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Glengarry Glen Sith »

Third prize is … I’m your father

The Calvin and Hobbes Search Engine »

Cwora »

A continually spamming collection of unanswered questions created, edited and organised by no-one who uses it.

Electric Eel-Powered Christmas Tree »

Twitter Hulks »

GRAMMAR HULK: “HULK GET INVITATION THAT SAY ‘PLEASE RSVP BY RESPONDING.’ HULK’S RAGE MITIGATED BY OPPORTUNITY TO WEAR TINY PURPLE TUXEDO PANTS!”

Amazon Reviews: AudioQuest K2 terminated speaker cable »

If there is one cable I would whole-heartedly trust to my Chimera-hunting needs, this would be the cable. No other cable has the tensile strength to properly and efficiently garrote a lycanthrope, asphyxiate an Esquilax or even gag a mermaid.

Can you draw the Internet? »

Circumstances Under Which I Would Enjoy Whale Watching »

It’s 1985 and I’m Tom Selleck. I’m filming episode 109 of Season 6 of Magnum P.I., “Kona Winds,” and the crew is resting between takes of a montage showing me walking thoughtfully on rugged Hawaiian shores.

Understanding the Web, for Fans of Charles Dickens »

Monty Python and the Holy Grail Censor Letter »

Lose “I fart in your general direction” …

Google Instant Blacklist »

Beaver Cleaver and Wartenberg Wheel?

Asteroid Bookmarklet »

Great for wasting time and ads …

Release History of My iPhone Fart App »

Version 1.5.1 (June 30, 2009) – FartTime feature added – translates all voices from chat/phone calls into random fart noises.

As I Sat Writing – From the Autobiography of William Faulkner »

My father is a sandwich.

Queen’s English 50c »

A translation service for English-speaking 50 Cent fans.

Control-Self-Delete »

Stephen Colbert on online privacy, Google and its CEO Eric Schmidt. Brilliant.

The Misleading World Of Atari 2600 Box Art »

Inebriation »

“I specialize in a very specific type of insobriety—unconscious insobriety.”

Last Exorcism Chatroulette reactions »

What an excellent day for an exorcism …

Desperate Pandora Employees Scrambling To Find Song Area Man Likes »

“Who makes a station with proto-punk and late-’90s jam bands?” said Davis, explaining how an effort to split the difference by playing the MC5 followed by the String Cheese Incident had failed disastrously. “There are what, maybe two songs ever recorded that fit those criteria? And he just keeps skipping them.”

It’s Great to be Alive: A Safety Manual »

“Don’t play in abandoned ice boxes – they are death traps!”

The Video Website (“Social Network” Parody) »

“Keyboard cat wants more money…”

English Swear Words »

Not safe for those offended by cursing in either English or Korean.

App Store Fan Fiction: Bradley and Bethany »

“MOM! BETHANY WON’T LET ME PLAY DOODLE JUMP!”

Darth Vader Robs Bank »

Loot … I am your robber.

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