Here's the joke: Stoner Sloth is a disastrous, tin-eared anti-marijuana ad campaign from the New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet.
Its slogan, "You're worse on weed," combined with images of a giant anthropomorphic sloth making Chewbacca noises in awkward social settings has spurred a lot of remixes.
Next: Tony Abbott is the disastrous, tin-eared former Prime Minister of Australia, ousted in a night-of-the-long-knives party coup after it became clear that his style of governance would cost the party the next election.
Abbott made numerous gaffes during his tenure in politics, but few are quite so notorious as his bizarre interview with a journalist who wanted to know what Abbott meant when he was asked what he meant when he said "shit happens" when asked about Australian soldiers who died on deployment.
Combine the two and you get this: Tony Abbot, giant sloth. A marvel of esoteric -- but hilarious -- Australian political mashup comedy.
During the bitter debate over the EU's Copyright Directive, with its mandate for copyright filters that would automatically censor anything that anyone claimed to be infringing, opponents repeatedly warned that these filters would be trivial to abuse.
Jason Scott has made the source available for every one of Infocom's classic and genre-defining text adventure games (previously) for the Apple ][+ and its successors, posting it to Github under the historicalsource account.
In 2014, the British discount grocers Iceland Foods (so named for their pioneering role in selling frozen food) was granted an EU-wide trademark on the word "Iceland" by the EU Intellectual Property Organisation, which apparently saw no risk in giving a British grocer a monopoly over the use of the name of a sovereign nation […]
It’s 4/20! Smoke ’em if you got ’em – and if you haven’t got ’em, check out this roundup of deep discounts on pipes and other accessories. They’re all on sale, but you can take an extra discount off the final price courtesy of the Boing Boing store by using the online code 420SAVE. Freeze […]
Ever wonder if you’re cleaning your teeth well enough? If your last dentist visit has you getting a little more thorough about oral care, it might be time to save yourself some guesswork. A lot of electric toothbrushes promise deep cleaning, but there’s a Platinum Sonic Toothbrush that has power plus the simple but effective […]
The digital age is well and truly upon us, but let’s not forget there’s a load of free TV content floating literally over our heads. No, we’re not talking about the internet. Signals from major broadcast networks are still gratis for anyone who can pick them up with an antenna. And before you envision those […]