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has spawned far more than its fair share of bad attempts at humor in the form of press releases from Internet startups . Even companies like Google and Facebook have indulged themselves. Please, leave the comedy to the professionals from the venerable Ask a Ninja franchise. Creators Kent Nichols and Douglas Sarine are promoting their book, The Ninja Handbook , with a live call-in show on Ustream.tv featuring everyone's favorite pirate-hating ninja — which may be the first intentionally funny live video broadcast in the history of Web 2.0.