The $25,000 Cupcake Car


Wow, Neiman Marcus you’ve amazed me again. After looking at this guy, I wonder if The Onion could pull off a PSA about the dangers of eating cupcakes? Ha. Or maybe it just seems a little pedo to me after reading this part of the sales pitch…”Ever had a crowd of kids chasing after you just for the crazy gleeful heck of it?”  Because I think Pedos get off to the word gleeful. Go on Neiman Marcus, go on.

via, PeggyWang

Lunchtime Laughter

Tawianese Girl Gets all Kissy Face in Paris

Yang Ya-ching is a 27-year old blogger from Taiwan, living in Paris. She has this project where she wants to kiss 100 strangers in France and have each photographed. She’s well on her way but, what I’m wondering is…why does she have to go and be such a tease? I mean, maybe these strangers are like ‘whoa, cute little asian girl wants to kiss me, maybe we can slip on down to the Seine and really spice it up?” Or maybe not.

Read more here, and peep her blog of Poetic musings here.

When a magazine folds, this is what it looks like


Gawker gets some inside photos of Gourmet’s recently shuttered offices. Ghostown.

See it all here

the crazies…nice mix of film and music

Check out the trailer for the remake of the 1973 George Romero classic. The good thing is that he signed on to produce, so the film hopefully will not be butchered! I love the end of the trailer the best.

we can be heroes


or maybe just play

“Let’s Dance” era Bowie in Lego Rockband this coming holiday season.

Surf Ninjas

Ernie Reyes Jr.? Rob Schneider, Tone Loc, and Leslie Nielsen.  I think I’ve seen this but, regardless, all the makings of a great hangover movie.

Taya Rogers is…


Wednesday’s Muse

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picture of the day


In 1878 lady liberty was not exactly all together. The massive head was on display at the Paris International Exhibition. Attendees to the exhibition could pay to walk around in her head. You have to admit its kind of freaky,very Planet of the Apish.

For more photos and drawings click here.

It’s Gay to Smoke

New Anti-Smoking Ads Warn Teens ‘It’s Gay To Smoke’

oh the lucky ones…


There seems to be a bit of a revival of industrial music these days, Pigface, KMFDM, and the Revolting Cocks are all out touring. Maybe it was a bad time for Trent to take a break? If you’re in the Chicago area tonight and have tickets to the Revolting Cocks show, you will get a little treat. Al Jourgensen (Ministry), joins them on stage as the special guest. He will also be with the band as they play NYC’s Irving Plaza on the 17th. After party is going to be at Crash Mansion. (btw, I really hate the name of that place, sounds like a video game)

Jonah Samson’s Pleasantville

Vancouver-based photographer Jonah Samson has won us over with his photo series Pleasantville, a place where violence and debauchery run rampant.  Have a look at some of the selections above, and check out Jonah’s site for more.

up all night

PIL, Public Image.

A Jacket by JR


Make a statement this Fall with a jacket from JR’s Face2Face Project.  Edition of 100, Small, Medium, Large, and XL.  Available here

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Reminisce Over This

The Beatnuts, Watch Out Now, 1999

The Baader Meinhof Complex


Cleon Peterson has a new print/movie poster available that he created for The Baader Meinhof Complex, a movie based on a true story of what happens when the children of Nazi Germany grow up.  The trailer is after the jump, and totally worth watching.  The print is above, and totally worth buying here.

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Nothing says ‘wedding slideshow’ like a little Barry Obama

Ben and Joanna’s Wedding Slideshow from Olde English Comedy on Vimeo.

via, buzzfeed

Booooooom’s Where The Wild Things Are Forts Contest


Just the other day, a couple of us were talking about converting a loft space into a series of forts.  Who knew others would be thinking along the same lines?  Booooooom’s contest is simple and ends really soon (October 12th):

“Where The Wild Things Are is filled with references to building a world out of things from your everyday life and that’s exactly what we want you to do!

We want you to create a fort! Use garbage bags, tree branches, tablecloths, prosthetic limbs, wood, gold, whatever you got!”

So you have the weekend to get lifted and make something fun.  Doesn’t sound that bad, right?  More info on submission and all of that jang, here.

Reason to love The Onion #186


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Struggling Museum Now Allowing Patrons To Touch Paintings

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