If Microsoft Built Cars

The Top-n ways things would be different if Microsoft built cars. (drumroll,please…) 1. A particular model year of car wouldn’t be available until AFTER that year,instead of before. 2. Every time they repainted the lines on the road, you’d have to buy a new car. 3. Occasionally your car would … Continue reading

A Consumer Reports Special: Girlfriends

Well it’s been over 20 years since Consumer Reports reviewed girlfriends (CR, Aug 1972). Since then, styles have changed, new features have been introduced, and the market for girlfriends has changed substantially. So we here at CU decided another report was needed. As in a car or a computer, you … Continue reading

facts of life

1. The more confidential the memo, the more likely it will be left in the copy machine. 2. The new improved model always appears on the market just after you’ve bought the old model. 3. The person who suggests spitting the bill evenly is always the person who ordered the … Continue reading

T.H.E.Y.

Who is “they” anyway? “They,” of course, are a little-known Federal agency supported by YOUR tax dollars. Cloaked in more secrecy than the NSA, “they” are located in the dungeon of another Federal building at the corner of 7th St. and Independence Ave. NW. “Their” annual operating budget is well … Continue reading