Not Onion-level satire, but still kind of funny.
Category Archives: pop culture
I don’t know if Flickr user AJ Fosik is also super fantastic artist AJ Fosik, but I do know this: this Flickr collection of promotional beer sweaters from the 1970’s and 80’s took the express rocket from Planet Awesomesauce to punch me in the gut with HolyShitINeedThisness.
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For the last two years, it’s been my pleasure to work with my friends from monochrom on collateral and identity components for Arse Elektronika, their now yearly conference covering issues relating to the intersection of sex and technology. This year’s theme is “Do Androids Sleep With Electric Sheep? Critical Perspectives on Sexuality and Pornography in [...]
Random Acts of Senseless Violence by Jack WomackRating: 5 of 5 starsHard to believe that this book was published 13 years ago. In fact, the bleak state of affairs depicted by Womack is so potentially on the verge of coming true that it can be a downright uncomfortable read at times. But don’t let [...]
I’m saddened to see that Britain’s Daily Mail just published an investigative piece that has likely turned up the true identity of street art phenom Banksy. I know it’s human nature to kill your heroes, but isn’t there anyone left in the world that values mystique over sordid detail? The headline is the worst. I [...]
I was a huge fan of both Mad and Cracked magazines as a kid, so I was thrilled to see the profile of Al Jaffee that the NY Times published a few weeks ago. For 40 (!) years, Jaffee has been illustrating my absolute, hands-down favorite Mad feature: the infamous “Mad Fold-In.” The Fold-In ran [...]
Funny for Potterheads and Kotterheads alike.
I don’t remember what this is from, but I totally remember watching it when I was about 15.
Holy awesome. Spotted on Sean’s blog. Are Voltron and Transformers really that old???
As with most dudes who grew up in the early 80’s, I was a total, maniacal G.I. Joe freak. But I was also poor, so I never got any of the high-end toys like the Skystriker or the legendary, huge aircraft carrier, the USS Flagg. Hell, as far as I know nobody ever even saw [...]