Category Archives: Rants

  1. Goodbye to The Verge


    August 11, 2015 by McDowski

    Overly-sensitive moderation and an Editor-in-Chief who looks, talks and behaves like an overgrown man-child? If this is what you want, then really, you should just stick to The Verge. It’s perfect.

  2. I Don’t Like China Miéville

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    April 6, 2015 by McDowski

    In case my feelings weren’t clear, I am not a fan…

  3. The Alternate Universe: Top 25 Newspaper Headlines If Andreas Lubitz was Ali Lubitz Khan

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    April 4, 2015 by McDowski

    Originally posted on crashing… smashing… clashing…:
    This is a work of fiction. Having said that, it is not intended as “humor”. There…

  4. Pakistan Cricket is clueless


    April 1, 2015 by McDowski

    In a decision that shocked absolutely no one, Pakistan Cricket bungled their decision for a new ODI captain.

  5. Apple Stinks at Names

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    March 10, 2015 by McDowski

    For a company widely accepted to excel at marketing, Apple is really terrible at naming their products and services. There …
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