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The History of Halloween

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Halloween is a tradition that has endured for thousands of years in hundreds of cultures, and that is showing no signs of slowing down. While Christmas is slowly gorging itself on more and more of the year, lets step back and take a look at this spooky, scary custom's extensive history.

Pope's Memoirs: Working With Whitey

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In his many years traveling this Earth, Pope has experienced a great deal, and learned even more. In our new series, Pope's Memoirs, he shares some of that immense knowledge with the rest of us. Or he just makes a bunch of shit up. It's really hard to tell sometimes.

WNV: Insider

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Today we take a look behind the WNV curtain and see how the metaphorical (and occasionally literal) sausage is made. If you've ever wondered what fanciful adventures of literary and cultural discovery we go on to create content for this website, then buckle up: this one's gonna be underwhelming.

One More Thing: Prologue

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WNV takes a new direction today with the launch of our newest series: One More Thing, a long-running and mysterious story written as one chapter per post. Hold onto your butts; things are about to get reeeeal uncomfortable.

The US Government has been shut down after Congress was unable to reach an agreement on the 2014 federal budget. A number of Twitter users, as always, have some very important and insightful things to say about this. And I have some less than pleasant things to say about them.

Rumor Roundup: Pokémon X and Y

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We've got the hot, fresh news on the latest installments in Nintendo's wildly successful Pokémon franchise; read on to get the latest on the highly anticipated game before its October 12th release!

West Nile Virus

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Warranty Now Void is an internet vigilante. We are not always the hero you deserve, and honestly? We're almost never the hero you need, either. Today, against our better judgement (and also 3 very sternly worded court orders) we are going to take a hard look at West Nile Virus, or as we've affectionately taken to calling it - wast niel.

Liberal Interpretations of Darwinism

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Near my old apartment, there was a comic store that I used to visit for all my low-tech nerding needs. My normal purchases there were generally more towards the Magic cards or D&D end of the spectrum, but recently I stopped in and bought an actual comic book. I do not know how I feel about the experience.

Laptops: Menace to Society

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Computers are everywhere these days, and it seems almost everyone has a laptop that they carry around with them. Today, Pope tries to educate these people about the horrific danger into which they are regularly placing themselves and those around them by not understanding the inner workings of these devices.

For Fuck's Sake, Twitter: Enlightened Edition

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In a new WNV series, we delve into the world of Twitter. God help us all. In this installment, it takes about 35 seconds of research to find a surprising number of people who don't seem to think speaking to the Dalai Lama warrants any special considerations on their part. Like grammar. Or not being a prick.