Category Archives: Humor

Happy Easter: WTF Edition

When it comes to holidays, I can be subversive; remember my recent Valentine’s Day essay/rant? Well, I’m the same way with Easter. Despite being raised in a Catholic household, it’s a holiday that I’ve never really embraced or celebrated. In fact, … Continue reading

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Snowkyo: Clever Japanese Snow Sculptures

It seems that things have sure gone crazy with the world’s weather. From a Winter Olympics in 61-degree Russia to ice storms in the American South to floods brought on by torrential rains in England to a U.S. Eastern seaboard … Continue reading

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Holy Happy Valentine’s Day, Batman!

Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone out there, if you’re so inclined. Me, I’m not the most romantic guy, and being somewhat cynical, I generally see Valentine’s Day as the ultimate Hallmark holiday: something invented by the corporations as a cash … Continue reading

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More Monster Mash-Ups: War On Kincade

As you know, lately I’ve been fascinated with recycled art, or the process of one artist adding their own vision to already existing, usually cheery and innocuous works, especially those that are sold for pennies at thrift stores. And it … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween: The Monstrously Clever Art of Chris McMahon & Thyrza Segal

Everyone has no doubt seen them, or maybe even owned one or two of them: pretty but generic paintings of landscapes and nature scenes that might have once lived in a backroad Motel 6 or the rec room in your … Continue reading

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Desk Safari!!!

Just when you thought it couldn’t wackier than Sleeveface, here comes Desk Safari! A craze that’s apparently sweeping the offices and cubicles of Britain, the concept is quite simple: marry your head to the computer image of the body of … Continue reading

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Sleeveface, or Fun With Album Covers!

Music lovers do the darndest things, but this collection of people matching poses of album covers is sheer genius! It’s called Sleeveface, and as you can see, people can get pretty creative with it. So, if you got any old … Continue reading

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Posted in Art, Humor, Music, Photography | Tagged , , , , | 25 Comments

Jello San Francisco!

I’ve seen San Francisco in many forms, up and down, good and bad. I’ve seen in portrayed in photos, essays, TV and the movies, which means I’ve seen it attacked by a deranged terrorist (The Rock), overrun with apes (Rise … Continue reading

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Posted in Art, Humor, Photography, San Francisco, Travel | Tagged , , | 39 Comments

Holidaze Bonus: Christmas Eve

Well, in this hemisphere it’s only hours until Christmas, and now the waiting begins. Sometimes it seems like Santa will never get here!!! But don’t let me tell you about it. Here’s Martin Short as Ed Grimley, “The Fella Who … Continue reading

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Holidaze 2012: December 24: Bizarre TV Commercial

It’s the fifth and final day of Holidaze 2012, and that means Christmas is almost here. I can understand that a sense of melancholy can set in as the wacky fun of Holidaze draws to a close, but cheer up: … Continue reading

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