Lady GaGa Alicia Keys-ifies ‘Poker Face’

8 01 2009

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Since Lady GaGa is one of this month’s music recommendations, I’m posting this acoustic rendition of ‘Poker Face.’
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Palinroll’d!

8 01 2009

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I think I just got Palinroll’d.

I’m sifting through today’s snail mail when I see an envelope marked, ‘Office of the Governor of Alaska.’

WHAAAAAT?

My gut response was OH-SHIT-HIDE-SHE-FOUND-OUT-I-CALLED-HER-RETARDED-AND-SHE’S-GONNA-GUN-ME-DOWN-FROM-A-HELICOPTER!!!!111!one11!! confusion.

A) Why won’t this woman go away and B) what the hell am I doing on a distribution list for Alaska’s state office? Does written correspondence have an ‘UNSUBSCRIBE’ button?

After having Ralphie (didn’t know he’s SWAT dog now, didya?) screen for anthrax and explosives, I cracked this bad boy open only to find some good old SPAM:
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Oy.

8 01 2009

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The traffic plan for Inauguration Day is out:

Almost 3.5 square miles of downtown Washington will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 15:00 (that’s 3:00 p.m., you philistine) on 19 January. Restrictions will end on the morning of 21 January.

DCist has the full deets.
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Wallpaper’d!

7 01 2009

A quick hit before bed. Enjoy.

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Thanks to itsandrew—a pro at emailing keepers.





Post-MacWorld Keynote Roundup

6 01 2009

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Lots of Apple-related posts today. I wonder why.

I’m not going to dwell too much on today’s keynote—plenty of outlets pretty much have it covered.

I do want to point out The Daily Beast, which—with three separate Apple-related stories—definitely had its sights set on MacWorld and the big news coming out of San Francisco today.
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Used Condom Wants to Be Governor, Story Developing…

6 01 2009

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UPDATED post from a previous version.

No, no, no, no, NO.

Terry McAuliffe—one of the the 2008 election’s most insufferable boogeymenwants to be Virginia’s next governor.

Um… not in my yard. Look Terry, we hated you during the VA Democratic Primary because you’re a slimy, borderline-creepy, carpetbagging, Douchington fuckwit who can’t sit still and keep from yapping your pie-hole. That hasn’t changed.
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Don’t Know, Luigi, Storm Trooper, Assassin’s Creed, Final Fantasy (?), Mileena, Maria Sharapova (?)

6 01 2009

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Sometimes, an article’s feature image is all it takes to reel me in.
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