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The Trailer for the Book

This is the trailer for my new book. You didn't used to have to do trailers for books, but...

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Internet Marketing Brilliance

This is an excellent internet advertisement for ClassesUSA that I tripped over recently. It does all the things an...

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Heil! Please Log In.

We've all gotten used to CAPTCHA's requirement that we enter in random words like "lemon catapult" to prove that we're...

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Again With the Overzealous Comment Filter

Unfortunately your comments were being murdered, not moderated.

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Webgems: Flu Vaccanations [sic] Will Enslave Us All

Webgems: Celebrating the Web's Illiterati

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Did You Hear About The Guy Who Took On The Nigerian?

Longtime reader Mick sent me this Vanity Fair piece by Ted Travelstead wherein he takes on a Nigerian email scammer....

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DIY Political Poster

I was unable to resist the temptation of Paste Magazine's icon generator....

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Sign That Your Online Dating Service Caters To Desperate Types

Does your online matchmaker cater to the desperate? It's easy to tell.

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France Dispatch - Internet Inderdit!

Being web-free for such a long time has allowed me to focus on the more important things - which in France are family, baguettes, non-pasteurized cheese and copious amounts of wine.

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Facebook in the Fuhrerbunker

The Aryan Racebook.

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©Brian Sack | Filed under: History | 10 Comments
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So, Why Are You Single?

...and then I saw this urine-stained advertisement printed on a semi-adhesive piece of paper and haphazardly slapped on the bottom of a light pole mount.

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Craigslist experiment: The Trans-gendered Proofreader

Theory: An advertisement soliciting a trans-gendered proofreader will offend someone who has their original genitalia and that person will claim discrimination.

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More Unclaimed Finances of the Rich & Famous

Connecting the rich and/or famous with their unclaimed money.

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The Six Wives of Jake Gyllenhaal

Using modern facial recognition technology to see what current actors Henry VIII and his six wives most resemble.

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Welcome, Deviants and Star-Struck Teens

Lots and lots of people find Banterist though good old-fashioned search engines like Google and Yahoo. And what, pray tell, are they looking for? Ass and asses.

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The World's Most Comprehensive Junk Email

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...

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Wiki Whacked

What happens when the world can edit the encyclopedia entry for Richard Gere?

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Unclaimed Finances of The Rich & Famous

Pacific Bell owes Keanu Reeves $85.60, and other things you didn't know.

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Internet Explorer Plug-Ins You Don't Need

Uncle Desmond Simulates Alzheimer's by opening random web pages, randomizing passwords and filling your bathtub with pillows.

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Field Guide To Online Dating Profile Photography

As Illustrated By A Half-Asian Baggage Handler

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