- An interpretation of the cover art for Rhymes With Lust, the first-ever graphic novel.
- The strangest cover of “Hotel California” you’ve probably ever heard.
- I finished my examination of the female characters on Lost. Check out the last two parts: Rose / Rousseau / Alex / Cindy and Penny / Eloise / Naomi / Zoe.
- Speaking of Lost, I also did a write-up on the speculative origins of its characters’ names.
- So when we say Jesus rose on the third day, we really just mean “about thirty-six hours later,” right?
- A short history of the song “Sukiyaki,” which has nothing to do with the dish sukiyaki.
- An explanation for the curious Chinese dish fried enema, as well as a disturbing connection between sausage and intestines.
- The fun abstract music suggestion game — plus the results.
- An unexpected connection between the cult film Heavy Metal and either Radiohead or Disney, depending on how you look at it.
- Both Zooey and Emily Deschanel seem to have their emotional switches stuck in the off position most of this time. Does anyone else think about these kinds of things?
- In Japan, axolotls are called wooper loopers. Way to be, Japan.
- Apparently at some point in my life, I thought Solvang didn’t suck.
- Words of the week: etui, froward and grue.
Friday, April 30, 2010
The best of April 2010, at least according to this blog: