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Two Gentlemen of Lebowski

2010 Jan 8, 1:53Two Gentlemen of Lebowski, by Adam Bertocci: "Thou err’st; no man calls me Lebowski. Yet thou art man; neither spirit damned nor wandering shadow, thou art solid flesh, man of woman born. Hear rightly, man!—for thou hast got the wrong man. I am the Knave, man; Knave in nature as in name."PermalinkCommentshumor via:ethan_t_hein shakespeare the-big-lebowski play parody english

It's 1975 And This Man Is About To Show You The Future

2009 Nov 9, 11:26Awesome tital and design.PermalinkCommentsart design technology ibm future typography retro vintage internet via:ethan_t_hein presentation

Emre's JavaScript Tetris

2009 Nov 6, 2:34Tetris player AI implemented in JavaScript.PermalinkCommentsbrowser web javascript tetris ai via:ethan_t_hein

Choose Your Own Adventure – Most Likely You’ll Die | FlowingData

2009 Aug 11, 5:21"Michael Niggel took a look at Journey Under the Sea, and mapped out all possible paths. It turns out that death and unfavorable endings are in fact much more likely than the rest."PermalinkCommentsvisualization via:ethan_t_hein literature fiction if interactive flowchart infographics chooseyourownadventure

Best of Wikipedia

2009 Jul 27, 5:29"A twice-daily updated collection of some of the best reading on Wikipedia."PermalinkCommentswiki wikipedia daily reference blog via:ethan_t_hein

Paleo-Future: Robots vs. Musicians (1931)

2009 Jun 12, 9:16"This ad from the March 9, 1931 Simpson's Leader-Times (Kittanning, PA) is in no way subtle. The consequences of using recorded music at theatre performances rather than live musicians are, "Monotony in the theatre - corruption of taste - destruction of art." Yikes."PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein music advertising technology robot copyright

The Hyperwords Company

2009 May 3, 4:23"With Hyperwords for Firefox you can select any word on any web page and do useful things." That sounds useful -- he thought using his Delicious Accelerator in IE8 to bookmark the webpage. This has existed since 2005?PermalinkCommentsmozilla firefox browser plugin extension via:ethan_t_hein

Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable - Clay Shirky

2009 Mar 16, 2:35"Society doesn't need newspapers. What we need is journalism. For a century, the imperatives to strengthen journalism and to strengthen newspapers have been so tightly wound as to be indistinguishable. That's been a fine accident to have, but when that accident stops, as it is stopping before our eyes, we're going to need lots of other ways to strengthen journalism instead."PermalinkCommentsinternet clay-shirky newspaper copyright history journalism via:ethan_t_hein

Why the Music Industry Hates Guitar Hero

2009 Feb 26, 11:41"Aerosmith has reportedly earned more from 'Guitar Hero : Aerosmith' than from any single album in the band's history." Games are usually more expensive than albums but still impressive stat.PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein music guitar-hero videogames copyright art media rock-band ip riaa

Onion Nation: A Look Inside the Offices of 'The Onion'

2008 Nov 17, 4:54"One of our unwritten rules is that, in order to work here, you had to have cleaned a grease trap at some point, and you had to have been punched in the face at least once,"PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein humor onion

The Roots: The Roots To Be Jimmy Fallon's Band; We Are Old And Sad

2008 Nov 17, 4:20"...he said that The Roots were retiring from touring in order to become the house band for Jimmy Fallon when he takes over Conan O'Brien's late night show next year. But that video was quickly pulled, so everyone has been scrambling to find out whether this apocalyptic... thing is actually true. NBC has no official comment, but we hear that it probably is. Essaywhuman?!!!??! This is one of those things that proves you're getting old."PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein tv the-roots music Whuffie Bookmarklet: Noah Sussman

2008 Nov 16, 10:24Noah Sussman describes the 'via:' delicious tag with references including a bookmarklet to ensure the via: tags are added automatically. The bookmarklet would only be useful to me if it worked on the 'Save a new bookmark' page, but the history and references are interesting. Reminds me of my past idea for a project that shows who influences who in your Delicious network based on duplicate links among friends with the influencer who saves it first.PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein delicious meta bookmarklet script whuffie noah-sussman

Fantasy Magazine - Guest Column: Five Thoughts On The Popularity Of Steampunk

2008 Sep 26, 2:22This made me laugh: "People think of goths as weirdoes who take vampires too seriously, and therefore they can't help being worried on some level that a crazy goth might, you know, want to make them bleed. Whereas steampunks are - what? Weirdoes who take pocket-watches too seriously? What are they gonna do, vehemently tell you what time it is?"PermalinkCommentssteampunk article goth scifi geek via:ethan_t_hein

Delicious will eat itself

2008 Sep 9, 8:42Links to people who add delicious to delicious, and people who add those adds, etc etc. And now I've added this page to delicious. Meta-fun!PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein delicious humor meta link

Save Ferris - CollegeHumor video

2008 Aug 29, 3:00"What if Ferris Bueller really was sick?" Another of those alternate trailers for a movie portraying the film in a completely different light. This is very well done.PermalinkCommentshumor via:ethan_t_hein video satire remix parody trailer movie

Why Verbs? - Not The User's Fault

2008 Aug 28, 11:15I can't say why this is funny: "First, the really big picture of what Ubiquity is supposed to be all about: It's a step towards a Web where verbs (i.e. functionality, i.e. commands, i.e. services) are first-class citizens. And that's why I'm thinking it should be renamed from Ubiquity to something like "Mozilla Verbs", maybe."PermalinkCommentsmozilla firefox ubiquity ui via:ethan_t_hein


2008 Aug 26, 6:13Anteaters hate art. Its true. I blame the public school system.PermalinkCommentsart humor anteater via:ethan_t_hein

YouTube - Barack Roll

2008 Aug 10, 3:55Its the Barack Roll edited with Barack singing over Rick Astley.PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein barack video politics youtube mashup memes humor

Balloon Graffiti: Balloon Graffiti Can End Vandalism Forever

2008 Jul 11, 12:57A commentor writes: "wow, street art's really blowin' up". This is using balloons to graffiti. Realistically though you've still got to deal with cleaning up the plastic. I like the reverse graffiti better.PermalinkCommentsvia:ethan_t_hein humor art streetart graffiti

The Boys and the Subway - Niemann Opinion Art Blog - Abstract City -

2008 Jul 7, 10:44"My sons Arthur, 5, and Gustav, 3, are obsessed with the New York City subway system."PermalinkCommentshumor art nyc subway via:ethan_t_hein
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