Category: In the News

Attack of the Localize Mother 3 Sign Clones!

Oh my. What have I done. Genie is out of the bottle, kids. The Localize Mother 3 mindgerm has been released and is infecting the population at pandemic levels. Now something akin to a full-scale psyops campaign is underway. Since

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Cheap Thrills of a Cheap Age

So you kick out 3 million. Does the factory reopen? Do the shops come back to the decimated main street you walked as a kid? Do the Cadillacs roll by blasting something by Brenda Lee? Is everyone smiling and happy?

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Sign of the Times – Localize Mother 3, WWE, and the Unbearable Lightness of Being an Internet Meme

  Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?  -Ancient Proverb Let it be known that I did it for the lolz. It was one of

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The Twilight Zone Election

I’ve followed American politics since before I could vote, finding it exciting and captivating, sometimes even fun. I naively and mistakenly thought I was accustomed to all the various tricks the murderous bloodsport had to offer, its unpredictable lurching, its

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One Hundred Years Ago, A Time Not Unlike Our Own

One hundred years ago today, a Bosnian Serb named Gavrilo Princip and a cell of five others assassinated the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie. Princip and his team threw “infernal machines” (what we today would call

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End of an Error – Jay Leno’s Last Tonight Show

It’s the end of an era in the increasingly irrelevant world of broadcast television as Jay Leno steps down as host of the Tonight Show for a second and presumably last time. Today also in a way marks the end

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Best Images of 2011

Imgur, the popular image hosting site, has posted their picks for top images of 2011. View the list here: http://imgur.com/bestof2011

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The 'Hum' and How to Hear It

Weirdness surrounding a sinister noise called the “hum” in the English countryside. I look forward to the Hollywood adaptation set in suburban California staring Shia LeBouf and Blake Lively. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/8566281/Tiny-village-is-latest-victim-of-the-The-hum.html

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