Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Friday, April 02, 2004

  When the going gets weird, the weird parade, and then log on.

I'm not sure what was weirder - Bemusedly wandering around Boulder Creek in an impromptu April Fool's day parade with Allan Lundell (left) and a few other oddly dressed folk, (in this crowd, I was the one oddly dressed!) beating drums and odd musical instruments while marching through a bank, and crashing a birthday party at Scopazzi's?

Or, was it logging on to witness Paul (of Peter, Paul, and Mary) sing "Puff the Magic Dragon" in a Virtual Party, with a captivated audience of ecstatic avatars in a 3d environment courtesy of ....

All I know is that everyone was smiling, all day, and that's my definition of a good day.



Or maybe it was the following PR release from the Prophetic Postal Service:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 4/1/2004

SCO GROUP ANNOUNCES MERGER WITH AL QAEDA

Lindon, UT -- The SCO Group, Inc. (SCOX), industry-leading provider of UNIX(tm)-based operating systems and litigation, announced today that it would merge with Islamic terrorist cabal al Qaeda (AQDA).

"It's a natural fit," said Darl McBride, president and CEO of the Orem, Utah, based corporation. "We both hate freedom."

Spokesmen for the Pakistan-based terrorist group said that they hoped the merger would pay quick dividends for al Qaeda. "We have earned the hatred and enmity of the entire free world, but at a painfully high cost in lives and dollars. SCO has done so with nothing more than a breach-of-contract suit against IBM. We have much to learn from them. God is great."
 
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