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Friday, July 19, 2002

Mmm... wireless community owned Internet access.
posted by Mark Wilson 9:55 PM

No kittens were harmed in the making of this flash animation.
posted by Mark Wilson 4:55 PM

Wednesday, July 17, 2002

The most important thing about the communications we live among is not that they deceive (which they do); or that they broadcast a limiting ideology (which they do); or emphasize sex and violence (which they do); or convey diminished images of the good, the true, and the normal (which they do); or corrode the quality of art (which they also do); or reduce language (which they do) but that with all their lies, skews, and shallow pleasures, they saturate our way of life with a promise of feeling [...]
I touch the fire, and it freezes me/I look in to it and it's black/Why can't I feel? My skin should crack and peel/I want the fire back
posted by Mark Wilson 9:01 PM

Monday, July 15, 2002

Before there was geocaching, there was letterboxing.
posted by Mark Wilson 3:12 PM

Saturday, July 13, 2002

Do we have intrinsically, physically immortal souls generated by, or attached to, the human brain? I dunno. Go open up a brain and take a look. At the current rate of technological progress in physics and neurology, we should be able to give a definitive answer to this question in about forty or fifty years...
Oh those wacky transhumanists. Such eternal optimists.
posted by Mark Wilson 4:56 AM

Saturday, July 6, 2002

Fuck That Job is a blog that records the bloated job requirements that HR folks are listing in order to screw over otherwise qualified applicants in the New-New Economy.
posted by Mark Wilson 8:05 PM

Sometimes cookies lie and sometimes they don't.
posted by Mark Wilson 8:03 PM

Monday, July 1, 2002

Basilisk II is the kickassinest 68k Macintosh emulator ever. Pick up some of the other required files here.
posted by Mark Wilson 10:27 AM

This student is my new hero.
posted by Mark Wilson 10:19 AM

Friday, June 28, 2002

posted by Mark Wilson 10:37 AM

Thursday, June 27, 2002

These statistics show very drastically that older men who date teenagers are the cause of most teenage pregnancies. I suppose this shouldn't be so surprising considering the all-around low maturity levels that lead to these relationships and the domineering nature of guys who want to date jailbait.
posted by Mark Wilson 4:24 AM

Sunday, June 23, 2002

Why pick on Britney? Because she's the living embodiment of the beauty myth, the virgin-whore dichotomy and corporate media's co-option of culture.
posted by Mark Wilson 1:01 PM

Saturday, June 22, 2002

posted by Mark Wilson 8:21 AM

Lego-style CAD. W00t.
posted by Mark Wilson 7:01 AM

Somebody found my site with this search... creeeepy.
posted by Mark Wilson 6:57 AM

Tuesday, June 18, 2002

Distance from the nearest nuclear waste route: 1.9 miles
posted by Mark Wilson 7:09 AM

I didn't get close enough to the 6am rally, but in my search for an organizer of Turn Your Back On Bush, I did indeed hear the announcement. Graduating students were told that they would be expelled and arrested if they turned their backs.
If this account doesn't shock and disgust you, then you're not much of an American. The Washington Post collaborates this story, but it's buried in the last paragraph. You just don't put something that important in the last paragraph, unless you've made it your personal journalistic crusade to prove that Chomsky was right.
posted by Mark Wilson 6:42 AM

The philosophy of kissing.
posted by Mark Wilson 4:54 AM

Oversensitive much?
posted by Mark Wilson 3:42 AM

Monday, June 17, 2002

Let me reiterate what our prestigious award is all about. It is not about measuring how talented or talent-less a performer is, but rather how they use that talent to lower our standards. Which is why we contact webmasters of children bands like your self to break the good news to.
posted by Mark Wilson 3:21 AM

Thursday, June 13, 2002

The life and death story of the nympho chick you chatted with on the Internet that was really a guy.
posted by Mark Wilson 3:12 AM

¿Quien es más macho?
posted by Mark Wilson 2:27 AM

It's unamerican to be sad.
posted by Mark Wilson 2:25 AM

Wednesday, June 12, 2002

You'd think this fact would be so obvious that the world wouldn't need a website to spell it out for them, but then again, you'd think several thousand years of human history would eventually rid us of power hungry morons, too.
posted by Mark Wilson 5:45 AM

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

How to stalk a goose online.
posted by Mark Wilson 2:19 AM

Monday, June 10, 2002

NaNoWriMo: Because quantity can kick quality's butt any day of the month.
posted by Mark Wilson 6:16 AM

Sunday, June 9, 2002

I added a pithy random quotes page here.
posted by Mark Wilson 3:58 AM

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