• Check out Slaughterhouse 90210, where erudite literary quotes meet TV screencaps!
  • “Read carefully you kayaking school teacher from Deland, because what I’m going to tell you in this post will serve you for the rest of your life. The only reason he dated you at all was because his male friends prefer him to date overweight women …”
  • “There are more possible chess games than the number of atoms in the universe.” — from a fascinating article by Garry Kasparov on the topic of playing chess with computers
  • If you’re addicted to Twitter, there are a bunch of tools you can use to monitor trends and (your own) statistics.
  • Terri Carlson is 45 and was born with a genetic immune disorder C-4 complement deficiency. She’s currently on Cobra health insurance but it runs out in a year, so she says she will marry you for your health insurance.
  • Probably Bad News is just like the Jay Leno “Headlines” bit. I saw a good one today: Homicide victims rarely talk to police.
  • Psssst! You can buy ten ampersands for $9.99 if you’re into that sort of thing.

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