Friday, March 13, 2009

PWNED!

Pwn is a leetspeak slang term, derived from the verb "own", as meaning to appropriate or to conquer to gain ownership. The term implies domination or humiliation of a rival - Wikipedia definition

Miley Cryus...PWNED!
"When Miley grows up, she'll learn not to have such a sense of entitlement"
-The response from Radiohead regarding remarks made by Miley Cyrus after the rock band's refusal to meet the tween pop-star at the Grammys.

Jim Cramer...PWNED!
"I understand that you want to make finance entertaining, but it's not a fucking game"
-Jon Stewart's criticism of Jim Cramer and CNBC on the March 12th Daily Show interview(pt 1 of 2, part 2 of 2)

Sacramento Kings...PWNED!
14-50, .219, 37.5
-wins and losses, winning percentage, games back

Bernie Madoff...PWNED!
"Madoff Goes to Jail After Guilty Pleas"
-New York Times Headline in March 12th Business Section

Oakland A's...PWNED!
"We have fully exhausted our time and resources over the years with the City of Oakland"
-Oakland A's Managing Partner Lewis Wolff announcing he wants to move the baseball franchise out of Oakland

RIAA...PWNED!
"Tower Records, which played a big role in the history of retail music sales, filed for bankruptcy in 2004 and 2006. It shut down its U.S. stores in 2006."
-quote from MSNBC article metaphorically titled "Old Tower Records Sign Comes Down"

Jonas Brothers, Disney, Greys Anatomy, Christianity...PWNED!
"You HAVE to wear the purity rings because thats how we sell SEX to little girls"
-Mickey Mouse, before delivering beatdown to JoBros (full episode here)


1 comment:

TheTOB said...

That South Park was effing amazing.