Down Into Nothing
| Jake Fried
. 2013. Hand-drawn animation with ink, gouache, white-out and coffee (previously
Hanukkah draws nigh and that means latkes
. [The oil in which the potato pancake is cooked symbolizes the miraculously long-burning fuel that lit the Second Temple.] Bubala Please
shows you how to keep it real. [more inside]
If you follow trends
, you have to admit that fried Kool-Aid
is the tastiest thing you want to try.
You say potato, Valve say... potato.
Just over a year after the Portal 2 announcement ARG (previously)
had people dialing up a mysterious BBS, on April 1st Valve pushed out updates to thirteen indie games
through Steam, under the tag #potatofoolsday. Some of the games got
a little starchy
straight away, but more interesting was the appearance of cryptic glyphs
, which seemed to link to other games in the set, and nonsense phrases
. Alongside a cheeky coded shoutout
to members of the Facepunch
forums, a hidden frame in the latest Aperture Science Investment Opportunity video (1, 2, 3)
appeared to confirm there are 16 glyph-and-letter sets, and 13 phrases to be found in and around the games.
But what to do with them even when the set's complete? And what of the uplifted talking raccoon
and the blogger
has been kidnapped by sentient potatoes
? [more inside]
(SLYT, fun starts at about 1:00
[via mefi projects
] The Chickening is a video game about a chicken who shoots lasers. Out of his eyes.
Thanksgiving is a few days away and while most will be doing the turkey and trimmings thing and perhaps a ham, in my house we do that along with CFS
. Sound strange? It is afterall, all about the gravy
Don't be afraid. Texas love & Happy Thanksgiving!
Inspired by the deep fried bacon double Quarter Pounder
? Behold the deep fried brat
in all its monounsaturated glory.
Kremlin Fried Chicken
I was bored so I typed "fried chicken" into Google and this was one of the top choices.
"Here, Lizard, Lizard..."
My take on this: there's not much difference, in nutrition terms, between mass-reared fastfood chicken, and crunchy wild lizard. (Ask the cast of Survivor
or Bush Tucker Man