Asshole Creates Serial Killer Board Game
In an e-mail describing her reasons for turning it down, Chronicle editor Debra Lande called it "too dark, morbid, not funny, not PC and sick-o. I do admire his execution (design/production)."How about retarded? Seriously, how long could this fucking thing go on? Won't we run out of Jack the Rippers before we amortize the hotels on Park Place? At some point we'll all be passing Go without paying up.
Hobson is aware that his game is not in good taste but he says good taste never interested him.There's a shocka. h/t ghengis
Posted by: Dave In Texas at 10:25 PM
1 Sweet, now I know what to get my 9 year old for his next birthday.
Posted by: pajama momma at January 27, 2008 10:28 PM (f3xJa)
2 I didn't get a single one of the trivia questions except the one about Utah.
I knew they were the last state to allow firing squads.
Posted by: Nom de Blog at January 27, 2008 10:30 PM (ThZCx)
3 The son of the governor of Kansas is trying to market a prison themed board game called -- Don't Drop The Soap.
Posted by: mesablue at January 27, 2008 10:32 PM (KCOdQ)
4 Dave in Texas.....I don't get any of your humor.
But I think it's because I'm drunk.
Before I got drunk, I was convinced I was having congestive heart failure and would drop dead at any minute, leaving my poor wife a widow with three hyperactive, underachieving kids.
Now I feel fine.
Pray for me, RWS!
Posted by: Kasper Hauser at January 27, 2008 10:37 PM (c07F5)
5 I tried to design a tentacle porn board game once...but all the research showed the market only wanted a solo player version for some reason....
Posted by: richard mcenroe at January 27, 2008 10:41 PM (AZziM)
6 I don't think the article mentions it, but the game uses little plastic dead babies as icons. I suggested to Dave that the AoSHQ version of the came would use little plastic dead hobos.
Mesa, I sent that prison board game story to Dave too, but I guess you beat him to the punch. Now you've ruined it for all of us!
Posted by: genghis at January 27, 2008 10:41 PM (HwY1l)
7 Wow. For a guy with a strange obsession for serial killers, that picture is awful creepy.
Posted by: Jeff_McAwesome at January 27, 2008 10:46 PM (9mxWL)
8 But I think it's because I'm drunk.
Just a guess, I thinkyou aren't drunk enough.
Posted by: Dave in Texas at January 27, 2008 10:52 PM (FXakj)
9 Just a guess, I think you aren't drunk enough.
You know, I am a proud man, but I am not too proud to take another man's good advice.
Posted by: Kasper Hauser at January 27, 2008 11:00 PM (c07F5)
10 nah, ethanol doesn't make me funny either.
Posted by: Dave in Texas at January 27, 2008 11:10 PM (FXakj)
11 Per the link, Richard Ramirez told the judge after being sentenced to die, "See you in Disneyland?"
That's just good stuff.
Posted by: Brian at January 27, 2008 11:11 PM (VqDJY)
12 I've been "in the 'hood" With Gein, Speck, Gacey and Dahmer,in that I lived in those places at the times of those crimes.This guy needs to be smacked hard and often for this travesty of decency.But I will say the my clown couch of lesbo nurses is rather comfy
And I am going straight to hobo hell for that.
Posted by: mbruce at January 27, 2008 11:40 PM (CxNJy)
13 True Crime stories are interesting, but I don't get those people who hold them up as some kind of praise-worthy pop culture icon. There's so much Serial Killer-themed novelty merchandise around these days. It's just a kitschy kind of lame.
The Vampire of Paris sells paintings of serial killers on the internet. Nice to know a murderous blood-drinking cannibal can get out of jail and make a nice living for himself, huh?
Posted by: Joanie at January 27, 2008 11:47 PM (Yyy1m)
14 Wasn't this a Dilbert joke in which Asok designed a "killer ap" that was a database of serial killers based on some less than helpful advice.
Posted by: alexthechick at January 28, 2008 12:15 AM (FIrRk)
15 If Hillary doesn't score anotherset of keys to the White House, I'm a-bettin'Bubbawill be promoting some kind of "Serial Horndog"reality show, sponsored by KREE-MEEKneepads, and set in a trailer park in Arkansas.
Posted by: sherlock at January 28, 2008 12:26 AM (ojW85)
16 If the guy who gave me the idea for a serial killer board game coincidentally "swallowed enough Valium to overdose and drowned himself in Lake Washington," I hope it would occur to me that this hobby might not be good for one's mental health.
Posted by: The Black Republican at January 28, 2008 12:46 AM (TJwIL)
17 Trivia game?? Eeeeww! I thought it would be a boardgame, that'd be cool! Lets face it, after Trivial Persuit (invented by Canadians) everything else is a pale copycat. Get it? As in copycat killer? Oy.
But really, a mass-murder boardgame or serial killer boardgame would be fun! Like Deathrace 2000 fun! Assorted weapons, different points for different killer/victem combos, style points! Got arrested? Start cleaning up inside the slammer!
Just hang on to the soap, eh?
Posted by: 5Cats at January 28, 2008 01:00 AM (Knaf0)
18 Mr Green did it in the library with a candlestick
Posted by: Spurwing Plover at January 28, 2008 01:27 AM (4pkrX)
It's a combination of Monopoly and Trivial Pursuit.
Posted by: genghis at January 28, 2008 02:12 AM (HwY1l)
20 "I'm an artist."
Common sense? Squaresville, man.
Posted by: ricpic at January 28, 2008 08:42 AM (+++MJ)
21 Less trivia, more Settlers Of Catan!
Posted by: 5Cats at January 28, 2008 10:15 AM (Knaf0)
22 Who says this administration was totally devoid of good ideas?? The seed of this idea can be found in the Saddam Hussein playing cards. Way to go!!!
Posted by: Paul at January 28, 2008 12:11 PM (9Bted)
23 Aww, come on guys, what about Dexter?
Of course, he's a fictional serial killer that kills serial killers. Kind of like a lawyer who sues lawyers. I guess that's what makes it okay.
I think there are a few sick 'tardlings who actually do have a "fan" attitude toward real serial killers (or criminals in general, see gang culture), and that should probably be discouraged, perhaps by simply defining such people arbitrarily into the group we refer to as "hoboes."
Posted by: Merovign at January 28, 2008 01:10 PM (IaYDo)
24 You miss quoted ryan by the way. He said that "Art's job is not meant to be tasteful." Which is true. It's a boardgame/trivia game combination and since there are only 3 in existence, and 2 were sold at an art show, guess what? this is not available to the general public. Now why is anyone making a fucking big deal about it at all...
Posted by: Amy at January 31, 2008 03:31 AM (xCusu)
25 do you have sex
Posted by: amy at February 06, 2008 06:38 AM (eZoxJ)
26 private schools. pennsylvania private school stats. private scho us private schools private schools. pennsylvania private school stats. private schous private schools listing. find your school. us pr us private schools us private schools listing. find your school. us prfind your school. compar us private schools listing find your school. comparus private schools. north private schools us private schools. northus private schools. illinois private schools. private sc compare virginia private schools us private schools. illinois private schools. private sc
Posted by: privateschoolsd at September 10, 2008 11:35 AM (J+0KJ)
Aionis one of the most anticipated online games in 2009,NCsoft absorb of the "World of Warcraft" game and other forces
in the camp set up on the successful experience,designed for "Asmodians","Elyos"and"Balaur",The story centers around the
three to start the war,Players can achieve large-scale "race vs race" . can become a Asmodians or Elyos, while Balaur is the
monster and NPC. aion schedule in Japan. the official website of the public April 17, 2009 internal testing operators June 5, 2009 to start internal testing June 12, 2009 limited public beta staff 6 At the end of 2009 public beta July 2009 At that time，Rmtwm will provide to players aion Virtual game coin,this will reduce players hard time to fight
coin.players through the reality of dollars to buy virtual coin to upgrade their level of equipment,rmtwm as an operating a
virtual coin company,In addition Aion rmt，we are also operate on dozens of Frequently games.low prices and convenient
service，players can purchase peace of mind.
Posted by: ghgvh at July 07, 2009 12:50 AM (s6qzj)
28 hi gucci bags http://www.jrhandbags.com
Posted by: gucci bags at September 24, 2009 05:35 AM (RuUXQ)
29 fake bags,replica bag,designer bags,fake designer handbags,replica bag,,discount designer handbags,replica louis vuitton handbags,designer handbags,designer handbags
Posted by: aaaaaaaa at March 30, 2010 05:48 AM (Yzini)
Posted by: ũÞX at April 14, 2011 04:06 AM (Jp2Q4)
Processing 0.01, elapsed 0.009 seconds.
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Real Clear Politics
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Primary Document: The Audio
Paul Anka Haiku Contest Announcement
Integrity SAT's: Entrance Exam for Paul Anka's Band
AllahPundit's Paul Anka 45's Collection
AnkaPundit: Paul Anka Takes Over the Site for a Weekend (Continues through to Monday's postings)
George Bush Slices Don Rumsfeld Like an F*ckin' Hammer
Top Top Tens
Democratic Forays into Erotica
New Shows On Gore's DNC/MTV Network
Nicknames for Potatoes, By People Who Really Hate Potatoes
Star Wars Euphemisms for Self-Abuse
Signs You're at an Iraqi "Wedding Party"
Signs Your Clown Has Gone Bad
Signs That You, Geroge Michael, Should Probably Just Give It Up
Signs of Hip-Hop Influence on John Kerry
NYT Headlines Spinning Bush's Jobs Boom
Things People Are More Likely to Say Than "Did You Hear What Al Franken Said Yesterday?"
Signs that Paul Krugman Has Lost His Frickin' Mind
All-Time Best NBA Players, According to Senator Robert Byrd
Other Bad Things About the Jews, According to the Koran
Signs That David Letterman Just Doesn't Care Anymore
Examples of Bob Kerrey's Insufferable Racial Jackassery
Signs Andy Rooney Is Going Senile
Other Judgments Dick Clarke Made About Condi Rice Based on Her Appearance
Collective Names for Groups of People
John Kerry's Other Vietnam Super-Pets
Cool Things About the XM8 Assault Rifle
Media-Approved Facts About the Democrat Spy
Changes to Make Christianity More "Inclusive"
Secret John Kerry Senatorial Accomplishments
John Edwards Campaign Excuses
John Kerry Pick-Up Lines
Changes Liberal Senator George Michell Will Make at Disney
Torments in Dog-Hell
The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)