Daily Archives: September 2, 2012

Fraud World

Lance Armstrong’s Secret Is Out

Here’s the reality: The Secret Race isn’t just a game changer for the Lance Armstrong myth. It’s the game ender. No one can read this book with an open mind and still credibly believe that Armstrong didn’t dope. It’s impossible.

Marathon Man: A Michigan dentist’s improbable transformation

West Wyoming was Litton’s pièce de résistance, and even his most indignant accusers had to concede their perverse admiration. In this race, the key to winning was ingeniously uncomplicated: Make the whole thing up! For his fabricated marathon, Litton had assembled not only a Web site but also a list of finishers and their times (plus name, age, gender, and home town), and created a phantom race director, who responded to e-mail queries.

Here’s how Samsung flew bloggers halfway around the world, then threatened to leave them there

In short, their hands were forced. They attended the event, in the Samsung shirt, but did opt to not stand and demonstrate the phones “while getting dirty looks from some of the other Samsung mobilers who were present in their white pants, Samsung shoes and the Samsung shirt, all stationed next to a device, presenting it to press. And presenting it to us.”

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Even More eBook Fraud

The Great Ellory Leather Sock Review Tosser Caper

Some people say faking reviews/buying reviews is no different to advertising and what’s the big deal? These people are fucking idiots.

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The Long Torment Of Open webOS

Steven Troughton-Smith’s hobby is to torment me.

His latest torment is showing me what Open webOS looks like on an Asus Transformer Prime:

Don’t get excited. That’s just a screensnap. Open webOS for ARM does not have an actual UI. Yet.

I told you he likes to torment me.

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