Tag Archives: comedy

If Classic Movies Featured Smartphones…

Imagine a world where Citizen Kane, Casablanca, The Usual Suspects and Back to the Future featured smartphones. Watching classic cinema would be a hell of a different experience. Maybe the lack of smartphones is the reason they’re so classic in the first place? So sure, maybe Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart get a few more hours together, and yeah, Chuck ...

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Netflix Recommendations Are Getting Way Too Specific

If you’re a Netflix subscriber you’ve undoubtedly seen the company’s gradual specificity of their genre recommendations. It probably has something to do with integrating the algorithms of those companies who were lucky enough to win the two original contests to improve the company’s recommendation engine. Recommendations have moved from days of stunning vagueness, the most basic of categorizations, to the ...

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Naughty Macbook Pro Unboxing

Light some candles, lay down some rose petals and set the mood music. It’s Macbook Pro unboxing time. Oh, yeah. I’m gonna lay you down by the fire and press all of your buttons. Right on, right on. Just play it cool. If your girlfriend walks in on you like this guy’s did, you’ll really be in the dog house. ...

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How to Hook Up the NES

This amusing animated video by shamoozal takes a comical eye to the process of hooking up the classic NES gaming console. Nintendo might have started a gaming revolution with the NES, but thank the gaming lord that the hook up process has changed some. Follow the rules in this video and you might just live to play a game or ...

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R.I.P. George Carlin

A sad year for comedy, indeed. George Carlin was admitted to St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California on June 22, 2008. He was complaining of chest pain upon admission and was known to have a history of cardiovascular issues. He died later that day at 5:55 p.m. PDT of heart failure at the age of 71. To our favorite ...

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Desktops At Starbucks: You’ve Been Punk’d

If you’re one of those trendy little shits that camps out at Starbucks to steal their WiFi, you know that the cafes are crowded with others just like you. Notebooks in hand, ready for some free Internet access. A few pranksters from the comedy troupe Improv Everywhere set up house at a Starbucks, fully equipped with full desktop computers and ...

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