August 29, 2006

This and that and that

I got a 419 spam this morning that began, "My name is Wintson Zuma an executive member of the South African tender’s board committee of the Department Minerals and Energy." My immediate response: "Wintson Zuma? Of the Popcap Zumas?"

As has been reported on a few of the other contributors' livejournals, the Onion is going to start running crosswords in a couple weeks, with a rotating cast of eight constructors. The first one (in the September 13 issue) will be by me, and will be available online, so be sure to check that on out. Not that I won't remind you when the time comes.

The first Snakes on a Sudoku on a Plane contest entry has been submitted. Behold:


Thanks, Ken! The rest of you have some big snakeskin shoes to fill.

Posted by Francis at 09:03 AM

Okay, that's hilarious. Nice shot, Ken.

Posted by: Kath at August 29, 2006 10:50 AM

HA! That's great!

Posted by: Toonhead! at August 29, 2006 11:39 AM

I was on a plane for a really long time yesterday and I spent much of it kicking myself for forgetting to find a copy of the book while I was on vacation.

Posted by: kostia at August 29, 2006 02:46 PM

I just discovered Heaneyland!!
I have now hired an attorney & geneologist to confirm my origins in hopes I was adopted and my
real surname is Shipiro.


Posted by: Robert Heaney at September 2, 2006 01:06 AM

Finishing Popcap's Zuma was, if not the proudest, then certainly among the top two hundred proudest moments of my life.

Posted by: Bill Shunn at September 5, 2006 09:49 AM
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