The Imam who cursed the Pope and Kofi Annan.
"It's hard to summarize a story as complicated as this in a few lines: Fatwas, Mormons, ufologists, secret services, the Supreme Solomonic Order of the Princes of Shekal, coups in Somalia, nuns, a mysterious murder, an African dictator and a "God intoxicated" Communist dictator."
A gem of nefarious weirdness, so bizarre it has
to be real. Very
annoying pop-ups but still worth it IMHO.
posted by talos
on Jun 1, 2003 -
Futurism and the Futurists
is a comprehensive (but oddly self-promotional) website showcasing the ideas, biographies, and works of the Italian Futurists. Enjoy the painting, poetry, the fabulous theatre "sentesi," and of course, all those lovely manifestos
posted by Pinwheel
on Dec 20, 2002 -
World Cup Conspiracy.
Here's one for the X-Files. The Azurri believe they were the victims of a conspiracy to oust them from World Cup 2002.
Alessandro Del Piero broke his usual cool exterior as anger seeped through. "In ten years of my career I have never complained," said the Juventus star, "but in four games too many strange things have happened."
posted by percine
on Jun 18, 2002 -
Attack of the Clones (really). The Italian fertility expert (...) said on Wednesday three women were pregnant with clones
. In this interview
published in the French daily Le Monde, he also says they will be born between December 2002 and January 2003. What good can we make out of this ?
posted by XiBe
on May 24, 2002 -