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Steve Jobs Cheese Head »

Ingredients

1 Steve Jobs Cheese Head
Assorted gourmet cheeses such as brie, camembert or stilton
Crackers
Fruit

Chat Roulette Piano Improv »

Freestyling in real-time with random strangers on Chat Roulette

Academy Award Winning Movie Trailer »

Powerbook Snowboarding »

37 ChatRoulette Interactions We Wish Actually Happened »

Heatmiser, Snowmiser connected. Feel free to talk now …

Unhappy Hipsters »

The reindeer had tolerated the cheetah’s posturing — up until today.

Wait Wait Don’t Eat Me »

From NPR and Chicago Public Radio, this is Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me … We’re going to be cutting our show a little short today, because, as you may have heard, there’s a zombie apocalypse happening!

Man Carried 9.4 Miles by Strangers in NYC »

Who said New York is unfriendly?

Mr. Ballmer, would you sign my mac? »

”Need a new one?”

Neil Young (Jimmy Fallon) – Pants On The Ground »

Pants on the ground
Pants on the ground
Lookin like a fool with you pants on the ground

Death Metal Rooster »

Step off Keyboard Cat …

Internet-Age Writing Syllabus and Course Overview »

Prerequisites
ENG: 102—Staring Blankly at Handheld Devices While Others Are Talking
ENG: 231WR—Facebook Wall Alliteration and Assonance
LIT: 209—Internet-Age Surrealistic Narcissism and Self-Absorption

The Daily Show’s Decade in Review »

I am locking the Wikipedia article on our sex life »

Dear Josie,
After repeated instances of vandalism and abuse, I have taken the step of locking the Wikipedia article on our sex life. Although I have previously banned both your user account and your home IP address, malicious edits have continued, both anonymously and from newly registered users “alanequalswanker” and “ooohImabigimportantadmin.”

Things I Learned from iPhone and Droid Ads »

Droid is a robot and should mostly be handled by other robots. It is packaged inside missiles launched by stealth jets. iPhone records video and seems to have a lot of useful apps.

New Device Desirable, Old Device Undesirable »

“Its higher price indicates to me that it is superior, and that not everyone will be able to afford it, which only makes me want to possess it more,” said Tim Sturges, owner of the old device, which he obtained 18 months ago when it was still the new device. “I feel a strong urge to purchase the new device. Owning the new device will please me and improve my daily life.”

Happy Anniversary “Infamous Exploding Whale Video” »

Oregon journalist Paul Linnman reflects on the fifth-most-viewed viral video of all time.

The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody »

Best use of the Beeker “meee” ever.

Has Bell Invented the “Telegraph Killer”? »

While the technology behind the Telephone is new, the design is reassuringly old-fashioned, reminiscent of a phrenologist’s horn or ear-candle in form. We found the experience far more comfortable than the one we had with the Telegraph.

Godzilla’s Food, Exercise, and Dream Diary »

12:58 AM: Breakfast: Two schools of fish from Tokyo Bay. Calories: 782,000. How I was feeling when I ate this: confused, irradiated, hating my size.
11:37 AM: Exercise: “Taxi Stomp” (alternating legs, for 30 blocks). Calories burned: 148,900,183.

Scenes From An Alternate Universe Where The Beatles Accepted Lorne Michaels’ Generous Offer »

1983. The Beatles announce their first tour in thirteen years, but likewise announce that Michael Jackson will be going on tour with them as a one gigantic mega-concert event.

The Golden Age of Video »

Best video mashup ever.

I’m not dead yet »

A Facebook Memorial

I'm not dead yet »

A Facebook Memorial

Pulp Fiction Audio Mix »

Wow.

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald