The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Saturday, 30 July 2005]

Hollaback Girl deconstructed

A friend forwarded me this from a mailing list. I am not the author. If you are the author, or know who is, please let me know and I will give appropriate credit.

UPDATE: Thanks to Jason Viles for pointing out that the author is Greg Stacy. Thanks for the amusement, Greg!

I’ve removed the contents of the post. Get thee over to OCWeekly for your Hollaback Girl deconstruction…

Soundtrack: “Butterfly Collector” by Garbage itunes

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