...I swear I heard the Shelby say, "Cut the baby down, fleshbag."
August 14, 2002 12:53 PM   Subscribe

...I swear I heard the Shelby say, "Cut the baby down, fleshbag."

Seanbaby returns with another of his priceless anti-robot rants.
posted by PinkStainlessTail (17 comments total)
Dear lord, but this guy makes me laugh. I think the Hostess Pie page comments are some of the most consistently hysterical prose I've ever read, and yet I've never found another person who feels quite as amused by it. Ah well, damn subjective humor!!
posted by jonson at 1:17 PM on August 14, 2002

Seanbaby makes me laugh alright, but he always seems a bit weak next to the long-lost Erik of OMM (the only remaining bit of his I can find is on seanbaby's site.

Old Man, where are you when we need you?
posted by malphigian at 1:21 PM on August 14, 2002

and now seanbaby actually has a paying regular gig writing these articles for The Wave (a new-ish Bay Area entertainment paper.) he does 2 a week for them, including a regular video review column.
posted by badstone at 1:36 PM on August 14, 2002

Old Man Murray is supposedly coming back at some point in the future. I base this on the message "OMM COMING BACK" which is pretty much all there is at oldmanmurray.com. Also the domain reg has about a year to run. Of course, Erik'n'Chet promised regular updates back in December, so who knows if there will ever actually be anything there.

Actually, does anyone out there know?
posted by PinkStainlessTail at 1:44 PM on August 14, 2002

So what?
posted by donkeyschlong at 1:48 PM on August 14, 2002

My favorite part of E3 was always Sean and Erik's multi-page, illustrated E3 Report until Erik was killed or something, possibly by rogue robot toilets, perhaps.
posted by umberto at 1:49 PM on August 14, 2002

So what?

So nothing. Interesting/funny link that many people probably haven't seen. Didn't expect a whole lot of discussion. Sorta like this. Okay?
posted by PinkStainlessTail at 1:55 PM on August 14, 2002

Except I didn't plug someone's shitty personal site.
posted by donkeyschlong at 2:13 PM on August 14, 2002

Seems like calling anything on here shitty is as objective as the humor you might/might not have found in the link posted here.
posted by agregoli at 2:21 PM on August 14, 2002

Gracious. I stand chastened. Only NYT and Reuters links from now on.
posted by PinkStainlessTail at 2:21 PM on August 14, 2002

Yes, by all means donkeyschlong, more links to NY Times articles, less to out-of-the-way, personal, or cult web sites people might not know about!

Sheesh, the NewsFi mentality has gotten so bad its the standard.

Sorry, but you're begging for a snark here. What exactly did you hope for with the "So What?" comment, eh?
posted by malphigian at 2:26 PM on August 14, 2002

I hadn't seen that, PickStainlessTail, thanks. I would much prefer a Seanbaby or (we might pray) OMM link to another frickin' IP / AOE story...
posted by GriffX at 2:35 PM on August 14, 2002

This guy lives close to me. How weird......
posted by Keyser Soze at 4:38 PM on August 14, 2002

I only surf the internet for two things. The first: hard news and the second is Seanbaby.com updates.

Seriously, I find the internet useful for getting vital news that falls through the cracks. I wouldn't rely on it as my only source of news no more than I would rely on television. The internet is useful as a means of tapping into the collective unconscious. But if you want rich and creamy hard news, listen to NPR. I want my Seanbaby.com.
posted by BartFargo at 7:29 PM on August 14, 2002

I'm a big fan of seanbaby.com, have been for a while. So I've seen this, but I still love it. And I do appreciate his work-- the Hostess stuff is great, but I also love the NES stuff as well as the "Trip to Cleveland" article.
posted by nath at 8:04 PM on August 14, 2002

Seanbaby is excellent, excellent stuff. I'm continually amazed that some jackass from my town manages to consistently be funny enough to make me laugh out loud. I had to take breaks while reading through his NES pages to, y'know, resume breathing.

I can dig if you don't really like the stuff, donkeyschlong, but, yeah, shitting all over it seems, I dunno, silly.
posted by cortex at 9:54 PM on August 14, 2002

What?! this isn't fiction, this is news, we must stop the robot army now!

Anyway, great link pink.. it got me laughing at least.
posted by Pink Fuzzy Bunny at 10:14 PM on August 14, 2002

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