Archives for the month of: December, 2007

zoe: can i have a piggy-back ride??!?

me: …you can try

this questionable content and the one after it are amazing.

365 chiat days screencap

sean ohlenkamp’s great video showing his desktop over a year.

…is one of the best books i’ve ever read. i feel the same sort of excitement as when i read the ‘his dark materials’ trilogy for the first time…and also the same sort of outrage and vague betrayal that no one had ever told me these books existed and that i should read them. if you haven’t read ‘ender’s game’ yet (or phillip pullman’s ‘his dark materials’) you should do so immediately.

moby dick tub tattoo.

pull the lever and see what happens!

brilliant – via eric.

i am positive i started eating that piece of pizza. i took a bite from the end and then a bite of crust (from the far end) as always. yet i pick up the plate to eat more and the slice is whole. what is happening??

omg BEST IDEA EVER. print these out, fill them in, give to loved ones. they’ll never have to guess your size again! and you’ll never again have to call your girlfriend’s best friend and ask her to sneakily find out her ring size. how do you work THAT into a conversation? josh i’m looking in your direction.

the deadly croissant

via eric – mattias adolfsson’s star wars, the baroque version.

ok, my indignance here probably has something to do with lack of sleep and working long hours and spending a lot of time commuting over the past two days, but have you seen this new starbucks commercial? it’s cute with soft music and sort of a rough chalk or pastel animation style. a ski lift stops bringing a skier and what i presume to be a reindeer face to face. they regard each other. then the skiier (extending the kind of holiday spirit that only mega-chains can sell) offers the reindeer some of his coffee.

AND THE REINDEER TAKES IT. WITH HIS HOOVES. as he’s sitting, upright LIKE A HUMAN in a SKI LIFT CHAIR. i mean granted, at least he’s taking it with both hooves and not with one hoof, like he’s got a phantom opposable thumb or something. but come on. can’t the skier just come across the reindeer in the woods or something? pour it into the little thermos cup and hold it out so the reindeer can sip it? that’s totally cute! but i guess that would put too much focus on the fact that this dude is offering a WILD ANIMAL a triple shot macchiato or whatever.

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also, now the guy has a thermos without a lid. probably a starbucks-branded thermos that he paid $20 for, and now it has no lid.

AND how did the reindeer get ON the ski lift?? did it – i don’t know – scoop him up as he was gamboling through a three-diamond run? how is it staying upright? what a charade! GOD.

via today’s big thing via ian

neither of them make left-hand turns! a little article at the times about the benefits of ups’s no-right-turn policy.

i just worked for 15 hours straight with only bathroom breaks and 15 minutes each for lunch and dinner. i’m sleepy. but. but! this will not keep me from finishing ‘the ultimates’ vol. 1 tonight. a girl’s gotta have her priorities.

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