Moneydick

Technology, Art, and Power

Month: March, 2007

MC Rove

Well it didn’t make as big as a splash as Colbert’s Bush roast in the exciting C-span world, but Karl Rove’s recent display of white and fleshy humanness is worth a look.

‘More’ Spam

Sometimes I just don’t get the point. And if you do, please let me know. Sometimes I cover things like this in my ‘funny spam‘ periodical.

Volkswagen Ad + Design Blogs

I read a few great advertising blogs like Adverbox, PingMag [Japan-based], Design Observer, and Things Magazine (yum).
Here’s a new VW print ad I spotted on Adverbox that struck me as postable:

I posted about unconventional Japanese advertising featured in PingMag here.

Dead Parrot Sketch – Scammer Style

Ya know those emails that often start with ‘Dear Sir or Madam, I would like much to have help bringing 250,000 dollars into the U.S….” and so on… There are clever souls who scam these scammers back, as I’ve mentioned before. The following video was submitted by a couple of these scammers who believed they may receive money for their performance of Monty Python’s ‘Dead Parrot Sketch.’ The second video is the actual sketch if you grew up in a rough neighborhood and haven’t seen it yet.



More info here.

Animaniacs – Rob Paulson (Yakko) – Nations of the World

brings me back to the younger days.
lyrics below
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Picking from the infinite bounty of Mp3 Blogs

A new love: Mp3 blogs.

    I’m knee deep in the most pleasing symptom of digital music’s rise. Quickly check out a post on Masta Ace Inc. on SoulSides, written by Oliver Wang, a thinker with some cred for an example of what I’m sick in love with.

In short, a good Mp3 blog is run by a musical curator of sorts whose field of expertise brings his visitors coming back.

Were this an mp3 blog, it would look something like this
Santogold is hot hot shit check it blah blah blah
And then poof, here’s an example: Santogold – Shuv it (v3)  [myspace]
So it’s fun, right? now on to the experience of getting these songs on your computer:
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Monotonix – Fire, Trash and Glowing Hearts

Last night I went to a pretty great thing. Started with a thrash scream adventure with Vincent Black Shadow then evolved into a pants shaking trashcan jumping lighter fluid on the cymbals show by Monotonix
Flickr [link] to pictures.




Some quiet before the second storm
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