Best. Comic. Ever. (especially for old D&D hacks)

What would happen if “The Lord of the Rings” was a D&D campaign? How would real players react to the endless narration and exposition, the grinding monotony of fighting nothing but orcs, and of course, the utter lack of treasure? “DM of the Rings” provides the answer. It’s a 144-page webcomic, using screen captures from … Continue reading Best. Comic. Ever. (especially for old D&D hacks)

Google News Fail: Gay Pride & Prostates

I happened to glance at Google News today, and saw that their image matching algorithm was on the fritz. These are actual, non-Photoshopped screen captures: I’m not quite sure what Hillary Clinton has to do with the presidency or gay pride, but apparently Google thinks she’s the best match. Freudian slip, perhaps? Special bonus points … Continue reading Google News Fail: Gay Pride & Prostates

The Economist’s Thanksgiving Prayer

Photo provided by JOE M500“Dear Global Economy, we thank thee for thy economies of scale, thy professional specialization, and thy international networks of trade under Ricardo’s Law of Comparative Advantage, without which we would all starve to death while trying to assemble the ingredients for such a dinner as this. Amen.” Courtesy of the always … Continue reading The Economist’s Thanksgiving Prayer

Best Mortgage Crisis Video Ever (Thanks SNL)

Looks like SNL has its fastball back. The two biggest beneficiaries of this crazy year have got to be Barack Obama and SNL. In this sketch (which I found courtesy of Auren Hoffman), SNL puts the Democrats and American people on blast for trying to shirk responsibility for the crisis. It lampoons Pelosi and Frank, … Continue reading Best Mortgage Crisis Video Ever (Thanks SNL)

Wacky Business of the Week: De Sade Consulting

Most of the time, if you have a nasty job to do, you have to pay someone well to do it. Garbagemen are very well paid. So are plumbers. There is, however, one exception. As we’ve recently seen, plenty of wealthy professional men seem willing to pay dominatrices to humiliate them (something the men charge … Continue reading Wacky Business of the Week: De Sade Consulting

Preparing for Parenthood

This article is a scream, and the reason it’s so funny is because it’s all too true. 1. Get home from work and immediately begin walking around the living room from 5PM to 10PM carrying a wet bag weighing approximately 8-12 pounds, with a radio turned to static (or some other obnoxious sound) playing loudly. … Continue reading Preparing for Parenthood