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Monday, April 14th, 2008

Apologies to Elvis Costello

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Fooling around with Photo Booth and PhotoShop:

Summing up last night’s NCAA championship game

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

The Dead Guy has the best summary of last night’s victory by the Kansas Jayhawks over the Memphis Tigers to win the 2008 NCAA men’s basketball championship. Even his title is great: “Score one for Decent Society…”
Could there have been a more fitting end to the college basketball season than what occurred last night? Joey [...]

How penguins fly

Friday, April 4th, 2008

On Tuesday, I posted a link to the best April Fool’s joke of the day, produced by the BBC. Today, courtesy of the Laughing Squid, I found out how they made those penguins fly. It’s amazing the kind of magic that studios can accomplish today.

When penguins fly

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

As you might have noticed, today was April Fool’s Day and the Internet was full of jokes, gags, and spoofs as the online crowd, mostly the geek types, tried hard to outdo each other. Most were lame, a few were entertaining, and a few were actually funny. But the best of them all came not [...]

And Great Lyrics Quiz Rock Roll The

Friday, March 21st, 2008

I saw an item today on Kyrie O’Connor’s blog at the Houston Chronicle that’s a lot of fun. Take the words of a classic rock song, put them and alphabetical order, eliminate duplicates, and then try to recognize the song. It’s harder than it sounds, but it’s fun too. Spoiler warning: if you want to [...]

Congratulations to the Pearland Academic Decathlon team

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

The Pearland High School Academic Decathlon team will be representing Texas at a national decathlon next month.
After outperforming students from nearly 80 other Texas schools, Pearland High School earned the right Sunday to represent Texas at next month’s national academic decathlon meet.
While the nine-member team entered the weekend state contest as a favorite, it didn’t [...]

Genius comes in many forms

Monday, February 11th, 2008

By Jerry Beck at the Cartoon Brew blog:
One of the highlights of the Annie Awards last Friday night was a small video concocted by the cast of Spongebob Squarepants (M.C. Tom Kenny, along with presenters Rodger Bumpass, Carolyn Lawrence and Bill Fagerbakke), created to prove they shouldn’t be stereotyped simply as Spongebob, Patrick, Squidward and [...]


Thursday, January 31st, 2008

My new favorite photoblog: The FAIL Blog.
Some of the best:

Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape!

Friday, December 28th, 2007

Set your Tivo now: AMC is running a Planet of the Apes marathon New Year’s Eve. All five of the original movies presented in order beginning at 9 AM, with a second run beginning at 7 PM.
Planet of the Apes, 9:00 AM, 7:00 PM
Beneath the Planet of the Apes, 11:30 AM, 9:30 PM
Escape from Planet [...]

‘Tis the season

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Drunk New Zealand Santas go on rampage at cinema
WELLINGTON, New Zealand: A gang of about 50 apparently drunken Santas invaded a New Zealand cinema complex at the weekend — frightening customers, damaging property and swearing, the cinema’s manager said Monday.
Police believe the Santas were a group of university students dressed in Santa suits who ran [...]

Bring ‘em on!

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Never mind. I’ve deleted the funny thing that was here because of annoying advertising. That is all.