An Open Letter to the Next Stranger Who Sees Me Reading Harry Potter



I am reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. I’m a fan. I’ve read the whole series  and seen each of the movies and I’ve enjoyed the whole thing. That being said, I’d like to ask you to go back to whatever you were doing the moment before you saw me reading the book and decided it might be fun to strike up a conversation.

it’s any comfort, I think I can safely assure you such a conversation would not have been fun at all, not for either of us, though you’d have gotten the shorter end of the stick. I’d have made damn sure of that.[Continue reading...]

Max Burbank is not your special Harry Potter friend.

National Lampoon

Street of Pain



Steve Carell (Anchorman, "The Daily Show")
stars in this action-packed short that answers the question: What would
a John Woo-directed dodgeball movie look like? Our fedora-sporting hero
lets loose the bouncy rubber balls against the villainous street

Don’t forget to see Steve Carell’s new movie "40 Year Old Virgin" that opens in theaters everywhere this Friday. If you haven’t seen the trailer for this film, I suggest you do so immediately and high tail it to a theater this weekend.

Wednesday Morning Quick Hits



Avril Lavigne gets Punk’d, reduced to tears. Why you have to go and make things so lachrymated?

Notorious BIG’s family turns into Notorious PIGs when lawsuits are possible.

Want to be the next Carrie, Pennywise or Cujo? Stephen King auctioning
off character naming rights
on eBay for charity. Bonus if the name is
female – he’ll kill her for you.

Microsoft has revealed the price of the upcoming Xbox 360. Don’t worry, included you get the latest in microsoft technology, a " wireless television remote control". Wowzers.

Usually when you use the words horse, bone, and Madonna in the same sentence, it means something quite different…

Manhunt for massacre of ducklings at car wash. Howard the Duck last seen heading to Mexico in bronco with stripper.

Ninja holds up restaurant.  Ryu Hayabusa unavailable for comment.

Best of Wednesday Linkage



– I don’t know how I allowed myself to get so wrapped up in a game of flash bingo but I couldn’t help myself. I even started to work up a panic sweat when I thought I was going to lose. See for yourself, you’ll be addicted in no time.[play]


ibod behind the ipod – Ever wonder about the silhouette? Me neither but it’s actually sort of interesting. Liquid Generation’s blog does a little bit of research.


Steve Ballmer sells Windows 1.0 - For the low low price of $99.00. What a value! Sadly things haven’t changed much, as windows still sucks.


The Tale of SmithThis is a touching story of a ‘man’ named Smith. May not be safe for work due to language in one frame.


After-School Special, Dangers of Hot or Not - Will she learn her lesson?


The Goddess Bunny -
I honestly don’t think I’ve seen anything more terrifying on the
internet. I’ve seen a lot of scary things and I’m pretty sure the
"goddess bunny" will be giving me nightmares for the next 3 weeks. To
learn more about the Goddess Bunny, I suggest you read the IMBD profile.

Tuesday Afternoon Quick Hits



Leonard Cohen is going broke, may have to hock Famous Blue Raincoat.

Catholic priest defends Marilyn Manson concert: "How could Manson turn
young people into satanists and drug-addicts in the two hours of his
act". He’s right, it takes at least 2 and a half hours at the very least.

Couple claims James Cameron stole ‘Terminator’ idea. Cameron sends
warrior back in time to take care of the problem. But wait…if couple never existed, how could Cameron
steal the idea? Wouldn’t that mean the warrior never existed, either?
Oh crap, I’ve gone cross-eyed.

Christopher Walken’s PR rep. smashes our hopes and dreams.

I think this may be the only time 50 cent and I will agree on anything: 50 cent to Nelly "If you gon’ spend $5 million on diamonds, you’s a damn fool." Word dawg, word.

Gary Coleman still a virgin? Whatch’oo talkin’ about, Willis?

Shaun Puffy, Puff Daddy, Diddy Combs running out of permutations of his
– soon to be referred as "The Artist We Never Ever Cared About".

McDonalds finds new way to make you fat, sexless, and depressed; Couple to be married at local McDonalds. 

Best of Tuesday Linkage


Comic Strip Generator by Thirdframe Studios is a great way to waste your day(s) away and a great way to get fired from work.  Go out in style.


How to be Loathsomely Repellent to Women – Everything you ever wanted to know about being 100% girlsex-free.


Cool Things – New Homestar Runner Cartoon.


Sin City Flash shoot ‘em up game – addictive even if it’s older.


Karate Master – Highly entertaining for some reason.