One Year Ago Today

September 25, 2009 -

He made us laugh. He made us cry. He made us angry. He made us scratch our heads.

Whatever you think of him, Jack Thompson certainly had an impact on the videogame industry and definitely helped to rally gamers together, even if, by and large, they rallied to oppose him.

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Thompson’s disbarment. While being disbarred has not resulted in Thompson disappearing, it has taken away something from the vociferous one. Maybe it just made him easier to ignore or dismiss.

Earlier this week we received an email from Thompson stating that he was returning to practice law. Frankly we didn’t know whether to run it or not, but today seems as good a day as any to post it. We did ask a few members of the legal community to eyeball his stance, and while we won’t get into specifics, the response was that Thompson doesn’t really have a leg to stand on.

Thompson’s full email is after the jump.

Happy Anniversary.

 

Immediate News Release – Sept. 19, 2009
 
Miamian Jack Thompson Set to Return to Practice of Law
 
On September 25, 2008, the Florida Supreme Court entered an order permanently disbarring Miamian Jack Thompson from the practice of law.  Thompson had been a continuous member in good standing of The Florida Bar for 31 years. 
 
He was “disbarred” by virtue of Bar complaints instigated by the broadcasters of the Howard Stern Show, against whom Thompson had secured $4 million in FCC decency fines, and by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., in retribution for Thompson’s appearance on CBS’ 60 Minutes to expose its sale of the cop-killing murder simulator Grand Theft Auto video games that had caused the deaths of scores of individuals, including three Alabama policemen whose families Thompson represented.
 
Thompson has just discovered that all of the court orders that resulted in his “disbarment” are void ab initio—legal nullities from the outset and thus of no force and effect.  The Florida Supreme Court, in violation of the laws of Florida assigned to Thompson’s case a referee from Florida’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit, rather than from the state’s Second Judicial Circuit, where he would have received a fair trial.  Bar counsel hid this fatal defect not only from Thompson but from the Florida Supreme Court as well. 
 
What this means is that Thompson literally was never disbarred.  See the mountain of case authority on the consequence of orders that are void ab initio, including Elliott v. Lessee of Piersol, 26 U.S. 328  (1828) and Vallely v. Northern Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 254 U.S. 348 (1920).  This has been the law in this country for more than 180 years.
 
Thompson intends to resume the practice of law as a member of The Florida Bar on October 1, 2009. He has invited, this day, Mary Ellen Bateman, who prosecutes the “unlicensed practice of law” for The Florida Bar, to get a court order to stop him.  Unless she acts, he’s back in business, and the children of this country will have returned to them the lawyerly labors of a man who a) secured the first FCC decency fines in the history of this country, b) the first verdict in world history that a sound recording was obscene, c) forced Time Warner to pull from stores worldwide Ice-T’s “Cop Killer,” d) and forced Take-Two, along with Senator Hillary Clinton to recall all copies worldwide of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which cost Take-Two tens of millions of dollars.
 
Florida Supreme Court Justices Polston and Canady recently wrote:  “Is it too much to ask that The Florida Bar obey its own Rules?”  Apparently it is too much to ask.  When government breaks the laws, there is no law.

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Re: One Year Ago Today

Oh wow, Jack!  I'd completely forgotten about him.

Re: One Year Ago Today

la la la la

la la la la

hey hey hey

Goodbye!!!

 

It has already been almost a year since then....

TBoneTony

Re: One Year Ago Today

as the brits would say...

 

good riddance to bad rubish!

Re: One Year Ago Today

I wonder if Glenn Beck and Jack Thomspon will join forces against Obama? That would be the dumbest day in history next to Hitler invading Russia.

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I predict that before the end of Next month Jack "The moron in miami" thompson will be in Jail after threatening Judges and doing unlicesensed Practice of law

Watching JT on GP is just like watching an episode of Jerry springer only as funny as the fights

America has just became its own version of the Jerry Springer Show after a bizarre moment in Florida involving a carnival worker.

Re: One Year Ago Today

How is this any different than when Thompson tried to claim that his disbarment was null due to Judge Tunis supposedly not being a judge?  Oh that's right, it isn't.  Just another loophole that exists soley in Thompson's mind.

-Ultimately what will do in mankind is a person's fear of their own freedom-

Re: One Year Ago Today

October 1st is my Birthday, this could be funny ;)

I think what is really happening here is that, by being taken to court for the illegal practice of law, Thompson gets to stand up and preach some more, which is all he really wants to do. It's got to the point where everyone is ignoring him due to his irrelevance, and that is seriously annoying him, there's nothing more frustrated than a loudmouth who is ignored. This is more in the form of a swansong than a comeback.

Re: One Year Ago Today

You may be onto something. And let's not forget the whole persecution complex part of it. He can wave his Paul Revere/Jesus flag again. He NEEDS to scream, "Help, help, I'm being repressed!" else his life has no meaning.

 

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Re: One Year Ago Today

Penn and Teller was the final nail in his coffin.

Re: One Year Ago Today

By Zeus, how I miss that man. Life has been a lot less entertaining without him. Lucky for me, I recently discovered Top Gear, though when they're stupid it's on purpose/for a reason. It doesn't quite have the same... the French have a term for it... but I don't know what.

 

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Re: One Year Ago Today

I think you mean either " Je ne seis faire " or " Je ne seis quoi ". Don't really remember which one...or even if those are the correct spellings.

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Re: One Year Ago Today

It's "je ne sais quoi". Basically, it means "I don't know, something".

Re: One Year Ago Today

I guess there aren't any Dr. Evil fans here. Sad.

 

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Re: One Year Ago Today

Whoosh!

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Re: One Year Ago Today

Careful, being a wharf rat ex-lawyer he will sue everyone here for gross mockery.

Re: One Year Ago Today

"He was “disbarred” by virtue of Bar complaints instigated by the broadcasters of the Howard Stern Show,"

No you weren't.

"The Florida Supreme Court, in violation of the laws of Florida assigned to Thompson’s case a referee from Florida’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit, rather than from the state’s Second Judicial Circuit, where he would have received a fair trial."

This wasn't "Thompson v. Florida," it was a disciplinary proceeding. Learn the difference.

"Thompson intends to resume the practice of law as a member of The Florida Bar on October 1, 2009. He has invited, this day, Mary Ellen Bateman, who prosecutes the “unlicensed practice of law” for The Florida Bar, to get a court order to stop him.  Unless she acts, he’s back in business,"

Good luck getting THAT to not blow up in your face.

and the children of this country will have returned to them the lawyerly labors of a man who a) secured the first FCC decency fines in the history of this country, b) the first verdict in world history that a sound recording was obscene, c) forced Time Warner to pull from stores worldwide Ice-T’s “Cop Killer,”"

...did you just separate the same case into THREE SEPARATE POINTS?

"d) and forced Take-Two, along with Senator Hillary Clinton to recall all copies worldwide of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which cost Take-Two tens of millions of dollars."
 

...... all right, someone send me a link about this, because that would be news to everyone here.

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"...... all right, someone send me a link about this, because that would be news to everyone here."

Can't.  Didn't happen.

 

Andrew Eisen

Re: One Year Ago Today

Yes it did. Jack said so in a legal document.

 

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Re: One Year Ago Today

Lessie, he also said in court documents:

-One attorney was distriputing porn by distributing porn himself

-He was going to "figuratively" nuke the the florida law building.

And a personal favorite:

-Come out of his disiplinary proceeding so unstoppable that no court in the country will stop his crusade.

 

So, in short, you forgot your sarcasm tags.

Re: One Year Ago Today

Because the song's chorus is still ringing one year later.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsaTElBljOE

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Re: One Year Ago Today

Are we even sure Jack is going to start practicing law again as he claims?

Jack said he was going to...

- lead a shareholder revolt against TT.

- get the AG of Utah kicked out of office.

- file a RICO suit against the ESA.

- shut down the ECA.

- have several GP posters arrested by the FBI (still waiting, Jack).

- start numerous anti-games/speech websites.

- have Dava Tunis thrown off the bench.

- file child molestation charges against Strauss Zelinik.

- assist EA in buying TT.

- attend and speak at a TT shareholders meeting.

- get anti-games legislation passed in Utah, Louisiana.

- assist Obama with the ban of all videogames.

 

 

The list goes on.  The man-child is as credible as Baghdad Bob.

Re: One Year Ago Today

"have Dava Tunis thrown off the bench."

Wow, he's still going on about that?

Zero Dominance

Re: One Year Ago Today

I'm still waiting for my lawsuit. 2+ years and counting.

 

 

 

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Re: One Year Ago Today

I would not be at all surprised if he did. Matter fact, I've been predicting for some time now that sooner or later he'll face a charge of UPL. In Jack-O's twisted mind, the rules that everyone else must abide by simply don't apply to him. Those who think they're beyond the rules usually end up getting bitten in the ass by those same rules. 

Moreover, if I have any understanding at all of how Jack-O's legal retardation works, he's thinking a Show Cause on a UPL charge will be his opportunity to successfully re-litigate the validity of his disbarment. Notwithstanding that those who are less legally retarded see it only as another opportunity for the Florida Bar to divorce Mr. Thompson from some more of Mrs. Thompson's money.

Re: One Year Ago Today

JDKJ, if you can make any legal sense of this, could you tell us if there is anything more than hot air in it (and yet another public accusation of Dana Tuvis accepting bribes during his hearing)?

http://jaablog.jaablaw.com/files/34726-32374/jack_thomp%5B1%5D.pdf

Re: One Year Ago Today

There's no making legal sense of that which don't make no legal sense. But I found the comedy value to be pretty high.  

Re: One Year Ago Today

Has it only been a year, it seems like so much longer. Oh and how did Jack force Rockstar to recall Vice City? Was it the haitian controversy, because Jack had nothing to do with it, and it was not a recall. If he means San Andreas (and he most likely does), then it was mostly the ESRB re-rating not Jack.

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Re: One Year Ago Today

The ESRB re-rating of San Andreas did not prompt a product recall.  There was no recall.

 

Andrew Eisen

Re: One Year Ago Today

Ok it was pulled from shelves and Rockstar swapped out the games for games without the coffee, at least for retailers, (and invited consumners to do the same). I would call that a recall but you're right it isn't the same.

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Re: One Year Ago Today

Here's what happened:

The product was re-rated from M to AO.  Take-Two offered to replace existing copies with a non-Hot Coffee version or supply retailers with AO stickers that they could place on existing product.

The product was absolutely not recalled.  And why would it be?  There was nothing wrong with it.  Nothing defective, dangerous, or illegal.

 

Andrew Eisen

Re: One Year Ago Today

Wasn't there a recent settlement where you could send it back?

Not a recall in name, but one in spirit.

 

Re: One Year Ago Today

That wouldn't be a recall either but no, the judge threw that one out.

http://www.gamepolitics.com/2008/07/31/judge-pops-cap-hot-coffee-class-a...

 

Andrew Eisen

Re: One Year Ago Today

Haha what? He's just going to say 'screw it' and start practicing law again? That's a sure way to be heavily fined and/or jailed. I hope he does it.

Re: One Year Ago Today

I'm already supporting the Idea That He's going to do somthing stupid and get himself arrested

Watching JT on GP is just like watching an episode of Jerry springer only as funny as the fights

America has just became its own version of the Jerry Springer Show after a bizarre moment in Florida involving a carnival worker.

Re: One Year Ago Today

I think if the moron plans to be a lawyer without a license, Well I got one thing to say, Don't do it otherwise. I actually found the rules For unlicensed Practice on the florida bar, I'm going to let you guys decipher the info

http://www.floridabar.org/divexe/rrtfb.nsf/FV/7125AEB7D6081C5485256BC200...

Theres more but If JT returns to practice heres what'll happen

http://www.floridabar.org/divexe/rrtfb.nsf/FV/B0CA243573E393AA852574F600...

 If the person is found in contempt for unlicensed Practice, 5 months in jail and/or a $2500 Fine

Watching JT on GP is just like watching an episode of Jerry springer only as funny as the fights

America has just became its own version of the Jerry Springer Show after a bizarre moment in Florida involving a carnival worker.

Re: One Year Ago Today

When Jack gets arrested where will we get a report on whether this happened?  It seems that he provides all his own "news" updates.  ***.

AE: Let's not post in that manner but to answer your question, yes, that would most definitely be reported.

Re: One Year Ago Today

He'd probably waste his one phone call telling GamePolitics that he was being arrested, and had us all right where he wants us.

Re: One Year Ago Today

Yes, but how closely is GP or any other gaming outlet going to find out when he is arrested?  I doubt anyone would be reading the local police blotter every day in his county...or are they?

Re: One Year Ago Today

Thompson would probably put out a press release making himself out to be a martyr.  Unless he's nabbed for shoplifting or something.

 

Andrew Eisen

Re: One Year Ago Today

Lest anyone forget: this is a man who puts out a press release every time he LOSES something, never mind actually winning, which I'll admit not even Google is designed to delve into. So the chance that he actually gets arrested and we don't hear about it are less than the Lions going to the Super Bowl this year AND winning it.

 

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Saying that Jack Thompson is impotent is an insult to impotent men everywhere. They've got a whole assortment of drugs that can cure their condition; Jack, however...

Re: One Year Ago Today

A part of me really wants to see him back in action just for the entertainment value. I had plenty good laughs whenever he appeared on fox news or similar new channels making hilariously flawed arguments about how video games cause school shootings and other misfortunes upon society.

 

On the other hand, since he has caused real problems though, perhaps he better remain declawed so to speak.

Re: One Year Ago Today

"When government breaks the laws, there is no law."

If that's the case, there's no need for lawyers, so why is he so eager to get his licence back?

Re: One Year Ago Today

Pathetic as always, eh, Mr. Thompson? Using different legal proceedings that don't/didn't/have never applied to your case, and using them to get your own way. Again...pathetic as always.

Happy Anniversary, Mr. Thompson. You reap what you sow.

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Re: One Year Ago Today

"secured the first FCC decency fines in the history of this country"

Oh really?

"the first verdict in world history that a sound recording was obscene"

The ruling was overturned and the Supreme Court wouldn't hear the appeal.  See JDKJ's response below for an additional factoid.

"forced Time Warner to pull from stores worldwide Ice-T's "Cop Killer,""

Nope. The song was simply removed from the album and the decision was reportedly made by Ice-T himself, not Time Warner.

"forced Take-Two, along with Senator Hillary Clinton to recall all copies worldwide of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which cost Take-Two tens of millions of dollars."

Okay, first of all, it was GTA: San Andreas, not Vice City.  Second of all, it was not recalled.  It was rerated.  Retailers had the option of either restickering their existing stock or exchanging it for a Hot Coffee-less version of San Andreas.  That's it.  No recall.  Period.

 

Andrew Eisen

Re: One Year Ago Today

As if Jack Thompson would ever tell the whole truth. The same applies to his bullshit about 2LC and the obscenity ruling. He consistently leaves out the part about "ultimately reversed on appeal." Which, as practical matter, means it never happened. And he merely filed an amicus brief in the matter. I don't think that qualifies him to lay claim to being the one who secured the ruling.  

Re: One Year Ago Today

Of course, you assume the laws of logic and reason found on Earth are by any means applicable in the Jackoverse.

Re: One Year Ago Today

I apologize for the post length but found this gem by Thompson (and forwarded by Bob Hurt, so you know it's good  ). 

Just as a quick refresher for those that forgot, the letter that resulted in two US Marshals showing up at his house and required him to be escorted through (though not banned from, if I remember correctly) federal buildings made references to having to do something on the scale of 9/11 in order to get some attention.  Judge Alan Schwartz did not say that permanent disbarment did not exist; he stated that all disbarments should be permanent, and the maximum length of suspension be extended to cover the gap:

"We thought it unseemly to have formally disbarred lawyers back in the practice of law and sometimes embarrassing the Bar by committing further wrongs. If you are disbarred, you should be disbarred. But that, of course, means that since it is permanent, or would be permanent, it should be reserved for extreme cases.”

Additionally, Thompson was not allowed to present evidence or appeal the referee's recommendation because he voluntarily walked out of the disciplinary hearing after not being permitted to read a statement aloud (though he was allowed to submit the statement in writing).

Finally, the reason Thompson was assigned a referee from his own circuit is because the 11th circuit (by far the largest in the state) handles its own cases as well as those of the 16th.  This isn't some kind of 11th circuit conspiracy against him, this is the Florida Supreme Court's written policy on the matter.

 

John B. Thompson, J.D.
[Address Removed]

 
September 13, 2009
 
The Honorable Federico A. Moreno
Chief Judge
400 North Miami Avenue
Ferguson Federal Courthouse
Miami, Florida  33128
 
Dear Chief Judge Moreno:
 
I wish to extend to you my heartiest thanks for the gift you have so generously given.
 
You have a) falsely asserted you had nothing to do with two Deputy US Marshals sitting in my living room with my letter to you in their hands, b) arranged to ban me from the federal courthouses, c) refused me public documents and a hearing regarding this banning, d) asserted in your federal disbarment order that there was not even “remotely” the possibility that I was denied either procedural or substantive due process in my state bar proceedings (despite the prohibition that I was not allowed to introduce any evidence at my trial, my constitutional defenses were not ruled upon, my Referee was bribed,  I was ordered not to speak at my sanctions hearing, and I was not allowed to file a Petition for Review of the Referee’s Report), e) found, as a factual finding in your disbarment order, that my Christian faith played no role whatsoever in my bar discipline (despite the fact that The Bar’s own mental health findings, by its experts, say otherwise), f) found that my permanent disbarment was an appropriate sanction, despite the fact that such a sanction, per Third District Court of Appeal Judge Alan Schwartz, does not even exist in Florida, g) failed to refer this disciplinary matter to the Ad Hoc Grievance Committee, as our Local Rules provide, having refused to answer, for weeks, my question as to whether the Committee had the matter, which I discovered only when its Chair told me you had failed to refer it to them, h) panicked when you got Judge Martinez’ disqualification order on September 11 and then entered your disbarment order, in direct contravention of his order and in violation of the case authorities he cited, foolishly revealing you did this after his disqualification by noting that case was now assigned to “Huck,” i) refused me access to timely review of my own federal disciplinary file, j) violated our Local Rules as to my entitlement to an evidentiary hearing as to my federal discipline, and k) without listing even more of your judicial misconduct, have given me a Bivens civil rights cause of action against you and the US Marshal for your retaliation against me for writing you a letter complaining about judicial misconduct on your watch down here.
 
As a result of all this serial screw-up by you, I now get to go to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals with an appeal of your goofy order and prove that this District Court’s Chief Judge is more interested in the Fighting Irish football team than in the United States Constitution.  My condolences for that last-second loss in Ann Arbor yesterday, by the way.  Where is the wake, for the Irish, not for the Bill of Rights?
 
I also now, thanks to you, get to prove to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals that indeed, under the US Supreme Court’s ruling in In re Ruffalo, I am entitled to a full-blown de novo proceeding as to the inappropriateness of my state disbarment, in light of the plethora of due process violations therein.  It is humorous, really, that in your reciprocal disbarment order you hauled out the Selling case, which was decided in 1917 one year after Knute Rockne became Notre Dame’s football coach, rather than In re Ruffalo, which is the US Supreme Court standard that shows how thoroughly you have botched this reciprocal discipline thing. 
 
I shall win this fight not for George Gipp but for all other lawyers in this state’s Eleventh Judicial Circuit, who are the only lawyers in the state who get tried in Bar disciplinary matters by judges from this same Circuit.  There’s your fatal due process deprivation right there, all by itself, Judge.  I sent you the smoking gun Bar document that proves it.  You couldn’t have cared less.
 
Your fellow judge up the road, The Honorable William Zloch, said something very funny the other day and unintentionally so.  He did so in the midst of threatening a lawyer with disbarment who filed a disqualification motion backed by an expert’s affidavit.  He said, “I would like to know how the federal judiciary, the Southern District, gets back its good name…” 
 
Here’s the short answer:  What good name?  The longer answer: When berobed prevaricating tyrants like you, who preside over and further pollute this festering judicial swamp, are exposed in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals for who you are and what you do to imperil “judicial independence” and our freedoms by your antics.  There is a reason why Americans distrust federal judges:  people like you.
 
All you had to do, Federico, was refer this reciprocal disciplinary matter to the Ad Hoc Grievance Committee, and that would have completely insulated you from all of this and what is now about to happen.
 
But, no, you had to be the 800-pound gorilla who showed every lawyer in the Southern District who was large and in charge.  In the name of “decorum” (see recent DBR article about you) you feel you can shred the Bill of Rights, you can violate 18 USC 242 by placing a nonconformist lawyer on a “terrorists watch list” and then lie about it, and in doing all this prove the prescience of Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas’ warning in Lathrop v. Donohue that integrated state bars would become “goose-stepping brigades” running over people like me.  Douglas knew judicial thugs just like you.  The judicial trains surely do run on time down here, but the tracks take you right over the cliff.
 
Winston Churchill, who rallied a nation and the world to fight people with intolerant minds like yours, was once asked, “What is the hardest thing about painting a picture?”  His answer:  “Knowing when to stop.”
 
In football, as you should know, there is a move called a lateral.  You should have lateraled this reciprocal discipline ball to the Ad Hoc Committee.  But you didn’t know when to stop and let the very entity run with the ball that our Local Rules designate as the proper recipient of a lateral.
 
So, with my deepest gratitude, I note that I never pray, “God, give me more allies.”  I just pray, “God, give me more foolish enemies.”
 
You have answered that prayer.  Thank you!  And thank you, Jesus, “As all things work to the good for those who are called according to His purpose.”  Romans 8:28.
 
Sincerely, Jack

 

p.s.  I believe this is now the second time Thompson has publicly accused a judge of taking a bribe without providing any supporting evidence.

Re: One Year Ago Today

Oh look, Jack is using the "foolish enemies" like again. 

So tell me Jack, how does it feel to know that you have lost EVERY SINGLE TIME to these fools.  Can you name one of these fools that you have had success with?  You completely FAILED in doing anything to Penny-Arcade.  You FAILED to keep a single game off the shelves.  Do you honestly think that you have a chance against the Florida bar.

-Ultimately what will do in mankind is a person's fear of their own freedom-

Re: One Year Ago Today

Damn you, Torven!! I was reading this at work and nearly spat my pepsi all over the monitor! Also, damn the original article, which was equally amusing. :)

Re: One Year Ago Today

Many thanks for the LOL's.  Haven't read a good Thompson letter in so long...


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MaskedPixelantehttp://www.joystiq.com/2014/08/26/psa-psn-gets-knocked-down-again/ Hey, guess what happened again.08/26/2014 - 9:51am
MaskedPixelantehttp://www.joystiq.com/2014/08/26/tekken-style-pokemon-fighter-unveiled-for-arcades-in-2015/ Continuing Nintendo's plan of letting other devs take a stab at their IPs, NB is doing a Pokemon fighting game based on Tekken.08/26/2014 - 9:41am
MaskedPixelantehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsB1e-1BB4Y John Oliver talks about the wage gap between women and men.08/26/2014 - 7:07am
Papa MidnightNew York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/technology/amazon-nears-a-deal-for-twitch.html?_r=008/25/2014 - 5:23pm
Papa MidnightThe Verge: http://www.theverge.com/2014/8/25/6066295/amazon-reportedly-buying-twitch-for-over-1-billion08/25/2014 - 5:23pm
Papa MidnightIt's official: Amazon is buying Twitch for $970 Million USD.08/25/2014 - 5:22pm
Andrew EisenMy home state of CA is suffering one of the worst droughts on record but that didn't stop me from doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in my own special way. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fjskkr3PpPg08/25/2014 - 3:57pm
 

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