Eleven new additions, mostly to ‘Crimes’.
My recent re-discovery of Things Magazine (probably from one of you, don’t recall now) and my own readings on crime-related topics have yielded some links that need to be permanently hung onto.
A new category, Bodies/Food:
Added to Crimes/Simple:
- Photo Requests from Solitary
This goes here until I have a Favors/Simple category. Even when a request hasn’t been filled, the form is fun to read and stirs up such compassion. (Via Things.)
Added to Crimes/Impossible:
Spring-heeled Jack Article 5m
The impossible leaping skill of this urban legend (ripped from the penny dreadfuls of the Victorian age) had such a technological flare. Ah, the idea that an inventor-cobbler with a gas-powered dental retainer could inspire demonic fear. His attacks lasted a century! (Also at Wikipedia.)
The Garfield Phones Beach Mystery Article 1m
Who was sending plastic Garfield telephones up the Iroise coast for 35 years?
How Golf Explains Trump Article 1m
Well, for a 72-year-old, he’d be a six. Six or seven. So he’s good. He’s a good player. He’s among our best presidents ever to play golf. But he wants the world to think he’s fantastic.
I think the best lies are the ones we all get to be in on.
Added to Tapes/Classic:
- Broadcast Megaguide (by
I love Broadcast. The first time I saw them/her, it was exactly like being in a vintage Star Trek episode, but with fantastic drums. I also love Stereolab—so this entire directory of offshoots and distant cousins is rich.
Added to Visuals/Film:
"Please Help Me Find the Very Best Strange, Trippy Short Films and Videos" Directory 5m
MeFi thread. Turns out to be a good intro to animated shorts and music vids. (Via Things.)
- Internet Archaeology Directory 5m
Flash, GIF, MIDI and porn collections from the early Web.
And a new one for Web/Participate: