24.8.09

Ultimate Muscle Roller Legend

Possibly NSFW, definitely WTF:



If you don't get the references to Billy Herrington, Vocaloids and Initial D, user halcy on Reddit has an explanation of just what the hell is going on here.

20.8.09

Never Could Discover The Plot

Dorian at postmodernbarney.com has created a list of uncomfortable plot summaries for a boat load of films/books. Via Kottke, who highlighted a few of his favorites. Here are a few of mine to whet your appetite:

  • DEMOLITION MAN: In a future where crime is completely eradicated, a black man steals and murders.
  • GLENGARRY, GLENN ROSS: Sales job proves difficult for some.
  • LOVE ACTUALLY: Prime Minister risks war with United States over a sexy secretary.
  • METROPOLIS: Efficient society undone by unions.
  • MULHOLLAND DRIVE: Lesbian relationship is harmful.
  • RED DAWN: Despite shock-and-awe tactics, a superior occupying force is no match for a tenacious sect of terrorist insurgents.
  • SWEENEY TODD: Businesses flourish when freed from stringent regulation.
  • TAXI DRIVER: Modern dating proves challenging for working class man.
  • Every Neil Gaiman Enterprise: Misfit discovers he/she is special person in secret world just beside our own.

7.8.09

LKJH

People are searching for all the letters on the keyboard. From the right to the left.

3.8.09

Secure the Cleavage! Er, I Mean Ramparts

Have you heard of Evony? It's the browser based MMORTS with the increasingly boob based advertising campaign. It appears they have continued the egregious campaign. This is the totality of an ad for the game I saw tonight:


I'm sure this ad will generate click through, but do they think those clicks will be of any value? And is that supposed to be her foot in the background? It looks like some sort of flipper-like appendage.

2.8.09

Nostalgia

The post on Yglesias's blog and the following interwebs discussion about mid ninety's bands got me a rememberin' things. So here's Ben Lee's "Away With the Pixies." Produced by Brad Wood, with back up vocals by Liz Phair, back when she was hot shit. He was 16. And this isn't the best song on Grandpaw Would by a long shot.*



*Which is my way of saying you should definitely own this album. And check out the rest of his catalog.

Maths

I caught this the other night when I was looking up the code for a symbol.