Category Archives: High Noise - Low Signal

Five crass things about NBC’s Olympic coverage

The Canadian culture was on display during the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Olympics last night. NBC’s USian broadcast style was an embarrassing contrast. The Canadians demonstrated how creative and open they can be while maintaining a gracious, polite and orderly presence. NBC did a good job covering the event when the cameras were rolling [...]

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Next thing you know they’ll be doing puppets. [tags]new yorker cover[/tags]

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My Little Carbine

For the girl who already has her little pony: Accessorize! Accessorize! Accessorize! The Glambo Signature Series “My Little Pony” M4A1 carbine with forward handgrip and AN-PVS4 night vision sight. This fully functional weapon fires standard 5.56mm ammunition — great for those AR-15 fans with extra ammo lying around the house or even extra parts! (Note: [...]

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Why is email better than twitter?

Because of the odd jokes. > >15. Where do you find a dog with no legs? > >Right where you left him. > > > >17. Why don’t blind people like to sky dive? > >Because it scares the dog. > > > >19. What is the difference between a Harley and a Hoover ? [...]

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Get that heap off the lawn

I have a friend in sales. Have you ever seen “Tin Men?” My friend Baxter (close enough to his real name) told me this story at least five years before the movie came out, so I have no reason to disbelieve (except the guy is in sales, so…). Anyway, Bax was working with a team [...]

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Technology drives out thought…

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Googling Greta Gobbler

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