Amazon.com: Crayon, Crayola, 96 Ct. →
How is there only one review?
This is what the big damn deal is
Here’s the first post on my new book blog: I’m writing a novel. I’m writing the first draft from now to November 30. Ish. I’m doing it as part of National Novel Writing Month so I can win that, but I also hope to make this so much more than a book. I hope to make it an event you guys. I’m not sure what that means but I hope I get you to pay for it. And this blog is about the book. Event....
chrismohney: nickdouglas: chrismohney: World’s most forlorn tyrannosaurus OH MY GOD THAT’S A STEGOSAURUS YOU IGNORANT DICK Whatever, Satan planted all those bones just to confuse people. Also sir the stegosaurus was MUCH LARGER THAN A TODDLER SO EAT IT
What's your favorite graffiti photo ever?
It’s for an article I’m writing. My current fave is googly-eye Mad Men.
HA HA LOTS OF HALLOWEEN COSTUMES ARE SLUTTY
- SLUTTY NON-SLUTTY THING
Letter against - Internet Freedom Act of 2009 →
I copy-pasted this quick email to my senators to save Net Neutrality from a bill by computer-illiterate and telecom-backed John McCain. (Here’s Jon Stewart making fun of the bill.)
My friend Ben Tippett has been thinking about Superman’s powers from a...– Dinosaur Comics There’s a whole scientific paper linked from the page.
He had talent but didn’t use it in a significant way.– Thomas Kinkade on Pablo Picasso, quoted in The Guardian
In short, the image generates the illusion of a viewer (you), walking along a...– A description of this painting in Thomas Kinkade’s 16 Guidelines for Making Stuff Suck | MetaFilter
Looking closely at Kinkade’s work, he has not created a calm, pastoral...– Thomas Kinkade’s 16 Guidelines for Making Stuff Suck | MetaFilter
Reuben Kinkade - Painter of Stuff →
Ultimate counting (CollegeHumor)
The film also depicts the personal lives of some of the people behind Hell...– NPR : Hell House
Dead salmon 'responds' to portraits of people -... →
via Aaron Swartz
Over the millennia, the moral circle has expanded to encompass other clans,...– Stephen Pinker (quoted in comment on Aaron Swartz’s blog)
I can’t wait to have my own place so the boys can come visit. I’ll...– DEFLAMER The story of a man movin’ to New York to make his way as a firefighter.
Are there any historic battles with just a couple...
I’m writing a film scene where two live-action roleplaying teams (LARPers) face off in the snow. One team has maybe a hundred people, the other maybe two hundred or three hundred. The larger team also has stronger soldiers and an ice castle to defend. I know nothing about military maneuvers or tactics, so I want to steal some from history. But most of the battles in the books I bought...
Cory Doctorow: With a Little Help - Publishers... →
Sci-fi author Cory Doctorow is self-publishing in print for the first time. He’s also writing about it in depth at Publisher’s Weekly.
Kroll took a call. ‘Ambassador, how’s the jaw?’– From a story in the New Yorker you can’t read
I still almost proposed marriage to her, until I remembered that she’s already...– Sharing Time!
The Ghost Ship Moment (or GSM), in its most basic formulation, is when the...– The Ghost Ship Moment | Overthinking It
What's your biggest computer efficiency trick?
Mine is using search keywords in the Firefox address bar. First I set up some search keywords. Then I can hit command+L, then “w Napoleon” to search Wikipedia for Napoleon. You can set up bookmarks like this just for frequently visited pages too. Using keywords is a great way to keep your workflow moving, since you can keep your hands on the keyboard and don’t waste time...
‘I was horrified,’ said the 17-year-old Beck, who suddenly realized...– Mexting Cases On Rise Among Area Teens
USA Network is giving away custom-fitted Thomas... →
It’s a promotion for their new show “White Collar.” They’re measuring and fitting people for shirts that cost $200 off the rack. That is a damn classy promo. UPDATE: I tried to get one but they’d closed the line for the day. Tomorrow I’m traveling to D.C. Somebody do this Friday in my stead!
10. I may have unwittingly posed for photos next to 20x200 artwork hanging in my...– Jason Kottke’s disclosure statements for “VC funding for 20x200”