Monday, February 08, 2010

There’s a Semi-Sale in That Forest

Links of note.

A dealbreaker, and rightly so: seriously using Facebook’s “It’s Complicated” option to describe your relationship status.

Minimalist TV show posters

In order to help you be a dick more clearly in written communication, the sarcasm mark has been invented. (Though, for the record, one already exists, though it may have fallen out of favor because it looks like a vagina.)

Fourfour picks out points of interest from one of my favorite movies, Hausu.

Get away from that lamp shade!!!

Lost as interpreted by people who are watching it for the first time. Funny, but the Lost fan in me kind of makes me hate all these people for having dumb opinions.

A chronology of Crayola crayon colors — and the interesting fact that the standard box doubles in number of colors every 28 years.

The easy way to download any YouTube video.

Some thoughts on Diablo Cody’s Jennifer’s Body — why it fell short, why it had potential, and why it’s not actually the complete suckbomb some have made it out to be.

And, on a similar note, Pajiba’s good defense against claims of misogyny in (500) Days of Summer. (In short: If you don’t like it, it’s not actually misogyny, it’s bad writing.)

Crash blossoms — a handy term for headlines that give alternate, humorous readings in addition to the one intended, such as “Gator Attacks Puzzle Experts.”

A connection between Super Mario World and Chrono Trigger explains where the waterfalls come from and where they go.

In defense of being a grown-up who still plays Mario games

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  1. That Chrono Trigger / SMW crossover image is AMAZING! How funny.

  2. Seriously. Wish I'd thought of it.