Things younger than Republican Presidential candidate (oh, and did I forget to mention war hero?) John McCain

Am I being “age-ist”? Maybe. But maybe not. The world is a pretty complicated place right now and I’m thinking that it’s not such a great time to elect our oldest President ever. So sue me.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008


LSD is younger than John McCain.

LSD was first synthesized on November 16, 1938 by a Swiss chemist named Dr. Albert Hofmann – who recently passed away at the ripe old age of 102 (so much for clean living).
(Thanks to Adam and Matt for the tip!)

Buy the book: "72 Things Younger Than John McCain"

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  1. Things slightly older than John McCain:

    Legendary diabetes sufferer and oatmeal afficianado Wilford Brimley (older by two years).

    Comment by tinheart — May 13, 2008 @ 2:03 pm

  2. yeah – i thought about him and was crushed to find out that he was older…

    Comment by admin — May 13, 2008 @ 2:07 pm

  3. The first jet airplane—which all War Heroes pilot—was flown in 1939.

    Comment by en_dash — May 13, 2008 @ 2:31 pm

  4. india, pakistan, bangledesh…

    Comment by tree — May 13, 2008 @ 2:47 pm

  5. my tip too lol!

    don’t forget barbie!

    Comment by carol t — May 13, 2008 @ 2:59 pm

  6. Absolutely hilarious site. I love it!!! I’ve already shared it with a bunch of my friends. Thanks for the chuckles!!!!

    Comment by SeaChange — May 13, 2008 @ 3:09 pm

  7. Nicely done. Could easily slide into the muck, but nimbly stays above it. Thoroughly enjoyable. Thanks.

    Comment by TroutMask — May 13, 2008 @ 3:30 pm

  8. Where is A. Whitney Brown while you are doing this?

    Comment by Mudbug — May 13, 2008 @ 4:16 pm

  9. The movie version of Gone with the Wind is younger than John McCain. The publication date of Margaret Mitchell’s novel, alas, was a few weeks earlier than Senator McCain’s birth.

    Comment by Chuck — May 13, 2008 @ 5:00 pm

  10. Desegregated schools are younger than John McCain.

    Joe Dimaggio in a World Series is younger than John McCain.

    Sound film beat him to creation though, by a cool 9 years.

    Comment by Jay — May 13, 2008 @ 5:07 pm

  11. John McCain is also older than the Rape of Nanking, as well as Disney’s Snow White.

    Comment by Joe User — May 13, 2008 @ 5:23 pm

  12. Daffy Duck is younger than John McCain.

    Comment by Joe User — May 13, 2008 @ 5:34 pm

  13. You are f*cking AWESOME. I LOVE YOU. Dick Cheney was my favorite one.

    Comment by Angelica — May 13, 2008 @ 6:37 pm

  14. Yeah. ‘Cause the younger Bush was such a great choice. I mean, he was young…right?!?

    Comment by AreYouKidding? — May 13, 2008 @ 6:58 pm

  15. angelica – glad you like the blog…. thanks for writing!

    Comment by admin — May 13, 2008 @ 7:25 pm

  16. umm…Hells Angels are younger than John McCain. (founded in 1948) lol Ah, the wonders of Wikipedia!

    Comment by Rhonda — May 14, 2008 @ 12:22 pm

  17. …as is the United Nations

    Comment by Rhonda — May 14, 2008 @ 12:24 pm

  18. But magic mushroom is older than McCain :)
    and it’s almost the same

    Comment by stealthis — May 16, 2008 @ 6:54 am

  19. My uncle Earnie is younger than McCain. Aunt Bess watches him from the window when he goes to get the mail to make sure he comes back.

    Comment by Keith — May 17, 2008 @ 5:55 pm

  20. [...] The TV Dinner. The Shopping Cart. The Marijuana Tax Act. Velcro. Cheerios. Senator Thad Cochran. LSD. Defibrillation (on people). The Golden Gate Bridge. Scientology. The Slinky. Spam. Alaska. Both of [...]

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  21. Penicillin–the medicine–is younger than John McCain. Per Wikipedia: In June 1942 there was just enough US-made penicillin to treat ten patients. The stuff was finally mass-produced just in time for D-Day (1944).

    Comment by Fididdly — May 18, 2008 @ 12:10 pm

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