Article Archive for November 2010

Karaoke is At Least 50% Evil
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Posted in One Million Watts on 30 November 2010
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When Karaoke was introduced to America in the early 1980s, it is said that Byrne demonstrated the equipment at its New York premiere with a terrifying version of Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love.”

What’s That? You Need Holiday Presents?
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Posted in One Million Watts on 29 November 2010
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You say it’s the holidays and you need presents for your friends and family? We have a few suggestions. Turns out this site is sponsored by Archie McPhee!

Things We Like: Spirograph, “Class of 1984″ and a Tom Lehrer Christmas
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Posted in Things We Like on 27 November 2010
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This week: Standing up to the man, drawing lots of circles, and the timeless musical wisdom of the great Tom Lehrer, who actually has a few disc jockey friends. He’s got Dr. Demento, at the least.

Preparing for Your First TSA Grope
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 26 November 2010
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Attention travelers! The Transportation Security Administration is now offering your pre-flight choice of a naked photo or an “enhanced patdown.” Here’s how to prep yourself for the grope.

Things I Have Learned About Thanksgiving and Turkeys This Week on the Food Network
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 24 November 2010
Stats: 6,152 views and 3 Comments

If you watch the Food Network, you know that in the two weeks leading up to Thanksgiving they show Thanksgiving-themed programming around the clock.

The Story of Johnny Rotten, Part 2
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 23 November 2010
Stats: 5,254 views and 2 Comments

He returns with a friend, a very short guy who is dressed and made up exactly like he is — a “Mini-Me” Johnny Rotten.

The Story of Johnny Rotten, Part 1
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 22 November 2010
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“Johnny Rotten — he and the rest of the Sex Pistols, they hate each other. Can’t be in the same room together. They share a stage for an hour a night and that’s it.”

Things We Like: “Glitter Freeze,” Cooking with Betty and “World’s Greatest Sinner”
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Posted in Things We Like on 20 November 2010
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Timothy Carey, Betty Crocker, and the Gorillaz walk into a bar. The bartender looks up and says, “Must be Saturday at Monkey Goggles.” Crocker says, “I don’t get it.” Oh, that Betty!

Home Repair For Jerks
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 19 November 2010
Stats: 5,008 views and 1 Comment

We are now proud to introduce a selection from a new do-it-yourself series that peddles to the irritating, malicious and purposely difficult among us. This one’s for you, jerks!

Panda Radio, Back on the Air
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Posted in Things We Like on 18 November 2010
Stats: 4,755 views and 2 Comments

It’s not a digital camera or an MP3 player, doesn’t even get FM radio — and yet, I love this cheap piece of electronic hardware more than anything.