Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Mario as Mister Fahrenheit

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Duetto buffo di due gatti

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I love any piece of music that pauses for laughter. Duetto buffo di due gatti (Humorous Duet for Two Cats) by Robert Lucas de Pearsall.

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The 1962 Atlantis World Fair

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Atlantis has beaten R’lyeh in a bid for the 1962 World Fair. It’s a shame, but the resulting website is a monkey’s dream. Go there and enjoy. Who said we need flash for complex interaction design? Adobe, that’s who. BTW, side note: I want to include the following quote about R’lyeh, because it is the […]

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Bryan Safi is my new favourite human

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Current TV’s Bryan Safi on the advertising obsession that is ponce. I could watch his show all day.

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I Write Like Ray Bradbury

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I played around with I Write Like today. Plugging in the first page of my blog connected me to David Foster Wallace; separate blog entries gave me Ray Bradbury (win!), Dan Brown (ew), Stephen King, Margaret Atwood and David Foster Wallace (again). Here’s how it works. UPDATE, June 22nd: I wrote a fake short story […]

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Calling All Web Comics

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I am doing my honours thesis on comics. Which is pretty much the coolest thing ever. I need stimuli for my study, which means that I have to come up with a funny comic that’s not too popular (so the Far Side is out, even though it would be perfect and there are so many […]

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Interesting facts about traditional Japanese music

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The size of the semitone in a Japanese scale varies as a function of the song being played, the instrument, the sex of the player, and other factors.

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