BoingBoing pal Danielle Spencer says, "Well, after last year's frighteningly realistic Jell-O® turkey (previous BB post
), I conducted a Turkey Mold contest for this year's Thanksgiving party at the office. And here, now, the highly unheimlich results."
Snip from a description of one of the winning fowl:
Chopped Liver Turkey
Lianne and Karis's stark and startling chopped liver turkey executes an interrogation reminiscent of Greenbergian formalism – what qualitites are intrinsic and indispensible to turkey qua turkey, to the quiddity of the bird? – they ask us. Simultaneously, the sculptural form references the geometry of minimalism and the somatic impulse of gender and identity-based work. A dazzling recapituation of late twentiety century artistic movements.
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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