Entries from August 2010

Top 5: Great coming technologies

November 6th, 2008 · 7 Comments

The recent landslide victory of Barack Obama as America’s first African-American president just further illustrates what a brave new world we live in. If you could travel back in time and tell ol’ Tommy Jefferson or Ben Franklin that in the year 2008, citizens of the United States would have the ability to sit in […]

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Tags: Lists · News · Top Five · Tops

After the election … hug a Republican!

November 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Look at that. It’s a thing of beauty, isn’t it? All my politicking actually paid off! The words “lame duck” can officially precede George Bush’s presidential title, and our national hangover from the Bush years will finally set in.
In all seriousness, I was really moved by the election coverage last night, and totally jealous of […]

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Tags: Politics

Wavin’ the white flag of surrender …

November 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments

McCain fail

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Tags: Laffs · Pix

“We’re voting for the n*****”: Provocative pre-election reading that you haven’t read a million times already

November 3rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

I think I’ve read just about every combination of Barack Obama is slipping/gaining in the polls, McCain is over-confident/not over-confident about his chances, the Bradley effect is real, the Bradley effect doesn’t exist, McCain supporters are racists, Republicans are suppressing votes, Democrats are faking votes, Joe the Plumber, Tito the Builder, etc., that’s out there. […]

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Tags: Politics · Sites

Monday Mixtape Update 11.01.08: Popue Baroque (Pt. 1)

November 3rd, 2008 · 12 Comments

This election’s making me tense. Isn’t it you? We all need to chill(axe), so for this mixtape I thought I’d give you some mellow jams. So turn off the FOX News (”faux noise” har har har!) and turn on these here tunes.
Today we explore a style of rock that emerged in the flowering and […]

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