Archive for the ‘CHECK IT’ Category

December 27th, 2007 | By | 2,380 Comments



How bad has the crime in Rosarito and neighboring areas become? Try VERY. It seems like everyone and their brother has a new tale of terror to tell. From traffic violation scams to roadside robberies to kidnappings and assault; the advice from locals is to stay far, far away. The New York Times has more.

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December 24th, 2007 | By | 3,150 Comments

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Don’t be mislead by this post’s small imagery. We know (probably better than most) that hangovers are no small thing. And being that both Xmas and New Year’s happen to fall midweek this year, chances are you’ll be whimpering in your cube the next two Wednesdays hoping the office fatties haven’t mowed through the Hickory Farm baskets. But before you bight the plastic off that salami stick, take a look at They’ve got hundreds of proven remedies, homemade cures, and reader recommended strategies to kick the dog that bit you. Just select what you had to drink, pick a body part that hurts the most, and barfo! A recipe for your toxic nightmare is displayed. We hear they’re also working on a website that provides step-by-step instructions for ruining your roommate’s credit.

December 18th, 2007 | By | 4,179 Comments



If you’re anything like us, you blew your Christmas wad a few weeks ago and are using Simpson’s voices to answer the phone in hopes to avoid your creditors. And the chances of your family being considerate enough to get you a new stick lay somewhere in between “yeah right” and “hell no”. Well don’t go holding up the liquor store yet. Our new contest with Nixon could score you Ron Machado’s barely-used Al Merrick. Click here to enter.

December 16th, 2007 | By | 1,778 Comments


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