Articles by: Ben Harley Davidson

TED Talk Speaker Struggles to Open PowerPoint from Flash Drive

February 1, 2019 9:00 pmComments Off on TED Talk Speaker Struggles to Open PowerPoint from Flash Drive
TED2014 - The Next Chapter, Session 8 - Hackers, March 17-21, 2014, Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

Randy Korgum’s highly anticipated TED talk last week got off to a surprisingly rough start. The first seven minutes were spent dealing with some unfortunate technical difficulties perhaps best described by Korgum in the moment as, “lemme just pull up the PowerPoint file from my flash drive real quick. Oh, […]

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United Nations Begins Search for Man Named Noah to Build Ark

January 28, 2019 7:00 pmComments Off on United Nations Begins Search for Man Named Noah to Build Ark
United Nations Begins Search for Man Named Noah to Build Ark

The world’s leading climate scientists have concluded in a recent report that “shit is totally fucked, dudes”. Or in in the more precise terms of IPCC head Maria Rodriguez, “we’ve got ten, maybe twenty years. If oil companies and governments continue to sit on their asses, then ice melts, cities […]

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BREAKING: Lovers Exchange Heartfelt Poems and Roses Under a Romantic Full Moon

January 22, 2019 7:00 pmComments Off on BREAKING: Lovers Exchange Heartfelt Poems and Roses Under a Romantic Full Moon
BREAKING: Lovers Exchange Heartfelt Poems and Roses Under a Romantic Full Moon

Some claim that romance is dead. Some claim that days of boomboxing under a harassed girl’s window have past. Some claim that at Stanford, first base is sex and second base is getting their name. Well, some people are wrong, and last Sunday, Stanford students came out in force to […]

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Help! The Stanford Serra Camp Is Being Overwhelmed by Colored Folk and Needs YOUR Milky-White, God-Fearing, Upper-Middle Class Ass to Defend its Borders!

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I want you for U.S. Army : nearest recruiting station / James Montgomery Flagg. 1917. Library of Congress..War poster with the famous phrase "I want you for U. S. Army" shows Uncle Sam pointing his finger at the viewer in order to recruit soldiers for the American Army during World War I. The printed phrase "Nearest recruiting station" has a blank space below to add the address for enlisting...http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.50554

Hail, friend! Here be treasure, and booty, and loot, for those who know how to look! Free housing and bullion galore, and honor and merit to the brave souls who dare to venture out into those wild, wild wastes and help defend… Stanford Serra Camp! The Junipero Serra Camp is […]

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I Hate the Fucking Ski Trip—Let’s Go to Hell Instead

January 14, 2019 7:00 pmComments Off on I Hate the Fucking Ski Trip—Let’s Go to Hell Instead
I Hate the Fucking Ski Trip—Let’s Go to Hell Instead

The ski trip sucks, okay? Nobody cares about “mountains”, or “snow”, or “having fun”, or “contracting sepsis from the shitty beds or whatever I don’t really know what causes sepsis or even what sepsis is”. It’s a claustrophobic little fucknest of sin and depravity where you have to be in […]

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Refugee Crisis Erupts After Tumblr Bans Porn

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FILE- In this Wednesday, July 29, 2015 photo, a Syrian refugee boy plays with a tire at Zaatari refugee camp, in Mafraq, Jordan. The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 defended its response to the Syrian refugee crisis in the face of criticism that the country and other oil-rich Gulf states should be doing more to address the issue. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File)

Riots broke out yesterday evening on the borders of Twitter, DeviantArt, and other digital territories after Tumblr announced last month that it would be banning various kinds of pornographic content, ranging from female collarbones to BDSM tentacle extravaganzas. Crackdowns began on December 17, involving so-called “peacekeepers” knocking down the doors […]

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Vampires Invited Past Threshold of Kappa Sigma in Bid to Increase Diversity

December 10, 2018 7:00 pmComments Off on Vampires Invited Past Threshold of Kappa Sigma in Bid to Increase Diversity
Vampires Invited Past Threshold of Kappa Sigma in Bid to Increase Diversity

Amid widespread criticism of Stanford’s Greek scene as “a place for white people to do white things,” members of Kappa Sigma have taken on a last-ditch effort to introduce some diversity to the frat with an open invitation for any interested vampires to enter their house. “People always complain about […]

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Op-Ed: We Need Kardinal Normal Sex

December 3, 2018 7:00 pmComments Off on Op-Ed: We Need Kardinal Normal Sex
Op-Ed: We Need Kardinal Normal Sex

It’s hard to be a vanilla, cisgender, heterosexual woman or man at Stanford University in 2018, when it feels more and more like the queers and kinksters are taking over—not only discourse on gender and identity or aspects of media and culture, but even sweet, simple act of intercourse itself.  […]

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Heroic Door Alarm Thwarts Criminal Scum

November 27, 2018 7:00 pmComments Off on Heroic Door Alarm Thwarts Criminal Scum
Heroic Door Alarm Thwarts Criminal Scum

In a stunning turn of events last Friday, a potential intruder on Stanford’s campus was utterly foiled by the heroic appearance of a door alarm. The unidentified trespasser, who has been described as a person of indeterminate gender and race between the ages of zero and sixty-nine, was seen attempting […]

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Thieves Guild Loses Charter, Goes Underground

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Thieves Guild Loses Charter, Goes Underground

Shocking news this Monday! The Stanford Thieves Guild, established in 1921, finally had its charter revoked by University administration after its leader Master Thief Klepto Bria allegedly attempted to steal President Marc Tessier-Lavigne’s family jewels. The Thieves Guild had been one of Stanford’s oldest official student organizations, and the revocation […]

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