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Facebook IPO Aftermath: Smell Like a Man, Man. Friend Me.

Posted by Trixie on Saturday, May 19, 2012, In : Misc. Ramblings 
Yesterday's Facebook IPO fell far short of its hyped expectations with underwriters spending most of the day defending the stock from falling below its IPO price of $38. Perhaps the lack of enthusiasm has something to do with its valuation of at least 100 times earnings. Or maybe because General Motors recently stopped advertising on Facebook because it wasn't getting the results it expected. Or that Goldman Sachs planned to sell large chunks of the their holdings in the IPO, making some pote...

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Literal Libyan No-Fly Zone, Multiple Personalities, and Moe Howard.

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Politics 

Today the UN authorized no-fly zone over Libya went into effect, with the US, UK, and France primarily taking the lead. Canada is still deciding whether or not to join the effort. First they need to figure out if they even have an Air Force; and secondly, if the "no-fly" directive applies to them in the event they do. 

But for Libya it's not that complicated. Their message to the West is quite simple (in language we can understand): Remove from power The Dictator Formerly Known as...


Moammar Kadhafi   Muammar Qaddafi

Moammar Gaddafi     ...

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Latest on Hosni Mubarak: Where REALLY is he?

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, February 6, 2011, In : Politics 
BREAKING: There has been a lot of confusion in the media as of late. Mubarak steps down. Then it's reported otherwise. Even Bill O'Reilly wouldn't tolerate this kind of miscommunication. But I'm here to tell you:

A few days ago, I offered my couch to Mubarak. You know, just in case. Because who else thinks of this sort of thing? I'm simply here to facilitate difficult and awkward international communication that may not be happening. Turns out he accepted my offer. Mubarak might not be on ...

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