September 2007

Don’t you hate discovering an interesting party just after you’ve confirmed your plans for the weekend?

“Furries vs. Klingons” promotional graphic
Click to see the image on its original page.

This Saturday, the MurrFurr Furries will take on the USS Republic Klingons in their second annual bowling competition at Midtown Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia. Attendees are encouraged to come in their suits, whether furry or Klingon.

If only this were available on pay-per-view…

[This was cross-posted to Global Nerdy.]

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The Simpsons and “Citizen Kane”

by Joey deVilla on September 24, 2007

Update: Some quick notes…

  • I didn’t compile or make these images; I found ’em, thought they were neat and posted them for everyone to see.
  • You can find more images like this at Actualidad Simpson.

Blah blah blah Simpsons blah blah blah Citizen Kane:

Simpsons stills referencing “Citizen Kane”
Images courtesy of Miss Fipi Lele.

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Itchy and Scratchy Do “Steamboat Willie”

by Joey deVilla on September 24, 2007

Update: Some quick notes…

  • I didn’t compile or make these images; I found ’em, thought they were neat and posted them for everyone to see.
  • You can find more images like this at Actualidad Simpson.

Here are some still from Steamboat Scratchy, side-by-side with matching ones from Steamboat Willie:

Simpsons stills referencing “Steamboat Willie”
Images courtesy of Miss Fipi Lele.

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More Simpsons References to “2001”

by Joey deVilla on September 24, 2007

Update: Some quick notes…

  • I didn’t compile or make these images; I found ’em, thought they were neat and posted them for everyone to see.
  • You can find more images like this at Actualidad Simpson.

Following up on the earlier Simpsons/2001 post, here’s the homage to the “Jupiter” scene with Homer on the “Spinemelter 2000” easy chair:

Simpsons stills referencing “2001″ — the Jupiter entry sequence
Images courtesy of Miss Fipi Lele.

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Update: I posted the story on MetaFilter, and it has since shown up on Boing Boing. By the end of the day, this guy’s going to be the best-known computer thief in the nerdsphere.

Tris Hussey reports:

It seems that this gentleman stole a friend’s laptop…well then decided to take pictures of himself, but then uploaded them to the laptop owner’s Flickr account. With all the caveats about allegedly, and innocence preceding guilt, if you know this person, etc … please e-mail Bill MacEwan at info AT workspace DOT com.

Photo of alleged laptop thief, caption “I’M IN UR FLICKR ACCOUNT, INCRIMINATING MYSELF”
Click the photo to see it on its Flickr page.

Richard writes:

Technically it wasn’t Bill’s laptop, but rather one of the iMacs at Workspace, a shared office space in Gastown, Vancouver. This particular iMac (the one used to post the photo) was setup at the coffee bar with Flickrbooth installed and Workspace’s account as the default account, so that anybody who came in for a coffee could, while waiting for their favourite caffeinated beverage, also take a photo of themselves. Whoever that is didn’t know to change the Flickr account or, more likely, not to click the upload button after having taken the photo.

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The Simpsons and the Grinch

by Joey deVilla on September 24, 2007

Update: Some quick notes…

  • I didn’t compile or make these images; I found ’em, thought they were neat and posted them for everyone to see.
  • You can find more images like this at Actualidad Simpson.

A couple of episodes of The Simpsons make references to How The Grinch Stole Christmas:

Simpsons stills referencing “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”
Images courtesy of Miss Fipi Lele.

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“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” Gets Simpsonized

by Joey deVilla on September 24, 2007

Update: Some quick notes…

  • I didn’t compile or make these images; I found ’em, thought they were neat and posted them for everyone to see.
  • You can find more images like this at Actualidad Simpson.

Here are some stills from the Simpsons episode Stark Raving Dad, which pays homage to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (and one still that references The Silence of the Lambs, which is alluded to in a number of episodes):

Simpsons stills referencing “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
Images courtesy of Miss Fipi Lele.

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