Minutiae »

Monday, October 22nd, 2007 10:33 pm GMT -5 | | No comments | By:

I remember I was hammering on a fence in the west pasture when Papa approached. He was carrying a letter or something in his hand, and he looked worried.I continued to hammer as he came toward me. “Son,” he said, “why are you hammering on that fence? It already has plenty of nails in it.”“Oh, I’m not using nails, Papa,” I replied. “I’m just hammering.” With that, I returned to my hammering.
Papa asked me to …

Cool Stuff »

Saturday, October 20th, 2007 12:44 pm GMT -5 | | 2 Comments | By:

I don’t know if this would be funny, quirky, and amusing or incredibly depressing. I, for one, don’t really need the knowledge that I am the same weight as a cloven farm animal.
via Angry Retail by way of Swiss Miss

Food »

Thursday, October 4th, 2007 04:15 pm GMT -5 | | 6 Comments | By:

Applebees has sliders on their menu. I think it’s safe to put a bullet in that trend and give it a proper burial. It had gotten to the point where you couldn’t pick up a cooking magazine without finding a recipe for “gourmet sliders”. Blame Daniel Boulud, blame Walter Anderson, blame whomever you want, I’m just glad the fad is over.
Now, before we’ve even had time to mourn the passing of this mediocre craze, a …

Art & Culture, Cool Stuff, Featured »

Thursday, October 4th, 2007 08:30 am GMT -5 | | 3 Comments | By:

Rita, a multidisciplinary Montréal design studio, has created a new series of t-shirts:
Carry less. These T-shirts are printed with every day items and accessories, the way they’re worn. Our debut series, “Beverly Hills 1980s-style”, includes a classic Walkman, roller skates, Ray-Ban shades and luckily a holster, complete with a gun.
These are cooler than cool. I especially like the sunglasses shirt, it’s the simplest but seems to work the best.
T-shirts are available in the Rita Boutique …

Movies »

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007 11:04 am GMT -5 | | 4 Comments | By:

The newest motion picture project from J.J. Abrams is creating a lot of hype online. The trailer is now up on Apple and it’s ominous, vague, and awesome. Home video footage of a going away party captures what seems like an earthquake followed by a deep growl. The camera man goes to the roof with the rest of the crowd in time to witness a major explosion that rains down shrapnel across the NYC skyline. …