Your IQ Test Thinks You’re Smart Because It’s Dumb

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The latest viral pandemic spreading across social media is a test proclaiming how smart you are. Perhaps I have particularly brainy friends, or anyone with a supposed IQ beneath genius level is too ashamed to share their score, but I’ve come to the scientific conclusion that the test is utter bunk. Read more of this post

Pride and Prejudice vs. Star Trek Original Cast Movies: Epic Six-Part VHS Battle!

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that space is the final frontier.” – Captain Elizabeth Bennett, U.S.S. Longbourn

Rummaging through my basement and garage recently, I uncovered two relics of the 1990s. One predicts the 23rd century while the other documents the turn of the 18th and 19th.

Pride and Prejudice vs. Star Trek

Illustration by the 20th century.

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My God, the Fault is in Our Sky Full of Stars

This came to me in a dream.

My God, the Fault is in Our Sky Full of StarsIn my head it’s the touching story of a guy who’s so heartbroken when his cancer-stricken lover leaves him that he evolves into a giant space baby.


If You Fall It Won’t Matter

Seriously, folks, I tried, but first I lost the video camera and then I started breaking strings and you know what? A review of an old album and a dude playing a song can wait a week.

In the meantime here’s a joke I heard a while ago:

Why can’t you trust quarks?
Because they make up everything!

(I think the guy telling it actually said atoms, not quarks, but this is more accurate.)

I Write Blogs I Think are Keen / My Mailbox is a Time Machine

An official notification arrived in my mailbox last October, trumpeting the weekend liquidation of “hundreds of new and used cars, trucks, vans and SUVs” at a local dealership. Imagine my shock, then, when I received the exact same notice again this very week.

Suzuki of Manchester Flyer

The obvious yellowing of the one on the left should be ample proof of its provenance.


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