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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.

School

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It's September again, and for the men, women, and children still toiling in academia, that means the fall semester is starting up. To those of you who are just entering or are now returning to high school, you have my condolences. If it's any consolation, four years is pretty short if you think of it in terms of the lifetime of a star.

Sleep

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Are you tired? I bet you're tired, aren't you. You know why? Because you didn't sleep enough last night. You know what? Neither did I. But I'm not here bitching about it, unlike some people. Nope, I stayed up late working on this very review, just so you'd have something to read while you're not sleeping.

Dunkin' Donuts vs. Starbucks

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Hey, do you guys remember those old Mac vs PC commercials? You know, the ones where Macs are represented by a hip young trendsetter, and PCs are championed by John Hodgman, inadvertently making them the more appealing of the two options? This review has nothing to do with that. No, today's topic is another famous brand rivalry.