Beutiful Chicks Naked

I got a spam email today with the subject line "You like to see beautiful chicks naked!" and while I usually delete such messages unread I couldn't believe how uncannily accurate the sender had been in his prediction. How on earth could someone I have never met possibly know such a thing? He must be using some sort of complex

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The Bad Review Revue

The Bad Review Revue[Undercover Brother] "The most excruciating 86 minutes one might sit through this summer that do not involve a dentist drill." -- Renee Graham, BOSTON GLOBE "Lopez, say the word, girl, the next time you're offered one of these barrel scrapers: Enough!" -- Peter Travers, ROLLING STONE "Spirit's narration comes to us courtesy of Matt Damon, who, having

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Dailing the Phone

The other day I dialing the phone to call a friend and I began to think about the phrase "dialing the phone" and how this used to refer to the specific action you would have do to call someone -- namely sticking your finger into the hole in a dial and turning it -- but now all the phones are

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Google Sets

Speaking of Google, have you seen this crazy, experimental thingiemabob they have called Google Sets? You enter a few items from a set and the program extrapolates other things that belong to that set. What an odd application. Works like a charm, though. When I entered "Sleepy," "Sneezy,", "Dopey," "Bashful," and "Doc," it returned a list that included the names

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Google / Dilbert

I presume you saw the Google / Dilbert logos, designed by Scott Adams. It's wierd: Adams manages to crank out a hilarious Dilbert strip each and every day, but whenever he strays one inch from his "Workplace Politics" theme he somehow manages to become remarkably unfunny. Don't believe me? Check out his "experimental comic" Plop, The Hairless Elbonian.

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Who Wants a Jelly Donut?

I'm feeling a little under the weather, so I'm drinking echinacea tea this morning in lieu of coffee. Echinacea tastes awful but apparently has some astounding curative properties. As near as I can tell, here's how those curative properties work: if you deny yourself coffee and instead ingest this disgustingly foul substance each time you get sick, eventually you body

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The Jury Got the Drift

The jury got the drift [of the porn movie] after about 30 minutes and asked that it be stopped. "Kind of the same thing over and over," bailiff Lori Meyers muttered after the jurors left for another break. As they went out, Chatham marched in with a pile of exhibits: copies of several newspapers, including the Dallas Observer; recent issues

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Movies: Attack of the Clones

Hey Lucas, here's the one-line summary of my review that you can use in your Attack of the Clones newspaper ads: "Holy crap, this movie didn't suck!" raves Matthew Baldwin of defective yeti! I hated Phantom Menace. Hated it. Hated it. Hated. And I swore I was not going to go see Attack of the Clones in the theater. The

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US to Devalue ‘Extreme’

US to Devalue 'Extreme' The US Department of Phrases and Superlatives today announced its intention to devalue of the adjective "Extreme." "Because the market has become dangerously oversaturated with 'Extreme' products, we have decided to devalue the term by reducing its meaning from 'exciting, exotic, exceptional or adventurous' to merely 'mundane'" said DPS Spokesman Alfred Kent. "After this adjustment, 'Extreme'

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