• Archive for June, 2008

    New Nigerian Scam Twist

    by  • 6/30/2008 • life • 0 Comments

    Apparently my file has been marked with an X and my disk has been painted red. In addition, it would seem that I have actually paid (virtually) all the fees to transfer this Nigerian fund to me, but the bank is LYING to me! Thankfully, this computer scientist in the bank took notice. I wonder […]

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    Stop Sylvia Browne Goes to Sylvia Browne

    by  • 6/30/2008 • skeptic • 2 Comments

    Robert Lancaster who is the man behind the excellent site StopSylvia.com decided that it was time that he bit the bullet and go to see The Hoarse Voiced Prophet in a Vegas appearance. True Believers email him to tell him that he knows nothing about Sylvia, and that he’d Really Understand if he just went […]

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    Blinded by science

    by  • 6/27/2008 • geek, video • 0 Comments

    You ever see a guy with a yo yo giving some lame talk about personal development or how to walk (the dog) with Jesus? Maybe your school, or your summer camp as a kid had some traveling freak show of people come in to “Yo” for you, or maybe even you saw that Simpsons episode? […]

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    Take that, Graham!

    by  • 6/26/2008 • humor • 0 Comments

    No surprise to anyone who knows me, but two of my favourite web sites lately are about people being jerks; passiveagressivenotes.com, where the above image is lifted from, and Not Always Right.

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    Tor.com wallpaper

    by  • 6/24/2008 • life • 13 Comments

    I didn’t really think to save the wallpaper offerings from tor.com in addition to the free e-books, but I have decided to see what I can find by way of search engines and random guesswork, as it appears that the people at Tor aren’t cleaning their servers of the old images all that quickly. Mostly, […]

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    You Are All Diseased, Carlin Deceased

    by  • 6/23/2008 • life • 0 Comments

    Nothing really to add to this… LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2008 (Reuters) Comedian George Carlin, a counter-culture hero famed for his routines about drugs, dirty words and the demise of humanity, died of heart failure at a Los Angeles-area hospital on Sunday. He was 71.Carlin, who had a history of heart and drug-dependency problems, […]

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    Dragon*Con 2008 dealer table confirmed

    by  • 6/23/2008 • life • 0 Comments

    Well, Dragon*Con 2008 has their money, and we have a ‘tentative’ allocation of table F12. Now Tania just needs to make a whole lot of stuff, and we need to get it all to Atlanta, along with a bunch of postcards, stickers, and display stuff. So, come to Atlanta and spend your money, or spend […]

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    Free Science Fiction to Print at Work

    by  • 6/21/2008 • life • 5 Comments

    In the event you have one of those jobs where you just need to look busy in order to keep your job, here’s something that you can read on your screen, or print on the network printer in addition to the resumes and porn. You can get these links weekly by joining the TOR books […]

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    Antique Silver Listening Discs

    by  • 6/20/2008 • music • 0 Comments

    $8 each or 7 for $50 for these; some of these are cut-outs or promos, but they’re all fully functional CDs. Shipping will run about $3 in North America for one or two discs with jewel cases or 4-5 without jewel cases. More than that will run about $12 anywhere in Canada or the US […]

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