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March 14, 2012

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Hipster Logic Problems

I saw this link before you did.

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August 11, 2011

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: List: Ineffective Pick-Up Lines for the Modern Internet Persona.

“You’ve been published by The Atlantic? That’s cool. My name is frequently used as a tag on Tumblr. We have all the makings of a modern power couple.”

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February 3, 2011

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: After a Thorough Battery of Tests We Can Now Recommend "The Newspaper" As the Best e-Reader On the Market.

“Engineers using The Newspaper typically did so 30 to 60 minutes a day. Afterward, they went outside, formed relationships, and took in what life had to offer. Those using Wi-Fi-enabled e-readers tended to stay on the couch, scanning video sites for cats; eventually, downloading recipes for artichoke cheese dip they’ll never use.”

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June 15, 2010

McSweeney's: Short Imagined Monologues: I'm Comic Sans, Asshole.

“Need to soften the blow of a harsh message about restroom etiquette? SLAM. There I am.”

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October 15, 2009

McSweeney's Next Incarnation: An Old-Fashioned Broadsheet

“McSweeney’s No. 33 is to be in the form of a daily broadsheet — a big, old-fashioned broadsheet.” Sounds fabulous.

January 12, 2009

The Elements of Spam.

Form the possessive of nouns by adding ‘s, just an apostrophe, just an s, a semicolon, a w, an ampersand, a 9, or anything. “My wifesd*porcupine hot pix for u.”

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December 8, 2008

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Fifty Years of Popular Songs Condensed Into Single Sentences.

The Beatles, “I Want to Hold Your Hand”

I want to do it with you.

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Marvin Gaye, “Let’s Get It On”

I want to do it with you.

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June 19, 2008

Lit 101 Class in Three Lines or Less

“Ah! Kill it, lion Jesus!”

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.