Friday, December 21, 2007

The result of a lot of hard work:

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Requiem for a rookie card

A good Slate article that answers the question, "What the hell happened to the value of my baseball card collection?"

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Kiddie Funk

Enjoy YouTube while it lasts, because it can't last forever. While rummaging through some 1970's soul performance clips, I found these little treasures: the Jackson 5 shilling for Alpha Bits and Stevie Wonder grooving on Sesame Street.

Friday, May 19, 2006

Preparing your chidren for the Brangelina baby

Yes, my wonderful child, the Brangelina baby is better than you.

Monday, May 15, 2006

The BBC's latest star - a baffled cabbie

The BBC's 24-hour news TV channel thought they were interviewing a computer expert about the recent lawsuit between Apple Computer and the Beatles. In fact, they had mistakenly interviewed a cab driver who made the mistake of raising his hand outside the studio at the wrong moment. Read and watch.

Monday, April 10, 2006

Ruthless People

Slate's reviews of TV commercials are always entertaining. They title their latest entry The Nastiest Wife on Television, and you'd be hard pressed to disagree after watching this Century 21 ad yourself. Her facial expressions, her pushy "What?!"s, and her tactic of letting the real estate agent eavesdrop into what should be a private discussion -- pure evil.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Polyester fabric neutralizes stun gun jolt

A company called ThorSheild has invented a lightweight fabric that makes Tasers/stun guns useless. Their demonstration video (see the link inside the article) is amazing to watch, merely because absolutely nothing happens to the target of the attack. Makes the Taser look like a toy.