Even The IRS Wouldn’t Stoop This Low

Posted by The Gimcracker in Gimcrackery on 09. Nov, 2007 | 10 Comments

Hey, retired AOL using grandmas of the world. If you get this email, delete it immediately: Now that we’ve established the true point of this post, let’s delve into the grand gorge of gimcrack and discuss it for a bit. Clicking the link at the bottom of the email will take you to this website [...]

How To (Re)Name Your Blog

Posted by The Gimcracker in Blogging on 02. Nov, 2007 | 15 Comments

Finally, after a day of waiting, B has unveiled its new name: The Gimcrack Miscellany You wish you would’ve thought of that, don’t you. Why am I not surprised. I have received a bit of resistance to the rename, and it’s because of the strong nostalgic ties we all have to the old B4 game, [...]

New Blog Title Coming Soon

Posted by The Gimcracker in Blogging on 01. Nov, 2007 | 8 Comments

WTF was I thinking? I don’t think I had planned on taking my blog seriously. Now i regret the name because it’s not descriptive enough. The trouble is, the title “B” permeates my blog, especially throughout my Berating system. I’m going to have to be pretty clever in naming my blog so as to stay [...]

btw n00b, where r teh werdz going?

Posted by The Gimcracker in Gimcrackery, Stuff On The Internet on 26. Sep, 2007 | 5 Comments

In case you didn’t get that, I’m asking where in the heck the English language went. Everything is said in acronym format now. idky, but even my bffs r doing it. It’s not like I’m just now realizing it. I’ve been emailing, texting, and talking this way for quite a while, especially amongst my geek [...]

Indiana Jones 4

Posted by The Gimcracker in Movies, News on 10. Sep, 2007 | 3 Comments

So I was watching the MTV Video Music Awards last night… wait, let me stop myself right there. Why was I watching this train wreck of TV programming? Simple, because it’s just that: a train wreck. It’s so terrible you can’t look away. That, and I had been watching football since 1:00 pm and after [...]

1st Step Towards World Domination: Ban Harmless Phrases

Posted by The Gimcracker in News on 05. Sep, 2007 | 7 Comments

You can’t say “I don’t know” in Megion, a town in Russia that produces more oil than the rest of Russia combined. I’m serious, you can’t say it. Even if you really don’t know. You also can’t say any of the following phrases: “What can we do?” “It’s not my job” “It’s impossible” “I’m having [...]

‘B’ Boastfully Backs Beloved ‘B4 Blog’ Brother Blogger Because Brand-new Blog Brings Brilliant Brainwork: ‘By the Narrow Gate’

Posted by The Gimcracker in Blogging on 17. Jul, 2007 | 7 Comments

Jonathan Wey is writing again. That’s all you need to know. Not since Dragons Buried on High have we been privileged with such an uninhibited glimpse into such a unique mind. He is a MUCH better writer than I (I’m talking LITS here) and you can tell that he meticulously prepares each and every post. [...]

Why I’m Scared Of Iran

Posted by The Gimcracker in News, Theory & Philosophy on 10. Jul, 2007 | 9 Comments

A man and woman were just stoned to death in Iran, according to this FoxNews.com article, and it wasn’t carried out by a few outraged villagers wielding pitchforks as I had previously envisioned it. Iran’s government confirmed that they were responsible for stoning the man as punishment for adultery. I’m dumbfounded that something like this [...]

MSNBC News Reporter Flips Out Over Paris Hilton Story

Posted by The Gimcracker in News on 09. Jul, 2007 | 3 Comments

Her name is Mika Brzezinski and I am now a tremendous fan of hers. She even got her own hour-long news show because of her outburst. This is almost enough to make me start watching MSNBC… almost.

Cruise vs. Germany

Posted by The Gimcracker in Movies, News on 26. Jun, 2007 | No Comments

Tom Cruise is making a new movie, and as much as I hate to admit, it sounds awesome. It’s about Col. Claus von Stauffenberg who was involved with a World War II era plot to kill Adolf Hitler and overthrow the Nazi regime. It’s called Valkyrie, it’s directed by Bryan Singer (The Usual Suspects and [...]

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