“Bored. Where’s my bazooka? I’m off down to the railway line.” http://bit.ly/qJ7ysr
Not by the Direct Method.: One possible jonbar... →
jessnevins: (Jonbar hinge definition here). From Charles Mann’s 1491, about 17th century New England: At the same time, Europeans were impressed by American technology…Indian birchbark canoes were faster and more maneuverable than any small European boat. In 1605 three laughing Indians in a canoe…
Speak. Your words will not be published. Tell me... →
melissa: “Third Uncle,” Bauhaus (The Sky’s Gone...
BATTLE TELEPHONE I WANT A BATTLE TELEPHONE BATTLE TELEPHONE IS MIGHTY BATTLE TELEPHONE IS BATTLE TELEPHONE I HAVEN’T BEEN DRINKING OKAY MAYBE A BIT BATTLE TELEPHONE
fharperart: Quick Vid I put together.
Project Thirty-Three: Chaaaaaaa Chaaaaaaa Cha Cha... →
therealkatiewest: Today is the last day of my print sale. I made a video to remind you. It’s not that good. BECAUSE IT’S AWESOME.
Not by the Direct Method.: Chinese pirates of the... →
jessnevins: From Robert Antony’s Like Froth Floating on the Sea: The World of Pirates and Seafarers in Late Imperial South China, which is the best book I know of on Chinese pirates: Following a century of relative tranquility, beginning in the early 1520, China witnessed a steady growth in the number of…
Me: (goes out at 9pm to close the chicken coop)
Chickens: (observe me sourly)
Me: Nine o'clock, chickens. Time you were in your chicken house so I can close the door.
Chickens: FUCK YOU IMPERIALIST OPPRESSOR!
Chickens: FUCK YOU AND YOUR BOURGEOIS "GO TO BED"! WE WILL NEVER GO TO BED! WE ARE CHICKENS OF THE REVOLUTION! WE SPIT ON YOUR REPRESSIVE CURFEW!
Me: ...you know, this is a lot like raising my daughter.
Daughter: FUCK YOU IMPERIALIST OPPRESSOR
Not by the Direct Method.: Germany's floating... →
jessnevins: More from Fritzsche’s A Nation of Fliers. In a passage about the international refueling stations of the various European powers, Fritzsche drops this nugget: To make up for the missing necklace of empire, German Luft Hansa eventually anchored “floating islands,” each about 750 meters square,…
Sticks, Stones, & Herringbones: Extraordinary... →
sticksstonesandherringbones: This is the second time that Neil Gaiman is going to appear on this blog in less than a week, but so be it… James and I were dreaming up a League of Extraordinary Gentleman homage the other day, featuring everyone’s favorite British Graphic-Novelists, so I went home and drew them up: The…
Laurenn McCubbin: Maybe this is one of the reasons... →
microaggressions: My Drawing for Sequential professor shows us industry artists at the beginning of each class. 6 weeks in, and he still hasn’t shown a female artist. I asked him if he could change that, and he said that it was hard to find, and that he didn’t want to cheapen it by only…
Not by the Direct Method.: Happy Jack Mulraney,... →
jessnevins: More from Gangs of New York: Another great hero of the Gophers was One Lung Curran, who, when his girl bewailed the lack of a suitable fall coat, strode into the street and blackjacked the first policeman he encountered. Removing the uniform blouse from the prostrate officer, One Lung Curran…
According to new research by British physicists, it’s theoretically...– Space-Time Cloak Possible, Could Make Events Disappear?
Nine Fish With “Hands” Found to Be New Species– Pictures: Nine Fish With “Hands” Found to Be New Species - - - National Geographic - RichardDawkins.net
point at which Chester Brown uses pronoun “it” for a woman in his memoir of buying sex, PAYING FOR IT: page 82 point at which Chester Brown decides a woman doesn’t rate a pronoun: page 141 length of memoir: 227 pages length of appendices justifying memoir: 50 pages
Google+: HI I FOUND ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND PEOPLE YOU KNOW ON GOOGLE+
Me: ...I don't know any of these people. I've never heard of these people.
Google+: THESE ARE YOUR FRIENDS
Me: No, I've never seen these people before in my life.
Google+: GOOGLE+ SAYS THESE ARE YOUR FRIENDS THESE ARE ALL YOUR GOOGLE+ FRIENDS NOW DO NOT FUCK WITH GOOGLE+ GOOGLE+ TALKS TO GOOGLE STREET VIEW SO GOOGLE+ KNOWS WHERE YOU LIVE DO NOT FUCK WITH GOOGLE+ THESE ARE YOUR FRIENDS NOW YOUR ONLY FRIENDS GOOGLE+ SAYS SO ALSO YOUR NEW GOOGLE+ NAME IS "BITCHTITS"
Take the Google Bar With You Everywhere <... →
morsby-deactivated20120327 asked: Now that Atlantis has taken her final flight, how do you feel about the end of the indefinite halt of manned space flight?