Monarchies occasionally result in tragic stagnation, as people become complacent in their roles as leaders for life. Take the Web King, who rose to the throne in 1996 and refuses to recognize any design innovations since that date. The King's quirks include using the anachronistic printer-and-scanner method to produce screen grabs, employing the old "under construction" GIF, and suggesting his wife looks mannish during a failed attempt at self-deprecation. Naturally, the King governs the people of Las Vegas, who probably find his particular brand of gaudiness quaint.
Are you concerned that you may be a character trapped in a Tom Waits song? Be smart and learn the warning signs before it's too late. Also, it's too late. It has always been too late.
I'm haunted by a recurring vision of a skeleton flipping me off. To avoid seeing this terrifying image in bumper sticker form, I pay someone with a blank bumper to drive in front of me at all times.
Awful Links of the Day spotlights the worst and weirdest websites on the internet. And we're not talking "weird" in a good way either.