I have had a good number of Banes of my Existence in my day, and for a while, The New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest was one of them. Staring at a still image and trying to think of a way to make it funny is something I do over and over again for hours every [...]
Entries Tagged as 'silly'
September 1st, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 14 Comments
August 16th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 34 Comments
I’ve gone ahead and purchased stinkythehutt.com. Sorry for not consulting with everyone ahead of time, but I felt it was necessary to take quick action. Any ideas about how to best put it to use would be appreciated.
August 11th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 27 Comments
It’s been six months since I made the business deal of a lifetime, snatching up the domain name pruane2forever.com to document the ongoing genius of everyone’s favorite vulgar Canadian pre-teen. My motives were based on more than just admiration for the man though. I had a google adsense account with $82 in it from my [...]
August 7th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 24 Comments
I’m wondering if anybody can guess what product this review was posted for on amazon.com:
This is the kind of thing that you’d usually find written in a notebook amongst pictures of babies with the eyes razored out and the lyrics to “Fade to Black“, but you’ll find the actual product that inspired it after the [...]
July 24th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 27 Comments
My weekend involved far more Star Wars discussion than should be allowed by law, and during the course of it, some of my friends revealed that they were not aware of the impending disaster that is “Clone Wars“. Nor were they aware that the plot of this movie evidently depends on the kidnapping of Jabba [...]
June 18th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 36 Comments
In honor of our upcoming Riff of The Sixth Sense, I made this video
This of course is the scene where the man discovers that his wife has poisoned their daughter to death. His reaction was so priceless, I wondered what else could be substituted on his TV. There was only one thing, as [...]
June 6th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 19 Comments
Well, it’s been a great week of celebrity recitations of the alphabet. To cap it off, I decided to throw my hat in with James Earl Jones, Jackie Robinson, Patrick Stewart and Dennis Franz. However, being professionals, they of course make it look easier than it is…
June 5th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 9 Comments
Yes, aside from Santa Claus and that guy from Blue’s Clues who people said was dead but turned out not to be, there is no more beloved icon amongst our children than actor Dennis Franz. Here he shows up on Sesame Street to jump on the alphabet reciting bandwagon. Of little help is [...]
June 4th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 23 Comments
Patrick Stewart was disgusted…DISGUSTED, with the undignified turns that James Earl Jones and Jackie Robinson took reciting the alphabet. Being a noted Shakespearean actor, Mr. Stewart was determined to return a bit of class to the art of reciting the alphabet, and I’ll be damned if that isn’t exactly what he turns out here!
May 22nd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 16 Comments
Every now and then, we all need to take a moment to stop the laughs and scan the events of the world around us. Today, let us take a look at the world of international finance, notably the economic struggles of Vietnam. From the blog ACCUMULATING PERIPHERALS:
On the other hand, Vietnam’s inflation problem [...]
May 20th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 9 Comments
No, it’s not the entrance to a Dilithium crystal mine on Rura Penthe. This brand new tourist mecca is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Located on the remote island of Spitzbergen, a mere 600 miles from the North Pole, the seed bank is a giant hole bored 500 feet down into a permafrosted [...]
The First White House press conference after The Headmaster from Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” was elected President
May 13th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 11 Comments
Press Secretary: We’re going to keep this brief, it’s been a busy first day for the president
Press Corp: What was the legislation that the president passed today?
The president was eager to accomplish something on his first day in office. Today he signed a bill which states “If you don’t eat your meat, you [...]
May 12th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 10 Comments
In a world before youtube, my friends and I had a much smaller collection of beloved internet videos. The most beloved of them all was a file called money_funny.wmv. It may be known better on the internet as Korean Girls Doing Karaoke, but to me, it will always by Money Funny
May 2nd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 11 Comments
Actor Sam Elliot courts a local penguin
This heartwarming modern day Romeo and Juliet story was caught on camera by an Antarctic research team. As reported by the BBC:
An Antarctic fur seal has been observed trying to have sex with a king penguin. The South African-based scientists who witnessed the incident say it is [...]
April 21st, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 6 Comments
Thoth? Come on, really?
What specifically endows a mummy with the ability to curse someone? Is it a specific way you wrap the toilet paper or…
Did you guys have a “Jinx” type scenario where if you cursed a mummy at the same time it was cursing you, one of you couldn’t curse someone for [...]