By David Thorne
From the infamous web troublemaker who introduced the realm the explosively well known Next Time i will Spend the money on medications Instead, within which he tried to pay his chiropractor with an image he drew of a spider; "Please layout an emblem for Me. With Pie Charts. For Free," which has been defined as essentially the most passed-on viral e-mails of all time; and, so much lately, the staggeringly well known "Missing Missy", which has seemed in all places from The Guardian to Jezebel to Andrew Sullivan's The day-by-day Dish, comes this profoundly humorous number of irreverent net mischief and comedy.
that includes all of Thorne's viral luck, together with "Missing Missy", The net Is a Playground culls jointly each article and e- mail from Thorne's wildly renowned site 27bslash6.com, in addition to sufficient new fabric, on hand basically in those pages, to maintain you laughing-and, certainly, crying-until Thorne's subsequent stroke-of-genius prank. Or hilarious hoax. Or well-publicized almost-stint in prison (really).
"There can be a high-quality line among genius and madness, yet during this case it has turn into very blurred. many of the funniest and such a lot smart writing i've got learn in years."--Terrance Fielding, WIRED magazine
"I laughed so challenging and uncontrollably i'll infrequently breathe. interpreting this on public delivery isn't really an excellent idea."--Penthouse magazine
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