Friday, January 30, 2004

[DutchTop40.Net] Download The Latest Mp3s

[DutchTop40.Net] Download The Latest Mp3s

The Raven's Mutterings

The new blog from the owner of the Fudge RPG mailing list, I'm sure its going to have some interesting stuff.

If you're a role-player and you don't know what Fudge is you really should find out.

The Raven's Mutterings

"Wherein the Raven (Carl Cravens) rambles on about roleplaying games, gamemastering, the gaming industry, and whatever else strikes his fancy."

"The Schizophrenic Murderer with the Chainsaw"

'Chainsaw Massacre' Horrifies Greek Docs

"ATHENS, Greece - The remake of the 1974 cult horror movie "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" opened Friday in Greece with an introduction demanded by psychiatrists: Schizophrenics aren't always violent.

"The distributor of the film — with the Greek title "The Schizophrenic Murderer with the Chainsaw" — said it added the preface prepared by the Research Institute for Psychological Health.

"The distributor took the action after Greek psychiatrists demanded that the Greek title be changed because it insulted schizophrenics and stigmatized people with psychological disorders.

"The movie is about five stranded youths who become the prey of a deformed lunatic."

Thursday, January 29, 2004

You Know You Want To

Legal? Not in the least...but how many postal workers REALLY look at what's on the envelope.

Make your own stamps

"Ever wanted your own first class stamps? Well now you can with Stamp It Out!

Creating your own stamps is free and easy. All you need to do is tell us which image you would like on your stamps and we’ll create them for you."

Monday, January 26, 2004

Yahoo! News - Smithsonian Label to Sell Folk Catalog as Downloads

Yahoo! News - Smithsonian Label to Sell Folk Catalog as Downloads

"WASHINGTON, D.C. (Billboard) - Nonprofit label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is making its entire collection of 33,000 folk and world music songs available as downloads for 99 cents apiece. The service will debut April 1 on the label's own site, http://www.folkways.si.edu, and later this spring on the Smithsonian's http://www.globalsound.org site."

Friday, January 16, 2004

WIL WHEATON dot NET

Doesn't get much dorkier than this.

WIL WHEATON dot NET
"I haven't had a haircut in almost two months, even though I am married to a hairdresser. I guess it's like the shoemaker's kids being barefoot.
As a result, my hair is huge. It stands up about four inches off my head, and sort of curls around like Wolverine . . . and not in a cool way.

"Yeah. Scary.

"Anne got a good look at my Marge Simpson-lite hair this morning.

"'Holy crap,' she said, 'your hair is wearing you!'

"'Yeah. I can't seem to make a goddamn appointment with my hairdresser, and despite the Logan look, I can't snikt it off.'
I flexed my hands to show the lack of Adamantium claws.

"'You lost me there,' she said, 'I don't speak nerd, remember?'

"'So if I told you that my huge hair is a 5 point CHA disadvantage, that wouldn't mean anything to you?'

"'No.'

"'And you wouldn't know that I'd mixed D&D rules with GURPS?'
We looked at each other for a moment. 'That's right, baby, you're married to this!' I thought, mentally making a saving throw vs. Irritated Wife."

Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Celebrity Deathmatch

The Smoking Gun: Archive

"JANUARY 13--You could excuse David Letterman for questioning CBS's commitment to his late night program. That's because the Tiffany Network actually opted for a prominent photo of Tonight Show host Jay Leno--instead of Dave--in its online promotion of Sunday night's People's Choice Awards. It wasn't until Letterman himself started ragging on CBS during the taping of last night's program that the image of his NBC rival was hastily deleted and replaced by a shot of the Late Show boss. Network brass apparently were so embarrassed by the gaffe that CBS president Leslie Moonves called Letterman during the Monday taping to apologize and say, apparently facetiously, that the employee responsible for posting Leno's photo on cbs.com had been fired. Below you'll find the before and after images from the network's web site, captured by TSG before the Leno art was deleted. While both Letterman and Leno were nominated in the favorite talk show host category, the People's Choice nod went to Oprah Winfrey. (1 page)"

Monday, January 12, 2004

Cubitt Artists

Click for photos and info on this reclamation.

The Pink Tanks

"The Pink Tank is permanently parked (until further notice) at the corner of Pages Walk and Mandela Way in Bermondsey, SE1, near the Old Kent Rd flyover. The nearest tubes are Elephant and Castle, Borough, London Bridge or Tower Bridge."

Friday, January 09, 2004

News

Is This Truly News?

"RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - What do Britney Spears, the United Methodist Church, the St. Louis Rams and Hallmark Cards have in common? They're among the hundreds of celebrities, organizations and companies on the National Rifle Association's roster of entities that it considers hostile to gun-ownership rights. " [click the link above for full story]

DORK TOWER

DORK TOWER

Thursday, January 08, 2004

It looks like the Battle is over...

The Smoking Gun: Archive

"1/8 UPDATE: Elecia Battle today admitted that her story of lottery woe was fiction and that she was dropping a lawsuit filed against the real Mega Millions winner. Through tears, Battle told reporters, 'I wanted to win so bad for my kids and my family. I apologize.' She added, 'I'm not a bad person, I'm really not.' Lt. Kevin Nieter, a spokesman for the South Euclid Police Department, told TSG that he now expected charges to be filed against Battle for filing a false police report regarding her supposedly lost ticket. "

PDF Library

PDF Library

New Wave Outpost - Song of the Week

Works deleted from companies catalogs and converted to MP3 from vinyl recordings.

Song of the Week

Monday, January 05, 2004

Oops

The Smoking Gun: Archive

"JANUARY 5--After hours of marital bliss, Britney Spears moved today to legally annul her romantic Saturday morning nuptials at Las Vegas's Little White Wedding Chapel. This morning, Spears, 22, filed the below annulment complaint with the Clark County District Court in a bid to wipe away her blessed, though brief, union to Jason Allen Alexander, a childhood pal from her hometown of Kentwood, Louisiana. In her complaint, Spears notes that her marriage should be dissolved because she 'lacked understanding of her actions to the extent that she was incapable of agreeing to marriage because before entering into the marriage the Plaintiff and Defendant did not know each others likes and dislikes, each others desires to have or not have children, and each others desires as to State of residency.' It's now up to a Nevada judge to sign off on the annulment request so that Spears and Alexander can return to market. (5 pages)"

"I'll Drill Ya!"

The Smoking Gun: Archive

"DECEMBER 31--In a bizarre bail-bonding ritual, a Missouri man and his son were busted Monday after allegedly trying to stick up a Pizza Hut. The weapon of choice for George Stroble, 63, and his son Donald, 32? A cordless Black & Decker drill that Donald had tucked under his jacket, according to this probable cause statement filed by cops in Independence. Pizza Hut worker Willard Paxman told police that the younger Stroble announced, 'I'm not playing. I've got a gun.' Remarkably, Stroble did not add, 'One false move and I'll drill you.' The Strobles, seen below in police booking photos, are facing felony robbery charges and, if convicted, could face a maximum of 15 years in jail. (3 pages)"

How to unify the entire world peacefully

If this isn't dorky, I don't know what is...

How to unify the entire world peacefully

"In the near future, USA will fight a nuclear world war 3 with China." [via Chapel Perilous]

Historical Tale Construction Kit

Make and create your own historical tale, using the Historical Tale Construction Kit. Hours of fun for the whole family.