Greatest book EVER.BECAUSE NEWSPAPER EDITORS ARE DUMB & LAZY: Your editor Juli Weiner once faked out an entire prosperous town with the simplest of pranks, all because of one little public-urination dual arrest. [The Awl]

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  1. You should have married him just so you could hyphenate you name and be Mrs Weiner-Sickles.
    That either brings to mind a frozen meat based treat or the Oscar Meyer Mobile gone two wheeled.

  2. Weiner-Sickle; heh.

    The recent “intern” title should have been a give away, but I hadn’t suspected before that our Editor Juli was so very, very young.

  3. [re=466470]SayItWithWookies[/re]: I am going to keep posting this until someone comments on just how awesome it is. Because if that child isn’t a dead ringer for Perinos’s intellect, I don’t know what is.

    OK, last time, I swear. No ban me!

  4. newspaper editors aren’t “dumb & lazy.” you need to get your facts straight on that, missy. newspapers editors are “unimaginative & cowed,” which only makes them appear to be “dumb & lazy.”

  5. Also, good call on the name change, Dan. When it comes to your burgeoning porn career, “Justin Long” is way better.

    The idiosyncratically-spelled “Weiner” ain’t too bad of a choice, either, but only if you pronounce “Juli” like “July”. There’s nothing more patriotic than deep throating a wiener on the 4th of July, except maybe pie.

  6. Hey! That Research: Pranks book is fantastic. I loved the interview with the guy who would use a megaphone and weird acoustics to tell old people the bus stop was closed for the day.

  7. [re=466481]AnnieGetYourFun[/re]: Only problem is, it looks too much like a boy to be Dana. I imagine her as a child with her semi-translucent skin and that facial expression that resembles that of a baby from Kansas listening to an astrophysics lecture in Swahili, idly swatting at ideas as though they were a cobweb in front of her face. It might be difficult finding an actual picture of that, though.

  8. [re=466484]magic titty[/re]: Ambler is a rich, until recently Republican suburb; we actual Philadelphians don’t consider it to be part of the real city.

  9. College pranks. So cute. But no flying paper plates with freshman fecal matter attached? No toilet-papered dorm rooms set alight by fireworks? No arrests for mooning out your roommate’s window causing a near fatal crash of passing drivers, followed by arrests and social probation for the rest of the fucking semester? Heenngh!? We need to talk, Juli.

  10. [re=466481]AnnieGetYourFun[/re]: I had that set, and it was indeed awesome.

    Of the two, I preferred the pussy pop, though the cock pop did come in handy when I went through my “stick everything in my butt—like popsicles and E.T. finger lights and Stretch Armstrong—just, well, because” phase.

    Now, the packaging design gives me the biggest hard-on of them all.

  11. might i be having thanksgiving dinner right down the street from baby juli? my dad’s house is in bluebell, my high school played upper dublin in sporting-type events.
    of course, that was 10 years before juli was there.

  12. [re=466491]SayItWithWookies[/re]: Swahili, huh? You WOULD chose the current President’s native language to mock Dana!

    Honestly, she is so dumb and yet so pretty that I cannot reconcile the two. That is why I believe that she IS that child, and she has had many, many operations to make her what she is today.

  13. But did Juli ever kidnap Robin and torture him and use the young man’s anguished pleas for help to lure Batman to an abandoned factory on the opposite side of town from the museum where Juli then stole the largest diamond in the world that was on exhibit? I mean, come on, is a prank really a prank if a superhero doesn’t get tortured?

  14. A few years back, National Lampoon put out a book of inadvertently amusing signs and newspaper headlines. There was a section of wedding announcements, featuring photos of fresh faced youth, under banners such as:


  15. Such cut-ups.

    In my day we would use winter break to tip over cows, see if we could sell baggies of oregeno to 8th graders, and blow up the local Selective Service office. Now, those were pranks.

    [re=466484]magic titty[/re]: Suburban Philadelphia. Double Fail.

  16. This is apparently fun to do in your alumni magazine after you “graduate” from “college.” Also fun, exposing your scrotum in holiday pictures you send to your alumni magazine which are published. Not that I was a participant in this, but we had a fun time writing and editing the news article about it. “HEY! Have you seen the BALLS in the alumni magazine?” we said all day? The administration was less than pleased.

  17. [re=466481]AnnieGetYourFun[/re]:

    OMG, that child (can’t tell if it’s a boy or girl) has the crazy eyes of a GOP true believing woman. Katherine Harris, Michelle Bachman, and Dana Perino, they all that that look in their eyes that says their are frickin high as a kite or batshit insane…or both.

    Overall, the ad seems to say that the child is sticking Evil Kineval’s tallywacker in his mouth, too.

  18. [re=466502]bitchincamaro[/re]:

    At a major state university, not saying which one, there was a welcome back party in a coed dorm at which the guys got the brilliant idea of disassembling the men’s bathroom on their floor and throwing the parts out the window. The university, in an inspired move, refused to replace the bathroom for the entire semester. The guys had to go to different floors anytime they needed to bathe or relieve themselves. That certainly was a life lesson for them. “You don’t want a bathroom? Well, then, you won’t have one.”

  19. [re=466700]vitira[/re]:

    From that alumni magazine article: “Pennington borrowed the dress for a day from a vintage store”

    Translation, the cheap woman bought the dress at a vintage store, wore it with the tags carefully tucked inside and out of site for the party, then returned the dress the next day.

  20. Juli,

    Just when I thought I couldn’t love you more, you go and do something like this? You had me at Weiner-Sickles. Oh, and Dan Sickles is the shit. Tambien.

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