Friday, March 30, 2007

Who says our ancestors needed a land bridge?

I know what I want to be for halloween!

I'm going to dress up in one of these!!!

Plamsa Pong!

Check it out. I'm posting for GreatItzamna, who has not quite gotten the handle of contributing on his own yet.

Thursday, March 29, 2007

As if MiniVan drivers weren't bad enough already!

I'm sorry, I'm not trying to point blame on MiniVan drivers, but I always see minivan drivers going all OVER the road, cutting people off, having to slam on their breaks to avoid a wreck and basically COMPLETELY unaware of the environment around them.

I think it is because the kids in the back are taking so much of the driver's attention. (Notice I didn't say woman's or mom's. I know, it was very tempting!) So now they're adding TVs with sirius. I can just imagine the arguements in the backseat now over what channel to watch and see the MiniVan still nearly crashing and smashing into everything around it.

My reaction? I'm buying twelve.

Family Guy: The ScareJew

"Protect Jon Stewart: He's Our Most Important Jew"

Tim McGraw

Life in politics

Punk as Fuck

DrkHorse, if you were still wondering, this is what that phrase means. You can pick up Koji Kondo's new 7" at Good Records (in store only, sorry) or at a show.

The Cotton Pikaz

I humbly submit for your approval: the classiest rap ensemble on earth. Listen to "Blue 38" (the first track). (Thanks to Gustav)

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Simple VST Support for Ardour on OS X

Apparently someone has written an easily installed extension that lets you use VST plugins with Ardour (and Audacity) on Mac OS. Due to licensing constraints on binary VST implementations, support was previously only available through source packages, so most Mac users (and most novice Linux users) didn't have it. Now, port it to Windows and it might just stand a chance at changing the world...hey, it might even if it stays Mac-only.

Bible Puppets and Sex

Contrary to what digg and you tube believe...this has got to be a joke. Kind of funny.

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

RIAA Threatened with Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit

Great letter gets the RIAA to drop a case. Sweet.

What if the Beatles were Irish?

Then we'd probably have something like this.

This guy is pretty good and funny.

Viper signing out.

I've got 5 words for....

Eddie Griffin.
It sucks to be you.

Pizza as a Health Food!

So there! It's on CNN, so it must be true.

For You Talk Good

Better Talking Now!
Do what did natural come at you!

You can almost hear...

..Cajun chefs around the world sharpening their knives and licking their chops!

Monster Toad

Ever wonder how many people have been banned from SNL?

Wonder no more...

My favorite line: "In 1985, [Chevy] Chase suggested that a perfect skit for [gay cast member Terry] Sweeney would be one in which he plays an AIDS victim who gets weighed every week."

Monday, March 26, 2007

My First Post

thought i'd make it a goode one:
Father Ted
... the greatest show ever.

No Point to the Internet

How many of you are in this camp?

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Cool fiddle player

I thought this was neat. Fiddle is cool

MadTV has a funny skit

Yeah, I didn't see it coming either. Oh, I know the first minute is stupid, just bear with me. (Thanks to GreatItzamna)

Favorite Line From The Gore Hearings

Roscoe Bartlett, Republican from Maryland:

“It’s possible to be a conservative without appearing to be an idiot.”
(from the Washington Post...and Lawrence Lessig Blog)

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Banksy: Early Man Goes to Market

I don't care how trendy he is, he's awesome. This other story in Wired goes on to say that after it was discovered, it was added to the British Museum's permanent collection.. Also note his website. (Thanks to MagicDusty)

Integrating Sexual Identity Issues Into Course Curricula

The following is an actual excerpt from a large university, promoting a workshop for teacher's assistants.
Integrating Sexual Identity Issues Into Your Course Curricula

This session will help TAs integrate sexual identity issues ( i.e., queer, lesbian, gay, bi, homosexual, in-the-life, gender queer, butch, femme, drag, etc.) into their course curricula. TAs may also bring syllabi in which they have integrated the "queer agenda." [name removed], who will be facilitating the session, will also be bringing syllabi in which the queer identity subject matter was integrated or in which it occupies the entire course.

My Kind of Beer Drinkers

1000 cups. Beer pong the way beer pong was meant to be.

Toys That Should Not Exist

Some of these might not be real, but I don't care

And on a Similar Note...

5 great unintentionally sexual comic book covers

Top 15 Unintentionally Funny Comic Book Panels

Great stuff.

Translating Rap Lyrics into "White"

By Bill Maher

What's the best way to market the Zune?

It's by getting arrested in Austin!

How to sell 101

My beautiful table

Slobs more productive?

Ahem...PottBott....At least one of us is on the right track

An Artist Named Blowfly

...And his classy titles (yes these are real titles):

(Title Code: 322269890) 2. CRACKER YAKKING #1
(Title Code: 332590577) 3. CRACKER YAKKING #2
(Title Code: 332590595) 4. CRACKER YAKKING #3
(Title Code: 332619251) 5. CRACKER YAKKING #4
(Title Code: 332619279) 6. DESTRUCTO COCK
(Title Code: 342087094) 7. DIGGIN BOOGERS
(Title Code: 342112716) 8. DRENCHED IN CUM
(Title Code: 342112734) 9. FUCKED WITH A DILDO
(Title Code: 361710454) 10. GIMME THAT OLD SIXTY-NINE
(Title Code: 371011557) 11. GOTTA KEEP HER PENETRATED
(Title Code: 371399032) 12. I BELIEVE MY DICK CAN FLY
(Title Code: 392497717) 13. I WANNA BE A SEX TOY
(Title Code: 392497753) 14. I WANNA BE FELATED
(Title Code: 392497771) 15. I WANNA FUCK YOUR DOG
(Title Code: 392497735) 16. NO MORE QUESTIONS
(Title Code: 441368870) 17. PIMPIN POLICY
(Title Code: 461971813) 18. PLAYING WITH MYSELF
(Title Code: 461971831) 19. PUNK COCK IS ROCK
(Title Code: 461971877) 20. PUNK ROCK PARTY
(Title Code: 461971859) 21. R KELLY IN CAMBODIA
(Title Code: 481460177) 23. SCUMBAG FUCKER
(Title Code: 494259237) 24. SHOULD I FUCK THIS BIG FAT HO
(Title Code: 494259175) 25. STICK IT DOWN YOUR THROAT BITCH
(Title Code: 494259219) 26. SUCK AND FUCK TRAIN
(Title Code: 494259193) 27. THE BOOTY BUS
(Title Code: 503638139) 28. THE GREAT DEBATE
(Title Code: 503638157) 29. UGLY PEOPLE
(Title Code: 510487315) 30. UNCLES LOG CABIN
(Title Code: 510487299) 31. VD PARTY
(Title Code: 520548276) 32. WHEN DARKNESS FALLS
(Title Code: 532044510) 33. WILD IN THE SHEETS
(Title Code: 532044538) 34. YOU'VE GOT YOUR DICK ON BACKWARDS
(Title Code: 550793874) 35. YOUR PRECIOUS CUNT
(Title Code: 550793856)

Who would you pick to fight Hitler?

I'd pick Tom Cruise.

Monday, March 19, 2007

40 Things That Only Happen In The Movies

(no, this is not original...easier to copy/paste than link)

1. It is always possible to find a parking spot directly outside or opposite the building you are visiting.

2. When paying for a taxi, don’t look at your wallet as you take out a note. Just grab one out at random and hand it over. It will always be the exact fare.

3. Television news bulletins usually contain a story that affects you personally at the precise moment it’s aired.

4. Creepy music (or satanic chanting) coming from a graveyard should always be closely investigated.

5. Any lock can be picked with a credit card or paperclip in seconds. UNLESS it’s the door to a burning building with a child inside.

6. If you decide to start dancing in the street, everyone you bump into will know all the steps.

7. All bombs are fitted with electronic timing devices with large red digital displays so you know exactly when they are going to explode.

8. Should you wish to pass yourself off as a German officer, it will not be necessary to learn to speak German. Simply speaking English with a German accent will do. Similarly, when they are alone, all German soldiers prefer to speak English to each other.

9. Once applied, lipstick will never rub off. Even while scuba diving.

10. The Eiffel Tower can be seen from any window of any building in Paris.

11. Any police officer about to retire from the force will more often than not die on their last day (especially if their family have planned a party). (Caveat: Detectives can only solve a case after they have been suspended from duty).

12. Getaway cars never start first go. But all cop cars do. (They will also slide to a dramatic stop in the midst of a crime scene).

13. If staying in a haunted house, women should investigate any strange noises wearing their most revealing underwear.

14. On a police stake-out, the action will only ever take place when food is being consumed and scalding hot coffees are perched precariously on the dashboard…

15. All grocery shopping involves the purchase of French loaves which will be placed in open brown paper bags (Caveat: when said bags break, only fruit will spill out).

16. Cars never need fuel (unless they’re involved in a pursuit).

17. If you are heavily outnumbered in a fight involving martial arts, your opponents will wait patiently to attack you one by one by dancing around you in a threatening manner until you have defeated their predecessor.

18. If a microphone is turned on it will immediately feedback.

19. Guns are like disposable razors. If you run out of bullets, just throw the gun away. you will always find another one.

20. All single women have a cat.

21. Cars will explode instantly when struck by a single bullet.

22. No matter how savagely a spaceship is attacked, its internal gravity system is never damaged.

23. If being chased through a city you can usually take cover in a passing St Patrick’s Day parade - at any time of the year.

24. The ventilation system of any building is the perfect hiding place. Nobody will ever think of looking for you in there and you can travel to any other part of the building undetected.

25. You will survive any battle in any war UNLESS you show someone a picture of your sweetheart back home.

26. Prostitutes always look like Julia Roberts or Jamie Lee Curtis. They have expensive clothes and nice apartments but no pimps. They are friendly with the shopkeepers in their neighbourhood who don’t mind at all what the girl does for a living.

27. A single match is usually sufficient to light up a room the size of a football stadium.

28. It is not necessary to say “Hello” or “Goodbye” when beginning a telephone conversation. A disconnected call can always be restored by frantically beating the cradle and saying “Hello? Hello?” repeatedly.

29. One man shooting at 20 men has a better chance of killing them all than 20 men firing at once (this is known as Stallone’s Law).

30. When you turn out the light to go to bed, everything in you room will still be visible, just slightly bluish.

31. Plain or even ugly girls can become movie star pretty simply by removing their glasses and rearranging their hair.

32. Rather than wasting bullets, megalomaniacs prefer to kill their enemies with complicated devices incorporating fuses, pulleys, deadly gases, lasers and man-eating sharks.

33. All beds have special L-shaped sheets that reach to armpit level on a woman but only up to the waist of the man lying beside her.

34. Anyone can land a 747 as long as there is someone in the control tower to talk you down.

35. During all police investigations it will be necessary to visit a strip club at least once.

36. You can always find a chainsaw when you need one.

37. Most musical instruments (especially wind instruments and accordions) can be played without moving your fingers.

38. In Middle America, all gas station attendants have red handkerchiefs hanging out of their back pockets.

39. All teen house parties have one of every stereotypical subculture present (even people who aren’t liked and would never get invited to parties).

40. Trucks use their horns at random (no hang on, that happens in real life too!).

Ian Murdock to join Sun Microsystems

Ian Murdock, founder of Debian, the extremely successful and arguably "free-est" and most democrat OS distribution, just announced that he has just been made the head of OS Strategy at Sun Microsystems, multiplatform hardware vendor and maintainers of the free OS Solaris, which is the fastest UNIX system and arguably most advanced OS around.

I care because Sun makes really, really solid hardware (check out this upcoming processor, holy crap), and also because Solaris and Debian are two of my favorite OSes, although Debian-based Ubuntu is my first choice for most desktop and laptop environments. Why should you care? You probably shouldn't, this post was basically just an excuse to mention my dear, rock-solid Debian outside of the context of Ubuntu, a chance that is less and less common.

Friday, March 16, 2007

Color Me Kubrick

Looks brilliant.

John Malkovich is: being Stanley Kubrick.

Elton John is Too Gay for Tobago

Seriously. He's been banned from the country so that he won't turn people gay. So many great jokes to make here...but do you notice instead how respectful I'm being?

They'll Need A Crane

Cool cover of TMBG song.

Done by our very own Jables.

Scandal in Utah

They're trying to outlaw porn on their internet port (port 80). Disgraceful.

Men and After-Sex Sleeping

Why is the urge to sleep after sex so intense in men? Some fine researchers at did some research and provided us this fascinating article.


The new batch

Da Ali G Show

Police Training

Thursday, March 15, 2007

One of the greatest horror video game series

For my money, Silent hill is one of the best horror series yet done on Video games. (I hate it when people make statements like "this is the best EVER"! You have no way of knowing what lies in the future. So I just use the word "yet") This series took a different approach than Resident Evil and other scary games on the market and has bred many spin offs.

Silent Hill is a plot driven video game and is not a button masher. It relies on atmosphere more than sending hordes of enemies at the player. The visuals and sounds are particularly well done. These games look like something that David Lynch would produce. I own SH 1 through 4 and have played through them all. While there are flaws in each one, these games provide am amazing experience. Recently I played through Silent Hill 1 again. The incredible thing is even with the outdated graphics, I could feel my heart beat increase and the hairs on my neck stand up while playing this game.

The dialogue and voice acting isn't the best, but the rest of the game makes up for it. If you are a fan of scary movies and haven't played through these games I strongly urge you to give these games a shot.

The basic plot of the game is about this town Silent Hill (duh) and deals with the supernatural and dual realities. I'm not really giving anything away by telling you that there are actually two towns. The creatures you face are all reflections of the main characters inner demons. This game makes you look down a dark that you're sure holds danger. Then it makes you walk into the darkness. (I know I'm probably coming off as pretty corny, but if you play through these games, you'll understand just how creepy they are.)

To give you a feel for the games, I'm including links to various SH videos. The intros don't really make much sense without playing through the game...but give the games a chance. I think if you do, you'll be please.

Please note: These games are graphic and are not intended for young players. Viewer discretion is advised. (Always wanted to say that!) Oh...and play at night, with the lights all and the volume turned up loud. These games WILL get under your skin.

Silent Hill 1 Intro (Fan made edit)
Silent Hill 2 Intro
Silent Hill 3 Intro
Making of Silent Hill 3
Silent Hill 3 Intro (Fan made edit)
Silent Hill 4 Intro

Monday, March 12, 2007

I'm not going to name names here...

but a certain contributor, who I will only identify as "Pottbott," is definitely going to want to get a Wii when the new Harry Potter game comes out.

Sunday, March 11, 2007

You know what they say about Rachmaninov...

he had BIG HANDS

Sansa E200 Becomes Official Rockbox Target

After meeting with the chipset manufacturer Friday and the subsequent writing of a DAC driver, the Sansa E200 series has finally moved out of the exploratory phase and been declared an official target of the Rockbox project.

Captain John McCain and the Curse of the Keating Five

For some reason, John McCain is now a pirate of the Caribbean. Perhaps he is just trying to thank major contributor Klaus Badelt?

My birthday is around the corner

You should get me one of these. (Thanks to Coxtopherson)

Friday, March 09, 2007


I don't much care for Nickelback, mainly because all of their songs sound exactly the same to me. This post proves just what I mean when it layers two Nickelback tunes against each other. Simply amazing. I can almost picture the group in some rehearsal space.

Bill says we need to write another tune. What do you guys thing about just taking one of the old ones and changing the words? I bet no one will notice!!!!!!! WRONG.

Nickelback Songs

I don't think there is a tasteful way to describe this

So I won't. I will only recommend that you should not look for remixes of this commercial unless you want to be thoroughly disgusted. (Thanks to Jeffro)

Just got back from the 300 midnight showing

And I'm a little hungry. Good thing I brought some lunch. The perfect food tote for your little Spartan hellbeast. (Thanks to MagicDusty)

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

OK GO music videos

Yeah, there's a new one out. Maybe it's time for them to stop pretending to be a band and just make clever videos. (Thanks to MagicDusty)

Tough times for Wolverine.

Since the movie trilogies are finished, and comic sales are lagging Wolverine has had to change and adapt to the new market. So, he tries this out.

The results? Oh man, they're good!

I don't know where you find these, Sad Panda...

... but PLEASE keep 'em coming.

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Scooter Conviction

I'm sure you all know by now, but former White House official Lewis "Scooter" Libbry was just convicted of lying to federal investigators. (Story at the BBC)

It sure is a good thing

That James Dobson isn't just a mouthpiece for the neoconservative political institution. He just happens to think that caring about the state of the environment is evil and divisive, while trying to regulate the morals of non-Christians is ethically sound. Meanwhile, Rev. Richard Cizik is probably on the verge of some massive friend turnover.

From the New York Times article:
“We have observed that Cizik and others are using the global warming controversy to shift the emphasis away from the great moral issues of our time.”

Monday, March 05, 2007

Time for another Mitch Hedburg quote

"See I'm a dreamer, man, and when I was a cook I'd always work with people who weren't dreamers. Like, I was cooking at this restaurant and I put a hot dog on the grill and my kitchen manager came over, and he said, 'Mitch, put the hot dog up here, in the right hand corner of the grill, so in case you get a whole bunch of orders at once you have all this space available.' See that's how I knew he wasn't a dreamer, 'cause the day I give up my dreams is the day I have strategic grill locations. A dreamer has a philosophy: the entire grill is hot." (more)

Sunday, March 04, 2007

A Little Monty Python

To brighten your day. (From Live at the Hollywood Bowl)

Keyboard Magazine to run Linux Audio Story

Keyboard, of the Music Player series of magazines (including Guitar Player and Bass Player), is starting community research for a story on the state of open source DAWs, according to this post in the Ardour forums. Pretty cool.

Crazy Indian Music Video

The title says it all. This is amazing. (Thanks to SushiSteveo)

How to Poop:

The animated Japanese musical. Also available with subtitles (but I think it might be even better without). (Thanks to MagicDusty)

Saturday, March 03, 2007

Exciting offer on the Tulsa Craigslist

Sick of trying to play boring old regular guitars? Don't miss this clearance offer on the latest in guitar technology, guaranteed easier to play than the stupid old-fashioned kind!