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Monday, February 14, 2005

Brainfry

posted by Mike at 2/14/2005 04:32:00 PM

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I am exhausted this afternoon, and my brain resembles slightly rotten Swiss cheese. Therefore, I toss these links at you, and I will see which stick on the wall, and which will fall on the ground for the cat to eat and then upchuck.

Rick Klau celebrates Dean's ascension to the DNC chairmanship, aptly noting, "[W]hen people like James Carville claim to be embarrassed by the grass-roots energy behind the selection of Dean as the party’s chair, well, I think that tells you just about everything you need to know about the state of the party today."

Last Thursday, Disney head Michael Eisner described as "pretty pathetic" the computerized human characters created by Pixar. Pixar head Steve Jobs zinged back, "Our films don't stack up to 'Atlantis,' 'Emperor's New Groove' or 'Treasure Planet.'" Heh. Imagine Jon Stewart doing his "Oh, SNAP!" Daily Show bit right here.

Top 10 Signs the Apocolypse Is Nigh. "5. 'A new strain of the AIDS virus that swiftly causes disease and resists virtually all anti-HIV drugs has been detected in New York City.'"

A hilarious moment in Batman history. "So, they laugh at my boner, will they?!"

I have to call bullsh—t on this one.

Finally, actor and blogger Wil Wheaton has evidently finally landed a role ... on CSI, even. He'll be playing a homeless individual, although his make-up seems to make him look like a drummer for a '80s hair band. If you've never checked out Wil's blog, you've missed out on some incredibly, incredibly fine writing. Who woulda thunk that 'Wesley' could turn out to be one heck of a writer?