Oct. 28th, 2011

Happy Friday everybody. Can you believe it? End of October.

I know!!

Here we go…

» Ray Villafane: The Pumpkins

Seriously some incredible pumpkin carving artistry here. Wow.

» CBC’s Nightfall: Downloadable audio

Nightfall is a CBC radio show that aired between 1980 and 1983. The had some great spooky stories which might make your Hallowe’en a little more “boo” than usual.
Sent in by Melissa L.

» Depictions of Disney Characters in Real Life

Created by artists Jirka Vinse Jonatan Väätäinen. Really great work.

» Zombie Invaders

Like centipede, only slower.
Oh yeah and also with zombies.

Bonus Link!

» Hollywood Movie Cliches

In handy infographic form. Funny.
Sent in by Hannah J.

Enjoy your fabulous Hallowe’en weekend everybody.


Oct. 21st, 2011

Happy Friday again. Apparently (again) today is the next next next day that the world is supposed to end.

So we’d better hurry up and view these Friday links!

» The 12 Most Convincing Real-Life Ghost Stories

Kind of interesting.
Sent in by several subscribers. Hallowe’en is now only 10 days away. BoooOOOOoooo…

» Jan von Holleben: dreams of flying

Carefully staged photos which are adorable.

» Shit That Siri Says

Siri is the voice activated assistant on the new iPhone 4S.
Discovered by Hannah J.

» Hero’s Adventure

Old-school “adventure” style game with some clever twists.
Sent in by Melissa C.

Bonus Link!

» vintage everyday: New York subway in the 80s

You know, I don’t use the word “dope” that often, but it’s the first thing that came to mind when I was sent this. That and “yikes”.
Sent in by Jenni W.

Enjoy your weekend, in the even the world fails to end.


Oct. 14th, 2011

Holy cow: Friday. At last.

Let’s go!

» Treehotel

I think I want to go. Really amazing design.

» Ben & Jerry’s open letter to the Occupy Wall Street protesters

This is actually the clearest definition of what this protest is about. Well done.

» ColorJack

A really clever set of online tools for web designers to quickly develop complementary color palettes.

» One and One Story

“Game mechanics change based on narration.”
A very cool, sweet little game.
Discovered by Traci T.

Bonus Link!

» 12 Extremely Disappointing Facts About Popular Music

“This is the saddest thing you’ll read all day. YOU LET THIS HAPPEN! YOU!”
No kidding.
Discovered by Kelly S.

I hope your Friday and your weekend are both spectacular.


Oct. 7th, 2011

Hello October Friday. How you doin’?

Ready? Ready!

» What Party Embroideries

Embroidery designs created by Stephanie Tillman.
Really funny, and odd.
I think this one is my favorite (at the moment.)

» Nightmares Fear Factory, Niagara Falls

Halloween is coming. 🙂
When you visit this attraction, there are hidden cameras which record your reaction. Apparently quite a few people have really been scared at this attraction.
I think I want to go.

» After the Final Curtain

“Photographically documenting neglected and abandoned theaters throughout the United States”
That pretty much says it all.
Some great work here.

» Running Men

You have to assist several running men to get from point A to point B. A challenging little game.
Sent in by Noella S.

Bonus Link!

» Things We Never Told You: Ode to a Bookstore Death


Have a fantastic weekend, and for my Canadian friends: Happy Thanksgiving!