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Bill goes shopping for a raised relief map of Iceland Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
Netflix continues their efforts to alienate customers, now moving DVD rentals to an entirely different company Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
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Bill shows you how to turn dead-tree books into e-books to make them more fun to read. Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
Some funny spam. Maybe you got it too. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
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In which Bill recommends you attend a Mucca Pazza performance if you get the chance, and discusses a recent trip to Cleveland. Also: smiley faces. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
Well, I’m still here, anyway. Maybe you’ve all left the planet in rapturous glory. But I doubt it. Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
As I wrote last year (actually it's still this year as I'm writing this, because I'm doing it now, while I'm thinking about it, and scheduling it to be posted next year) there is ample evidence that Jesus will be returning tomorrow. The prophecies aren't clear on what time zone... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
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The latest news on Judgment Day, which is guaranteed to happen on May 21. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
Today I invented the expression “raining monkeys and banjos” to be used in place of “raining cats and dogs.” A cursory search of Internet indicates that no one has ever said this before. So, future etymologists, linguists, et al.: now you know exactly where the phrase came from. You’re welcome. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
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In which I become a drinker of liquor, and wonder whether I have found the ultimate cocktail. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
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If you want an image of someone's head burned into your eyes, use Bill's Head, not Bieber's. Bonus: a picture of me totally making out with Justin Bieber! Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2011 at What's In Bill's Head
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An example of how journalists may influence the story they are covering Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
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Capital One says you are a pile of Babylonian pilgrim dung if you do not bank with them. At least they're not threatening you with a life of drugs and prostitution. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
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I set out for Costco today to buy a three-pound bag of almonds. I didn't have any urgent need for almonds, or any need at all, really, but it was a good excuse to go to Five Guys for lunch. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
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If Edgar Allan Poe had been Icelandic, "The Raven" might have turned out very differently for the smug bird: Icelandic police last week killed a raven for just the sort of hooliganism that Poe's raven was perpetrating. Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
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Who is Donovan May, and why does he have so many bank branches and ATMs? Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
Posted Sep 10, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
Bored by the news? It's more fun to read when random words are changed to inappropriate synonyms. Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
While everyone else gets emails, I get e-mail messages. Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
Some women in China are having surgery to restore their virginity before marrying men who treat them like property. Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
Mother Jones has posted an essay by Chalmers Johnson (author of Blowback, among many others) based on his new book Dismantling the Empire. In it he argues that America's century of dominance is coming to an end whether we like it or not, and argues for dismantling our empire ourselves,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
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Back in June I saw a Fiji Water display in my grocery store, offering the chance to win a vacation to Fiji, the military junta–controlled island paradise where Fiji Water comes from. Because I do not hang out with beautiful people or shop in the bottled water aisle, this was... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
Sometimes e-mail spam is the most entertaining thing I read all day. This one makes me laugh every time I reread it: Subject: Bang 2 girls in the backseat Having locker room problems, say goodbye to them with our improved recipe to power up your d\ck Backseat? Is that like... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head
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My Father’s Day post got a good reaction from my father, and from various readers whose hearts were warmed by the thought of cute little Bill and his toy soldiers. Whilst sifting through some old family photos the other day I came across this one of me unwrapping the soldiers... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at What's In Bill's Head