Archive for the ‘Current Events’ Category

Microsoft To Buy McDonalds and Taco Bell

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

Deciding it wasn't enough to just make computers bad with their cumbersome OS and Office products, Microsoft is in talks to buy both McDonald's and Taco Bell in order to also be responsible for making our meals bad as well. An anonymous source familiar with the nearly finalized proceedings, ...

Dan is Released from his SBC Shackles

Friday, December 30th, 2005

When I got the nastygram in the mail a few days ago I realized that I had let my little feud with SBC go on a little too long. The note was along the lines of "pay us our protection money now or we'll fuck with your credit for ...

Mike’s Predictions for 2006

Monday, December 26th, 2005

It seems bloggers have to do one or both of the following things at the end of every year or someone will take their Blogger account away: Recap the current year, or give a list of predictions for the next year. Since I just got a call about them ...

Wall Street Journal Graces Tech Blogs With Article

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

Lee Gomes at the Wall Street Journal has written a little piece about the world of "technology blogs", which I'm guessing is the label most would give this very site. Its the usual mostly-puff peice about how blogs are taking a chunks out of the Mainstream Media, blah blah ...

Misha Barton Is Dead

Thursday, November 24th, 2005

My mistake. I thought Misha Barton died today. It really was an honest a mistake. Here's the deal: I saw this picture, and the headline say it died. So naturally, since that picture is clearly of Misha Barton, I assume she died. You would ...

Is flickr Down?

Tuesday, October 18th, 2005

Where did flickr's functionality go? Their site is up, but searching for any type of tag is not currently working and its breaking my website. Think of all the crunchy flickr junkies/hippies that are crying right now because they can't upload their latest picture of them blowing a ...

Gargamel Wins

Tuesday, October 11th, 2005

[link] Update: Click here for the link to the video Unicef made of the Smurfs being bombed

Another Lame GMail Giveaway

Monday, August 29th, 2005

I just noticed that I've now got 100 GMail invites to give away (up from the 50 invites I had last week). If there is anyone left on Earth still without a GMail account and wants one drop me a line at update: my webhosting provider is not forwarding my ...

Ugly Woman Claims To Be Baby Stolen By Dingo

Monday, August 29th, 2005

25 years ago, a baby mysteriously vanished from a campsite in Alice Springs, Australia. The case got world-wide media attention, and sparked many jokes, after the mother claimed that her baby was stolen by Dingos. The missing baby's parents were later convicted of murder and sentenced to prison ...

Google Talk

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

Well, it looks like the rumors were true...Google Talk is here! I've had it installed for all of 30 seconds and I managed to crash it. I'm going to try again to get Google Talk going to see if it is worth yet another account for myself, but ...