we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Feb 13th 2012

Congressional Candidate Bill Hudak Drops Out, Pitches MLM Qivana in Final Email to Supporters

Alternative headline: Congressional candidate admits on Twitter he has no scruples. Pitching an MLM “opportunity” to your campaign supporters? Really? I wonder if this is even legal. This email explains the nobel prize winning science that will change health and explain why I suspended my campaign — Bill Hudak (@HudakIn2012) February 13, 2012 If […]

Oct 1st 2009

DirecTV Refuses to Carry Versus, Says its Protecting Subscribers!

I am an NHL fan, and when my wife and I caved in last April — after 9 months without cable — we got the channel package that included Versus. Versus is virtually the only network that carries NHL regular season and playoff games in the United States. NBC shows like a half dozen or […]

May 19th 2009

Students Who Paid to Attend Obama Inauguration, Balls Launch Suit

The AP (5/14, Pickler) reports, “A lawsuit was filed in federal court Wednesday on behalf of more than 15,000 students who paid thousands to attend President Barack Obama’s inauguration but reportedly were left out in the cold.” The complaint “filed in Washington says Vienna, Va.-based Envision EMI promised middle, high school and college students across […]

Mar 31st 2009

@KeithOlbermann’s Epic Fail

The incompetence that led to Keith Olbermann naming Twitter the “Worst Person in the World” is staggering. He smeared the popular service, Fox News, and a fellow liberal Democrat enemy of Fox News, all because he got an email he didn’t understand, about a technology he didn’t understand, and neither he nor his staff did […]

Mar 16th 2009

Beckham Lied, Kids’ Dreams Died

I loved watching this video. It is about 10 minutes long and filled with question after question that exposes goldenballs’ faulty logic, disingenuousness, and lack of commitment to keep his word. In case the video becomes unavailable, here is a transcript: Hannah Storm: David, you hurt your right ankle and how is it? Will you […]

Aug 6th 2008

Never use Google Checkout

It looks like Google will get trigger happy and just shut down your entire account (Gmail, Picasa, Google Docs, etc) if there is an unauthorized charge. Yup, no email, no photos, etc, if someone uses your Google Checkout fraudulently. I have a Google Checkout account. I am deleting my info with Google posthaste. Yikes.

Apr 6th 2008

Absolut-ly Retarded

I can say, with complete certainty, that I will never drink Absolut Vodka ever again.

Oct 25th 2007

avoid if you actually want to find people

i tried to use the services of US search this summer on behalf of a relative searching for a wayward business partner. after receiving an order confirmation email from US search, the people-finding company proceeded to fail to display any competence in the area of finding things, specifically any information i emailed them. i attempted […]

Aug 13th 2007

Pretty Picture of the Day

May all Linux/OSS/FOSS fans enjoy this graphic as much as I do. Hat tip: Alejandro.

Jul 2nd 2007

dude! you’re getting a broken dell!

two years ago, i tried to order a new dell computer. dell sent me a $1200 piece of junk and refused to fix it. thank goodness i bought the laptop with a credit card, and i was able to ask my credit card company to intervene. i found a good form letter here and adapted […]