Monthly Archives: June 2008

Sales Guy vs. Web Dude

You know that condescending, socially awkward dude in your office? The one you need to go to whenever your computer crashes or freezes or won’t boot or keeps giving you error messages no matter how many times you hit Ctrl-Alt-Del? … Continue reading

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The Mideast Peace Process, As Moderated By My Spin Instructor

Internet fame is mine! McSweeney’s published my story! I always knew those upstart McSweeney kids with their wacky ‘Internet Tendencies’ had an eye for the talent. Click here to read it in all of its irreverent glory. To the tune … Continue reading

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The Black Angels are on Tour

Austin’s Black Angels are currently on tour, and, on Sunday, mr. and mrs. kamper will embark in our motorcar to the distant city of Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts to enjoy a live revue from this pop combo. We are frightfully … Continue reading

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Please Make It Stop

President Bush met today with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of the Philippines. What did he have to say? Well, here is his opening statement, straight from the White House’s own transcript. PRESIDENT BUSH: Madam President, it is a pleasure to welcome … Continue reading

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The Death of the Semicolon; Au Revoir, Little Curved Friend

Ah, the lowly, misunderstood semicolon. The “Son of Sam” killer David Berkowitz loved them; Edgar Allen Poe and Kurt Vonnegut hated them (Vonnegut: “All [semicolons] do is show that you’ve been to college.”). And now Slate tells us they are … Continue reading

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Hipster Dad Disappointed in Toddler’s Musical Tastes

Brian Winchell, a 32-year-old graphic designer and father of a three-year-old son, is in most ways a doting, loving parent. He proudly displays pictures of his son on his desk, as his computer’s wallpaper, and in his wallet. He works … Continue reading

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White House Cuts Bush’s Hours to Part Time

In yet another sign of the waning status of President Bush’s lame duck administration, the White House today announced that it would cut the president’s hours to part time for the duration of his term, which ends in January 2009. … Continue reading

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