Author Archives: C.L. Martin

Every Picture Tells a Story, Don’t It?

Just because print media is becoming increasingly rare, that doesn’t mean it is any less susceptible to being used as a conduit for complete bullshit. But sometimes the negative aspects of a particular bit of  idiocy can be outweighed by the comedic value.  I’ll give you an example. … Continue reading

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There But for the Grace of Grace

Short item: Another toddler was reported missing tonight on the Nancy Grace Show and you know what aspect of the sad story seemed to upset Nancy the most? The fact that the mother had the unmitigated gall to tell one of her correspondents that … Continue reading

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Tis True Tis Pity

  The bloggers at Television Without Pity, the TV review website that boasts the motto “Spare the Snark and Spoil the Networks,” posted something disturbing a few days ago. Disturbing to me, personally, I mean. I doubt anyone else would notice. … Continue reading

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Oh, there he is! How ya doin’, Bud?

UPDATE to the previous post, “Where is that Dang Whale Photographer?”: The photographer of the viral “Whale Jumps on Boat” photo has now been identified, almost a week after the story broke. The images are now credited to a “James … Continue reading

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Where is That Dang Whale Photographer?

A few days ago a set of photos and a brief story hit the AP wire and went on a viral rampage across the Internet, infecting everything from junior high blogs to major media outlets like MSNBC. The event was … Continue reading

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The Truth is NOT Out There (Introduction)

Welcome to Deniable Plausibility, an informal exploration of the world of “pseudomedia,” how its destructive power is becoming increasingly pervasive in our society and how it is shaping how we think and behave in our daily lives. In other words, I’m … Continue reading

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