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Happy Birthday, John Hodgman

Historians have long debated the actual birthdate of Prof. John Hodgman. Some place it as February 29th, some as Arbor Day, and there is at least one who states that Hodgman has always existed and was never actually...

Bruce Campbell Watch – Ten Plus Years...

So when Prof. John Hodgman posted to Twitter that something called “Bruce Campbell Watch ’98” had been put online, we were of course curious. We have taken a liking to Mr. Bruce, as all cultured and right-thinking people do...

The Wall Street Journal Confirms…

I quote from The Wall Street Journal‘s Numbers Guy: The chorus of views is harmonized on sites such as Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic, which aggregate and compile disparate reviews. Rotten Tomatoes, which like The Wall Street Journal...

BlahblahFish: Language Abuse For Your...

So Miss Cellania posted this: BlahblahFish. It’s a service that allows you to type in text and it will then translate the text into the language of your choice and then back again, with all of the hilarity that such translations...

I Hope You’re Proud of Yourself, You...

So you’re working in your backyard. You’re trying to get rid of a pond that you’ve decided you don’t want. And while doing so, you come across a letter addressed “To Whom It May Concern.” Under the pond...

Best Review Ever.

So I monitor all incoming links to the site. I do this because I’m an attention whore–and you know this, because I admit this to you freely. I saw one that appeared to be interesting: a blog called Worthless Stuff. They appear to...

Dear Sir: Please Unsubscribe Me From Your...

So you’ll need to check out this great letter that Mike Duncan received. No, really. I’ll wait. Update: The post there is gone…but the Neatorama story where we found it originally is still extant. Back? I think that’s...

The Secret is a Good Lawyer

Director of ‘The Secret’ Files Copyright Lawsuit Profits generated by popular product line subject of federal lawsuit CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ — “The Secret,” a motivational movie and book based on the...

LOLCats vs. The Waste Land

Doc sent me this: LOLEliot. It pains me. Still, I feel I must contribute this, from LOLEliot’s Four Bukkits: im in teh world, explorin when i bored of explorin… OMG WTF i been heer before!!?! OMG WTF i knowz heer already!!?! LOL...

xkcd: Playpen Balls

You know, xkcd really needs to be careful. First I saw the chess photo strip, which amused me greatly. But then it became apparent that people were starting to create their own bits like that for real. Then I found out that somebody’s...