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Giving Up Reading

By Tim Butler | Posted at 1:12

Harry Marks presents a humorous take on the pledges some bloggers will take to do something seemingly difficult (and arbitrary) allegedly for some reason that will lead to a better life, but really mostly oriented towards publicity and obtaining more readers:

Abandoning reading will force me to be better with my time, vastly more aloof to current events, and a complete bore to everyone around me. And if you're still crazy enough to be talking to your computer screen, you might be asking, “Why couldn't you just limit how much you're reading instead of cutting it out completely?” The answer is simple, young one - because common sense doesn't get page views.

How the NYT News Room Works

By Tim Butler | Posted at 0:32

This seems to be uncannily accurate to the way the NYT is covering Apple these days.

HT: Gruber

iHungry Hippos

By Tim Butler | Posted at 0:40

Another excellent April Fool's Day joke. I just love the idea of capacitive touch screen compatible hippos. I wonder how long a Gorilla Glass screen could hold up with this?

The Ideal Superhero

By Tim Butler | Posted at 0:37

No beans about it.

Lutheran Insulter

By Tim Butler | Posted at 0:41

No, this? is not a site to insult your favorite Lutheran friends with. Rather, it is the tool you need when what you need is a really good insult. Why? Because few have approached the level of mastery of this art that Martin Luther did and now you can receive random insulting goodness from the man Calvin called the Apostle of the Reformation whenever you want.

This is too much fun.

From the Archive: Stray Cats

By Tim Butler | Posted at 1:15

Worth re-reading.

Uncle Jay

By Tim Butler | Posted at 0:37

If you don't already make Uncle Jay Explains the News a regular part of your week, you owe yourself three minutes to go watch an episode.

Zombies on Your Lawn

By Tim Butler | Posted at 0:34

The perfect kind of video advertisement: catchy.

Jack and Squat

By Tim Butler | Posted at 19:26

If you didn't catch this going around the internet yet, here is a little presidential address from last Saturday to brighten your day.

Uncle Jay Explains 2008

By Tim Butler | Posted at 23:57

This is worth a listen (and a laugh).

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