, child star of Mrs. Doubtfire
, Miracle on 34th Street
, and Matilda
, no longer acts
. She does, however, write a blog about girls and video games
, Mormon missionaries
, and the time she met Ira Glass
Here is the hilarious comics and popular culture blog Mike Sterling's Progressive Ruin
, which just turned eight years old! Features include The End of Civilization
, where he riffs on the embarassing pictures in the Diamond Previews catalog, Sluggo Saturdays
, which is just what it sounds like, and he's also kind of a fan of Swamp Thing
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is a blog that posts amusing newspaper bloopers and oddities - bad headlines, poorly chosen pictures, strange advertisements, etc. The blog only has the past month's worth of posts, but it's archived in its entirety here
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The Rosa Parks of Blogs
and other absurd comparisons by real people of famous people.
Gaming journalism at its silliest.
What do you get when you have the designer of Grim Fandango and Psychonauts Tim Schaefer play a game that you make up on the spot? Text based adventure hilarity. More of the same feature here.
used to be an essayish personal blog, but lately Grey has taken to posting amusing graphics. Don't miss out on gems such as Bedtime Entropy
, Why Go?
and Things I Teach At a Girls' School
. No biggie, it's just some guy's little blog, with some hit-or-miss funny stuff
and a few running features
that are vaguely reminiscent
. The Ikea Dialogues
and the Coke Dialogue
are worth a chuckle. Note: Anna and Hank really do talk like that; I encourage you to go and harrass them
(click "Ask Anna") yourselves. Start by asking if they're married, and take it from there.
As if living in NY wasn't hard enough,
this poor guy seems to have gotten himself bitten by something nasty.
Usually, I hate the whole "blog as meta-fiction" thing, but this is saved by good writing and a nice sense of humor. It's a bit annoying that the archives make you start at the bottom, but it's still a fun read. Make sure to check the comments. I still can't decide if the teenagers are part of the fiction, or they thought it was real....
is a new tool that helps us busy bloggers by using our own content and a "sophisticated Artificial Intelligence algorithm" to automatically create and post content to a weblog.
Its real simple - break the rules with no consequences. Usually the crimes you commit are small - but the trick is that they can add up. I hate it when I am the victim of these little trangressions a lot. There must be a way to punish these mini-evil-doers. After playing with this idea for a long time I've come up with a name for it -- the "Squirt-gun offense