Jeremy Bell of Teehan+Lax (a design firm in Toronto) got quite a surprise last Tuesday when Toronto Police Emergency Task Force crashed into his office and handcuffed him based on a report that he had a handgun. Turns out that the handgun was a life-like Lego model of a semi-automatic pistol (with a removable clip) [...]
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I could not help but put together yet another ObamaIcon (especially in light of today’s ‘festivities’).
For those of you who have not drifted as far into geekdom as myself, “Estel” is the Sindarin word for “hope.” It was a name given by the Elves to Aragorn II, son of Arathorn.
I’ve jumped on the bandwagon. I’ve succumbed to temptation. I could not help myself.
It’s become a kind of MEME to morph some picture of yourself into a ‘poster’ in the style of Shepard Fairey’s Obama poster.
I did it with http://obamiconme.pastemagazine.com/.
For those who don’t know, the Greek word above (pronounced elpis) is the word for “hope.”
“Who loves you baby? Who gives you good credit? Who says you’ll regret it?”
Ok, so here’s an experimental post . . .For it to make any sense, you first need to watch the embedded video below. Seriously, don’t read past the YouTube stuff below until you’ve watched it!
Now, that you’ve listened to this great little [...]
The comic strip, “Piled Higher & Deeper” (aka PhD) recently highlighted the comparative average salaries of folks in the “academic” profession. It’s un-stinking-believable that university presidents make $320,616/year! My goodness. What do University Presidents do anyway? I mean, it’s the deans and faculty that do all the work (not to mention the librarians). [...]
Unshelved is a comic strip about “life” in a public library (by Bill Barnes & Gene Ambaum).
Librarianship: a job “no less challenging,” but “a lot less dangerous.”
See also my post “The ‘James’ in James T. Kirk = James the Just.”
HT: Lipstick Librarian via LibrarianInBlack
Life’s been pretty hectic lately! I have not been able to blog at all. Still, I could not help but post this video.
Courtesy of the Pyromaniacs:*The views on the page above do not necessarily reflect my views on the emerging movement.