From the category archives:

Just for fun



Of all the descriptions I’ve seen of Kimveer Gill, the asshole who shot up Dawson College yesterday, the most concise and to-the-point comes courtesy of Wikipedia. Here’s a screen shot of the page, because I suspect it won’t be like this for long: And that pretty much says it all. Update – 3:45pm: It’s gone […]

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Another pointless quiz


You scored as Hermione Granger. You’re one intelligent witch, but you have a hard time believing it and require constant reassurance. You are a very supportive friend who would do anything and everything to help her friends out. Hermione Granger 85% Ron Weasley 65% Albus Dumbledore 60% Draco Malfoy 50% Ginny Weasley 50% Severus Snape […]

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A little comic relief


California students face a daily dilemma: (Hat tip: Marieke)

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Let’s make a deal


How do you turn a paperclip into a house? Ask this guy. Hmmmm… I wonder if he knows Rumpelstiltskin? (Hat tip: Mark)

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I’m getting tired of the comments war going on in the thread below. SSDD. So here’s a thread for you all to talk about… um… cats. Yeah, cats. That’ll do. What is it about bloggers and cats, anyway? I don’t own a cat – never have, never will (though I did have a pet bunny […]

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The cure for cynicism and depression

01.05.2006 all good news, all the time. Eye-rolling optional. (Hat tip: Mark).

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Onion scoops AP


The Onion headline, Dec 7 2005: Rest of U2 perfectly fine with Africans starving: Rock band U2, currently on tour in North America, is well-known for its human-rights advocacy, particularly its ongoing campaign to eradicate poverty in Africa. Less known to fans of the Irish supergroup, however, is that the lion’s share of these efforts […]

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What would you do with $54.2 million?


That’s a question that 17 lucky coworkers in Alberta get to answer today, after winning last night’s record Lotto 6/49 draw. I’ve never played the lottery and I probably never will. I’ve had it drilled into me since I was a kid that “lotteries are a voluntary tax on people who aren’t too good at […]

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Gotta love the Onion


There’s nothing better than satire done right. This week’s headline: Bush Nominates First-Trimester Fetus To Supreme Court: WASHINGTON, DC — In a press conference Monday, President Bush named a 72-day-old gestating fetus as his nominee to fill the Supreme Court seat that opened following the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist. “Already, this experienced and […]

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And on a lighter note…


I am 43% Evil Genius. I want to be evil. I do evil things. But given the opportunity, and a darn good reason I may turn to the good side. Besides I am probably a miserable evil genius. Take the Evil Genius Test @ FualiDotCom Damn, I thought I was much eviler than that. In […]

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