Some time ago I wrote a piece about mayonnaise scooping, which only today called forth an email from Brett, a real mayonnaise lover’s mayonnaise lover. Check out his mayo-centric site Oooh… What Sauce!
Here’s a nice conversation between R.U. Sirius and Justin Hall (courtesy of the SF Bay Guardian) about the early days of the net-web-cyber-whatever revolution. That was back when Mondo 2000 was going to take over the world, before Wired was a twinkle in Louis Rossetto’s eye. I still have a bunch of Mondo 2000 back issues.
“Please enjoy graceful time of the afternoon with the pie of YAMAZAKI in the cafe terrace of a chic town.” This and other excellent Japanese “Engrish” samples appear
here. My all-time favorite is from my friend Bonnie who lived in Japan for several years. She finally figured out the sign OBUN FLESH BECALE that hung outside a bakery she passed every day was supposed to read OVEN FRESH BAKERY.
Check out the new Atomz.com powered search engine on the left side of this screen. I’m happy to give them a plug, because their service is good, fast, and free. I’m extremely impressed with what the Blogger revolution has wrought. You don’t need heavy server-side action on your site if you can make clever use of all the free services out there. These are developments I never would have anticipated…
405 is a movie made by two guys working nights and weekends for three months. Go and watch it. You’ll be impressed.
Cliff Stoll of Cuckoo’s Egg fame is back peddling a line of Acme Klein Bottles.