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There’s no legitimate rationale for why this little animation should be amusing, but it is.
http://www.youtube.com/v/4wrYWxo-Io8&hl=en&fs=1 A website called Xtranormal claims that you can make short animated films using typed text you provide. They then use synthesized voices, and extremely basic movement cues, to render a sort of… thing. Admittedly, the results are slightly artistically better … Continue reading
They should’ve given him a Medal: LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors say actor Rip Torn has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from allegations he broke into a Connecticut bank while drunk and armed… the Emmy Award-winning actor pleaded guilty Tuesday to … Continue reading
http://www.saatchionline.com/art/view/artist/16192/art/61024 Tero Nurminen doesn’t seem to be lacking in technical proficiency, he just has bad ideas. All of this Thigh-Master kitsch would have been tiring had it been done sometime in 1991, but this piece was done in 2009! Are … Continue reading
(Marine Commandant Gen. James Amos is the one who looks like David Broder, not doing a Nazi salute, on your right.) Did you know that United States Marines were mentally deficient big babies, unable to protect themselves or others in … Continue reading
Did you think this sort of thing had been settled back in 1966 or so, when Naked Lunch was finally declared protected speech? Nope: http://arstechnica.com/media/news/2010/12/amazons-latest-kindle-deletion-erot… Self-published author Selena Kitt was first notified that the print version of one of her … Continue reading
http://thinkprogress.org/2010/12/15/muslim-hotel-workers-israelis/ The Washington Post reports today Muslim workers at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC “said they felt discriminated against after being barred over the weekend from floors where an Israeli delegation was staying.” One supervisor reportedly explained to … Continue reading