Archive for August, 2005

Thirteen Years Later…

Friday, August 26th, 2005

Almost exactly thirteen years ago, I found myself barricaded in my home behind pounds of exceptionally strong aluminum, family members rushing about keeping themselves occupied, the weather radio blasting its garbled play-by-play. Behind the galvanized aluminum fortress and above the chatter in the house, you could still hear the rain and the wind pounding on the house. At the outset of the heavy winds, the power went out, with the timing of a suspense film, because as we all know, the suspense in every sound you hear increases tenfold when you can't see the source of the sounds you're hearing. And thus, for all the brutal force Hurricane Andrew had, I could see none of it. (more…)

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The Great Videogame Debate Is Back

Monday, August 22nd, 2005

Well, folks, it looks like The Great Videogame Debate is on again.

Credit the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas "Hot Coffee" mod for lighting the match underneath the latest incarnation of this debate. (more…)

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No Gas Day (Bollocks)

Sunday, August 21st, 2005

I recieved the following nonsense message yesterday:

—————– Bulletin Message —————–
From: [a sheep]
Date: Aug 20, 2005 9:14 PM

august 31 no gas day!
Body: august 31 no gas day!
Due to the outrages increase in gas, August 31(Wednesday) has been declared a NO GAS DAY!

DON'T BUY GAS ON THE 31st! SEND THE OIL COMPANIES A LESSON! SPREAD THE WORD! (more…)

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An Unfortunate Letter to Mr. Brian Limes

Sunday, August 14th, 2005

Dear Mr. Limes,

I regret to inform you that the offices of GodJesus Ministries International, Inc. have suffered great financial burdens in light of recent events, and that we here at GodJesus Ministries International, Inc. as such have been forced to cut our costs, as our operating budget for fiscal year 2006 has been reduced substantially. (more…)

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Planet X

Thursday, August 11th, 2005

For those of you living under rocks, astronomers have discovered a tenth planet, way farther out than Pluto, and now it's time to start thinking up a name! (more…)

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Does That Have Caramel?

Sunday, August 7th, 2005

Guy: "What's that hot drink with caramel?"

{in unison}

Girl: "Caramel macchiato"

Me: "Caramel macchiato"

Guy: "Does that have caramel in it?"

/me {shakes head}

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