06.30 (12)
Blue Midget: HAIKU BATTLE! We are reinstituting haikus! Battle it out in the comment section!  Show us your lyrical stylings. Topic: Operation Removes Lightbulb From Anus

Food Hacker: Independence Day BBQ

Every year I look forward to the Independence Day holiday. This year especially. For those of us in the U.S. lucky enough, this means a four-day weekend. (I have no idea how you Canucks are making out with the weekend.) And not only that, but Independence Day assumes a party. Face it, it’s an excuse for friends to get together, eat a lot of food, drink a lot of beer, and watch some fireworks. With any luck, no one will be lit on fire. Of course all of this is contingent on the fact that you are not a loser without friends. For the sake of argument, let’s say you are not, in fact, a loser without friends, and will be doing something social this coming holiday.

The next obstacle is food – what to bring? You can’t show up to a BBQ with chips and a six pack of Budweiser or you’ll be lynched on sight. On the other hand, a Julia Childs-type soufflé may not be your style. It’s cool, dudes and chicks. I’ve got something easy and cool for you to do. I know you want to disregard this column because it’s something to do with cooking, but trust me, I know what I’m doing.

Sledgehammer

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06.28 (0)
Blue Midget: Check this out on break.com – This kid forgets that he doesn’t have a doorknob and is caught on camera by his older brother singing and dancing to Gnarls Barkley’s new song Crazy.
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Blue Midget: News Flash: In case you haven’t been following it, Israeli forces entered Gaza to rescue their captured soldier.

Half Empty: News From the Desk of Captain Obvious

In ye olden days, people used the telegraph or a lone, brave postman to deliver tidings. News was sparse and difficult to come by.

Kevin Costner - The Postman

Today, thanks to Dan Quayle and the invention of the internet, news is abundant, not to mention redundant.

Google News is one of my main sources of news. It’s handy because it picks the day’s top headlines in a few different categories and sort of “collects” all of the articles pertaining to that particular headline for you to choose from – and for many headlines, there are anywhere between hundreds to thousands to read all about the same topic.

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06.25 (2)
redshift: Yet another new style – like it? Huh? Do you? I’m fairly proud of this one.
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Blue Midget: I’ve found that the photoshops on Fark have been lacking over the past few months, but this one should amuse.  The subject: If Scientologists Ruled the World.
06.22 (0)
Evil Iggy: you just cut me off
with a cell phone in your ear
please die in a fire
06.21 (0)
Blue Midget: As a follow up to Evil Iggy’s dailykitten, here’s Stuff On My Cat!
06.20 (0)
redshift: I’m going to try having two posts on the homepage so that content sticks around a bit longer. I figure it’ll be better with multiple authors, so no one feels slighted. Let me know what you think!