October 2012

The New Excuse

by Joey deVilla on October 27, 2012

Comic - Schoolboy explaining to teacher: 'The cloud ate my homework.'

This article also appears in Global Nerdy.

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It Was the Translator’s Day Off

by Joey deVilla on October 27, 2012


On the bright side, not all their packaging has this oversight:


This Christmas, Get Your Kids Some Lego Instead

by Joey deVilla on October 26, 2012


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In case you were wondering: the G8 countries, in alphabetical order, are:

  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Russia
  • United Kingdom
  • United States


Who’s a Bad Boy? WHO’S A BAD BOY?

by Joey deVilla on October 25, 2012

As much as I like dogs, I don’t mind dog shaming, as they can’t read or surf the ‘net, and hence won’t develop self-esteem issues or resentment.

Besides, it’s funny.


A Christmas Potato Chip Abomination

by Joey deVilla on October 25, 2012

That’s right: these are artificially flavured Pringles White Chocolate Peppermint potato chips. Looking at the photo above, two things come to mind

  1. This can’t possibly tast good.
  2. Whoever took this photo really needs to clean their stove.


Here’s Thunder Busters, a mashup using the vocal and guitar tracks from AC/DC’s Thunderstruck and the drum and synth lines from Ray Parker Jr.’s theme song for Ghostbusters made by Australian mash-up DJs Wax Audio. Who you gonna call?

My thanks to Adam P.W. Smith for the find!