It is with a heavy heart that I announce that this will be the last issue of Naked Ladies magazine. When my father founded Naked Ladies in 1969, he was a trailblazer. There were magazines, of course, but none that featured naked ladies. He saw an opportunity and he went for it. Naked Ladies was…
A lot of people want to work for Business Insider because it’s their dream to write countless articles about working for Google. With that in mind, here are some of the questions you may be asked when interviewing for a job at Business Insider. Hi, [your name] how are you? This is not a trick…
We’ve all gotten used to CAPTCHA’s requirement that we enter in random words like “lemon catapult” to prove that we’re not robots. But this one was odd because it made me think of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. Definitely more interesting than lemon catapults, but much more creepy. Especially since “goebel” isn’t a word in…
Webgems: Celebrating the Web’s Illiterati
Longtime reader Mick sent me this Vanity Fair piece by Ted Travelstead wherein he takes on a Nigerian email scammer. Mick was reminded of something done here six years ago, and then again, and again, and again and again, and again, and again. Thanks for remembering, Mick. I may be years ahead of Ted in…
An old Banterist post, Facebook in the Fuhrerbunker, made Mashable’s Top 5 Funniest Fake Facebook Pages list. This was the first I’d heard of Mashable – though that means absolutely nothing because I didn’t know who Jon and Kate were until last week when someone made a point to tell me. Now I see that…
Does your online matchmaker cater to the desperate? It’s easy to tell.
A video born from frustration has a happy little ending.
Connecting the rich and/or famous with their unclaimed money.
Really, Diddy doesn’t live here.
Going out of our way for the star of one of history’s campiest commercials.
After browsing though a rack of Blue Marlin clothing, it’s obvious what the problem is: The Baltic and Scandinavian states are under-represented. Everyone loves Australia and New Zealand, can’t go wrong there. Eastern Europe has great beer and hot chicks – why no hoodies? And let’s not forget Taiwan, which will some day be a collector’s item.
When a legend emails, you must act.
Good afternoon. My name is Ethics T. Foreclosure. I am a former account supervisor of Mr. Charles Mbobo who recently reached his ideal weight thanks to Hoodia, the miracle root from Africa. I received your contact information via Plaxo…
Pacific Bell owes Keanu Reeves $85.60, and other things you didn’t know.
“Because of what you did to Ms. Hilton, other folks were hurt or placed in harm’s way. Ashlee Simpson might get a call reminding her that she’s a fraud perpetrating a joke on the song-downloading public. Ditto Lindsay Lohan. And Lauren Popeil, heiress to Ronco, might be hounded by people upset that her dad’s Food Dehydrator is a piece of crap.”
As Illustrated By A Half-Asian Baggage Handler
Testing a theory about unspeakable job offers.
The World’s Most Advanced Nigerian Con Email Generator.
Taking on Nigerian scammers, one at a time.