Monthly Archives: October 2006
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Does anybody else find it ironic that these North Korean propaganda wallpapers are available for sale priced in US dollars? I’d buy the one of The Decider as a panting dog wearing a tie — because come on: panting dog, wearing a tie — if I wasn’t pretty sure that the money would somehow go [...]
Lately I’ve been getting more cold calls at work, via the company switchboard, from recruiters who found my name on LinkedIn. This really puts me out, and I usually give the GFY to the offending recruiter. So what’s with these people? Are they a vital part of the employment ecosystem, or does the fact that [...]
This snarkalicious guide to suburban Denver subdivision names is hilarious and then some. It’s not just Denver either. Suburban Kansas City is lousy with these places. I’m guessing the redonkulous names are there to put in some differentiation, as all of these damn places are exactly alike. If I had to pick a favorite combination [...]
With three zillion trillion dollars burning a hole it its pocket, Google decided to purchase YouTube, the popular internet lawsuit magnet. Oct. 9 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc., the most-used Internet search engine, agreed to buy YouTube Inc. for $1.65 billion, adding the largest video-sharing site on the Web and an audience that watches more than [...]
I don’t want to be the guy to look at a reportedly man-made magnitude 4.2 earthquake in North Korea and say “holy shit, this is bad,” but I guess I just did. Here’s to hoping that cooler heads prevail in the region despite rather obvious lunacy.
If they need help figuring out who to name the Ministry of Love building after, this list would be a good place to start. Assholes. Alexander (R-TN), Yea Allard (R-CO), Yea Allen (R-VA), Yea Bennett (R-UT), Yea Bond (R-MO), Yea Brownback (R-KS), Yea Bunning (R-KY), Yea Burns (R-MT), Yea Burr (R-NC), Yea Carper (D-DE), Yea [...]