I do not have a personal blog. Stuffer Shack is for gaming, period. That’s what one of my major rules was when I started this RPG blog. Still, once in a while something comes up that I just want to share, and it has nothing to do with gaming. For example, take the following article posted in the Technology section on Yahoo.com.
See that line there? The link to the article isn’t on Yahoo anymore, but
here it is (I hope it’s still valid). The article has to do with AT&T charging you in new ways for using your phone as you always have been (or something like that – I’m not really sure how it works, as I’ve refused all contact with this futuristic gizmo – the Cyberdeck’s precursor – because, you know, what futuristic movie ever showed us that we won’t eventually be enslaved by technology?).
Anywho, I just get a kick out of the title of the article, and that fact that Yahoo somehow let this article slip through the cracks. Come on, not only is the word “Dick” used derogatorily in the title, but the article also spouts the usage of “shit” and “fucking.” It has to be a Netrunner or Technomancer who pulled this off as a prank, right? Well, the article bashes AT&T, and then has T-Mobile ads placed all over the rest of the page, so I’m thinking Yahoo agreed to this stunt as a way of getting attention. Heck, I’d bet your hard earned dollars that Yahoo’s new CEO (Marissa Miller, who was literally acquired by way of a clandestine Shadowrun corporate kidnapping from Google) staged the whole thing. Yes, she has to be behind this.
Hah! I referenced “gaming” in some form or another ten times in this article, so it still qualifies as being a post about gaming.