Thorax Corporation

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Thorax Corporation, LLC,,. is a fictional company created by The Brothers Chaps, primarily Matt Chapman. Thorax originated as a joke Web site created by TBC, and the URL to this site is found in one of the Fortune Cookies. They are the stereotypical, overly aggressive domain-name owners who offer domain-name registration services while smashing you with a lot of popups and ads.

Thorax Corporation is helmed by Gent Delabor and its staff seemingly consists entirely of members of the Delabor family. The corporation is a division of Second Income Stream dot com in conjugation with GLOBAL STARDOM ENTERTAINMENT.

Thorax Corporation is located in Mundelow, PA.

Through its division, Thorax Legitimate, Thorax Corporation does frequent business with Lem Sportsinterviews. The movies he has written for them include Litigation Jackson and The Peasant's Quest Movie.

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Front Page Postings

THORAXCORP is NOT Bankrupt!! 07.15.02

Contrary to popular belief and signed "Chapter 11" legal documents, THORAX CORPORATION LLC,,. is not bankrupt. CEO Gent Delabor saited, "We read Chapter 11 and weren't impressed. So we've moved on to Chapter 12."

THORAX acquires 'Arial' font! 07.19.02

In a bold design move sure to shock the industry, THORAXCORP.com recently acquired the 'Arial' family of fonts. "Times New Roman? More like Times OLD Roman," said webmaster Mark Delabor.

THORAXCORP.com launches FLASH site! 06.31.02

Thorax finally gets with the times! "I got the idea from some lights I saw on a sign that had lights on it," says marketing consortium Rode Delabor, "The light would turn on. Then, after a moment, the light would turn off."
[go there now!] (Warning: This page includes rapidly flashing colors and may cause seizures. If you have epilepsy or are sensitive to flashing lights, do not view this page.)

THORAXCORP ASKS: Is there times when you don't know so much? 07.01.02

If you answered "Mggff," "Yes," or "What?"...Then you need to hear this!!Maybe have one of your smarter friends read it to you!!!!
[new produkts!]

'Juwanna Mann' Scores BIG at THORAX Box Office!! 07.15.02

Legible bachelor and social gadabout Leg Delabor has seen 'Juwanna Mann' 2 times since it opened June 21st. "I bought the tickets on-line the first time, but then I forgot to go to the movie," said Leg, "But the second time I bought them, I remebered to go!"

The Delabor Family

The Delabors are a family of pushy, money-grubbing corporate bigwigs with a tenuous grasp on the English language. Gent, Rode, and Leg are probably brothers; their relation to the others is unclear. Delabors mentioned on the Thorax website include:

Gent Delabor, Sr.
  • Gent Delabor, Sr., the CEO and Chief Executive Officer of Thorax Corporation, LLC,,., the CFO of Global Stardom Entertainment, and Webmaster of Second Income Stream dot com. He appears to run Delabor family affairs, which he manages from his parents' basement. Gent is even more pushy and money-grubbing than his relatives. Gent believes himself to be a genius, though in reality he is stupid, arrogant, and even abusive to his brother, Leg. He also believes himself to be more popular than he really is, claiming to receive about 300,000 emails a day. Gent really receives only about 3 a day (most of the time from himself sent to remind himself to pick up more grecian formula) and claims that this lack of emails is because his Outlook is screwed up. Gent displays his low intelligence in many ways, once even going so far as to buy a $643 plane ticket to the town of Awe, Mississippi, just to try and meet someone named PuckHead0 who sent him an email which stated that he (PuckHead0) was in awe.
Rode DeLabor
  • Rode Delabor/DeLabor, Thorax's marketing consortium. Rode is apparently Gent's chief lackey and business partner. Rode spells his last name as "DeLabor", which he claims is not because of an inability to type/read/speak the English Language(TM), but because he just thinks it makes his name look "Peruvian". Rode claims that he grew up in the farm fields of Frederick, Maryland, U.S.A., dreaming of INDUSTRY and then eventually left (because of INDUSTRY) to go to the big city, leaving behind his alcoholic father and his misanthropic mother. These claims, however, are all lies, and it's clear that Rode doesn't like his parents very much.
Leg Delabor
  • Leg Delabor, lovelorn, legible bachelor and social gadabout who sells a series of self-help tapes. Like Rode, he is one of Gent's partners. Leg is frequently the target of Gent and Rode's scorn, derision, and ridicule. It is unknown if he is actually biologically related to the other Delabors, as Gent claims that they "got him from the gypsies in 19$7". Gent has made Leg sign no less than 35 contracts, the 28th of which legally, mentally, and physically bound Leg to THORAX CORPORATION LLC,,. in legal matrimony with the strongest of legal solvents and tapes, preventing Leg from having relationships with, among other people and things, females. Violations of this contract are punishable by up to 12 times in prison or 2 hours in the hall closet (whichever comes first). Gent even claims to have beaten the ever-loving crap out of Leg for about 2 and a half minutes when he found Leg emailing a female named Adrian.
WHAT A LOAD OF CRAP!!
  • Sted Delabor, who works for Gent in an office cubicle, or "ofice-cubikle", as he says. He is the the "new guy" at work. Although he seems to believe that most of the time people tend to pick on the new guy, but that the fellows at the Thorax "ofice" have been nothing but helpful, and even mentions that Gent Delabor himself pointed him in the direction of the men's room after he had been holding it in for the first three days of his job. He is perpetually on his fifth day of work at Thorax, as he mentions that it had been yesterday when the "men's room" event happened. Sted looks up to the other Delabors, especially Gent, but the others think of him as "WHAT A LOAD OF CRAP!!" (which they claim is their way of saying "Welcome, friend. Don't steal any of our stuff.").
  • El Delabor, the "mystical, phantom Delabor", who occasionally writes produkt offers for Gent. Gent used to just think that he was Rode in a sheet.
  • Mark Delabor, Thorax's webmaster and a spokesman for Second Income Streak dot com.
  • Regular Size Delabor ("Reg"), probably one of Gent's four children, born on January 1, 1994. He is property of Thorax Corporation, LLC,,. His temperament is fuggy.
  • Patricia Delabor-Jones, a shift manager and one of Leg's customers.

Fun Facts

Remarks

  • The "Flash" site is actually a flashing animated gif, located here (Warning: This page includes rapidly flashing colors and may cause seizures. If you have epilepsy or are sensitive to flashing lights, do not view this page.)

Inside References

  • On the Sign-Up page, where it says to give your email address, the email address soandso@lowenbrau.com is already typed. This may actually be So and So's real address on the web.
  • Under "Gent", Gent Delabor, Sr. writes, "Every once in a while, I like to come down off my high horse and bring small silver baubles in a burlap sack to the peasant children in the thatched roof cottages. And YOU'RE that thatched roof cottage." Thatched-roof cottages would later figure greatly into Trogdor's activities. Baubles would show up again in Thy Dungeonman.
  • The website repeatedly misspells "web" or "website" as Wed.
  • On the Sign-Up page, the line "DO YOU HAS A..." may be a reference to army.
  • "Mary Perry" is a reference to Limozeen

Real-World References

  • The portrait of Sted Delabor is that of astronaut and former Ohio Senator John Glenn.
  • The portrait of El Delabor is that of the character Tuco from The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
  • One popup reads, "That's no APR! This ain't no disco! They'll be no fooling around!" This is a reference to the Talking Heads song "Life During Wartime."
  • In program: "The Sky's The Limit," it says, "divert all his income streams into yours, but don't cross them!" This refers to Egon's line in Ghostbusters when he tells Venkman not to cross the streams.
  • Juwanna Mann is a 2002 movie starring Miguel A. Nunez, Jr. as a basketball player who poses as a female to play in the WNBA. It was actually both a critical and box office failure.

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