Thursday, February 28, 2008

It's Random Linky Time, It's Random Linky Time...

The Cynical Bastard Takes on Doctor Who: A lightning-fast, entertainingly acerbic look at Doctor Who. Normally, I'd complain about the stereotypical depiction of fans, but frankly I think Who fandom, generally speaking, deserves it.

Garfield Minus Garfield: Ten times trippier, funnier, and sadder than Garfield with Garfield.

Virtual Barber Shop: Put on a pair of headphones, close your eyes, and enjoy the uncanny auditory illusion of being in a three-dimensional space with invisible barbers. This is really, really cool, and a fascinating example of the neat tricks your brain can play on you. It also, interestingly, freaked me out more than anything else in recent memory.

NSS Space Settlement Art Contest: Gallery of entries for the National Space Society's recent calendar art contest on the theme of space settlement. Features some pretty nice pictures.

Sawyer's Nickname Generator: Find out what nickname Lost's resident smartass would give you on the island. Apparently I'm "Frosty." I'm... not sure how I feel about that.

3 comments:

  1. There's also "Garfield as a real cat":

    http://elasticosmos.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/1529331900_861507a2c0_o.jpg

    I still think the continued existence of the real strip is the scariest.

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  2. I have seen it without the dialog for the animals (which IMO was slightly less funny that the no-animals-at-all version, but sadder). When I went to link to that particular site, though, it had disappeared. I hadn't seen that particular version, with the more realistic-looking cat. Somehow, I don't think that works quite as well.

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  3. What's amazing is that people are desperately trying to make Garfield funny, while Jim Davis (or his minions) is content with doing the exact opposite.

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