May 20, 2008
May 05, 2008
When I Was 17, It Was a Very Good Toon Webcomickers draw themselves, as they are today, and when they were 17... contributing so far: Meredith Gran of Octopus Pie, Paul Southworth of Ugly Hill, Jeph Jacques of Questionable Content, Rene Engstrom of Anders Loves Maria and Jeff Zugale of some webcomic I'd never heard of before*. If you have a favorite webcomic, go bug the artist to draw "Me At 17/Me Today". more inside
May 02, 2008
Why Things Cost $19.95.* Think you're immune to that kind of pricing manipulation? Maybe not. more inside
April 24, 2008
The Lesson: Don't Eat the Feet It was compared to the Alien Chestburster (original movie scene... and there will be cake!), or maybe a variation of the "Never Give Up" icon, but this find by a California Animal Rescue team is kind of awesome yet ewwwsome. more inside
April 18, 2008
Great Mostly Pretty Good Quotes About Computers and Programming.
But Wait There's More! Yep, 101 More Quotes and an extra added bonus, the second list as originally published in Spanish, because it's fun to read Isaac Asimov and Emo Philips in another language, and it'll also piss off Lou Dobbs.
April 14, 2008
March 21, 2008
Obamamania on the comics page, and it's not a strip you would expect. I am a longtime fan of "Over the Hedge" (not even CGI and Bruce Willis could ruin it for me) and, well, "Yes, folks, he can talk to animals... even at 3AM" is cool on top of cool.
March 20, 2008
5 Reasons Why "The Customer Is Always Right" Is Wrong The "Chief Happiness Officer" gives his encouragement to the legions of 'Customer Service' workers who either (1) don't know what they're doing (2) don't care or (3) are being paid to say NO. I'm a customer and I do NOT endorse this message. more inside
March 09, 2008
Incredible Imitations by the Lyre Bird... also the all-time most popular Attenborough clip, and why not? more inside
March 06, 2008
February 12, 2008
The Squidbrains at Squdoo steal MonkeyFilter's identity and MetaFilter's content... "HEY MONKEYBRAIN" is a place to make arguments. Mmmm-kay... Explanation attempted here. Still, Monty Python did it better.
October 31, 2007
Mashable , a blog famous (infamous?) for its long link-lists of resources for webmasters and blogheads (50 Widgets for Your Blog, 230 Tools for Running a Business Online, 400 Resources To Make You Smarter, Faster & a Demon in the Sack, Top 10 Blog Awards) has made up a surprisingly unnumbered list of Top Places To Get Free and Legal Music that includes (OMIGAWD!!!) the "MonkeyFilter MP3 Blog Listing (and shrine to MoFi's Own forksclovetofu)". more inside
October 03, 2007
Sam Harris Said WHAT? One of the most famous of those danged "atheist thinkers" has some suggestions that Dawkins and Hitchens ain't gonna like... but it gives me some food for thought that's very - chewy. more inside
October 01, 2007
Welcome to the Monkeysphere The old "One death is a tragedy; One million deaths is a statistic" quote explained in practical terms by a humor website... with monkeys. Gotta love it. (You have no choice)
May 12, 2007
The people who make these decisions for the internet have announced new top-level domains for next year, including .tel, .jobs and .CAT Can you imagine the battle next year to get the domain name "LOL.CAT"?
December 01, 2006
This year's winner of the Literary Review Bad Sex Award: "...we're lost in a commotion of grunts and squeaks, flashing unconnected images and explosions of a million little particles." Uh, yeah. The competition this year was, uh, "stiff", according to The Guardian, and "unstoppably on", according to The Independent. Well timed for the end of NaNoWriMo, which really should provide some of next year's contenders.
November 30, 2006
The Good News: Jones Sodas will no longer contain high-fructose corn syrup. The Bad News: Jones Sodas will continue to contain turkey and gravy. Thank you, I'm here all week, tip your waitress and try the veal favored soda...
November 29, 2006
AM FM not OK in UK Video may have killed the radio star, but the British communications regulators are considering killing AM and FM Radio. Somebody contact Elvis C. and Thomas D.
October 29, 2006
Fixavote.com Election Consultants "provides unparalleled results by focusing on the outcome rather than the process. Using state-of the-art technology, we overcome the challenges of competition and ensure election results for our clients." (To make it even more evil, it's Flash-based) more inside