alexander mcqueen autumn/winter 2008-2009
they killed Big Bird
i remember the “selling their kid on ebay” story…
Who sells their kid on ebay? That’s nuts.
That’s a child. A living being that you made.
That shit goes on etsy.
Classic and Reverse harpies, mermaids, centaurs, and nagas
as a species we have this habit of tacking human faces onto animals and when you think about it, it looks kind of stupid, but it looks even stupider backwards
Gingerbread House [x]
why were dinosaurs so big
because Jurassic times call for Jurassic measures
Kenneth Goldsmith writes about a “small but thriving subculture” that documents glitches in Google Books’ scanning process: http://nyr.kr/1eZqY1r
“Because of the speed and volume with which Google is executing the project, the company can’t possibly identify and correct all of the disturbances in what is supposed to be a seamless interface. There’s little doubt that generations to come will be stuck with both these antique stains and workers’ hands.”
Above: “Special Collection” (2009), by Benjamin Shaykin. Photo by the Library of the Printed Web.
Transitioning into screen-based technology. The paperbound nostalgic in me cries
Where did the mistletoe go to become rich and famous?
This guy goes into a restaurant for a Christmas breakfast while in his home town for the holidays. After looking over the menu he says, “I’ll just have the eggs benedict.” His order comes a while later and it’s served on a huge fancy chrome plate. He asks the waiter, “What’s with the fancy plate?” The waiter replies, “There’s no plate like chrome for the hollandaise!”
I am the wrapper of gifts in my house. Christmas birthdays whatever I wrap the presents.
So my dad walks into my room with an armful of presents and says. “Here you go, MC.” He sets them on my bed and turns to walk out. And I ask, “Why MC?” And I kid you not He spins on his heel and has the dumbest smile on his face as he says,
Cause you rap a lot.