News from the Weird
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.
http://www.calgarycultureclub.com

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)
http://www.raycaesar.com/

Contains 15 minutes of a monty python interview that hasn't been aired in over 30 years.http://tsoya.blogspot.com/2006/03/unearthed-monty-python-footage-from.html

Its official a book on Pastafarianism hits the shelves this week. Ramen.http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/2006-03-26-spaghetti-monster_x.htm

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.http://postsecret.blogspot.com/

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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