Posts tagged "Voting"

Oscar Voting Problems! Oscar Voting Problems! Oscar Voting Problems!

AHHHHH! Ok. Everyone keep cool. Put on your special Academy Award season gold plated oxygen masks before helping others and DO NOT panic. You remember the drill, right? Once you're full of oxygen, line up in an orderly fashion outside of the building and walk to your nearest garbage dump. Once you arrive at the… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / January 3, 2013

Election Day 2012

It has been a long, loud, and confusing journey, but tonight there will be only one person left standing on top of a tesla coil, dancing and throwing electricity around for a crowd of onlookers. Will it be red, or will it be blue? VOTE & DECIDE! (Via Geekologie.)… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / November 6, 2012

And The Best Celebrity Get Out The Vote Ad Is…Ron Howard’s?

This ad is probably aimed more at older people, but since we younger people had something called "Nick At Nite" growing up, we'll get it too. Ron Howard does some things he said he would never do, just to draw attention to his political cause (this is one of those times when further description would… More »

By: Lindsay Robertson / October 23, 2008

I’ve Got 99 Problems But Suspicious Interference With My Right To Place A Non-Provisional Ballot Ain’t One

Whoa. When did Jay-Z become Professor of Voting Rights at Know-It-All U? Also is that MGMT's "Time to Pretend" playing really faintly near the end? (EASTER EGG FOR THE SUPERFANS!)… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / October 17, 2008

This Is How The Sausage Is Elected

Here's a video (via BuzzFeed) that carefully explains, using simple words and paper cut-outs, just how the electoral system works. It's pretty routine stuff if you're a politician, but I figured since most of our audience was 12-year-old girls, it would be useful information. That way, when it's time for you to cast your… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / July 31, 2008