Category: Humor

Aeromexico DNA Discount for MAGA bigots

Aeromexico Highlights Mexican Descendants in the South with DNA Discounts

In case you missed it, Aeromexico wanted southerners to realize that many of them are descendants of Mexican ancestry. The airline produced an ad which tested a handful of bigoted MAGA southerners and gave them a percent discount equivalent to...

/ January 22, 2019
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Emma the Immigration Bot Still Working Despite the Shutdown

While the United States spins out of the control under President Putin’s government shutdown, Emma the immigration bot is still working over at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Not even talk of a wall or the gap in pay will...

/ January 9, 2019
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Podfast, a new word for 2019

I spent last week podfasting to prepare for a roadtrip. What is podfasting? Look it up: podfast n, the act of refraining from listening to any podcasts before a roadtrip or adventure abroad to maintain a sufficient number of new...

/ December 17, 2018

ManBearPig: “Al Gore Was Right All Along”

I had totally forgotten about ManBearPig, a 2006 episode of South Park which parodies Gore and the release of his documentary on climate change, An Inconvenient Truth:  Al Gore visits South Park Elementary and warns the school’s students about ManBearPig, an...

/ November 13, 2018
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Kaiser Permanente’s Unfortunate Dog Fountain

Kaiser Permanente placed a dog fountain in front of their new Care Essentials without a people fountain for the street's homeless. So, I tried to fix it for them.

/ July 9, 2018
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The Brilliance of Amtrak Security

Traveling in the Northwest by Amtrak was relaxing and beautiful. There were almost no lines and they seemed to know I was carrying a real laptop and had purchased my water at the train station. After having been felt up before a...

/ September 22, 2016

Has Seattle Lost Its Sense of Humor? Or, Does Amazocalypse Suck?

Zoe and the Amazocalypse have been covered in three major Seattle news outlets (Geekwire, Seattle PI and The Stranger) and one major Internet news site (Slashdot), but there’s been minimal interest and sparse sharing and pledging. After yesterday’s slog post,...

/ July 15, 2016