On The Use of Code in Weblog Titles

Posted on Sat 08 March 2008 in Dispatches • Tagged with blogs, funny, programming • 1 min read

Via James Bennett:

Some very clever uses of code in blog titles. My favorite belongs to Charles Miller: tail -f /dev/mind > blog.


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A Mystery Solved: ‘Fake Steve’ Is an Editor - New York Times

Posted on Sun 05 August 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with apple, funny, sad • 1 min read

Fake Steve Jobs true identity is revealed to be Forbes editor, Daniel Lyons.

FSJ’s response to the revelation (not unexpected) is also pretty funny.


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Watchmen: Stan Lee Style

Posted on Tue 05 September 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, books, comics, culture, funny • 1 min read

Via Boing Boing:

Just a quick post, but if you are at all into comics you will get a kick out of blogger Kevin Church’s hilarious reimagining of Alan Moore’s Watchmen as if it was written by Stan Lee. It really captures the over-the-top ridiculousness of Lee’s …


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Quick Post: Daily Show Covers Congressional Hearings On Violent Video Games

Posted on Tue 27 June 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with culture, funny, games, politics • 1 min read

This is absolutely hilarious. Funny enough to make me break my personal rule about embedding video in blog posts. :)

I’ll be back to regular blogging soon, I promise.


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Colbert Performs At White House Correspondent Dinner

Posted on Mon 01 May 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with funny, news, politics • 1 min read

If you haven’t heard about Stephen Colbert’s scathing performance at the Annual Correspondent’s Dinner, I’m not surprised. As near as I can tell, the traditional media isn’t really covering it in much detail. This may be due to the fact that he ruthlessly tears the …


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PSA: Danger of Cinnamon Rolls

Posted on Wed 19 April 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with food, funny, personal • 1 min read

Just so you all know, it is extremely difficult to eat a cinnamon roll and look professional at the same time. You either pick it apart and end up with frosting all over your fingers, or you attempt to bite the roll whole leaving you looking like some sort of …


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Abuse Can Be Funny

Posted on Thu 13 April 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with funny, games, tech • 1 min read

You simply need to read this account of Sim abuse. It’s one of the funniest things I’ve read all week.


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The Sharks And The Jets Are Scrawnier Than I Remember…

Posted on Wed 22 March 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, funny, Links, news, tech • 1 min read

Via Digg:

You absolutely need to read this hilarious article about a drunken rumble-that-almost-was between employees of ATI and NVIDIA employees at the CeBIT conference. It appears to have started after the ATI folks showed up during an NVIDIA and started hitting on one of the female NVIDIA employees. The …


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Bat (Baby, Why You Gotta Make Me Hit You?) - A Tale In Two Parts - 2

Posted on Wed 01 March 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, featured, funny, personal • 4 min read

Last night I was monkeying around on my computer while enjoying the David Cross comedy album Shut Up, You Fucking Baby!, and I noticed a dark shape out of the corner of my eye. I turned to see what it was and saw nothing, so I went back to my …


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Bat (Baby, Why You Gotta Make Me Hit You?) - A Tale In Two Parts - 1

Posted on Wed 01 March 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, featured, funny, personal • 3 min read

Many years ago, back when I was in high school, my three closest friends and I were called in to wage war against an opponent roughly 0.5% our size. You see, Quentin’s family had a bat that had snuck into their guest room and was trying to set …


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