Attention Geekend fans--xkcd needs your help!

As I learned this morning, the artists behind the oft-appearing-in-this-blog comic xkcd got his laptop stolen while he was backing up his files, so he's lost all the final versions of his comic since the new year. It was a nice Fujitsu Lifebook P1510 tablet, and right now it's circulating the seedy underworld of stolen goods. If anybody out there knows a good method of tracking down his device—or simply exacting revenge on those responsible—send those vibes along to the artist.

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Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...