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Monthly Archives: February 2009

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Jordy, just another fad I loved.

I was humming oooooh la la baby randomly today. This is a song by a little french kid talking about how hard it is to be a baby. Well – it’s embarrassing that I was singing about it or thinking about it. Anyways, Hawkes asks

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Whaa…?

So today, I came across this trailer on IMDB. It’s a film called Donkey Punch. Wait, wait… don’t just breeze by that bit of information. Take a moment and really let that sink in. From the look of it, it most definitely refers to what

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The Crisis of Credit Visualized

Does the credit crisis have you confused? Have you recently been in a discussion about the economy or job market and felt out of your league? Do you suffer from glazed eyes when people talk about mortgages? Unless you’ve read through enough newspapers it can

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Royksopp Invades Earth

Happy Up Here from R√∂yksopp on Vimeo. I don’t usually post music (there are other, wiser PopTenners manning that department) but this falls into my area of expertise. Give it ’til the one minute mark to see why.

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Guinness Book’s Top 50 Console Games

It looks like our old friend Guinness has decided to step away from the seven-foot-long fingernails for a second, and try his luck quantifying video games. Respectfully, sir, I think I speak for all gamers when I say- stay the hell away. Your list is

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Mermaids Now Officially Exist

Behold- one amputee’s letter to WETA Workshop (those fabulous Lord of the Rings FX gods) inspired them to make her a fully functional mermaid tail and suit! Not some fake-looking plasticky contraption, an honest-to-god realistic mermaid tail that she can operate with the powers of

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80s Crushes: Where Are They Now?

A few surefire methods for inducing that depression you’ve been staving off all winter. 1) Study the economic crisis closely and/or the state of popular music and radio. 2) Re-watch old SNL episodes from the early 90s that you could’ve sworn were gut-bustingly hilarious. 3)

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Oscar? Is that you?

In the wake of the 81st Academy Awards telecast, it has become apparent that many of us who reside on the colder end of the country, far away from the hallucinogenic fumes of Hollywood, have come to regard the ceremony with a variable amount of

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Donions: Word of the Year

Chris, Juan and I were hanging out with our DC homebrew Trevor, and after a very grueling week, we had to give a presentation in front of some VIPs at the crack of dawn. When the presentation was over and the monumental weight was lifting