The Subway Yearbook project is the latest bit of fun from the joy-sharing pranksters at Improv Everywhere... We installed a photography studio on a random subway car. We claimed that the MTA had hired us to take photos of every single person who rides the subway and that we'd be producing a yearbook at the end of the year. Most people were happy [...]
I've been enjoying cartoonist Peter Bagge's contributions to Reason Magazine for years now, which I've always read on their website. But now Fantagraphics has collected them into a great-looking trade paperback! Here's a PDF of a free chapter (link). (more...)
I don't know much about Megan Fox, and I certainly have seen the Transformers movie. She may be an idiot. She may be unpleasant to work just like these guys said. However, they accused her of being unprofessional, and they did this in a letter that they posted on the company web site apparently without the permission of the people who are in [...]
Authorities have sent 37 speeding tickets to Dave Vontesmar, claiming he'd been captured each time by speed camera. Dave denies he's at fault, saying he doesn't resemble the monkey driver portrayed in camera images... (more...)
It got too dark to finish the project last night, so i put the old post in the hole to keep it from collapsing and stapled a note saying "New Mailbox Tomorrow, Sorry!"
I got a kick out of the special Google logo I just spotted on their home page. It links to a search for "unexplained phenomenon."
Remember that cop who took pictures of the Hooters girl on his car? Well, something similar happened in Jefferson Parish.... (more...)
The Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret and its conservative council are reportedly embroiled in a heated dispute with its neighboring town, middle-class and Socialist-run Clichy-la-Garenne, over traffic congestion. On any given day, thousands of commuters travel between the two towns en route to the capital. (more...)
A Westport lawmaker who voted to hike the state sales and alcohol taxes was spotted brazenly piling booze in his car - adorned with his State House license plate - in the parking lot of a tax-free New Hampshire liquor store, the Herald has learned. Michael J. Rodrigues’ blue Ford Crown Victoria, emblazoned with his “House 29” [...]
"Excuse me is there anything I could do you would pay me for?", "No, come on in"
MIDLAND, TX - An embarrassed Sheriff Gary Painter fired one Midland County deputy and suspended three others without pay after a scantily dressed waitress holding a rifle posed for photographs on the hood of a patrol vehicle. Round Rock officers were dispatched to the restaurant after someone reported the waitress with the weapon, which had been [...]
Yahoo! Answers simply provides a permanent record of every possible inane, ephemeral question a ten-year-old might ask another ten-year-old. Well, and it provides an excellent forum for neckbeards to troll the aforementioned ten-year-olds, but that's another story. Little kids thought that Alaska was an island long before the internet. [...]
The little fella sure does get around. Mashable has ten examples of "crasher squirrel as meme" photoshoppery right here, but I bet many more exist. Why don't you tell me about them in the comments. Previously: Crashing Squirrel
I4i, which mainly makes software for drug and defense companies, obtained the patent for a "customized XML" tool in 1998. XML is a specialized alphabet that can capture any kind of computer file as a regular text. Microsoft started using XML as an alternative way to save Word files in Word 2003 and made it the default format for all Office [...]
Cliffs: The "L33ts" disapprove of their daughter's less-than-technologically-savvy boyfriend.
This is approximately four kinds of awesome... He is up on the technology enough to use the web = awesome He is horny enough to find an escort = awesome He is thrifty enough to find his escorts for free at the Apple store = awesome He doesn't give a shit who sees him doing it = awesome
Facebook.com screenshots... the new bash.org This is why you shouldn't allow your boss to be your Facebook friend. (imgur.com)
Paying a towing ticket is no big deal, but the unusual way one Tallahassee teen paid the ticket is grabbing him *lots* of attention on-line. 18-year-old Jordan Renken walked home last Thursday night (July 23rd) after his car was towed. The next day, he called his friends to bring their video cameras to capture him paying the fine. When he [...]
Get excited, America! Because as of this fall, you'll be able to consume cheap, watered-down swill out of a box. The future of beer consumption is now! The $20, 1.5-gallon boxes of beer are designed for the paradoxical beer drinkers who prefer their beer to come from the tap but also don't care if said beer is actually good. They're currently [...]