David Kushner

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  • 16 years ago

    Great video games destroy your life. They keep you from eating, reading, and talking with friends. They emancipate you from your lump of fat and bones until even the sound of someone telling you to come to bed fails to penetrate your shell. They m...

  • 17 years ago

    Ian Wall is dope. He's so dope, he's the dope king, ensconced in his Astoria, Queens, apartment, cooking up new ways for international cartels to unload Ecstasy, smack, and 'shrooms. Fortunately for Wall, the illicit doings are only online. More t...

  • 17 years ago

    Gamers love to claim they're hardcore. They hoard esoteric PlayStation imports like All Japan Women's Pro Wrestling. They fire up Quake III six hours a day. Not even carpal tunnel can stop them from wiggling their joysticks. Ultimately, though, ga...

  • 17 years ago

    Like any good impending disaster, Y2K has made a lot of people rich. Just think about the millions being spent to millennium-proof office and home PC's. With sensational images of haywire jets and Summer of Sam blackouts, who can blame anyone for ...

  • 17 years ago

    Not so long ago, the dishwasher was heralded as a revolutionary new machine that would free up women to do more important things, like fold laundry. Now troops of so-called 'smart' appliances are infiltrating the kitchen with emancipation on their...

  • 17 years ago

    Do a Net search for 'girl toys' and you're likely to find stuff that's a lot more hair-raising than the Play-Doh Fuzzy Pumper Barber & Beauty Shop. Janese Swanson, a digerati mom in San Francisco, was so aghast at the lame and lascivious results o...


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