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Pinning Down Those High-Tech Glitches

May 18, 1999|BOOTH MOORE

When you've tried reason, common sense and tech support and still your computer won't cooperate, it may be time to relate to the mercurial machine on its terms: with magic and voodoo. The 5 1/2-inch-tall computer voodoo doll comes with pins to help prevent such maddening glitches as printer jam, accidental delete, network down, virus and hacker attack. For $6.95, show your computer who's boss once and for all.

The Seattle-based Archie McPhee & Co. also makes a car-shaped commuter voodoo doll for those experiencing road rage, a golf ball-shaped voodoo doll for the angry golfer, and a traditional human-shaped voodoo doll that can assume the identity of a boss, a boyfriend, a mother-in-law or any other difficult personality.

Check out the Archie McPhee Web site at http://www.mcphee.com to order the voodoo dolls and other fun items such as laptop Buddhas, sarcastic balls, pink lawn flamingos, sumo wrestler cookie jars and Krishna lunch boxes.

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