Tao Lin became very interested in Terence McKenna
over the past two years, and now he's writing a weekly column about the man and his ideas for Vice. Part I: Beyond "Existentialism"
. Part II: Terence McKenna's Memes
, featuring 30 of Lin's favorite memes propagated by the philosopher-explorer, touching upon entheogens, consciousness, evolution, belief, language, the internet, and mankind's search for meaning. If you have time on your hands, here's over ten uninterrupted hours of McKenna
as referenced in the first column.
of the end of the latest season of Children's Hospital
, South African producers Your Girlfriend
made a tribute video: It's Children's Hospital Africa
Saturday Night Simpsons Dance Remix Post: Dennal Plan
, a remix
, How it was made [more inside]
"I've been anticipating this for some time,"
said Ray Hill, consultant for a number of local adult bookstores, speaking of the infamous Texas Dildo Law
[Molly Ivins video, not only NSFW but too funnt for work] prohibiting the posession of six or more "obscene devices." [more inside]
The blog of world renowned aristocrat rebel Mike Topp, author of whimsical little ditties, disjointed lists (is there a better sort) and (sometimes) absurd poetry.
They come to life
playing out scenarios
which are in many ways less ridiculous
than the reality
of the politics they parody. [via]
Every year, people all over the world say stridently stupid, misinformed or absurd things about HIV and AIDS
Every year, people all over the world say stridently stupid, misinformed or absurd things about HIV and AIDS. Here's a list of some folks who make you wonder what, if anything, they were thinking before they opened their mouths in 2004. Their comments are best met with three little words: Just shut up.
Scientists do have senses of humor.
Also, funny science cartoons
appeal to many of us,
like this one
also delight the mind and tickle the funny bone.
makes us wonder what the heck is going on.
And what the hell is Chindogu
really all about?
What are you favorite science sites with humor or absurdity?