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Archive for the 'schadenfreude' Category

Many Hummer Drivers Are Stupid, Insecure and Overcompensating

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Of course, I don’t know that for a fact. Let’s just call it an educated guess resulting from anecdotal research of their marketing. [thanks to the mighty Metafilter for the link]. The protaganist in the commercial should know what he has in store: people flipping him off, his paintjob being keyed, the general scorn and [...]

I Don’t Understand Why You Would Want To Cancel AOL, Dave

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

Revealed: HAL’s manual for AOL customer retention. File under Unintended Consequences. [UPDATE 7.19.06 7:43am: the entire document can now be downloaded. 7mb .pdf]

Potrero Hill’s Geography Weeds Out Morons

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

Another reason I miss living there.

Ralph Reed’s Old Fundraising Letters Haunt Him

Monday, May 29th, 2006

As they should.

The Decider Hunkers Down

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Washington Post

That Line About The Discount Rack At Self-Esteem World

Monday, March 20th, 2006

I need to know who came up with it so I can send them some flowers.

Dignity Is Not An Option, Part II

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

George Galloway and Dead Or Alive’s Pete Burns (apparently Boy George and Richard Simmons found the prospect humiliating). [link courtesy the redesigned Andrew Sullivan]. In an apparently related piece, Christopher Hitchens kicks the cat while it’s down.

Stop Press! Tom Verlaine Disses Neil Diamond!

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

And once the dust settles, guess who comes out of the fray with the Verlaine seal of approval?

I’ll Do Anything For The Worker Except Become One, Kids

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

Upon word that Ted Kennedy is publishing a childrens’ book, the wags come out of the woodwork to contribute art for the dust jacket. [link courtesy Wonkette].

Another Schadenfreude Moment

Monday, January 16th, 2006

Ralph Reed’s political career may be over.