16 April 2009

Stop thinking, start linking

Blog on Jury deliberations - great coverage of the "tweeting" / iphone juror issue.

Bill O'Reilly discovers Super Mario ()

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"paleo-reportage about the miraculous virtual worlds available to young people who avail themselves of the NES and Super Mario -- anchored by an agog Bill O'Reilly who can only shake his head and marvel at kids today and the crazy stuff they get up to"

Texas headed out? Remember what happened last time.

The Wire Bible - why haven't you watched The Wire yet? Nothing else matters. Don't watch any other TV show or movie until you've seen every season of The Wire. (via kottke.org)

Also Twitter - I'm now among the "I was too cool but then I joined to see what all the fuss was about" crowd. Keep expectations low (like I need to tell you o_O)

According to
Keith Starky's blog:
The central conceit of the "tweet" in this case is the idea that Ninjas, which are black-clad martial artists who employ tactics of stealth to both defeat their opponents and avoid waking people up at night when they go to the bathroom, could partake in some of the worldy pleasures of the non-Ninja world (e.g., crunchy snacks) if that non-Ninja world consisted entirely of people wearing noise-canceling headphones. Henceforth we refer to this world as Headphone-World.

And McSweeney's explains Twitter:
Twitter seems to be, first and foremost, an online haven where teenagers making drugs can telegraph secret code words to arrange gang fights and orgies. It also functions as a vehicle for teasing peers until they commit suicide.

If you saw what Hubble sees, it'd look like this:

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