Saturday, December 6, 2014



Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate.
--Bertrand Russell


Did You Know . . .?

Adults account for almost half of the consumption of Cinnamon Toast Crunch.



On this day in 1933, a federal judge rules that Ulysses by James Joyce is not obscene. The book had been banned immediately in both the United States and England when it came out in 1922. Three years earlier, its serialization in an American review had been cut short by the U.S. Post Office for the same reason. Fortunately, one of James' supporters, Sylvia Beach, owner of the bookstore Shakespeare and Co. in Paris, published the novel herself in 1922.

Ulysses, with its radical stream-of-consciousness narrative, deeply influenced the development of the modern novel.



1. offensive to morality or decency; indecent; depraved: obscene language.
2. causing uncontrolled sexual desire.
3. abominable; disgusting; repulsive.

An obscenity is any statement or act which strongly offends the prevalent morality of the time.



I couldn't find any suitable celebrity pics today... sorry.


...To make up things to take people to war. That's just got to be the most obscene, immoral thing to do.
--Michael Moore

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