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.

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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