Employees are getting ink. Not dragons or hearts, rather company logos:


Giddyup little website

April 14, 2011

Google has a neat tool for sniffing out any clunky items in your or your clients’ websites that could slow loading or navigational speed.

Try it here:


Speed is becoming an issue as more and more people browse with smartphones. So, getting your website to run a little faster will definitely put you at the head of the herd.

I have to admire the bold confidence of this spammer, as well as the retro date designed (I guess) to stay hidden from view until I stumble upon it later.

Damn, not only do they have illegal drugs, but it looks like they’re on sale, too.

The real Dos Equis guy

January 31, 2011

I’ve always gotten a kick out of the Dos Equis TV spots. Here’s a short piece in the New Yorker on the real Most Interesting Man In The World.

New skills require practice

January 24, 2011

A pirate walked into a bar, and the bartender said, “Hey, I haven’t seen you in a while. What happened? You look terrible.”

“What do ya mean, ya scurvy dog?” asked the pirate.

“That wooden leg? You didn’t have that before.”

“Aye,” said the pirate, “a cannon ball took me leg.”

The bartender said, “What about your hand?”

“Cut off in a sword fight, so I got fitted with this hook.”

“And the eye patch?”

“Arrr, one day at sea I looked up, and a bird crapped in me eye.”

“You’re kidding,” said the bartender. “You couldn’t lose an eye just from bird crap.”

“It was me first day with the hook.”

It’s cold

January 10, 2011

“The cold was so extreme that even the sun’s rays froze and hung down from the roof of the world.”

— Carlos Valdez Diaz


December 16, 2010

Managers light a fire under people; leaders light the fire within them.

Thanks to Jeff Deckman for the essence of this great observation.


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