Dec. 2nd, 2005

FRIIIIDAAAAY! [aaaay aaay ay…]

» The Real Enrique Iglesias?

[Caution: not too loud folks!]

Okay I know it’s old (it dates back to 2000) and it’s a cheap shot (it was recorded from his mic during a TV show in either Poland or Italy, but the audience only heard backing tape.) But hooooo boy is it funny. 🙂 [Apologies to those who have heard this to death.]

» World Beard Championships!

Precisely what it says. Yikes! I don’t think I’ve got what it takes to be a “champion”.

» Tillamook Cheddar!

“Tillamook Cheddar is a Jack Russell Terrier from Brooklyn, New York. She is widely regarded as the world’s preeminent canine artist…” “…Tillie is six years old.”


» Side Effects

An essay by Steve Martin for the New Yorker, 1998

Have a most excellent weekend.


Nov. 11th, 2005

Here we go!

» Jenga Sears Tower

A scale model of the Sears Tower made completely from loose (ie: not glued) Jenga blocks.
Check out the others he’s built.

» The 365 Days Project

This was done (and completed) in 2003 but there are some crazy recordings on this site.
The goal was to provide one interesting MP3 download, per day, for every day of one year.

» The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

The Intelligent Design debate rages on…

» RingMania

Semi-Addictive flash game. (The first step is admitting you have a problem…)

Have a most excellent weekend.


Nov. 4th, 2005


» Avoider!

In the spirit of another favorite: the Cursor Thief: Live! (From June 17th, 2005)

» San Francisco: Modelled in Jell-O

For all you Kraft folks… 🙂
They even made fake fog! (Possibly using either Cool Whip or Philadelphia Cream Cheese)

» DJ Shadow performed by highschool students

Done using real instruments, based on a recording which used no real instruments.
P.S. “Endtroducing….” is still one of my all-time favorite CD’s

» FUH2

Flipping the bird to the Hummer H2

Have a most excellent weekend.


Oct. 28th, 2005

Haaaaallowe’en Friday Linkages!

» Zombie Romp!

Addictive Halloween-style Zombie Shooter! [OF DOOOOM!!!]

» The Empire Strikes Back: The Animated Gif

The entire story of the second Star Wars film as told through the magic of an animated gif.

» Comcastic Marionettes

Courtesy of Michael Dann. Really amazing flash marionettes. Fast-loading too. [Marionettes…. OF THE DAMNED!!!!11!]

» Waxhoff!


Have a most excellent weekend.


Oct. 21st, 2005

Frrrriiiiidaaaaayyyy!! (aaay…. aaaay… aaay.)

» The only debate on Intelligent Design that is worthy of its subject

[Note: I am not religious]

» Celebrity Punchout

Ohhhh Britney Spears… It’s kinda cool how the faces react to the hits.

» Make Your Own Police Sketch

Pretty cool actually!

» Wedding Proposal Via Search Engine

Interesting. That takes some serious patience. 🙂
How he did it:

Have a most excellent weekend.


Oct. 14th, 2005

Short week = Almost forgot about Friday links! Yikes.

Kinda brief ones this week, though. Short week!

» Camera-Tossing

Step 1: Set exposure length and click shutter
Step 2: Toss!
Step 3: See [apparently] pretty cool results
It’s started quite a following apparently.

» Honest Album Titles


This still makes me laugh and it’s over a year old now. There are many. (Some may not exist since they’re hosted all over the place.)

» PaperCraft

Software and instructions for making realistic paper models of… pretty much anything!

» Flashearth

The poor man’s Google-earth. 🙂 (With none of the bandwidth hogging)

Have a most excellent weekend.


Sep. 30th, 2005

Another Friday, the end of the first full week of Autumn!

» Anyone for Tennis?

In preparation for the Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open, tennis legend Andre Agassi (R) and the World’s No. 1 Roger Federer have a friendly ‘hit’ on the world’s most unique tennis court, the Helipad of the Burj Al Arab.
[For context:]


When you think of TOTALLY AWESOME JUMPS, you think of Action Blast Land.

[Rrrrrrright…. yeah…. Please note that caps are not mine, that’s the actual copy. Also please note: this is the most annoying interface I have ever seen in my life.]

» The Company Cookbook

From the intro: “It sucks, but in a completely awesome way.”
Let’s never do this, okay? 🙂


Real News. Compelling Stories. Always Positive.
[This is not fake]

Have a most excellent weekend.


Sep. 23rd, 2005

Friday at last! Enjoy…

» “The Aristocrats” as I Think Bob Newhart Would Perform It

By Tabetha Wells
[Apologies to regular McSweeny’s readers]

» The Bible in Pig Latin

a.k.a.: the Oly-hay Ible-bay.
Sites like this make me WANT To be busy. Yikes.
[Note: I am not religious]

» Wolfram Tones

This is hard to explain but fellow science / music nerds may be intrigued.

» Show Me DQ

Possibly nsfw, but some really beautiful artwork. (Neat interface too.)

Have a most excellent weekend.


Sep. 16th, 2005

This week is an all-request week, since I received so many funny / interesting links from people all week.

Also: This is a little earlier than usual cuz I’m busy and it’s office-move-prep-day.

» Human Clock

From Julie C.:

She called this “absolutely outstanding” and I couldn’t agree more.

» Death Metal Karaoke

From Kevin K:

Sing (?) along, won’t you? [I’m talkin’ to YOU, Matthew Smith!]

» Dictionaraoke!

From Mark J.:

The magic of the dictionary and karaoke brought together at last!
“This site features parodies of popular songs using karaoke-style backing music with vocals provided by audio pronunciation samples from online dictionaries”

» Engadget Roundup: 1985!

From David A-M:

Funny! (Even if you aren’t a nerd like me.)

Have a most excellent weekend.