August 12, 2004

Your marriage? Null and void. California Supreme Court has nullified the San Francisco gay marriages performed this spring, saying Mayor Gavin Newsom overstepped his bounds. Thousands of couples who had finally accorded the right to marry have had the rug pulled out from under them. What is it going to take to get equal support and rights for all couples?
The Angus Diet. Burger King is famous for its Subservient Chicken "viral" marketing campaign. But their advertisements for the new Angus Burger up the ante, with a 139 page advertisement ("book") which you can download or even apparently purchase as an actual hardcover. more inside
Poorly-drawn cartoons inspired by actual spam subject lines.
Mystery o' the day: Any guess as to what this is, its meaning, or who created it? (Roll your mouse over the images.) It's all the talk of Washington today. Several large ads for it in the WashPost. Some kind of political marketing ploy, but for what?
Clean Venue Olympics
Strict regulations published by Athens 2004 last week dictate that spectators may be refused admission to events if they are carrying food or drinks made by companies that did not see fit to sponsor the games.
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Click and drag on the red box. Avoid the blue boxes and the wall. If you last 18 seconds you are a Phenomen.
Gene Therapy: Lazy Monkey --> Workaholic Monkey.
New ShardsO'Glass Lights! (QuickTime) Just as tasty and refreshing as original ShardsO'Glass Freeze Pops, but with fewer glass shards. more inside
The Deadly Sins and Heavenly Virtues Page
Collect 'em all!
The transhumanists are coming! And they're promoting mito flushes, sousveillance, cyberglogging, and genetic virtue.
"It's an infomercial parody that is actually an infomercial". Triumph The Insult Comic Dog meets Tony Little. Tonight's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" will be an hour long infomercial. Apparently, Conan will be wearing a loud sweater and will hock NBC's new Late Night 10th Anniversary and Triumph The Insult Comic Dog DVD's, along with Bernie Koppel and Bruce Jenner. The toll-free number will be real and yes, operators will be standing by.
Talk religion get food-- Hobo signs.
A Collection of End-Of-World Scenarios

August 11, 2004

Artist Rica Takada creates designs on calendars to curtains in styles that were more popular forty years ago. Sbritt does art that reminds me of kids' books and products of about the same era. more inside
Gridlock Nifty Flash tile game thingy
Paul Krugman Vs Bill O'Reilly (wmv files) More on O'Reilly denying things that he actually said.
Information Warriors. [Via Disinformation.]
Curious George: Double Post This is hard for me to admit... more inside
Amazon offering used condoms. Amazon apparently doesn't exercise any sort of editorial review on what the offer used. Anyone want to try ordering them?
"I guess that hoplessness is what I am trying to capture." Flash slideshows of photographs by Serbian-born and Brooklyn-based photographer Boogie. From gypsies in Serbia to crack addicts in Brooklyn, these images are striking and sad. [Some are also NSFW]
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