Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hostages and cannibals make me want to buy your snack product. (TV ads as hyperactive literary analysis)

M&Ms commercials have always bothered me a little. There’s a loveability to the anthropomorphized, walking/talking CGI candies to be sure, but there’s no getting around their looming demise. So to say that we identify with the protagonists is immediately to say that we understand just how little their lives are valued by their surrounding society. [...]

Panda dog has some valid concerns.

I don’t know where this picture comes from, BUT I LIKE IT. Wait. No, I don’t. I don’t like it at all. I apologize.

I kind of side with the cat

(link via Arbroath)

Key-tar?

Kinda really want. (via HolyCool.net; Buy here)

True…. so true.

(source: Buttersafe; link: Emporium)

Waiting for Godot: the video game…

A classic theaternerd joke finally realized. (link via: Urlesque, source: Vectorbelly)

Mashups

(via Left Handed Toons)

Our pet walrus is buzzed.

There’s really not much to say about this, except maybe “what an asshole!”

Dear canvassers, stop destroying my positivity toward other humans

Portland, Oregon—not unlike SoHo here in NYC—is home to much socially/environmentally conscious foot traffic. With said liberal-minded pedestrians come many positives of urban living: Whole Foods, farmers markets, arts and parks, and growing small business. But one of the negative side-effects is canvassers. Here’s a segment of conversation I had with a canvasser for Children [...]

Ken Jennings hedges his bet

(via [tba], source here)

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