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Ok, maybe that’s stretching things a bit. After all, I haven’t stayed at all of the KOA’s (Kampgrounds of America for those of you that have never heard of them) so I can’t really say whether or not it’s the absolute worst. We did a little family camping for a couple of weeks, mainly [...]
Well, today is Mother’s Day. While some of us were preparing various and sundry expressions of gratitude to Mothers everywhere, Republicans had bigger fish to fry. From Dana Milbanks at the Washington Post: Republicans Vote Against Moms; No Word Yet on Puppies, KittensBy Dana Milbank Friday, May 9, 2008; A03 It was already shaping up [...]
This is was Hoppy. Also known as wolf 253 to those at Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Steve Justad Hoppy got his name because he had a limp ever since a fight he was in as a pup. Unfortunately, he’s no longer with us, since the Bush administration issued a rule permitting states to kill [...]
An unidentified Republican Senator placed a ‘secret hold’ on the Open Government Act. Sometimes the jokes just write themselves. More at Secrecy News No tags for this post.
It’s time for me to come clean. Despite being an avid gamer, despite the fact that I’ve been playing video games since Pong, I have always despised level bosses. There, I’ve said it. It’s not something I’m proud of, and it is a rather lonely place to be, because apparently everyone else in the Universe [...]
Ya gotta love commercials like this. The way those of us that actually work on games are portrayed is fascinating. I especially like the bizarre facial ticks the guy on the right goes through as he explains how his mom always told him he’d never get anywhere with games. I mean, who are these guys [...]
Illinois To Pay $500,000 Costs Over Violent Game Law “Following lawsuits over a Illinois state law that would restrict video game sales, U.S. courts have ruled that the State of Illinois must pay the Entertainment Software Association, Video Software Dealers Association and Illinois Retail Merchants Association $510,528.64 in attorney’s fees racked up fighting the successfully [...]
Awesome. Over at Insignificant Thoughts, a brave man actually cancelled his AOL account. It wasn’t easy, thanks to slimy corporate anti-cancellation policies. He recorded the whole thing. Great fun. Cancelling AOL No tags for this post.
I noticed after recently taking a swig from a bottle of Tropicana Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice that it tasted nothing like grapefruit juice at all. It was like pink Kool-Aid. At first I thought it was a bad batch, because that happens to companies every once in a while. Then a coworker pointed out that [...]