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Bloggers continuing to eat everyone’s lunch

Google news search for “bloggies” 8 results Google news search for “SXSW Web Awards” 3 results (one is a press release) My prediction is that in one week, the difference will be even more skewed towards the Bloggies. I bet … Continue reading

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Making software for humans, not engineers

Now it appears, from their blog, that they’re doing an iPodder, a directory, and something like audio.weblogs.com. If Odeo somehow comes to dominate podcasting, this wouldn’t be the first time Evan Williams “took over” an idea — Scripting News Sounds … Continue reading

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FCC pressuring TV to turn into Pleasantville

The FCC is on an “indecency” tear lately, making network television and radio nervous about anything they broadcast being remotely construed as racy. In today’s chapter of this ever-expanding book, the NFL, ABC, and Disney have apologized profusely for a … Continue reading

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To top if off, they all wear those sweaters with leather patches on the elbows.

So I just did a round trip on the old satellite dial, turned it off and cruised the political shitsphere blogosphere and I feel like I need to take a shower. Seriously, mud slinging like I’ve never seen on both … Continue reading

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Eminem, not a Bush fan

You might have heard preview cuts of Eminem’s new anti-Bush song, but you probably haven’t seen the video. You know you must be a shitty president when tough talking, rich guys like eminem and p diddy want you out. I … Continue reading

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Live it up, fuckers! You’re safer!

The government agency in charge of airport security spent nearly a half-million dollars on an awards ceremony at a lavish hotel, including $81,000 for plaques and $500 for cheese displays, according to an internal report obtained by The Associated Press. … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury is rolling in his graveRay Brandbury would be rolling in his grave if he were dead, which he isn’t

In this story: Air Force pursuing antimatter weapons Program was touted publicly, then came official gag order, we hear that the Air Force is currently pursuing the means to acquire Weapons of Mass SciFiness: The U.S. Air Force is quietly … Continue reading

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Screw the debate rules, I’m coming out!

I bet somewhere in the 32 page document that said what Bush/Kerry could and couldn’t do, it didn’t mention “…and the president can’t just change the terror alert color or throw a major fake speech if he loses one of … Continue reading

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Hey, you smell like an asshole!

It’s so bulky it barely fits in normal lanes or parking spots. It weighs over three tons. It gets single digit gas mileage. And it puts everyone on alert that you don’t care one lick about any of that. And … Continue reading

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Jerkass bosses for Bush

A few days ago, an Alabama paper broke a story about a boss from hell. Lynne Gobbell put a Kerry/Edwards bumper sticker on her car and was told to “remove the sticker off my car or I was fired.” If … Continue reading

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