I love Halloween. It’s an unholy confluence of basically everything I hold dear in life: food, ridiculousness, creativity, and monster cereal. Of course the night itself is magical, but the assured stockpile of sickly blue Boo Berry at my grocer is reason enough to celebrate. Unfortunately an artificial free for all is limited (mostly) to October. In the […]Read more "Anachronistic Breakfast Cereal Nostalgia"
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!"
[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"
In keeping with the Halloween Spirit (however belated at this hour) I thought I would post something relevant. The connection here is the song, “Boy Ghost,” by one of my very favorite artists, Eef Barzelay. This white-suited songwriter comes to America via Tel Aviv, rocking audiences with poignant and subversive folk-pop. Previously of Clem Snide, […]Read more "Cathartic Artist of the Moment: Eef Barzelay"
Apologies for lack of posting. No internet access and no computer make it kind of hard. Excuses aside, I am back and in action. Training for my job is finished and I have some free time on my hands once again. So, today I have a double post. First of all, I am posting a […]Read more "Kitsch of the Day: Oy! Oy! Oy!"