Monday, August 26

Watch This First: New York Car Guys

by Jason Toon

New York Car Guys is one of those comic ideas that's so simple and brilliant I feel stupid for not having thought of it first: two douche-goons just walking around New York talking about parked cars. But it's a good thing I didn't have the idea first, because there's no way I would have done it this well.

Watch Watch This First first, every weekday morning. Because the best way to start the day is to start it a few minutes later.

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Thursday, February 28

Suddenly Lost Your CEO Job? Woot's Hiring

by Jason Toon

So your company was hemorrhaging money and the Board of Directors decided you weren't the man for the job anymore. Tough break. But look at it as an opportunity: an opportunity to work for Woot!

Right now, the Woot jobs page lists openings for everything from Senior Vendor Managers to Software Developers, from Director of Inventory Planning to Member Services Representative. You'll want to build your typing chops back up before you apply for that last one. You probably haven't done much typing lately, and 70 WPM is not negotiable.

We're sure you'll land on your feet, and maybe those feet will be under a desk here at Woot. One word of advice, though: during the interview, you might not want to make the claim that you "helped invent daily deals." We won't fall for that one.

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Monday, February 25

The Horsemeat Report for Monday, Feb. 25

by Team Chuckle!

Today's list of things that have been discovered to contain some percentage of horsemeat.

IKEA meatballs
  • IKEA meatballs
  • Joe Biden
  • Identity Thief
  • Woot-opoly
  • Unfunded credit derivatives
  • Memory Foam
  • Van Halen (Sammy Hagar version)
  • Illicit buttock implants in the Tampa, Florida area
  • Thomas Aquinas's conception of eternal law
  • The Toyota Prius
  • The Duane Reade at the corner of 6th Ave. and 23rd St.
  • Horses

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Monday, October 01

Ridiculously Specific Horoscopes for the week of October 1, 2012

by Jason Toon

What does this week hold in store for you? If you're looking for broadside bromides about chasing your dreams, there are a million phony fortune-tellers out there. But our resident augurer Jason Toon puts the "clarity" in "clairvoyanty". If you are prepared to peer into your future, read on for horoscopes so specific, they're literally unbelievable…

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Monday, September 24