Damn It Oprah, Not Again

[via Señor GIF]

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December 9, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Funny. Leave a comment.

Platypus Comic

[via Happle Tea]

I was going to have an all high-brow week, but there’s not enough time for all that.

I have laundry to fold and puppies to scold.

[via Fumes]

December 8, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Comics. Leave a comment.

Bread People

[Many more @ Brent Abousko and (obviously) breadpeople.tumblr.com]

December 1, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Comics. 2 comments.

Old Soccer Postcards

[Hunter Davies’s Collection of Soccer Postcards via the Run of Play]

November 15, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Art. Leave a comment.

Roger of the Month

I used to like skateboarding videos.

I like skateboarding videos.

I will like skateboarding videos.

[via Kottke who has a misunderstanding about what parkour is and isn’t]

November 13, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Video. 5 comments.

Birthday Boy

Yes, today is indeed my birthday.  Please don’t get me spiders. I have plenty in storage already.

[via Nedroid]

November 12, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Comics. Leave a comment.

New Hazard Discovered Involving Moving Walkways

[via Nedroid]

November 12, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Comics. Leave a comment.

The Re-Arranger

[Kim Rugg via GOOD]

Appropriate song: Mates of State – The Re-Arranger

[via Pretty goes with Pretty]

November 11, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Video. Leave a comment.

Hard Work Is Old-Fashioned

Not that this is a bad thing.

Case Study #1

Pete Kithas – Detroit barber since 1962.

“It’s an old-fashioned barber shop — no kids, no woman, just man,” the boisterous 79-year-old Kithas says in his still-thick Greek accent. “Lots of policemens.”

What probably reads as impolite will likely be forgiven as you learn more about him.

His personality, his life really, is best summed up by a story from his early days.In the mid-‘60s, the three floors above his shop were a flophouse hotel. One day, a man walked upstairs looking for a room but was so drunk the clerk at the front desk wouldn’t rent him one. The furious boozer stomped downstairs and threw a temper tantrum on the sidewalk that ended with him kicking in the barber shop’s glass door, shattering it.

Kithas was cutting a Detroit Police sergeant’s hair when this happened. As the cop heard the crashing glass he leaped out of the chair and ran outside to confront the large man, who took one swing and knocked the officer out cold on the pavement. Kithas saw this, put down his scissors and stormed outside. Then the drunk took a swing at him, too.

Big mistake.

Click through to Detroitblog to read the rest.

Case Study #2

[image via A Life Worth Eating]

Dom DeMarco – Crafts (arguably) the best pizza in New York.  Still works 12 hour days.

“The best pizza in New York is Di Fara and not only is it the best pizza in New York, I think it’s the best pizza in the world. It’s the best pizza I’ve ever had and I’d go as far as to say it’s the best thing that I’ve ever eaten.”

[via Kottke]

November 8, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Reading, Video. Leave a comment.

Post-Election Comic

[via Left-Handed Toons]

November 8, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , . Comics. Leave a comment.

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