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They Get the Internet on Mars Now?

July 15th, 2008 · Comments Off on They Get the Internet on Mars Now?

This just in from Slate: Many applications and sites on the Interwebs encourage you to upload a headshot or profile picture of some kind! Some people obsessively update theirs, in search of the perfect profile pic. Others remain anonymous by using a humorous or ironic image! Are we sure “Michael Agger” isn’t a pseudonym for […]

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Shocked by the Obvious

April 12th, 2007 · 5 Comments

This may deserve to become a sort of recurring category: Pundits affecting surprise or bemusement at some putatively contradictory or inconsistent behavior which, given ten seconds thought, isn’t all that surprising or bemuse-worthy at all. Today’s case-in-point: John Podhoretz is just tickled that erstwhile Wonkette Ana Marie Cox, who thinks it’s fine to make frequent […]

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