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Archive for January, 2010

The Week is Link: Up

January 15th, 2010

We’ve seen things fall from space.  In this Toshiba LCD TV commercial, a chair floats 98,000 feet up into the stratosphere:

The Week is Link: Old World Japan in 3D

January 15th, 2010

Now that 3-D is all the rage, this seemed appropriate: images of 19th and 20th century Japan taken from slightly different angles and alternated to create a 3-D effect.  Awsome colors, too.  check it out

Six Word Stories: your chance at perspective

January 13th, 2010

It’s only baggage if you suffer.

The Week is Link: Greatest Commercial Parodies

January 8th, 2010

In my first linked list post ever, we have a compilation of 50 of the best Commercial Parodies ever made.  My favorite will always be Old Glory Robot Insurance with Sam Waterston.  Watch here.

The Mike Varley Plain Dealer: Volume III, Issue IV

January 6th, 2010

Hello All, Welcome to a much delayed version of the Mike Varley Plain Dealer.  It was an erratic four months to be sure.  As always, speed readers should look for the bold.  Let’s begin:

Six Word Stories: A first step

January 6th, 2010

Judge the world by you alone.

The Week is Link: From 1 to 100

January 1st, 2010

In honor of the New Year, a video on aging.  In this video, people of sequential age were given a drum to hit and announce how old they were.  It’s fun to watch how some of them go about it.