Weekend Sedition

A new statue in Zhengzhou, China, depicts a young pig giving his mother a back massage, teaching Chinese children an important lesson in the value of keeping a straight face.

[via Sully]

[via Know Your Meme]

Cory Booker, from what we’ve seen, is insufferable and out for only Cory Booker:

When Fresh Air ends, Terry Gross stops being polite, and starts getting real.

[via Silent Creative Partner]

We’re not a big fan of flash mobs — sure, we can be suckered in by a Sound of Music dance-off, but you have to top what we’ve already seen to get our attention. Something like, oh, we dunno, cramming an orchestra into a subway car.

[via Know Your Meme]

Looks like the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review got an early start Friday on its Cinco de Mayo partying.

Do What? [Romenesko, via Sully]

Our guest columnist is a third-rate Internet preacher who can’t afford a second-rate cable show, but he amuses us nonetheless.

Bill Keller, the world’s leading Internet Evangelist and the founder of LivePrayer.com, with over 2.4 million subscribers worldwide reading the daily devotional he has written every morning for 13 years on the issues of the day from a Biblical worldview, states that a vote for Mormon cult member Mitt Romney will insure at least 1 million souls will end up in hell!!!

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