Hue Jackson’s Hall of Fame Scammers: William Chaloner

Welcome back to another exclusive sneak preview of the Hue Jackson School of Scam Artistry! As a scammer, appearances are everything. Substance is always, always secondary to style. If you look good out there, you're gonna feel good out there. And when you feel good - you're gonna make it bigtime.

The D of S, Vol. II: The Earthly Paradise

Night on top of the mountain of Purgatory. tWBS: So, what's gonna happen? Senor: Beats me. After all, I'm not gonna be with you. All I can do is watch. tWBS: Wait, seriously? You can't come and watch? But which commenter's going to escort me through all of Heaven? Senor: Why would you want

Hue Jackson’s Hall of Fame Scammers: Edwin Rist

Hi everyone, Hue Jackson's back! Oh boy, have I ever got a good one for you this week. Just input your credit card number now to continue! Pay no attention to the popup ads appearing on your screen, or to the soft yet increasingly present sound of sirens off in the distance.

The D of S, Vol. II: Terrazzo VII

tWBS: Why am I nervous? Senor: Because as I said, this is the lust terrace upcoming, and you posted compilations of sexy pictures on the Internet for multiple years? tWBS: Hey, they weren't pornographic! Senor: Yeah, but society's a bunch of prudes. tWBS: And you did it too! Senor: Like twice? Probably a difference there,

Hue Jackson’s Hall of Fame Scammers: Gregor MacGregor

Hi everyone, Hue Jackson here! You may remember me as the former head coach of the Cleveland Browns. Some people claim my 3-36-1 record with the team was a disaster - but if you consider it from my perspective, I considered it an unabashed success in making a fortune from the

The D of S, Vol. II: Terrazzo VI

Place and time: Walking up into the sixth terrace of Purgatory, right after Mozart ditched them. tWBS: You know, I've been wondering. I've gone through Hell and Purgatory, and dealt with a whole ton of people on the way. And I could understand them all. Why? Senor: Okay, first off, out of

Eventual Balls Thoughts XLI

Welcome to the first Eventual Balls Thoughts of the New Year! As a reminder, this post will cover comments made up to and through the Saturday Night Open Thread. Sunday comments stand alone and Monday comments will go on the next week’s post. *** DFO Comments O' The Week! "Hooray placing 3rd, when only

The D of S, Vol. II: Terrazzo V

Place: Walking into the fifth terrace of Purgatory, when… Voice: Adhaesit pavimento anima mea. My soul cleaves to the dust; revive me with Your Word. A soul lays prostrated on the ground. tWBS: Hey buddy, you okay? And can you speak up? I can't really hear you mumbling into the ground. Voice: My soul