Endless Parade of Excellence

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Tuesday, August 29, 2006
It amazes me how gaudy and just plain ugly most quarter-milion dollar watches are. However, I have to admit to being completely mesmerized by this.
(An article about it here)
Hurry up, China, and make a cheap knock-off!

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Saturday, August 26, 2006

"Little hand painted people, left in London to fend for themselves. They'll do ok, the cheeky little fuckers."
(via The Cartoonist)

Friday, August 25, 2006
Hey kids, do you know what time it is? An interesting article about another time hobbyist's collection here.(PDF)
If your pockets aren't deep enough to pick up a Riefler at Sotheby's, well, you're just going to have to make your own.

Thursday, August 24, 2006
Coop calls this clip the single best thing ever uploaded to YouTube. It's got a midget, a piglet, gunfire, the guy who wrote Mambo Number 5, and a hand grenade. He could be right.
Prepare to spend the rest of the day looking up other Spike Jones clips too.

"When the controllers are drawn from the holsters of the dress, if not before, everyone understands the invitation to play Pong in its arguably most erotic variant."

Monday, August 21, 2006
The little darlings would start spinning the thing at 5 AM. Otherwise I'd build this tomorrow. God knows they need it.

Saturday, August 19, 2006
Tubers, not tubas. The Vienna Vegetable Orchestra.
(Thanks, Grant!)

Friday, August 18, 2006

Saturday, August 12, 2006

Thursday, August 10, 2006
Wondering where you can get a big bug in a can? Problem solved. I like how "weird food" and "canned insects" are separate categories.
(Thanks Michael!)

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Jennifer Sharpe has just put up a set on Flickr of Coyle and Sharpe photos and ephemera, and released a CD/DVD set. This stuff is sheer genius, and I laugh myself sick every time I hear it.