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By Jinxie on Powerful New Kindle Update Deletes All Your eBooks

@deepomega I understand perfectly well why non-Apple products exist, but I had an iPad and an Amazon account and wanted to read e-books and didn't want (or need) to buy an additional electronic device just to read said e-books. So, you know, why not use what I already have?

Posted on February 27, 2013 at 12:32 pm 2

By Goto Tengo@facebook on Donald Fagen Is 65

That's 'Onald Fagen
She don't remember the King of Soul
It's hard times befallen
The sole survivors
She thinks I'm crazy
But I'm just growing old

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 11:30 am 2

By Alex Rosenthal@facebook on Blancmange: A Tale of Failure and Delight

I am ashamed to say the only reason I know of blancmanges is from that Monty Python sketch where extra-terrestrial blancmanges conspire to turn Englishmen into Scotsmen in order to win Wimbledon.

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 5:34 pm 5

By Aatom on How To Lie To Kids About Santa

My mother was not very good at this. She would include presents from my dog as well. And it didn't take very long before I was like "HEY WHY THE HELL DOES SANTA HAVE THE SAME HANDWRITING AS SHAWNA?" (Yes, I named my dog Shawna, because as a young gay white boy I wanted to get a head start on the whole wanting to be a sassy black woman thing.)

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 1:38 pm 3

By rimy on Is It Acceptable To Have Children?

Last night, chez rimy:

Me to boyfriend: "Why do you want kids?"
"Why? What, why do you think?"
"You tell me!"
"Because I want to... continue my bloodline?"
"Um, ok? How many do you want?"
"...six?"
"SIX??!! oh my god."
"Six sons."
"... .... All sons??!? SIX?"
"I want to have my own mafia."
"Are you fucking kidding me."

Posted on November 21, 2012 at 3:22 pm 1

By hockeymom on What Happened? Ask A Guy Who Didn't Watch the RNC Who Follows Liberals on Twitter

@SuperMargie Double awesome, even.

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 1:34 pm 3

By keisertroll on How Long Can You Keep a Job Editing a Publication in New York?

When I compare Choire's reign at Gawker to Juan Peron's I only mean it in an affectionate way.

Posted on August 3, 2012 at 1:08 pm 3

By Smitros on The Best Of The New York Times' Pug Journalism

Somebody has to say it: PUG LIFE.

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 4:09 pm 3

By mbmargarita on 'Gone With The Wind': Devil In A Black Bombazine Dress

Scarlett is a Slytherin and Ashley is a dreamy-headed Ravenclaw. It was just never going to work out between them.

Posted on May 25, 2012 at 9:48 am 2

By SidAndFinancy on Your Eyes Are Gay-Detecting Machines

@SuperMargie: Wow, I'll never look at Sports Machine the same way again.

Posted on May 16, 2012 at 3:40 pm 1