Monthly Archives: February 2015

A rejected Skittles campaign

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A belated hooray for Net Neutrality

Last Thursday was a surprising victory for those of us who live in the Real World. The FCC finally did its job after being a rubber-stamp organization for 34 years. I’m most surprised that Chairman and former corporate prostitute Tom … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Leonard Nimoy

The man who really made Mr. Spock a feasible, memorable and well-loved character has passed away. Leonard Nimoy did such a great job that it made the character’s death at the end of Star Trek II a pop culture touchstone. However, … Continue reading

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Plant Nanny

My doctor is often reminding me to drink more water, namely to fight my allergies and congestion. So Somara introduced me to this little game. Every time I drink a unit of water, often 500 ml, the plant receives water … Continue reading

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Darth Vader #1 main selling point is its ties to Marvel Star Wars

Marvel’s second Star Wars title focuses on the movie’s original villain and his activities after the Death Star’s destruction. Unlike most comics in which the characters’ story rarely overlaps into another title; e.g. Batman events are rarely mention in say Justice League … Continue reading

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Marquette Day 2015

Villanova pretty much had the game under control after five minutes, or at least it’s when I recall tuning out. I mainly attend these things just to see how many of us exist around here. Most Texans only recall my alma mater when … Continue reading

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1980: The Miracle on Ice

Today is the 35th anniversary of the US’s victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Games. Contrary to popular belief, it didn’t result in a gold medal, these guys still had to defeat Finland because the medal round … Continue reading

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This is why I cannot work from home

I was confused about why this office had so many cats around and then realized these people run a litter box company. So they’re really testing the hell out of the product because a dozen cats can create a biohazard in … Continue reading

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Twelve words Texans mispronounce, more like 13

Based upon my friend Jeremy’s East Texas-Houston accent, WF Strong forgot the word lawyer. When Jeremy says it, it sounds more like LOY-yur. Here’s a link the author’s main twelve. I am only guilty of number one because I think that’s the … Continue reading

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Douche-Beemer

Texas is filled with selfish assholes like this BMW owner showing his love for Ayn Rand and how oppressed they are. I want to make a recommendation to the owner of said vehicle; please don’t tread on those publicly-paid-for roads … Continue reading

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