notes:
Dear media elites: Stop trying to make Rubio happen. He's not going to happen.
If I had to, given a particular parlor game, make a choice between Trump, Cruz or Carson for the Presidency, I would choose the parachute for jumping out that particular airplane, Bob.
Ranking the candidates for the Republican nomination is a horrifying prospect: I'd personally put too many of them tied for 16th... out of a race that's been whittled down to
On comics notes:
Ta-Nehisi Coates is getting totally pumped over his Black Panther series starting up next year. Dude, he's getting Alex Ross to do alternate covers! Dude! I envy him.
And for Saturnalia, here I pray to the Lord of Saturning for my annual wish list of hope, and love, and presents. Ohmmmmmm... Ohhhhhmmmmmmm...
(Update) Well, there's one Saturnalia wish that's come true so far:
The FBI arrested the douchenozzle Pharma CEO who keeps raising the prices of life-saving HIV and cancer medications on security fraud charges. Granted, these are charges stemming from Martin Shkreli's previous hedge fund company: Considering how unrepentant and greedy Shkreli keeps acting in public, he deserves every karmic punishment that the universe can deliver unto him.