Monthly Archives: June 2011

Blagojevich Convicted on Charges of Corruption, Poofy Hair

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Phyllis Schlafly Comes Out as an Illegal Immigrant

Phyllis Schlafly, a leader of the American conservative movement for the better part of five decades, came out as an undocumented immigrant in a New York Times Magazine article today. The lengthy piece details Schlafly’s secret life, which she has

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Bin Laden Computer Files Siezed by SEALs Reveal that Weiner Tweeted Sexy Photos to 9/11 Mastermind

WASHINGTON – U.S. officials decrypting computer files captured by Navy SEALs in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden said that over a period of seven months, Rep. Anthony Weiner tweeted bin Laden sexually suggestive shirtless photos. Weiner admitted he sent

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About Carbolic
“One of America’s great web sites.” Brian O'Neill, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“The city’s equivalent of The Onion.” Ian Urbina, The New York Times

“Carbolic Smoke Ball's rise to greatness is a tale as old as time -- which, according to Sarah Palin, is only about 6,000 years.” Randy Baumann, WDVE-102.5, Pittsburgh

“This stuff is better than The Onion.” Tony Norman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“They’re some of the world’s funniest men, and they deserve our attention.” Rick Sebak, PBS/WQED Multimedia

“One of Pittsburgh's most popular blogs, and it's gaining a growing national audience.”
Pittsburgh Magazine

“Nothing is sacred for the guys who run Carbolic Smoke Ball. Nothing.” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

How Carbolic started an urban legend.

The Carbolic Book Award

Zombies Ate My Headlines won a Gold Medal at the 2009 Independent Publisher Awards as the Best Humor Book of the Year. And we didn't even have to bribe the selection committee.
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