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Posts from October 2011

The Adventures of Pretends He Understands Football Man

“He’s a one-cut running back,” said Daniels, a little too loudly. “That’s what he’s paid for. Why does he keep dancing around behind the line?” “Maybe they should send him back to the minors,” said Pretends He Understands Football Man. “Until he’s ready for the big time.” Daniels blinked, and glanced sidelong at Peterson. “Yeah,” […]


The Adventures of Doesn’t Curse Right Man

“Shit you, dude!” said Doesn’t Curse Right Man. “Shit you to hell!” Terry paused, and lowered his brick. “What?” “That’s right, you better back off, douchehole.” Terry looked over at Anthony, then back. “What the hell are you talking about?” “What I’m talking about is putting my foot in your dick.” “Ass,” said Anthony. “You’re […]


The Adventures of Pretends He Can’t Remember the Last Time He Laughed Man

“I think it must have been when I was child,” said Pretends He Can’t Remember the Last Time He Laughed Man. “Certainly there was little joy in my youth, but I was able them to draw happiness from the most meager of circumstances then.” He shook his head. “No longer.” “I thought I saw you […]


The Adventures of Beginning to Regret His Vow to Only Date Women Named Daphne Man

“So, your name’s Daphne?” said Beginning to Regret His Vow to Only Date Women Named Daphne Man. “No, Deborah. For the third time, Deborah.” She checked her watch. “Look, I’ve got to …” “Debby sounds a lot like Daphne, don’t you think?” She frowned. “Not really.” “Debby. Daphne.” He drew out each word, inserting spurious […]


The Adventures of Wears Two Pairs of Underpants Man

Wears Two Pairs of Underpants Man strode into the examination room and stood across from Dr Patel, arms akimbo. “Let us begin!” he cried. Dr Patel looked up from her chart. “I actually wanted you to remove all your clothes, Mr Jamison.” “Removed, and gladly!” said Wears Two Pairs of Underpants Man. “All of them.” […]


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Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs died last night. I saw the news as soon as it broke and then sat there, stunned, watching Twitter light up. All I felt at first was shock — and then, slowly, creeping in like a slow mist, sadness: deep and visceral and with me still. I didn’t expect to feel this way. […]


Thompson on Nixon

In 1994, Hunter S Thompson wrote a sort of anti-encomium for Richard Nixon, who’d recently died. It’s bracing, brutal stuff — you feel like Thompson’s hatred is going to burn through the page — but some of it sounds sadly familiar. This, for example, on the failures of objective journalism: Some people will say that […]


Google to Join Facebook in the Stalking Business

Brad Horowitz, vice president of products at Google: Google+ is Google itself. We’re extending it across all that we do — search, ads, Chrome, Android, Maps, YouTube — so that each of those services contributes to our understanding of who you are. Our understanding of who you are.