UbuWeb is a thoughtfully curated, giant online archive of avant-garde material. Everything on the site can be downloaded for free. Some of my favorite sections of the site include Conceptual Comics, Outsiders, and Film and Video. I'm always pleasantly overwhelmed by the number of rabbit holes I want to venture into while I'm navigating the site. It's easily one of my favorite corners of the internet to spend my time on. At the end of UbuWeb's "about" page, they state "By the time you read this, UbuWeb may be gone. Never meant to be a permanent archive, Ubu could vanish for any number of reasons: our internet service provider (ISP) pulls the plug, we get sued, or we simply grow tired of it."
Mike Lindell, the Trump supporter and MyPillow entrepreneur, today denounced Fox News and pulled his pillow ads from the network after it refused to run one that repeated his favorite election conspiracies. "Fox News, supposed to be conservative or whatever they're supposed to be, completely turns on the American people!" Lindell ranted on Real America's… READ THE REST
Tom McCarthy, the director of Stillwater, is proud to have been "directly inspired" by "the Amanda Knox saga". The movie is being promoted with the image and the name of Amanda Knox. His movie fictionalizes an Amanda Knox stand-in character prompting the murder of a Meredith Kircher stand-in, the two posed as roommates and lovers.… READ THE REST
A television news reporter in Germany slathered herself in mud and gave viewers the impression she helped in recovery efforts in areas hit by flooding last week. But a bystander quietly recorded her mudding up before the segment, and now she's been fired. The RTL report had said, according to the German newspaper Bild: "RTL… READ THE REST
You've got a big ole TV. It's 55"…or 65"…or 75". It's glorious. Absolutely glorious. But while its brilliance is obviously sublime, that could blind you to a couple of other facts to consider. Like how staring at a bright TV against an otherwise dark wall at night actually disrupts how our eyes measure light. Rather than… READ THE REST
The web development world is more than a world. It's a whole universe. That's because, for every project you see on the web, there were likely 10 different ways to reach that final product. But which way is the best way? Well, that's the question only a fully trained and knowledgeable web creator can answer… READ THE REST
Mushrooms may be among the most misunderstood living organisms on planet Earth. That's partially due to their exotic, almost alien-like look. It's also partially due to their age-old connection to mysticism and folklore from centuries past. Yet another reason is much more firmly grounded in today, as some mushrooms can be poisonous, while others have… READ THE REST