For reasons unknown to mankind the people of Kreuzberg fight the people of Friedrichshain (two Berlin precincts) on the Brigde that connects them. Their ammunition is rotten vegetables, diapers, rotten fruit and everything else you'd find in your bio-trashcan. More (sorry only a Trailer)
and still more
(in german only).
posted by namagomi
on Jul 31, 2008 -
We all nurse private ambitions. Essam Ahmed Eid, a 53-year-old Egyptian man living in Vegas and dealing poker at the Bellagio, dreamed of becoming a hit man. He longed to take off the casino clown suit, the Nehru shirt and simpering smile — and replace them with a gun and a grimace. So Eid did what any enterprising 21st century contract killer would: He created a Web site — www.hitmanforhire.net — and waited for the clients to come
posted by PeterMcDermott
on Jul 23, 2008 -
Join the Apathy Party 08
campaign and make sure that nobody decides or makes a difference, because we couldn't care less. Americans everywhere will make their voices heard and their voices will say, "Whatever."
posted by netbros
on Jul 14, 2008 -
What is a Munchy Box? In the west of Scotland, in the towns and villages surrounding Glasgow, there is a delicacy available in some of the more discerning fast-food outlets. It’s called the Munchy Box (sometimes just Munch Box) and it’s a sight to behold.
posted by armoured-ant
on Jun 11, 2008 -
"1 Crunchwrap Supreme + 1 OCTO-MAC
+ 20 or so Taco Bell Fire Sauce packets + Taco Bell Cheese Sauce + Bacos + Garfield's Macaroni & Beef + A splash of Jim Beam + Approximately 2 cups of salsa = GODKILLER
, for why else would it exist but to kill God?" [more inside]
posted by Del Far
on Apr 2, 2008 -
Kevin Ray Underwood found guilty
of first degree murder in the April 2006 killing of 10-year-old Jamie Rose Bolin. The jury only needed 20 minutes to decide on his guilt. Previously on Metafilter
, because he linked here. How could a seemingly normal
, albeit "single, bored and lonely", young man become a cannabalistic child rapist and murderer? Exhibits: The blog
he kept for almost four years up until the day after
the murder. A collection
of misc information about Underwood, including (near the bottom) the text of an online chat he had with a friend after killing Bolin. An extremely disturbing transcript
of his confession to the FBI. Video footage
of the trial. Deliberations will begin Monday as to whether or not he will be sentenced to death.
posted by banishedimmortal
on Feb 29, 2008 -