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US minimum wage doesn't even cover the cost of replacing the calories you expend during an hour of labor

Bruce A Dixon, activist, writer, former member of the Black Panther party, reviews Black Panther

No prescriptions allowed in Texas. Gotta pick one.

Twitter: "I wonder if any of this minor celebrity's 50,000 followers made this extremely obvious joke response? Well, no time to check, I have 100 more celebs I need to pretend I'm friends with."

For years I've heard that the NES version of Metal Gear was a crude simulacrum of the MSX version, but I'm watching Giant Bomb play the MSX version and it's exactly as awful as the version I played as a kid

It's definitely _different_ but it's absolutely not _better_

My new favorite genre of YouTube video is "reviews of terrifying yet seductively effective electric water heaters that work by applying 240 volts of alternating current directly to the water"

What did the recent or upcoming holiday say to the generic school or office object?

Give up?

A weak pun about the two things.

Did a quick playthrough of Quenzar's Caverns, a roguesweeper from 1993. As far as I know this is the only recorded example of an Advanced game, so I'm also claiming the advanced% speedrun world record. Someone send this off to speed demos or whatever.

Someone named "towelie" (ugh) is on the front page of Twitch because it's his 7 year anniversary and he's apparently "one of the OGs of streaming". I started streaming video games almost a year before he did. Where's my free publicity, Twitch??

my roommate: "if you have a humidifier and a dehumidifier in the same room, you can transmit water wirelessly"

Lots of nostalgic waxing about Winamp recently, so people might be interested in what I'm using to run my radio station.

It's been rock solid for days. My crappy internet is the only thing keeping me from 100% uptime. I have the visualization set to desktop mode at 144 fps and it's beautiful.

"Wait, where do you live? It's been Thrushday for at least 14 hours now"


Well, today went a hell of a lot less smoothly than I would have liked, but long story short, I got 2/3 of my prescriptions refilled, I bought a VCR from a guy on Facebook for $5, and I made some good posts.

If you would like an excuse to boost and/or fav most or all of my good posts from today, here's some food for thought: it's never too soon to honor somebody's memory.

Night Masto~

Are we all finally ready to admit that the official best musical genre of the 2000s was crunk?