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Archive for November, 2007

30 Nov, 2007

Evel Knievel RIP

Posted by: Dave In: Current Affairs

From the Associated Press: Evel Knievel, the red-white-and-blue-spangled motorcycle daredevil whose jumps over crazy obstacles including Greyhound buses, live sharks and Idaho’s Snake River Canyon made him an international icon in the 1970s, died Friday. He was 69. Rest in Peace, Evel. -Dave

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28 Nov, 2007

Clean cartoons and your filthy mind

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Film|Humor

Link to the video. -Dave

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27 Nov, 2007

Into the Wild

Posted by: Dave In: Books|Film|Outdoors

I just saw the film adaptation of John Krakauer’s book,Into the Wild and enjoyed it. As with many film adaptations, it does not follow the story verbatim, but it does a good job of capturing the spirit of the book. The story follows Christopher McCandless on his journey into the wilderness of Alaska. — MOVIE […]

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27 Nov, 2007

Hello Kitty toilet paper dispenser

Posted by: Dave In: Gadgets|Humor|Weird

When nothing else seems to do the job, why not give this Hello Kitty Toilet Paper Dispenser a try? The Hello Kitty toilet paper dispenser can be pre-program so that your exact favorite length of toilet paper will appear when pressing the button. Hell yeah, that sounds fantastic to me! It’s a little pricey at […]

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22 Nov, 2007

Leomund’s tiny pot

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Games|Weird

Actually, this has nothing to do with Leomund’s Tiny Hut. Chinese master potter Wu Ruishen (吴瑞深) has created a mini teapot weighing just 1.4 grams. The teapot was revealed on Nov 15 and is claimed to be the smallest teapot in the world. The 73-year-old Wu is a renowned pottery and porcelain artist in China, […]

22 Nov, 2007

Job hunting in China

Posted by: Dave In: Business

If you are currently unemployed and desperately looking for work, please file this story under “quit your bitching.”  The photo above is of a job fair in China. Link (via Digg) -Dave

21 Nov, 2007

The power of magic

Posted by: Dave In: Film|Humor

Link to the video. -Dave

I’m not making this shit up. -Dave

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19 Nov, 2007

Baby got back, Gilbert & Sullivan style

Posted by: Dave In: Film|Humor

Link to the video. It’s like watching a train wreck in slow motion. -Dave

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Dick Wilson, the actor famous for portraying Mr. Whipple in Charmin commercials, has passed away at the age of 91.  From the Associated Press: Wilson made more than 500 commercials as Mr. George Whipple, a man consumed with keeping bubbly housewives from fondling toilet paper. The punch line of most spots was that Whipple himself […]

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  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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