Announcing a-Phone

by alec on January 31, 2007

The team at This Hour Has 22 Minutes has a new phone coming to market… the a-Phone. With its revolutionary digital interface, music features, and sophisticated calendaring capabilities, it’s bound to be a winner!

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AT&T: The T-1000 of corporations

by alec on January 17, 2007

This is really too funny not to pass along. Colbert is hilarious.


Herding Kats

November 18, 2006

Join the adventures of advertising bimbo Kathleen Erding, and her partner Jeremy Outerbridge as they conquer the world, winning advertising contracts from Walmart and IBM, and drink too much champagne.  Kath’s blog is at A very sly, and pretty, dig at Web 2.0 hypsters.

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An $800 Swiss Army Knife

October 11, 2006

From the good folks at ThinkGeek comes this monster: an 85 tool Swiss Army Knife, for just $799.  Created by Wenger, the makers of the Genuine Swiss Army Knife, to celebrate 100 years of innovation, this behemoth weighs a whopping 2lbs 11oz, and is 8 3/4 inches wide. Don’t leave in your hand luggage. 

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Smith on VoIP

August 29, 2006

I didn’t know Garrett Smith, author of Smith on VoIP, until a couple of hours ago.  His very successful gambit to get my notice (appealing to my ego by naming me to his list of top 30 VoIP bloggers) has landed him in my blogroll now.  Although, I feel certain that he has the order […]

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Emperor Palatine needs iotum

August 11, 2006

Watch as Emperor Palatine rudely takes calls during a meeting with members of the Imperial Senate. If he had been using iotum, he might possibly have taken Lord Vader’s call, but not the call about sandwiches. Or, perhaps not. It’s difficult to know how much he values Vader’s relationship. The Emperor Watch Video

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Dr. Pulver’s Newest Story

March 6, 2006

In honour of Doctor Seuss’ 102nd birthday, the folks at Pulver have written a poem…

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Hugh Gallagher: Man of Many Talents

November 21, 2005

MSN Desktop Search really is a marvelous tool.  Occasionally it turns up the most unexpected things, such as this hilarious college admissions essay which I received in email in 1995.  It was hidden away in an email archive on my home PC.  Enjoy… ——— This is an actual essay written by a college applicant. The author, […]

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LA Culture

October 27, 2005

It’s the last day of ITEXPO.  The show is over today at 3:00, but we don’t leave until tomorrow morning.  Howard suggested we could do something cultural this evening: "Maybe take in the Getty Museum, or Steven Spielberg’s new Museum of Tolerance.  Or… maybe Fry’s."

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Four little old ladies from Texas

October 20, 2005

My Dad sent me this.  Very funny.  Worth a listen.

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