Long ago, they bought a wireless x-10 controller for $5, and it works great. They did, however, use a disposable email address (which was a good thing). The marketroids have gone and made it unbearable to think about ever making (or suggesting to anyone that they should make) another purchase from them. So, in the… Continue reading pop-under ads are extra-annoying
Irony grows exponentially
Fact: They like purple. (Duh.) Fact: They don’t care about dinosaurs. Fact: They really don’t like purple dinosaurs. Fact: They really, really don’t like officially trademarked purple dinosaurs with teams of lawyers. (Actually, they are still laughing about this letter.) Gosh darn it — they need a new bottle of windex, as the screen they… Continue reading Irony grows exponentially
42 items of sad news
Douglas Adams, creator of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy has died. They met him once, and he signed a copy of his latest (and final HHG) book, Mostly Harmless. They are proud that they actually woke him out of his book-signing stupor. And of course, his best quote (and they know that it is… Continue reading 42 items of sad news
The truth about spam
Not suitable for younger surfers. Really. If you’re under, oh, let’s say about 13 or so, this will only creep you out.
What to do with the election?
Americans, rejoice! They have solved the problem of the electorial college debate. Your platitudes are not needed, but are appreciated. The simple, obvious solution is this: For the next four years, we have no President. Imagine a sign on the white house that says, “Back in 4 years” — doesn’t that have a nice ring… Continue reading What to do with the election?
Save the Dotcoms!
They imagine that this, combined with 1. carefully wrapping Sally Struthers in wire, and 2. burying her (alive or dead) within a fixed magnetic field would be enough to power any given third world country. Not that they are offering a bounty, or anything.
Something dirty (?!), something tasteless
It may or may not be dirty in your mind, but they agree that Furniture Porn really nailed (ha! A triple entendre!) both the lighting and the dialogue. And on to the tasteless (yes, it’s a lateral move): Jesus Dress Up. Don’t forget the hate mail! Speaking of tasteless, often comes the thought to their… Continue reading Something dirty (?!), something tasteless
Yes, they know these are old.
Just when you thought that Douglas Adams was too far gone when he created the infocom game Bureaucracy, they take you back in time: Remember the lady in Baltimore who got sued by her cable ISP? How about the guy who actually cashed a junk mail check Some other juicy tales of legal horror can… Continue reading Yes, they know these are old.
Fun things to do with a body…
They want this. They just don’t want to be beta testing — as a matter of fact, they will wait for version 3.1 just to be sure it works as expected.
Stack of odd stuff
They have been sitting on most of this stuff for more time than they care to admit. You may have already read this one — it has even been written up in wired — but they are proud to have been among the first to pass it around amongst our circle of friends. What is… Continue reading Stack of odd stuff