"New Hampshire's Premiere Gnome Destination!" Also known as, what happens when friends play a prank on you and install 500 handpainted gnomes in
your house. Full Flickr set
[via mefi projects
"The Billboard Liberation Front today announced a major new advertising improvement campaign executed on behalf of clients AT&T and the National Security Agency.
Focusing on billboards in the San Francisco area, this improvement action is designed to promote and celebrate the innovative collaboration of these two global communications giants." [Via Threat Level.]
Phone Sex Pranks
— "Below are prank calls I've made- to phone sex girls. Only thing is, I tell them I'm into some "weird" stuff. They're all 100% real and 100% expensive." He's Gil Ozeri of Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. The weird stuff he's into? Clowns, Jewish mother stereotypes, old-timey barbers and Clippy. Yes, Clippy of MS Word infamy. [nsfw, natch]
Have you ever wondered why we don't harvest milk from pigs? Or why the Amoco Corporation is always leaving all the lights on in their building in such an energy-inefficient fashion? What the hell is the Grimace anyway? What does Ruth Bader Ginsburg think of the legal problem of Siamese twins, when one is retarded and the other commits a felony? What are the qualifications of the buzzer-pressing "judge" on "$100,000 Pyramid"? Can you crash on the Sultan of Brunei's sofa when you're in town? For many years, Guy Petzall attempted to get answers to questions like these. Sometimes he succeeded
Must-haves for your coffee table, lavatory reading, or just killing time on the subway: The Nutritional Benefits of Nose Picking
; Perfecting the Art of Fart Projection (NEVER be blamed again!)
; How to Murder a Complete Stranger (and get away with it) [paging scarabic]
. These and other eyebrow-raising books can be yours, assuming you already have a book that you can put these dustjackets on. FlapArt
: The Alternative Book Cover.
The Credit Card Prank Part 2
Not satisified with the results of an earlier experiment
, John Hargave kicks it up a notch and tries to get someone, anyone
, care about the signature on his credit card receipts.
:: calls itself a 'Culture Jammer's Encyclopedia' -- its a fabulous compendium of forgeries, fakes, hoaxes, counterfeiting, spoofs, pseudoscience, and just plain weird stuff. Perfect fodder for killing time on a Friday afternoon.
A prankster turns himself into the RIAA
: JH: Hello. I just downloaded some illegal MP3s and my friend told me that the RAII is going to sue everyone who downloads music. What should I do?
RIAA: Hold on just a sec.
With the weighty world events, many of us are in dire need of a little levity. A double dose of comedienne Wanda Sykes and her prank calls might just do the trick...here are two audio clips -- Conjugal Visits
and Tow Yard Complaint
-- both are quite amusing, but not certainly NSFW
. More info on Wanda
. courtesy of Davezilla.
Need a great prank?
Whether it is for your office
, your sig O
or if you just want to be evil
in general, this website is for you. The site
has everything from bad pickup lines to strange laws to personality quizzes... My personal favorite to date, in the article section is the Free Baby
ad. Just a little something to give you a giggle on a Monday. Enjoy!
MIT's Erotic Computation Group.
"By developing advanced sexual appliances and techniques, we seek to broaden the range of human amative expression and heighten our potential for sexual gratification." Good to see that at least some people are doing research that will benefit all mankind.
Childish fun-poking sites
seem to be springing up everywhere, nowadays. From the looks of this site
, and this site
, and many others, is the internet continuing to open up as just another medium for people to make fun of eachother, more and more, everyday?
Latest on the mcsweeneys.net takeover.
If this is a prank, it's already getting old. I keep hoping for some big humor payoff, but I'm the MTV generation--speed things up!