Monthly Archives: March 2008

“Garfield Minus Garfield” Plus Accordion

Here’s the description of Garfield Minus Garfield, a site featuring Garfield comic strips in which Garfield has been removed: Who would have guessed that when you remove Garfield from the Garfield comic strips, the result is an even better comic about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and the empty desperation of modern life? Friends, meet Jon Arbuckle. […]

Also Bound to Happen: Stuff Asian People Like / Stuff Indians Like

After posting the previous article, I Googled “Stuff Asian People Like” on a hunch and lo and behold, there it was…the Stuff Asian People Like blog! In this blog, “Asian” tends to refer to “south-east Asian”; if you’re looking for south Asian, there’s Stuff Indians Like. At this rate, there should be a Stuff Crystal […]

It Was Bound to Happen: “Stuff Educated Black People Like”

It was bound to happen: after Stuff White People Like, here’s Stuff Educated Black People Like. I don’t think they’ll get a book deal like Stuff White People Like Did did, but it may prove to be an interesting read…

What if Money Came with an Instruction Manual?

I make it a point not to give smug internet entrepreneur Jakob Lodwick any press (even our local “youth is the future” advocate Will Pate distances himself from this prat), but he does make a good point in a recent blog entry of his: What if money had instructions on the back? Basic economic facts, […]

A Little Perception Test

The little perception-awareness test video below has done the rounds around the ‘net, but just in case you haven’t yet seen it, give it a try! You might be very surprised: [Thanks to Markus Aurelius for the tip!]

Back to the Bike Commute

The weather forecast for the next few days. With the weather forecast predicting a whole week’s worth no snow and above-freezing temperatures — not to mention the threat of a transit strike — I figured it was time to dust off the Scorpion King (pictured below) and resume cycling to work. The bike commute from […]

My Own Private “Abbey Road”

Someone I know by way of Miss Fipi Lele took the “I Walk the Line” photo of me and with a little Photoshop, gave me the Abbey Road treatment: The Abbey Road cover features the Beatles walking in the other direction, but thanks to the power of Photoshop (well, actually Adobe Fireworks), it’s easy to […]