Christmas Carol Errata

Little Drummer Boy As infants rarely exhibit social response behavior until the sixth week of life, it is unlikely that Jesus was truly smiling at the little drummer boy. We now believe that the son of man was experiencing gas. Frosty the Snowman Due to trends in global climate change, Frosty's vow to "be back again some day" can no

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Fed Cuts Rates on Money, Chicks

The Federal Reserve today cut a key interest rate to zero, allowing borrowers to get money for nothing. In a related move, the Fed also set the short-term lending rate of chicks to free. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the adjustments were necessary to avoid a deflationary spiral and to prevent the acquisitions of blisters on little fingers and

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Friday Afternoon Scratchpad

Annual Call of Slacker Guide Items I'm working on my annual Holiday Survival Guide For Slackers for The Morning News, and I'm looking for suggestions. So if you know of some stupid crap available for purchase on the intarweb, please mention it in the comments of this post or drop me an email. Thanks! Previous Slacker's Guides 20072004 20062003 20052002

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Games: Pandemic

You know what's an appealing theme for a family game? Pirates. Or trains. Maybe exploring ancient pyramids or traveling through space. Maybe making a ton of money via real estate or stocks. You know what's not an appealing theme? Epidemiologists conducting research to curb the spread of infectious diseases. And yet that is precisely the premise of Pandemic, a new

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Recent Tweets

In these status reports to my boss, am I supposed to just mention the names of the online flash games or provide the whole URL? Nov 25, 04:21 PM In a surprise twist, the eating of two McDonalds double cheeseburgers last night at 11:43 turned out to be a profoundly non-great idea. Dec 1, 09:10 AM Can you really call

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NaNoReMo 2008: Part II, Chapters 6-19

Page reached: 229 of 298 (76.85%). Status Report: Hi! What happened to me! You're probably bitterly disappointed in me because you think that I fell way behind on this whole NaNoReMo deal, given that's it's "ReMo" and not "ReYe" or "ReDe" or "ReCe". But you're wrong to think that, because I actually did Re Lolita in a Mo, I just

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