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jennifer / July 24, 2008 11:32 AM

my regular sites:,,,,,,,,,

really, not the week to have so many distractions. oy.

amyc / July 24, 2008 11:59 AM

Cake Wrecks

Carlotta / July 24, 2008 1:29 PM

Sun Times Often good for unintentional laughs.

Midwest Lab Rescue Cute pictures, occasional shameless anthropomorphizing, funny stories, gratitude.

Troublemaker / July 24, 2008 1:56 PM

I am at Cake Farts and at Pudding Farts.

I apologize in advance if I get any of you fired for going to those links.

Don't click on them.

No, seriously.

Don't say I didn't warn you.

Andrew / July 24, 2008 4:22 PM

Cake Wrecks is frickin' awesome!

I've been spending way too much time looking at African cichlid sites, trying to figure out what species one of my fish is.

DK / July 24, 2008 4:34 PM

Twitter mostly. Just a-crafting the jokes for Twitter to pass the time. Not to actually TELL anyone what I am doing.

Isn't helping, it's where the funniest Twitter posts can be found.

Natalie / July 24, 2008 6:14 PM
A portfolio of the most attractive workplace interiors (advertising agencies plus) worldwide. Easily my favorite site to waste time. Features voting, and a Chicago agency in the top five most attractive!

The Weekly Teinou Bee Woman
This became my favorite aggregative site of odd things on the net back when the owner maintained a similar site in English. Now there is an English language button. The site is mostly, but not always, work safe and never time safe.

Twitter and Favrd.

KT / July 24, 2008 7:18 PM

Wicker PK Jef / July 24, 2008 8:21 PM

Steven / July 24, 2008 8:50 PM

Full Frontal Friday @ blogspot!

sb / July 25, 2008 8:37 AM + the etsy time machine

Y A J / July 25, 2008 10:05 AM

I'm adrift because Capital Fax has closed for a week. So mostly I'm checking out Tour de France coverage at

J to the S / July 25, 2008 11:26 AM

The old standby: Yelp

The guilty pleasures: The Superficial and Perez

the locals: I hate your fashion and Chicagoist

the trib, nyt, twitter, etc etc and definitely gawker. cakewrecks is entertaining.

cant got to a lot of places while at work and defintitely cant stream anything, sadly.

blah blah blah

Mucky Fingers / July 25, 2008 11:29 AM

Hot Chicks with Douchebags, Square America, Last Night's Party, The Time Being.

matt / July 25, 2008 1:14 PM

Pandora Radio
It's taking up way too much of my time!

printdude / July 25, 2008 1:22 PM

PageSix for Brain Cotton Candy.
Flickr and for inspiration

Not a whole lot of time for fun.
Next week, though. Fun.
Just offline.
Lotsa fun.

Golf Tournament!

igo / July 25, 2008 2:25 PM

Cake Wrecks...had to stop reading I was laughing too hard!

I am a Yelper. It's a big time waster.

Sheila / July 25, 2008 4:45 PM

None until you put up that Gigglesnort Hotel link...jesus christ I had completely forgotten about that.

Just seeing the pictures of the characters triggers all these feelings of discomfort.

mike-ts / July 25, 2008 10:24 PM

The guy has a writing style that makes my sides hurt from laughing.

Alison / July 27, 2008 8:36 PM

...and now that damn cake website!

Pudding Farts / July 12, 2009 5:35 PM

Pudding Farts Official Video

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