Couldn't possibly be true
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ticktockman
My kid called my cell Saturday night while I was with my girlfriend. "Dad, Duke (our dog) was out playing on the line and he tore one of his nipples off."

Questioning reveals there was no blood, no indications of pain or discomfort, and the dog was acting completely normally. It just seemed to my son that there was a blank raw spot where a nipple belonged.

As it turned out, he was mistaken.

But, gosh, I always wonder what it's going to be about when he calls, and I never would have predicted that one.

*daha*

Barnes & Barnes
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ticktockman
I just had this memory of enjoying a video from the early days of MTV: Fish Heads by Barnes & Barnes. I thought it was a cute and amusing in a self-aware mock-bad way.

So I went and found a streaming source of the album (Voobaha) and ... dear god ... the whole album is unrelentingly awful, juvenile, and unmusical.

I guess it just proves that adding interesting moving images can make horrible music tolerable.

*daha*

(no subject)
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ticktockman
I read the news today. :-<

Oh boy.

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Dangerous work!
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ticktockman
Originally posted by sunsuny at post
Оригинал взят у d_konstantinov в post

Another random discovery.
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ticktockman
I take no credit for this one, and have no information on it.

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Originally posted by jurashz at Выход из положения!
смешные и интересные фото, jurashz.livejournal.com - самый интересный блог

TMBG
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ticktockman
Although I respect that a lot
I'd be fired if that was my job
After killing Jason off
And countless screaming Argonauts.

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Roger Ebert called it The Greatest Music Video Ever Made
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ticktockman
Film history buffs will want to compare this to the opening of Orson Welles' Touch of Evil.

The rest of us just get to sit back and watch in awe. After 45 seconds I was "eh, what's the big deal?" After 2 min 45 seconds I was "how can they possibly keep this up?"

If I tell you they got a bunch of people to lipdub American Pie in the streets of downtown Grand Rapids Michigan, you might not be interested enough to click. But you should. Yes, you should.

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ticktockman
You probably know how this is going to end.

I was walking Duke, our dog. Duke spots a patch of ground sheltered by a bush, kind of pine-needle-stuff. Really there was nothing to distinguish it. Duke enthusiastically rolls in the stuff. I eyeball it - nothing odd there. No problem. I let him roll.

We continue our walk and enter the house.

Duke rolls enthusiastically on the carpet.

The stench hits me hard.

I've bathed the dog, and the towels are now in the washing machine. I might have to steam-clean the carpets.

*daha*

Understanding the uncanny
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ticktockman
Amazing / Disturbing pictures taken by wosny at a town festival.

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Originally posted by wosny at Understanding the uncanny
JC and I stayed one night in a town called Sallent de Gallego. They were celebrating a festival, and to our foreign eyes it was distinctly uncanny, unheimlich. It appeared to be celebrating the past burning of heretics, it was called the feria des brujas, and there were flags with disturbing images, and bodies hanging from lamposts.

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However a little google research showed it to be no more disturbing than a sort of mix between Halloween and Guy Fawkes...which makes me think that those are both quite disturbing in their way!

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I've just discovered http://www.twentytwowords.com . Wowsers! I think it is just another site where the editors discover great things in other places and post them ... but even if that is all it is, their choices are superb.

For example:




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