May 16, 2008

The Smoking Gun - Backstage Pass Everyone is familiar with the Smoking Gun, CourtTV's more upscale answer to But have you seen their extensive and amusing archive of tour riders? The three funniest: Foo Fighters 2008 Iggy Pop (A work of art) Foo Fighters 2000 more inside

May 12, 2008

Dead Man Eating chronicles the final meal requests of prisoners executed in the United States since 2002, as well as some details about the crimes they were convicted of, and their trials. (Although I can't find the statistic posted on the site now, they did a count finding that the most common request was for a cheeseburger, followed by fried chicken, then steak.) Historically, the final meal was seen as a way of preventing the spirit of the condemned from returning to take vengeance on his/her accusers. more inside

April 25, 2008

Joan's Mad Monarchs This is an old site, but it's a good 'un, and I've never seen it here on MoFi. more inside

April 23, 2008

The Dictionary of Victorian London is a collection of contemporaneous texts and illustrations describing just about every aspect of London as it was during the 19th century. Victorian fast food, cross dressing, visions of the future, and a hog's head more. more inside

June 18, 2005

Curious, George: Working at home Does anyone have any experience with working at home, or more importantly, finding employment out of one's home that isn't a scam? more inside