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The Nintendo 3DS Impedes Urination

by March 27th, 2011 - Culture » Video Games »

Saturday Night. Union Square, New York City Best Buy. Nintendo spontaneously decides to launch their new stereoscopic 3D handheld video game system, 3DS, so that they had an excuse to close down the Best Buy and deny my very urgent need for its public bathroom. DAMN YOU NINTENDO! After mad-dashing through the closing minutes of […]

The Great Tastykake Sacrifice – Pork Krimpets

by January 16th, 2011 - Culture » Food » Politics »

I don’t fully understand this picture, either, and I’m the one who cobbled it together. As someone with a libertarian philosophy of government, I’m often found raining on other people’s publicly-funded parades: sports arenas, the arts, environmental programs, saving that old lady down the street from herself and all those cats, parades (literally). You’re welcome. […]

Virgin America Airlines – Disco Distractions

by January 15th, 2011 - Culture » Culture » Travel »

Many thanks to Virgin America for lubing up my nerves prior to my recent trip to Las Vegas. I don’t have much airline experience to compare it to, but Richard Branson has loaded up his Airbus A320s with enough technology and nightclub lighting to distract you from the crazy, crazy undertaking that is air travel. […]

Sherlock Holmes: What is in a Name?

by November 10th, 2010 - Culture »

Image copyright BBC How cool is the new Sherlock show from the BBC? Doctor Who show-runner, Steven Moffat(Doctor Who, Jekyll) and Mark Gatiss (League of Gentlemen) take the bastard brilliance of Sherlock Holmes and jam in modern time, casting Martin Freeman (Office, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) as Doctor Watson. I do not actually know […]

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