Diabetik‘s urban intervention in DC is just in time for my favorite holiday. I think I’m going to be Count Chocula this year. Or the hamburgler. I can’t decide. [via Wooster Collective]Read more "Candy Cones: Yes! Halloween!"
A lot of gluttonous food posts are uninspired combinations of worn out equations. Take [x] food and add bacon, then deep fry it, then stack, etc. Every once in a while though, a true fatty (in size or in spirit) creates another ingenious edible. The El Niño is one of them. Pretty much puts all […]Read more "The True Taco Pizza: El Niño"
[image via Fishbowl NY] I was absolutely devastated in 2007 when I found out that Weekly World News was closing up shop. Though it’s not quite the same, there is a bit of respite to be found in the fact that archives can now be found online. Also, despite the fact that the periodical is […]Read more "The World’s Most Reliable News Source: Archived Weekly World News"
“Boarded Up” by James Reynolds. Some of James’ other artwork was also recently featured on Spicy. [via Wooster Collective]Read more "Fake It Till You Make It: Boarded Up"
This poster is part of a Swiss People’s Party (SVP) campaign to ban the building of minarets in Zurich. It would be one thing if they were arguing by contrasting minarets and traditional architecture, but the the foreboding shadows, burqa, and missile-like minarets clearly imply a connection between Islam and terrorism. I am still waiting […]Read more "So Much for Neutrality: Zurich vs. Minarets"
When I found out about Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model railroad, Hamburg, Germany immediately shot to the top of my places to visit list. My love of all things miniature (and all things huge) combined with my compulsion to push buttons makes Miniatur Wunderland a tourist trap paradise. [via Make]Read more "The World’s Biggest Little Place: Miniatur Wunderland"
Limited internet access this summer in Morocco helped me rack up quite a list of blips I’ve been meaning to post on spicy. I’d say it’s about time to clear them out. Here we go: If only I was in Michigan to explore Grand Rapids for ArtPrize (above). In its inaugural year, this contest will […]Read more "Spicy Backlog: ArtPrize"