Monday, February 18, 2008

1776: British? THIS IS AMERICA!



Hat-tip to Brendan of I Hate Linux.

08:27 Posted in Humor | Permalink | Comments (15) | Tags: 300, Parody

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Huckalerts!

I laughed so hard at this satire that it hurts:

Huckalerts: Hi! Thank you for subscribing to Huckafacts! We are glad you are excited about Mike Huckabee!

Did you know...MIKE HUCKABEE SUPPORTS TOBACCO BIODIESEL? IT'S A HUCKAFACT!

You can donate to Mike Huckabee's campaign at MikeHuckabee.com. Join the Huckaarmy.

Jared: UNSUBSCRIBE

Huckalerts: You have UNSUBSCRIBED from the Huckaarmy mailing list! We're sorry to see you desert your post, soldier. Please enter a reason for betraying your fellow Huckawarriors.

Jared: UNSUBSCRIBE

Huckalerts: Hi! Huckalerts has received two messages from you in a row that we can't understand. If you would like to speak to a live representative then type HUCKAHELP.


Read the whole thing.

16:33 Posted in Humor | Permalink | Comments (3) | Tags: Mike Huckabee, satire

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

QED

From a recent chat between Brendan of I Hate Linux and myself...

Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
anyone who needs this machine should just learn to except variance
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micrometer_%28device%29
Brendan says:
I remember those things
Brendan says:
ahh the fun of high school AP physics
Brendan says:
we even had a digital one then... although it was easy to throw off
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
factully wrong
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
digits only go 1-10
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
but a micrometer is much smaller than 1
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
QED
Brendan says:
BUT...
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
B.U.T.,QED!
Brendan says:
you can use multiple digits... and even a strange concept called a 'decimal point', also known as a 'decimal separator': http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decimal_separator
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
again, wrong
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
the symbol for a micrometre is µ
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
not a digit
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
beacuse the Greeks didn't have digits
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
You can't say 7.µ
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
again, QED
Brendan says:
different units
Dan(tdaxp.blogspirit.com) says:
Obama's going to change that
Brendan says:
lol

10:43 Posted in Humor | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: QED

Sunday, December 02, 2007

The first rule of Dozier Internet Law is - you do not talk about Dozier Internet Law

This is old, but hilarious. I didn't realize that Dozier Internet Law's browserwrap license actually prohibited people from mentioning Dozier Internet Law:

Dozier Internet Law, P.C. has a lot of intellectual property on our site. For instance, we are the creators of all of the text on this website, and own the "look and feel" of this website. We also own all of the code, including the HTML code, and all content. As you may know, you can view the HTML code with a standard browser. We do not permit you to view such code since we consider it to be our intellectual property protected by the copyright laws. You are therefore not authorized to do so. In addition, you should not make any copies of any part of this website in any way since we do not want anyone copying us. We also do not allow any links to our site without our express permission, except that you must maintain the link in our Copyright Infringement Warning Button as it is designed. The name "Dozier Internet Law, P.C.", and similar derivatives of it, constitute our trademark and servicemark, and should not be used in any manner without our permission.


I guess Dozier isn't a fan of Dozier Internet Law Sucks or Dozier Internet Lawsuits, then!

Monday, November 19, 2007

The Chuck Norris Candidate

Mayor Rudy Giuliani might have good ideas on climate change, free trade, federalism, and health care... but only Governor Mike Huckabee is Chuck Norris Approved



Hat-tip to Washington Post and the Democratic Underground.

Sunday, November 04, 2007

Sufjan Stevens' "Arkansas"



From Something Awful Photoshop Phriday, h/t to Catholicgauze

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Dozier Internet Law Satires and Parodies

A couple funnies on the Dozier Internet Law saga (you know, the guys who threatned Information Scams and executes code on your computer without letting you see it). The first three are from Brendan of I Hate Linux:


The Lawyers against free speech (that they disagree with)



Pay up or we'll sue!



Pay no attention to the HTML behind the curtain


The last link is a satire of Dozier's homepage.

Saturday, September 29, 2007

The Boycott is Over!

Loyal tdaxp readers may remember my boycott against the National Review for their childish, unprofessional, and mean-spirited "spoiling" of LOST.

Well, the boycott is over.

Catholicgauze informs me that the writers at NRO are geeking out, live-blogging from the Star Trek Universe.

Select excerpts:

"The Sources of Klingon Conduct:"

There can no longer be any doubt that the aggressive conduct of the Klingon Empire is irredentist in nature, its purpose to spread its sphere of influence beyond the Neutral Zone. This presents a new kind of threat to the galactic order, as the Klingon conduct does not comport with classic models of planetary self-interest. Rather, their intent is ideological in nature. They seek not to influence but to convert, not to find an atmospheric cushion but to create a gravitational pull toward a set of beliefs. Their evangel is by definition destabilizing and dangerous, since it postulates its own superiority, a superiority that will be demonstrated by conquest….


"The Needs of the Many Outweight the Needs of the Pelosians:"

Over the course of this magazine’s four centuries (not counting the Great Interegnum during the Eugenics Wars, when conservatism was deemed a mental defect) National Review has always endeavored to chart a course balancing idealism with realism. Even in its infancy, facing the first great existential crisis of Old Earth, we argued for challenging aggression, whether in the form of the Soviet threat or the violence done to humanity through hubristic tinkering with the genetic code. We are proud to say that our opposition to the Soviets played its part in the prevention of one nuclear holocaust and saddened that our warnings fell on deaf ears before as so many of us were marched off to reeducation camps on the Mars colonies. After the Interregnum we counseled a different course when making first contact with the Klingons and the Romulans than that chosen by Starfleet Command. History has vindicated us on both scores, which is small comfort given the terrible price we all paid for Starfleet’s stubbornness.


Welcome back, National Review!

12:35 Posted in Humor | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: star trek, exopolitics

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Over-hypped, if not imaginary

The mainstrea media is so locked into its liberal v. conservative stupidity that often real stories are not told, because they do not fit some stereotype of what political debate should be. Fortunately, youtube journalists (the video equiavalent of bloggers) have stepped up. I agree with My Everything that the threat Bush cites is overypped, if not imaginary.



Everything has covered previous Bush press conferences before, as well as Attorney General Gonzales's disturbing testimony before the House of Representatives.

12:42 Posted in Humor | Permalink | Comments (0) | Tags: satire, bush

Monday, August 06, 2007

Headlines from the Ron Paul Presidency


Something Awful's Google Future News

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