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links for 2007-07-18

July 18th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Reading Cerebus: A metadiscussion.
Wherein I respond to my friend Paul’s concerns that my continuing to read Cerebus is an indication of some form of dementia.
(tags: comics cerebus Dave_Sim)

Fists of Fury, featuring Blackhawk (Volume One)
Wherein we observe Blackhawk beating the crap out of people.
(tags: Blackhawk comics punching)

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links for 2007-07-04

July 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Daily Links

Transformers: Further consideration.
Wherein I explain why the new Transformers movie is an event of significance to my generation.
(tags: movies transformers Generation_X)

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links for 2007-07-03

July 3rd, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Reading Cerebus - Volume 2 (High Society)
Part two of my ongoing review of the complete run of Dave Sim’s “Cerebus.”
(tags: cerebus comics Dave_Sim)

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links for 2007-06-27

June 27th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Reading Cerebus - Volume 1 (Cerebus)
Part one of my review of the complete run of Dave Sim’s “Cerebus.” I’ll be posting a review for each of the sixteen “phone book” collections of Sim’s massive epic.
(tags: cerebus comics Dave_Sim)

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links for 2007-06-20

June 20th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Media Consumption: EA Mythic’s Josh Drescher
A fluffy interview/opinion poll piece I did for Gamasutra that has almost nothing to do with games.
(tags: me gaming Warhammer music movies)

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links for 2007-04-06

April 6th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Bill O’Reilly vs. Geraldo Rivera
I’ve NEVER seen O’Reilly lose his mind so completely. It’s so insane, it… well… it made me KIND OF like Geraldo. Just for a moment. And only a little bit. I think I need to go lay down.
(tags: video Bill_O’Reilly Geraldo crazy_people)

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links for 2007-04-01

April 1st, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Miracle Fruit Provider
Contact info for a guy in FL who sells Miracle Fruit for a couple bucks per fruit (which I assume means an individual berry).
(tags: miracle_fruit sales)

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links for 2007-03-29

March 29th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Marshall Rogers Remembered
The great Marshall Rogers passed away earlier this week. Scott Tipton of Comics101 provides a wonderful memorial and retrospective of Rogers’ excellent work.
(tags: comics Batman Marshall_Rogers)

Bat-transit
A trip through the colorful history of vehicles in old-school Batman comics.
(tags: comics Batman batmobile)

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links for 2007-03-27

March 27th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

The Mustache of Broken Dreams
My review of the end of the third season of Battlestar Galactica. Short version:
It’s starting to suck.
(tags: Battlestar_Galactica TV scifi reviews)

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links for 2007-03-22

March 22nd, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Oh, the depressing, soul-crushing satire.
[The painting "The Liberation of Baghdad"] is about “what we were told would happen - happy, joyfully liberated Iraqis welcoming American troops as we free them from the shackles of oppression.”
(tags: art iraq war)

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links for 2007-03-21

March 21st, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

A Hard Day’s Night of the Living Dead
Legendary music! Gripping terror! Screaming girls!
(tags: funny zombies video Beatles)

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links for 2007-03-19

March 19th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Daily Links

Richard Dawkins reads Darwin’s “Origin of Species.”
Stupid Amazon.co.uk won’t ship this to me because - apparently - the Brits have no functional international postal system. Yurpians wishing to make my upcoming THIRTIETH BIRTHDAY (3/29) extree-special should consider this sad fact.
(tags: Richard_Dawkins audiobooks evolution)

Men love crotches more than women.
Damn you, Science! Damn you for [...]

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links for 2007-03-17

March 17th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Warren Ellis: Collision Course with the Right
Warren’s upcoming book Black Summer features a Superhero who kills the President. The story could be interesting or it could just be “shocking” and little else. Regardless, he’s sure to catch some flak for it out there in pundit-land.
(tags: comics Warren_Ellis politics)

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links for 2007-03-16

March 16th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Math is (Psychic?) Power
“James Randi secured a mystery item in a specially designated locker in his Florida office… Cryptographer Matt Blaze and a colleague correctly identified the contents of Randi’s black box from a thousand miles away, using only the powers of their mind
(tags: James_Randi math)

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links for 2007-03-15

March 15th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Hillary vs. Obama: It’s a drawl!
Camille Paglia, all over the map here. The front half is essentially forgettable, but she really gets up to speed by the third page and just starts throwing out GOLD.
(tags: sex politics literature Camille_Paglia)

Rahm Emanuel tells freshmen to avoid Stephen Colbert
Apparently, Emanuel worries about more of these: “Rep. John [...]

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links for 2007-03-13

March 13th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

A touching tribute to Captain America.
So touching in fact, it’s probably not safe for work viewing.
(tags: video comics Captain_America nsfw)

Israel recalls ‘naked ambassador’
“Israel has recalled its ambassador to El Salvador after he was found drunk and naked apart from bondage gear. Reports say he was able to identify himself to police only after a [...]

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links for 2007-03-10

March 10th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

New Mexico Might Make Pluto a Planet
“State lawmakers will vote Tuesday on a bill that proposes ‘as Pluto passes overhead through New Mexico’s excellent night skies, it be declared a planet.’” One down, forty-nine to go!
(tags: science politics)

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links for 2007-03-08

March 8th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

First Alarm for Repetitive Stress
A simple blood test could provide both definitive physical proof of repetitive stress injury and an early warning for potential victims.
(tags: science)

Hobo With a Shotgun
He’s a HOBO. With a SHOTGUN.
(tags: video hoboes)

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links for 2007-03-07

March 7th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

One step closer to the Bowel Disruptor
Invocon, Inc. has built a “‘non-lethal, stand-off weapon for military and law enforcement personnel that could ultimately work through walls and other non-metallic structures’…’Second order effects would be extreme motion sickness.’”
(tags: War weird vomit_beam)

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links for 2007-03-05

March 5th, 2007 · No Comments · Daily Links

Insert “Penis-cillin” joke here.
“Semen appears to act as an antidepressant in women…In our studies, women who have unprotected sex have lower levels of depression, as measured on the gold standard evaluation tool, than those who have the same amount of sex with a condom.”
(tags: sex weird)

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