Archive for December, 2009

Although it was nice to take a moment to remember Spongmonkeys

This graphic of Internet memes has a lot of obvious choices and a lot of stuff I didn’t know — and some obvious omissions. What about that kid who sold a million pixels for $1 a piece?

The Monday Photeau (SNOW DAY!)

Watching Rambo for the Holidays, Thinking of Home

I confess.  I spent a day and a half watching all four Rambo movies back to back.   I’m not quite certain what compelled me to start this process, but having started, I ended up sitting through the entire saga of blazing guns, gigantic explosions, over-the-top 80s patriotism, and the ever-ubiquitous bloodsplatter as Rambo does another […]

Not so Virgin Mary

Suddenly, I love the New Zealanders.

Mixmas: favorite songs of 2009

Here we go again. Thank you Rachel for kicking off the TGW best-of season with such a great mix. These here are not the songs that got played most, that framework is finished (with a five year old in the house, that would mean way too much Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and the Monster Mash). […]

Big Infinity: Intro

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Tuesday video: Close calls

It’s 1 a.m. and I forgot to write a post for today, so here’s the placeholder: a compilation of amazing close calls on video. There’s only one that I think might be obviously faked — what do you think? [youtube][/youtube]

The Monday Photo (cartoon)

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Stranger behavior III

Another year, another batch of observations to build on this an this. Stella settles in to her seat on a flight to the West Coast for work.  Her boss is in the row in front.  She turns her attention to the younger gentleman in the seat beside her.  He’s visiting from Holland.  His chin is […]

My new favorite holiday video

“Silent monks” performing the Hallelujah Chorus. [youtube][/youtube]