Conan’s pitch is all wet

by Colin Newton

So you may have noticed that it’s a been a little hot lately. Seems like, in California at least, we’ve been in a bit of a drought … OK, I’m sure everyone’s aware of the drought. And you’re probably aware of some of the things you should be doing to help out to conserve water. But it all seems a little daunting sometimes, doesn’t it?

 

Well, fear not, because no less an authority on environmental awareness than Conan O’Brien has stepped forward to help put our water conservation habits in order. Conan’s Team Coco has joined forces with the National Resources Defense Council to put out a series of informative videos chock full of water-wise tips.

 

But are these videos genuinely helpful, or are they simply moronic?

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It’s a Fracking Good Life

By Mikey Tittinger

 

One person’s hydraulic fracturing is another’s “fracking”. Whatever you call it, extracting natural gas from the earth by injecting water, guar gum and chemicals is good fun.

 

Still, some wet blanket of a California lawmaker — Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) — wants a new label for food irrigated with “fracking water”. But anonymous agriculture experts counter there isn’t enough known about the topic. Good enough for me.

 

I like fracking. I like saying the word fracking. So much so that I’ve even made my top-10 list of Things to like Love About Fracking:

 

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