Clearly, Albert Finney has never watched CSI, or he’d know that petechial hemorrhaging is a dead giveaway.
AmIAnnoying.com - Look at Me, I’m Wearing a Ruffled Collar Fucking Walter Raleigh. He thinks he’s so cool.
No matter that a deadly sharp can be fashioned from virtually anything found on...– Patrick Smith, “The Airport Security Follies” [via]
Amazon.com: Why the Kindle Will Fail (Kindle Edition), by Rick Munarriz Okay, that’s kinda funny. [via greghaspants]
The immigration issue is not so much about people coming to pick lettuce or make...– Mike Huckabee, whose foreign policy experience to date encompasses english muffins, chinese checkers, and sight-reading the bass tab for Toto’s 1982 hit, “Africa.”
John Nack on Adobe: Adobe ate me baby!! Summarized: The misleading spy robot we dispatched to gather information from your Mac is probably there to help you. Or whatever. Come on, baby, gimme a smile.
Jesus, I hope Twitter is back soon. Til then, please email me directly if your flight has been delayed. [103 chars]
Receivng clinic on “how to eat pussy” from my brother-in-law. Not...– Scott Simpson, enjoying a quiet holiday with family.
Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová - “Falling Slowly” Lovely scene from Once, which Netflix brought to us this afternoon. Here’s the full-on version by Hansard’s band, The Frames
There’s a laptop burning in the conference room. Does that mean the...– Ev
Santa Clara high students hack into school’s computers The security breach was discovered in a decidedly low-tech fashion. A student not involved in the episode found a list of passwords written on a piece of paper in the library and turned them over to the librarian. Jesus, I hope the password was “pencil.”
Stairway to Heaven Plant cites the most unusual performance of the song ever as being that performed at Live Aid, “with two drummers while Duran Duran cried at the side of the stage - there was something quite surreal about that.” Note to self: name next one-off music project “While Duran Duran Cried at the Side of the Stage”
alanpartlow: 19 @ 16 My high-school pal, Alan, remembers his favorite records of the time (ca. 1984, 1985, 1986). Many of them were (and very much still are) my favorites too, based in no small part on Alan’s exposing me to them. Many was the night that Alan, Bob, Mike, and me loaded into Alan’s banana-colored 70s Nova coupe, desperately unhappy with life, listening to Black Flag...
THAT SAID, the beautiful, mind-twisting fact that Pee Wee might be played by...– Mr. John Hodgman (Expert, Former Professional Literary Agent, and noted Fake Factician)
The Don Martin Dictionary — Alphabetical Listing [selections] KOONG - Man Getting Hit In Head With Wheelbarrow Full Of Cement KACHUNK-KACHUNKA KACHUNK-KACHUNK KA-BONG - Man Dunked Into A Cake Baking Machine And Popping Out As A Baked Cake. FUMP - Bully Strongman Uses Crane To Dump Sand On Head Of Former Weakling CLONK! - Man’s Head Flattened Between Log And Roman Marble...
This week, I’m having all sorts of problems with the phrase “well regulated militia.”
Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog: The social graft Look back over the last millennium or two, and you’ll see that every century, like clockwork, there’s been a big change in media. Cave painting lasted a hundred years, and then there was smoke signaling, which also lasted a hundred years, and of course there was the hundred years of yodeling, and then there was the printing press, which...