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Skallelujah | MeFi Music: Exactly right

Gilt Public APIs | Gilt Groupe Developer Center: "Get out of the cold and into these great blah blah blah"

http://splitsider.com/2011/04/the-complete-history-of-snls-celebrity-jeopardy: For future reference

http://www.amazon.com/Day-Bum-Marketing-Blueprint-ebook/dp/B0055DIP68: Not an intentional joke... a found joke

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00126V5TG/: The title's the best part, but well done.

Cat and Girl » Archive » Peak Nostalgia Production: Cat and Girl, or Tetsuo and Ashley?

Aaron Douglas, Chief from Battlestar Galactica | Flickr - Photo Sharing!: Self-cosplay.

YouTube - As Seen on TV - a tribute to doing it wrong : via http://metatalk.metafilter.com/20061/How-many-times-has-this-happened-to-you

YouTube - Dan Telfer: "The Best Dinosaur" 5-4-10 at Chicago Underground Comedy : wins me in the very first sentence/frame

TURKEY TRAINING CAMP / It's a turkey! / After two laborious weeks, our trainee produces a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner: gynecologist learns to make, carve Thanksgiving turkey

Critical-Gaming Network - Blog - Iwata Asks: Megafied: Confirming my growing belief that "Iwata Asks" deserves round-the-clock parody

reseda: Fake News: Five Other Correspondents Jon (Thought He) Seduced : You haven't read enough Daily Show slash recently, have you?

Design By Committee Always Works | Ask MetaFilter: that road is not a trail!

Jimbo Matison: several Uncle Morty's Dub Shack clips

Good Suppliers - And The Other Guys. In the Pipeline: : talking trash & recommending the reliable -- in chemical supply houses

Alien Loves Predator » Please Swipe Again: Here's the other one, so you don't think I'm crazy. (Or, so you do.)

Alien Loves Predator » Resistance is Worthwhile: Yeah, pander to New Yorkers, that's the stuff. (cf. YOUR MOM LIKES IT ROUGH... FROM THIS TURNSTILE)

Maslow's hierarchy of (community) needs | opensource.com: just now saw that "sex" is lower on the pyramid than sexual fulfillment

JanerBlog: February 2010 Archives: on gratitude, homemade, and the unexpected

Character Actors: Useful list of character actors. Also a visual argument for more gender & ethnic diversity in film & tv.

such as it is « style over substance: on style & character

Tor.com / Science fiction and fantasy / User Profile / tor.com: Tor's posts on The Middleman

"Coverage in Philadelphia has been good....": "A big man with a big hurt, [Mike Daisey] sucker punches the newsy macabre in the face..." Probably my favorite phrase of the year.

Is it just me, or is it obvious to everyone that iPods...: 7.5 yrs later, it's obvious to everyone

Twitter / rands: Why yes, I can listen to t ...: *Sumana guiltily raises hand

YouTube - Batman Parody: The Dark Knight is Confused. Key of Awesome #8. : via Jed. Batman is confused about the plot of the Dark Knight. Spot-on, funny, lovely touches, especially Alfred's first couplet to the Joker.

Colorful Junk. In the Pipeline: : on astronomy & gunk

Anacrusis › Senji: “You’re beginning an argument that leads into a distrust of all information from your senses,” says Senji.

Douches Follow Me (douchesFollowMe) on Twitter: Hilarity

I thought I was the only one | MetaFilter: That needs a coaster under it.

Symbols.com - Symbol 42:93: According to my sources, the best symbol ever

Essay - What to Write Next - Picking a Genre for Your Next Novel - NYTimes.com: Hilarious.

October 2009: Nell Scovell on David Letterman | vanityfair.com: via maevele on dw. How are Colbert/Daily Show different?

diogenes club: LOL: It gets fairly insane.

http://www2.macleans.ca/2009/07/15/sonia-sotomayor-pop-culture-maven/ : the comments include people speculating so as to make Perry Mason's always-losing prosecutor opponent not quite such a failure

vanilla_pride: Badges.That's where the future lies. Bad: "No dancing round the subject of whether they have a large collection of significant others and merely wish to add one, as they were only missing a grey haired grumpy bastard to complete the set."

Making a John Q Public account on Google: 'please help me create a fictional identity for use in my job'

http://chrisglass.com/journal/images/2006/0820-make-it-work-shirt.gif: anthemic

YouTube - Auto-Step the News #5: loves, combined

Fiction: Alien Animal Encounters, by John Scalzi: silly alien animal stories

Local Girlfriend Always Wants To Do Stuff | The Onion - America's Finest News Source: fairly chilling!

Strange Horizons Fiction: Another End of the Empire, by Tim Pratt: fun short fantasy piece about a dark lord who's read the "when I am a dark lord I will not..." list

The Women Of McSweeneys.net - The Rumpus.net: for when i need to laugh heartily

Enough Already: an article by Mark Edmundson about what he'd like to tell the bores in his life | The American Scholar: on me

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Comments Written By Actual Students Extracted From Workshopped Manuscripts at a Major University.: Remembering writing critiques

Twitter / Jordan Hamessley: Dear Orson Scott Card, I d ...: burn

Shhhh. Your secretes safe with me. Discretion comes 2nd. After you. - m4w: "discrete" accidentally used correctly

YouTube - Classic Hits by Microsoft Songsmith: "Beat It" by Michael Jackson: actually fantastic

YouTube - Joss Whedon singing DVD commentary to Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog: Alternate lyrics!

Daisy Owl - Hey Now: there are not enough Smashmouth references in my webcomics? Daisy Owl remedies that

Daisy Owl - Movie Night: one of my favorite Daisy Owls

BBC NEWS | Technology | Facebook users say yes to changes: the ever-present threat of BBC tech coverage graphics

[Telepathy] ANNOUNCE: telepathy-gabble 0.7.26 : only you!

Hark, a vagrant archive: Yay! Kate Beaton has archives by category!!!!

Twitter / Steven Frank: Super Bowl Viewers: Lookin ...: clipboards at the ready

http://beatonna.livejournal.com/82660.html: Rami from Project Runway, witness Kate Beaton's draperie

Ancient Geeks' Dies: gotta tell Hal and Adi about this

Bliggity Blog by Ingrid Michaelson - it's like watching a monkey learn how to open a jar.: "I love you?"

Fallen Heroes by Eric Feezell - The Morning News: about two thousand exclamation points in there, but worth it

sputter sputter « style over substance: the rhyme-engine and dormant skill

Forever's Not So Long: unexpectedly touching and memorable

DreadWhimsy.: hilarious

Hugh Laurie — Crooked Timber: I'm partway there!

signs of [crazy]: an asl interpretation - Truveo Video Search: tremendous, artful, "but is it fair use?" via von Lohmann

http://lls-mutant.livejournal.com/225486.html: to read in lieu of watching the finale at the same time as everyone else

ccfinlay: Powerboy's Last Adventure: best superhero subversion I've read in a while

Let's Push Things Forward - Continent 4: check!: starburst

Twitter / Pablo Defendini: No sooner do I step into T ...: me!

ccfinlay.com - extras : Leonard, have you seen this funny CC Finlay stuff?

Clark And Michael: like the Face of the Enemy webisodes, something to watch when I'm bored

Trader Joe's FAQ.: hilarious

Sony PRS-505 Reader eBook Reviewed (Verdict: Better, If Barely) - Boing Boing Gadgets : on Wuthering Heights

Some Quick Notes on Approaching a Single Day Consultancy: (the explicit): Approach 3 reminds me of my wish that we'd share jokes on Diversity Day

Lorem Ipsum: Darths and Droids: to check out

YouTube - The "Oasis" Music Video - From "Who Killed Amanda Palmer": So this is what the Dresden Dolls frontwoman is up to now. What a song.

A Page about Freemasonry: Pointers: Masonry for Women: shoulda known

I've got the poorly written lab report blues || kuro5hin.org: Reading lab reports = reading slush.

http://globalgamejam.org/sites/test-location: yay test data

GCU Dancer on the Midway - Myers-Briggs corrective pills: Rachel Chalmers, you might enjoy these more than I

Square One TV.org - Mathnet Guide: That episode you remember? With the gorilla, or Weird Al, or the Rear Window ripoff, or the Fibonacci-repeating parrot?

Jason Elliot Benda's Home Page, Version 11, Square One Song Lyrics: The pie was stolen at two o'clock.

The Aunt and the Ankh: recommended by Julia

http://www.flyingghoti.net/blogs/personal/comment.php?comment=57467&disp=full: reminder to self: see more theatre with Martin

calamityjon: BAT-MEME!: *VANDALIZE!* *REVERT!* *DELETE FOR NON-NOTABILITY!*

Lorem Ipsum: Not taking offense when offered: "if I hear your culture-specific insult of me, but I don't feel insulted, am I disrespecting your culture?"

YouTube - Pop Nightmare DeCadence A Cappella: Takes me back to undergrad days near Sather Gate

Nina Paley: America's Best-Loved Unknown Cartoonist » My Chanukah Miracle: cell phone battery charge as the new lamp oil

xkcd - A Webcomic - 11th Grade: PAINFULLY true? including the title tag?! I comfort myself with knowing that I actually did learn a fair amount in the social and hard sciences that formed a foundation for later importance

Twitter / Byrne Reese: One perk of being unemploy ...: YES

Crazy Local TV Commercials - Funny Christmas Ads - Esquire: Leonard pronounces the storage rental ad as one of his fave commercials of all time

Hulu - Saturday Night Live: Obama Plays It Cool: SNL articulates its conception of the new President

If You See Something » Change Dot Love: Another fave IYSS

If You See Something » What Did He Do to be So Black and Blue? Obama and the Race Card: a fave IYSS

Gay marriage: the database engineering perspective @ Things Of Interest: competitor to Stephen Feuerstein's Oracle PL/SQL Programming

YouTube - Music using ONLY sounds from Windows XP and 98!: Pretty!

Give Up and Use Tables: Scientifically determined period you should spend avoiding using tables: 47 min

Hulu - Mr. Patel: maybe I should just wait for Sepia Mutiny to tell me whether this is any good

Zoo | Blog: I think peanut butter balls sound great!

The Mystery Science Theater 3000 reunion interview: Joel Hodgson, Trace Beaulieu, and Jim Mallon | The A.V. Club: Leonard, MST3K

MTV Music - Search for Pop Up Video: 92 Pop Up Videos on demand. Will I get anything done today?

HACK: CONFESSIONS OF A PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN REPORTER: GQ Features on men.style.com : to read

Time to hit the barricades? - Salon.com: Time to update this for the new election

“Whisper Campaign” Hit-Job against Madia - Sepia Mutiny: "now [Republicans] are hinting that because [Ashwin Madia] is ~30 and single he might be gay. Geez, and you thought desi parents were the ones putting on the marriage pressure!"

StarslipExtra » Archive » Higher Powers: It feels like I've actually had this conversation.

Twitter / Rachel Chalmers: @midtownninja In Sydney in ...: Choices: Allswell (Anthem), Pax (Firefly) or Obecalp

Twitter / mmayer344: Marcy is my favorite Twitterer this week

http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23anathemhaiku: Haiku from Stephenson lovers aiming to win a copy of Anathem

OSCON Keynote :: Revealing Errors: to watch: Mako Hill's 16-minute presentation on what errors (in software) reveal

BBC NEWS | UK | England | Shropshire | Man's 'pants' password is changed: This is hilarious. "pants" makes everything better! Also the headline makes it sound as though there's DRM on trousers.

Penny Arcade! - Couch Diplomacy: the wording here makes this PA a household fave

Target: Women - Digest - The Morning News: Everything by Sarah Haskins is great

Anacrusis › Don: Brendan deconstructs the amateurish infernokrusher wannabes

Your Own True Self (video) - Boing Boing : To watch

Fafblog! the whole world's only source for Fafblog.: ouch.

Unwinder's Tall Comics - Tuesday, 29th July, 2008: I did like this, random clickolinko person

http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/2008/07/the-balcony-is-closed.html: awww. And he links to that outtakes video! Check the comments; thousands of people learned about movies and intelligent argument from their show

YouTube - Siskel and Ebert Uncensored: The international bankers! The Vatican! The commies! and Protestant jokes. and swearing.

Lifetime, Wow!: rates Lifetime movies on real and ironic awesomeness, "hey! it's that guy!" and overall Lifetimeness

New 'X-Files' Movie Opens | The Onion - America's Finest News Source: good iPod joke

The Bat-man!: batman parody comics

Communities Directory: Fire of the Firstborn: Leonard laughs whenever he hears this community's name.

BOOM! Studios - What Were They Thinking?! Monster Mash-up - Series - Catalog : aaand still sold out

BOOM! Studios - What Were They Thinking?!:Some People Never Learn - Series - Catalog : John Rogers of Kung Fu Monkey is involved

BOOM! Studios - What Were They Thinking?! Go West Young Man - Series - Catalog : they're all sold out

BOOM! Studios - What Were They Thinking?! - Series - Catalog : Ambush Bug ref

Crooked Timber » » Why Did The Fathers of the American Revolution Hate America?: Another reminder of why I read CT. Also I didn't do enough talking smack about the British on the 4th of July.

http://niemann.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/07/01/the-boys-and-the-subway/: cute!

Microspotting | Matthew Baldwin: writer, blogger, pretty okay guy: eeeeek

: Test

Comment Central - Times Online - WBLG: Communist joke competition: So Trotsky walks into a bar.....: Even more communism jokes!

Hammer and Tickle: book explores subversive Soviet jokes - Boing Boing : Communism jokes!

Crooked Timber » » Some Of These Things Are Not Like The Others: the comments are hilarious...like me, CT commenters are puzzling out the world with each other

Complete and Utter Nonsense: I'd best go to sleep. Matins is at 3:00 (2:00 Eastern time): Lisa from the retreat shares her experience

JoshKornbluth.com » Upcoming Gigs: DC, Oct 8-26, 2008: CITIZEN JOSH at the Arena Stage

Heaneyland!: And if it ever touches the ground, you have to throw salt over your shoulder, right?: Maybe I, too, am just prissy

Yeondoo Jung: SO COOL. Note how many people have arms akimbo or shrugging because that's how kids draw arms.

YouTube - Super Paper Mario - When Geeks Attack! Francis The Uber Nerd: Sumana, don't watch, I'll show you when you get back.

Majikthise : Real-life liar paradox may lead to criminal charges in Massachusetts: Leonard called as expert witness thanks to one philosophy paper he wrote in college

The Non-Work Side of the American Economic Association's Annual Meeting: Archive Entry From Brad DeLong's Webjournal: a.k.a. When Economists Convene

Beeswax: 1950's Wolverine: saved for Leonard's delectation

Spamusement :: View topic - Spamusement Mysteries: Do you miss Spamusement? Try to figure out the subject lines for these strips!

This American Life : the TAL I love about what kids wrongly believe and then take into adulthood

Retro Sabotage: Dysfunctional time machine - Flash Games [ver.9.0 req.] : Game as comedy sketch

Bitch Ph.D.: If I had ever gotten into the makeup habit, this would be me.

Apple - Trailers - Iron Man - Trailer 2: THE BEST TRAILER EVER. Put a huge freaking smile on my face after a hard day. YES!