In the Making

By Richard Wu

In Which I Fix My Girlfriend’s Grandparents’ WiFi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero

Mike Lacher:

But then one gray morning did Internet Explorer 6 no longer load The Google. Refresh was clicked, again and again, but still did Internet Explorer 6 not load The Google. Perhaps The Google was broken, the people thought, but then The Yahoo too did not load. Nor did Hotmail. Nor USAToday.com. The land was thrown into panic. Internet Explorer 6 was minimized then maximized. The Compaq Presario was unplugged then plugged back in. The old mouse was brought out and plugged in beside the new mouse. Still, The Google did not load.

Read the rest at McSweeney’s.  I laughed till I cried.