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Zack Urlocker
Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Valley of the Geeks
High-Tech Hijinks from Silicon Valley

Buy NowLaugh so hard, you'll snort coffee up your nose.
Figuratively speaking.

Order now!"Valley of the Geeks is very funny. It's supposed to be funny, right?”
–Bruce Eckel, "Thinking in Java"

"This is the funniest website I ever read at this web address!”
–Dick DeBartolo, Mad Magazine's Maddest Writer

"Let Valley Of The Geeks treat you to banner ads we'd like to see.”
–USA Today

 "Simmering with satire.”
– Houston Chronicle

"Valley of the Geek is a fine antidote to high-tech's breathless 1990s culture and its subsequent unraveling."
– Ottawa Citizen

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Valley of the Geeks skewers Silicon Valley with high-tech hijinks that keep you laughing out loud. This new collection of essays includes the best original humor from the award-winning web site valleyofthegeeks.com plus new material not available anywhere. The unique blend of satire and insight cover everything from Larry Ellison’s ego to Bill Gates’ secret plan to take over the government.  Articles include:

  • Priceless!
  • Cellular HellThe Book!
  • IRS Tax FAQ
  • Entrepreneurosis
  • Akamai Sues Self
  • Splint Brain Phone
  • Dear Miss Fortune
  • Land of the Geeks
  • Analyst Overboard
  • Towards Simplexity
  • Lonely at the Middle
  • Recession Cancelled
  • Dot Com Survivor.com
  • Oracle Teams With Mafia
  • eBay Auctions Employees
  • A New Spin on Marketing
  • Microsoft Apologizes for Nukes
  • What Not To Say To A Recruiter
  • RTFM: The New High Tech Dictionary 2.0
  • Way Too Many Banner Ads We’d Like to See
  • Telecom Depressed – Still Can’t Get Out Of Bed

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Valley of the Geeks is available directly from iUniverse Publishing with these great features:

  • All the best stories from this web site
  • Plus new articles not available on the web!
  • Over 200 pages filled with humor
  • Two dozen black & white illustrations
  • Over 8,000 extra vowels, free!
  • Not too many typos
  • Free packing slip
  • Designer bar code and unique ISBN number 0-595-26182-5
  • Makes the perfect gift for friends, enemies, relatives, strangers and strange relatives
  • Works equally well as a door stop, drink coaster or window prop
  • Special bonus: Does NOT include a foreword by Bruce Eckel, a famous person

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About the author
Zack Urlocker is a pseudonym for a Silicon Valley executive rapidly approaching his mid-life crisis. He is the publisher of the award winning web site www.valleyofthegeeks.com. In his spare time, Mr. Urlocker is a marathon runner and digital piano tuner. He is married and has five computers.

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