Archive for January, 2008


This is a hilarious advert; as soon as I saw it I knew I had to find it on YouTube and blog it!

Breaking news via Twitter

Today has been a big news day. The international financial markets went crazy, and the US Federal Reserve cut a key benchmark rate by 0.75% about an hour before US markets were going to open after a long holiday weekend. Last night was a major Democratic party debate, where the candidates started really doing battle […]

For Firefox users…

If you want to break through the bulls**t on the Internet, sometimes you need a helping hand. David Friedman blogs at Ironic Sans (a great blog), and a while back he posted a Firefox plugin to “Uncensor the Internet.” All you have to do is go to his page, and click on the appropriate link […]

And now… a message from Jimmy Carter

I Got What America Needs Right Here Sometimes I’m a little stupid, maybe, a little slow in the head, so I’m wondering if you can help me get something straight…. My favourite quotes: See, I got solutions to all your problems—I got ‘em right here in my big, hairy ballsack. But who comes to me, […]

Loving Google Maps today…

Why? They recently added “Street View” to my old hometown of the Twin Cities, Minnesota. (Minneapolis/St. Paul) Not only that, the Street View functions go well out into the suburbs. I can now see the house I grew up in from Google, as well as old friends’ houses where I spent lots of time growing […]