Eddie Izzard: the Death Star cafeteria
And it really is more fun to watch this Lego animation that someone assembled, than to watch Izzard onstage:
Yet another blog that will take up gigs of space, be accessable to anyone on the face of the earth, and will be read by (maybe) three people... If I'm lucky.
New Word coined (info from WorldWideWords):
from a friend
From a friend of mine, who is a musician:
This video clip shows how the Omaha Beach part of 'Saving Private Ryan' was done.Three guys, a car, some props, and a ton of Green Screens and Digital Compositing.
I liked 'Saving Private Ryan',
but I liked the x-rated version better...
'Shaving Ryan's Privates'
Creation Museum Selling Mastodon Skull
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas museum that teaches creationism is counting on the auction of a prehistoric mastodon skull to stave off extinction. The founder and curator of the Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum, which rejects evolution and claims that man and dinosaurs coexisted, said it will close unless the Volkswagen-sized skull finds a generous bidder.
"If it sells, well, then we can come another day," Joe Taylor said. "This is very important to our continuing."
A Creationist Museum... on the verge of Extinction?
You can't make this stuff up.
WORLD WIDE WORDS ISSUE 574 Saturday 9 February 2008
Feb 7th, 2008
Here's an interesting game: A global magical mystery tour of "Moments That Revolutionized Music."
The "Blog" of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks
According to the press release, the transmission is being directed towards the North Star, Polaris, and will travel at 186,000 miles per second towards its 431 light year-distant target.
Paul McCartney enthused to the agency: "Amazing! Well done, NASA! Send my love to the aliens. All the best, Paul."
John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, chipped in with: "I see that this is the beginning of the new age in which we will communicate with billions of planets across the universe."
If you want to participate in the intergalactic love-in, NASA is inviting citizens of Earth to play the song at the same time as its dispatch into the cosmos at 7pm EST (midnight GMT) next Monday. ®
Andy Griffith sings "St James Infirmary"