Archive for the ‘humor’ Category

Audiobook Auditions

January 29, 2018

Last night during the CBS 2018 Grammy Award telecast, several readers auditioned for the audiobook version of Michael Wolff’s bestselling Fire and Fury. One of them was previous Spoken Word Grammy winner Hillary Clinton. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was not amused.

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Commuter Barbie

January 13, 2018

Commuter Barbie, created by Carina Hsieh and Claudia Arisso.

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Nice! Not Nice!

August 18, 2017

“Nice! Not Nice!” The President Show, on Comedy Central.

Related:

“Why The President Show Might Just Work,” David sims, The Atlantic

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Google Wind

April 1, 2017

Google Wind, starting April 1st. Tour the repurposed windmills of the Netherlands on a self-driving bike.

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Google Gnome

April 1, 2017

Google Gnome, available April 1st.

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Google Play for Pets

April 1, 2017

Google Play for Pets, available April 1st.

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Netflix LIVE!

April 1, 2017

Read more here.

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From the North Pole Fulfillment Office

December 25, 2016

From the North Pole Fulfillment Office

Greetings Occupant:

We have reviewed your Naughty/Nice Statement for calendar 2016. A coal-filled stocking will serve as your Notice of Naughtiness. If you are not in receipt of same, enjoy your gifts and have a happy holiday.

Sincerely,

North Pole Fulfillment Office Staff

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Image (“Santa’s Spreadsheet, after Haddon Sundblom”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,NotionsCapital.com

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Christmastime For the Jews

December 24, 2016

“Christmastime for the Jews,” a Robert Smigel stop-action animation featuring the voice of Darlene Love in a “Wall of Sound” production, from a  2005 Saturday Night Live episode (lyrics here).

Gut yom tov to all, and to all a good night.

Related:

“Why American Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas,” Adam Chandler, The Atlantic

“Google offers proof: People really do love to eat Chinese food on Christmas,” Roberto A. Ferdman, Washington Post

“The War on Jewish Christmas must be stopped,” Daniel W. Drezner,Washington Post

“Are Jews Doomed to Lose the War on Jewish Christmas?” Paul Waldman, The American Prospect

“Why ‘Jewish Christmas’ (Movies and Chinese Food) is Going Mainstream,”  Sarah Seltzer, Flavorwire

“Fa-La-La-L’Chaim: Why It’s Okay For Jews to Celebrate Christmas,”
Charlotte Alter, TIME

“Holy Night: The little-known Jewish holiday of Christmas Eve. Seriously.” Benyamin Cohen, Slate

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Christmas at K-Mart

December 10, 2016

“Christmas at K-Mart,” written and performed by the late, great Root Boy Slim (Foster MacKenzie III) with the Sex Change Band and backing vocals by The Rootettes. Released in 1978.

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