News from the Weird
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
This is truly the most mind blowing optical illusion that I've seen in a long time. Stare at the image for a minute then look away. You will see a visual distortion for at least 30 seconds its wild.
Friday, May 26, 2006
Wow things are getting crazy busy nowadays, Heres a flash version of Frogger.
Thursday, May 11, 2006
Man things have been crazy the last little while. Just settling into Edmonton. Found this crazy link to some great vintage cartoons.
Wednesday, April 26, 2006
This is a super emotional roller coaster. A slideshow of the reprocussions of the Chernobyl disaster.
Saturday, April 15, 2006
Since it makes more sense with a blog, I'm going to drop the whole issue system and just report as I hear it.

This is a bio consumption study that shows if the UK consumption was applied to the whole world we would need 3.1 Earths to sustain them.

This is a hilarious proganda video made in the 60's about pot, it's haha funny.
Thursday, April 06, 2006
News from the Weird 70:

Well it appears that I'll be off to Edmonton for 6 months or longer. I'll be keeping my phone number for now and all my e-mail address information just so you know.

Here's the news:
Article about binding brain tissue with computer chips, this is weird wonderful and creepy allat the sametime.
E-mule spyservers, filesharing just got creepier! This article talks on how to block them but it makes you wonder how many actually exist.
An interesting video done in 1967 by Gene Hackman about Community Shelter Planning. It's so wild seeingGene when he is soo young.
Oh man this is so strange. A funeral director hoards dead fetuses... just read the article if you feel inclined
They've managed to clone the first human organ in isolation, the bladder, excelllent by thetime I'm fifty I can get all my organs replaced and live forever Muhahahah!,1,4083876.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed&ctrack=1&cset=true
Huge cloud of alcohol found in deep space 463 billion miles accross... in related news HomerSimpson has again joined NASA.
Anarchy and the UK television performance from 1976.... PUNK ROCK!!!!!
Friday, March 24, 2006

It's been awhile since I decided to bother with the news so I thought I'd get back to it. Now that it's in a blog format strictly as opposed to e-mail I may have more frequent updates. So stay tuned.

I've been gushing (to some of you) about the film based on Neil G.'s work MirrorMask and how I was chomping at the bit to see it. Well I saw it, and let me tell you I wasn't as impressed as I thought I'd be. Speaking of movies I was thinking of seing V for Vendetta. have any of you seen it? Well anyway here's the news:

For those of you in the Calgary area seeking the weird and the wonderful or just plain don't know what to do with themselves might I recommend the Calgary Culture Club. I've been getting mad mileage out of this free club that works to connect people interested in arts and culture in the Calgary area.

This artist Ray Caesar is frequently featured in one of my favourite magazines Justapoz. His work is typically very creepy and quite often employs a similiar digital model structure again and again. Not safe for work (featured piece above)

Contains 15 minutes of a monty python interview that hasn't been aired in over 30 years.

Its official a book on Pastafarianism hits the shelves this week. Ramen.

I LoOOOVEEE this site, it's peoples deepest secrets in a creative custom made postcard form.They range from endearing to sad but are also potent.

Boing boing had an interesting article about Google adwords revealing that the bottom feeding lawyersare the ones that pay the most for ads:Most expensive Google ad keywords listed This list of the highest-paying Google advertising keywords is exciting for its very dullness: if there's one thing that's become clear it's that in 2006, the most aggressive users of keyword advertising are asbestos lawyers, ambulance chasers, and mortgage brokers. $54.33 mesothelioma lawyers$47.79 what is mesothelioma$47.72 peritoneal mesothelioma$47.25 consolidate loans$47.16 refinancing mortgage$45.55 tax attorney$41.22 mesothelioma$38.86 car accident lawyer$38.68 ameriquest mortgage
Weird and delightful tidbits from my favourite news feeds and irresponsible browsing habits.

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