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History through humour

Sure, in the grand scheme of things they’re just a bunch of jokes. Once you delve deeper into the annals of these shitty old jokes you will discover that many of them ain’t funny no more. This was the time before smartphones, iPods and near-universal broadband internet access, and before everyone and their cat was on Facebook and/or Twitter. As a result, there’s some historical relevance in them thar jokes. Continue reading

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New Dickhead of State

Well, well! So Obama’s the new head of state. The election circus is finally over; MILF Palin will be packing her bags and knocked-up teenage daughter and heading back home, close to the frigid border of Siberia. It’ll also be business as usual for McCain, except he’s returning to a far drier state. Continue reading

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Rufus + Google + Monsters = August, part 1

South Africa’s troubles and unique social peculiarities have apparently reached a regular audience far beyond the country’s borders. SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) can be quite the science! Continue reading

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First Anniversary

Today, the first anniversary of this blog also marks the last batch of jokes and similar funnies that were collected during the last few years. Continue reading

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Ghosts from the address book

As another phase of the downscaling process and reshuffling of online interests, today some 570 email messages — containing all the jokes and virals that were carefully collected, assembled and sent out to a hand-clicked audience between December 2000 and December 2006 — got archived and trashed. Continue reading

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The ridding of treasures from years gone by

On a more humorous note, some of the more entertaining items that have arrived in my in-boxes over the last few months have been honoured with a permanent display on the site. Next up is getting rid of a few more old VHS cassettes, and then we’ll be tackling the good old audio cassette format, too. Continue reading

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Why a blog?

While the main function of the original site was to collect and showcase the various jokes and virals one receives via email or stumbles upon otherwise and did form the main brunt of the content, this new layout allows us to categorise and compile the numerous personal projects and silly ideas we’ve had over the years. And a blog lends itself beautifully to this purpose. Continue reading

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Herewith the latest changes: Some German-language jokes have been gotten rid of. Dubya remains president of the USA. Nobody has delivered Osama’s head yet. Continue reading

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