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By whizz_dumb on 45 Years Ago, The iPad Was First Used By Astronauts Before Another Computer Tried To Kill Them All

Are you suggesting that show business is actually run by an advanced machine (rectangular and black) that was built by an unseen extraterrestrial species--and not run by humans? Whoa.

Posted on April 3, 2013 at 4:28 pm 1

By BoHan on The Rise and Fall of the L.A. Examiner, a Blog That Was a Newspaper That Never Existed

I rode my bike one day with Riordian during an AIDS fundraiser. You are right. He is a cool guy.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 11:42 pm 1

By BirdNerd on The Weirdest Marriage Equality Signs On the Internet

#KONY 2012

Posted on March 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm 3

By Sjt on The Weirdest Marriage Equality Signs On the Internet

@Natzzzzzz If you can't snark about well meaning but ultimately meaningless slacktivism, what exactly are you supposed to snark about?

Posted on March 28, 2013 at 6:16 pm 8

By HereKitty on It's Time For Google To Buy All These Publishing Companies And Shut Them Down

Having been employed for quite some time by a company that Google bought and almost immediately made disappear, I would just like to say DON'T GIVE THEM ANY IDEAS.

Posted on March 28, 2013 at 1:07 pm 1

By Astigmatism on Wealthy Drug Dealers and Vulture Capitalists Will Soon Have the Housing Market To Themselves

@deepomega ARMS are happening again. We dipped an exploratory toe into the mortgage market a little while ago and three different mortgage lender told me that my best bet was a fixed loan up to the conforming limit and an adjustable-rate HELOC above that. Of course, as the prime rate has been 3.25% for years now (and the Fed insists they're going to do everything to keep it there for at least another couple of years), they may have a point.

Posted on March 27, 2013 at 4:31 pm 1

By Monitor on Bay Area Real Estate Agents Are Kind of Making Fun of You

Via "PRWEB.COM Newswire" -- imagine that.

Posted on March 26, 2013 at 3:35 pm 1

By HereKitty on You Are Making Your Baby Fat By Feeding Your Baby Food

@Ken Layne Your babies! Your babies seem so smart but also I'm scared about your babies!

Sorry, had to be done. And it took almost 12 hours. WHAT IS HAPPENING TO THE AWL?!?!

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 11:23 pm 3

By The Dependent Clause on How To Get Your Readers To Write Your Newspaper For You

This was a poignant thing to read. It reminded me a little of my days at a small-town newspaper in the late 90s in my hometown—which happens to be Grinnell, IA, home of Hayes' alma mater. At that point we still used film cameras and laid out issues by hand, so most of my shifts were spent in the darkroom or in front of the wax-glue machine we used to assemble layouts.

My boss and mentor there also died a few years ago, but he was a genius. Also a chain-smoker. Also an alum of Grinnell College.

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 2:33 pm 1

By PoignancySelz on Magic Shape-Shifting Jesus Supposedly Arrested On Wrong Night

Well, the Coptics did write with more emotion.

Posted on March 22, 2013 at 11:53 am 1