Spearsheaded

By Phil Plait | February 22, 2007 1:18 pm

OMG! Now it all makes sense!

Why hasn’t Hoagie reported on this? Is it too hot even for his fevered imagination?

Actually, even the Face wouldn’t slum it that bad. I think Cydonia is a more hospitable region.

Tip o’ the mile-long lump of rock that doesn’t look like a face to my old coworker Daniel Nicholas and of course to Bad Reporter.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Antiscience, Astronomy, Debunking, Humor

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  1. Y’know? I feel bad for her. She may be a vapid nutjob, but it’s like watching a train wreck in slow motion. Every day something new, in rehab, back out again, in again, out again, cuts all her hair off, publicly claims she had head lice, ex-husband doesn’t let her see her kids, she attacks an SUV with an umbrella, and now it’s back in rehab AGAIN.

    It’s kind of hard not to feel bad for her. I hope that she gets her life in order or she’s gonna self-destruct.

  2. ex-husband doesn’t let her see her kids

    Hate to say this, but would you? For the longest time, I was wondering what she saw in him. Recently, I’ve started to realize he was the more intelligent one in that relationship. With everything she’s done in recent months, he more than has an effective custody case. It’s not in the best interest of any child to be in the environment she could provide.

    I’m with you, I hope she gets her life back in order, but she’s obviously not ready for help right now. Part of me thinks she just trying to get media attention again, as her career is dead, but if so, she needs to realize all she’s doing is becoming a laughing stock.

  3. HvP

    Worry about her if you like, but I think we should really be worried about a society which believes that cutting off your hair constitutes news.

  4. flfcsr

    I’m sorry…but that image made me laugh.

  5. Chuck S. Says:
    > Every day something new, in rehab, back out again, in again,
    > out again,

    As of this morning she was out again.

    > cuts all her hair off, publicly claims she had head lice,

    Actually, she just learned that you can use hair as record of substance abuse. Trying to ditch evidence, even though it seems the barber is selling the clippings on e-bay.

    > I hope that she gets her life in order or she’s gonna self-destruct.

    She already has self-destructed. To use an astronomical metaphor (to keep this at least a little relevant), what we’re seeing is the white dwarf remains after the outer shell has blown off.

    ==============

    Godless Geek Says:
    > Recently, I’ve started to realize he was the more intelligent one
    > in that relationship.

    They’re both completely pathetic products of a media machine. She of over ambitious parents, and he of the gravy train/coattails mentality.

    > she needs to realize all she’s doing is becoming a laughing stock.

    She, and the other current pop culture celebs, have always been a laughing stock, IMHO. The funniest part is that they take themselves seriously.

    ==============

    flfcsr Says: “I’m sorry…but that image made me laugh.”

    Why are you sorry? That was the intent. It sure cheered up this gloomy/rainy afternoon for me!

    – Jack

  6. Crux Australis

    I didn’t even recognize her…had to read your posts a couple of times before I realized you were talking about her in the photo.

  7. I thought the accompanying bit about creationists believing Jet Blue was created just 6 hours ago was pretty good…

  8. rpdelgado

    LLLLLLOOOOOLLLLLL !!!!!!!!!!

  9. Michael Labrador

    If it wasn’t so sad, I’d crank out a belly laugh. But what a discovery, eh? the look on the hairdresser’s face when That was revealed! A tiny feensy weensy face that launched a thousand – or more – sheeps.

  10. Steve

    “A tiny feensy weensy face that launched a thousand – or more – sheeps.”

    Crivens, the Nac Mac Feegle have got Ms Spears

  11. Gary Ansorge

    Ah, Pop stars, here today, gone as quickly as possible,,,

    I’m not really a fan of the Rolling Stones, but at least they have staying power.

    It’s pretty obvious, the only reason pop stars exist at all is because of media saturation. Real talent is all over the place but generally unknown. It’s quite common in Hollywood to do something outrageous just for advertising purposes. Remember the old saw, “There’s no such thing as bad publicity,,,”

    Actually, I think she looks better bald,,,kinda 31st century-ish,,,

    This is what happens when non-talent tries to stay “on top”.

    Gary 7

  12. ioresult

    Jack Hagerty said:
    “what we’re seeing is the white dwarf remains after the outer shell has blown off.”

    I’d say she’s still building up that outer shell (becoming fatter and fatter).

  13. Quiet Desperation

    >> Y’know? I feel bad for her. She may be a vapid nutjob, but it’s like
    >> watching a train wreck in slow motion.

    I don’t. I think it’s utterly hilarious. I was tinkering with iMovie, thinking about making a Brittney/Anna Nicole movie trailer (based on Thelma & Louise with some THX-1138 thrown in for baldness) out of news footage, but I just don’t have the time.

    This is the world we live in. You need a thicker skin and a darker sense of humor. :)

    >> I hope that she gets her life in order

    Yeah, millions of dollars for a second rate talent because she looks good in makeup, and a life of partying. It’s real hard to get *that* in order, isn’t it? If she needed more, she can get a fraking hobby.

    Sorry. I’ve no sympathy.

    You want to hope someone gets their lives in order? Then send your wishes to the family of Tom Egan:

    http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_054152348.html

    There’s no rehab to bring back their dad.

    Ah, I’m sorry. This concern by ordinary folks for these idiot celebs bugs me sometimes.

  14. JB of Brisbane

    The Doctor Who fans wouldn’t dare say it, so I’ll say it for them –

    “Spears-head From Space”.

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