Sunday, January 30, 2011

How to Survive in Bad Parts of Baltimore

You got to be very polite. Social skills is mandatory. Social skills is MANDATORY.

Inhabitant of a bad part of Baltimore.
In the documentary by Charlie Brooker
Tapping The Wire promoting the worth
of the TV show The Wire.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Upstairs, Downstairs Economics: Junior Maid

What do they pay you?
dissolute artist

Mind your business.

₤10 a year and a bed in the basement.
dissolute artist

No, its twice that much and and a room in the attic.

Upstairs,Downstairs S01E02

The cost of employing a junior maid in 1904 for a year plus room and board in today's values:

using the average earnings

using the per capita GDP

using the share of GDP

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Life is Hard, Get Used to it - Sue Sylvester

Lady, I can't suspend a student because he scares you. High school is a dry run for the rest of your life. Its rough. People can be mean.

and that's how Sue "C"s it, GleeS02E08

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Claymate Yourself is featuring claymation characters in their latest advertising campaign. Now they have created a site to help you clay yourself at a site called Found at Ads of the World.

Friday, January 14, 2011

The Reason Why This Blog Exists

This is small detail of a flow chart created by Rosscrott, so you found interesting on the internet. The chart stresses the important of crediting the creators of whatever cool thing you found online. This little detail illustrates the primary reason why I ever blog anything.

Logorama - Animation Through Logos

Logorama from Marc Altshuler - Human Music on Vimeo.

Logorama is a short film made up entirely of logos. The landscape, the flora, the fauna, the people the world are all made up of different logos. In the opening sequence there there is a pan over the city where every building is logo shaped. Most of the story has many pulp fiction elements from both the movie or the genre.

This was posted on Adfreak last February. I only noticed it today.

Saturday, January 08, 2011

A Warning from Beyond the Grave

From a link at
A famous actor appears in a PSA urging viewers to help donate to research the disease that killed him...while making jokes at his own gravesite*!