Posted by The Gimcracker in Manliness, ROFL on 20. May, 2008 | 3 Comments

This is a simple, short instructional video on what it means to be a man. I want you to notice that Mario Bros. is mentioned. Now when my wife asks me why I play Mario 3 so often in my garage, I can direct her to this video and tell it it’s cause I’m a [...]

Hypermilers = Stupid Drivers

Posted by The Gimcracker in Gimcrackery, Theory & Philosophy on 19. May, 2008 | 11 Comments

On my daily web surf I came across this disturbing article. It details a guy who lives for hypermiling, which is a method of increasing your car’s gas mileage by making skillful changes in the way you drive, allowing you to save gas and thereby have an easier time withstanding the rising oil and gas [...]

6 Reasons SNL Is Still Funny

Posted by The Gimcracker in ROFL, Television on 13. May, 2008 | No Comments

Thanks to Hulu I can demonstrate for you first hand why Saturday Night Live is as funny as ever. These are ranked from really funny to extremely funny, and I tried to include a nice mixture of sketches, Digital Shorts, and fake commercials for your enjoyment. If these videos make you laugh, check out the [...]

10 Scary Abandoned Buildings

Posted by The Gimcracker in Gimcrackery on 05. May, 2008 | 35 Comments

I grew up riding a bus to school that passed a mental hospital called Central State on the west side of Indianapolis. It was abandoned in the mid 90s, and has been around for over 100 years. People still tell stories of hauntings at the hospital, and it became especially frightening after it was abandoned. [...]

The Guatemala sinkhole.

Posted by The Gimcracker in News, Science on 29. Apr, 2008 | 3 Comments

330 feet deep. Swallowed 12 homes suddenly. The pit emitted foul odors, loud noises and tremors, shaking the surrounding ground. A rush of water could be heard from its depths… I have a fear of voids, so that’s all I wanna know.

How To Screw Capital One

Posted by The Gimcracker in Gimcrackery on 24. Apr, 2008 | 3 Comments

You know those business reply mail envelopes that clog up your mailbox from stupid junk mailers like Capital One – the ones that say “No Postage Necessary If Mailed In The US”? We both know that postage is, in fact, necessary to mail stuff. So, who is paying for this? It’s not you, me, or [...]

‘Nuther Leet

Posted by The Gimcracker in Gimcrackery, Stuff On The Internet on 22. Apr, 2008 | No Comments

I’m convinced this number pops up way more often in my life than any other number. I’m viewer number ‘leet’ on this YouTube vid: Now if only I was worth a crap in WoW PVP. Then I’d really be leet.

Tommy Lee Jones’ Age

Posted by The Gimcracker in Gimcrackery on 10. Apr, 2008 | 3 Comments

I was watching Under Seige last night and realized Tommy Lee Jones has never been young. This movie came out in 1992 and he is exactly as old as he is now. His voice and appearance are exactly the same. He is omni-age. That’s what my friend and I used to call a lady in [...]

Blue Frost

Posted by The Gimcracker in Gimcrackery on 04. Apr, 2008 | 1 Comment

I have created LIFE! In the form of a web template. It’s called Blue Frost, which I know sounds a lot like Blue Steel from Zoolander, but it’s just as killer. So far the template exists in two iterations: a plain vanilla HTML version that you can use as a theme for any old website, [...]

1337 Fresh

Posted by The Gimcracker in Gimcrackery, Stuff On The Internet on 31. Mar, 2008 | No Comments

Today my wife and I went to Subway for lunch. The total cost of our meal was $13.37. If I had an iPhone like all you pie-in-the-sky gizmo-geeks out there, I could’ve taken a picture to prove it. You’ll just have to take my word for it.

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