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Sep 27, 2013

The Gospel According to Bill O’Reilly’s New Book “Killing Jesus”


Jesus was killed because of taxes. That’s more or less the message of Bill O’Reilly’s new book. Professor Candida Moss on what else the Fox host gets wrong—and what he leaves out.

In Killing Jesus: A History, Bill O’Reilly and writing partner Martin Dugard bring us their long-awaited “accurate account of not only how Jesus died, but also the way he lived.” This should settle two millennia of Christian debate. Although it lacks suspense (SPOILER ALERT: he dies), it’s a pretty good read and it’s fleshed out with tidbits about the ancient world.
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Bill O'Reilly (Dennis Kleiman/Retna Ltd.)
But it should have been called The Gospel of Bill O’Reilly.
Here are some of the reasons why.
The methodology of this book is impossible to divine. O’Reilly says he wants “to separate fact from myth” but then never tells us how he does this. The rationale seems to be: include everything until you can’t, then plump for the good bits.
Sometimes O’Reilly includes two versions of the same story so that Jesus repeats the same action or says the same thing twice. In this book, Jesus overturned the moneychanger tables twice, for example. He really doesn’t like bureaucrats. On other occasions O’Reilly picks one particular Gospel (usually the longest version, rather than the earliest) and we never find out why.
To be fair, this isn’t just a problem with O’Reilly. In 1906 Albert Schweitzer observed that when people write lives of Jesus they inevitably end up describing themselves. It’s the key reason that some Biblical scholars think this whole project is bankrupt.
But without a method, Killing Jesus has all the critical rigor of your local church’s Nativity play.
The basic argument of the book is that Jesus died because he interfered with the taxation heavy Roman revenue stream. The reason the Jews eagerly anticipated the messiah, writes O’Reilly, is that “When that moment arrives, Rome will be defeated and their lives will be free of taxation and want.”
It’s true that the people did long for the Messiah, that the majority of them were poor and oppressed, and that very few benefitted from Roman occupation. But even if the Romans had been overthrown the people would have still been paying tithes to Jewish authorities to sustain the Temple, as Biblical and Jewish laws demand.
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Killing Jesus: A History By Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard 304 pages. Henry Holt and Co. $28.
O’Reilly argues that Temple taxes and profits from the money-changers were back-channeled to Rome. Thus when Jesus overturned the tables of the money-changers he “interrupted the flow of funds from the Temple to Rome.”
He’s right: the Temple incident led to Jesus’s arrest and execution and the Romans were responsible for killing Jesus. But there is no evidence that the Romans benefitted from the financial affairs of the Temple during Jesus’s lifetime. Pilate didn’t get dibs on the lamb shanks some used to pay the priests. Jesus died because he was a rabble-rouser who disturbed the peace and challenged the authorities. Jesus didn’t die for our W2s.
Even if Jesus’s actions had been all about taxes, he died protesting a skeletal taxation system that privileged the rich. Wealthy citizens were exempt from most taxes altogether, non-citizens paid a flat rate poll tax regardless of income, the property tax was 1%, and the money from taxes was used to build roads and fund the military. It's not like the Romans did anything obscene like tend to the poor.
As for Jesus himself, O Reilly thinks that one of the main reasons Jesus was appealing and successful was because he was an independent powerful pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps kind of guy. According to O’Reilly, “[He] had no infrastructure. He had no government behind him. He had no corporation.”
The single most consistent social teaching in the New Testament is that Christians must support the poor, widows, and orphans, but this hardly gets a mention in Killing Jesus.
True, but this fact alone doesn’t make Jesus special.
None of the charismatic prophets or would-be messiahs had corporate sponsorship. They had patrons: wealthier, more powerful individuals (like Mary Magdalene) who supported them financially. O’Reilly calls this charity, but it wasn’t; it was a network of social debt and responsibility.
For a book so concerned with economics, O’Reilly should be more concerned about the impact of Jesus’s own ministry. A divine man who floods the market with miraculously generated free food? Think of all the honest, hardworking bakers and fishermen put out of work by the feeding of the five thousand.
Jesus’s followers are mishandled, too. In the afterword, we hear the Sunday school story that Peter asked to be crucified upside down because he was unworthy to die like Christ. Nope: that’s a fifth-century interpretation. And we learn that “it is a fact that the disciples of Jesus traveled as far as India, Britain, and even into Africa.” Even Africa? Tunisia is a great deal closer to Jerusalem than Britain. More importantly, these aren’t facts, they’re legends.
Women do less well in O’Reilly’s biblical world. Following Sunday school tradition, Mary Magdalene is identified as the prostitute who anointed the feet of Jesus with oil. That’s not in the Bible. This is a fifth century error that originates with Gregory the Great.
Unfortunate, especially considering that Mary Magdalene was Jesus’s patron. Imagine opening your home and checkbook to support a fledging religious group only to have history remember you as a prostitute. Slut shaming: it’s not just a modern phenomenon.
Oddly, O’Reilly thinks woman had it pretty good. He notes that they “were treated better in the time of Jesus than they are in a great many places in the world.” Unless you were a slave, in which case you could be beaten, raped, and killed as a non-person. A commendable instinct to champion women’s rights, I’m sure, but hardly correct.
The most striking part of O’Reilly’s biography is what is left out.
When O’Reilly tells Luke’s story of John the Baptist, he includes the Baptist’s insistence that tax collectors stop overcharging and that soldiers stop extorting the poor, but casually omits the instruction to everyone (the crowds) that “whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none; and whoever has food must do likewise.”
There’s no mention of the free healthcare offered by Jesus and his followers or the insistence that the wealthy give away their possessions.
The single most consistent social teaching in the New Testament is that Christians must support the poor, widows, and orphans, but this hardly gets a mention in Killing Jesus.
According to Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, “the first rule of media bias is selection.” Perhaps O’Reilly was squeezed for space

Giant Zipper Installations by Jun Kitagawa

Zipper installations by Jun Kitagawa
In his whimsical installation series, Japanese artist Jun Kitagawa has placed giant zippers on floors, ponds, and other curious locations.
Zipper installations by Jun Kitagawa
Zipper installations by Jun Kitagawa
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Sep 26, 2013

Fringe Factor: Bill Nye The Science Guy Does Not Understand Science


Creationists know more about science than Bill Nye, Hillary Clinton could be our first lesbian president and other assertions from the political fringe. By Caitlin Dickson

 
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Creationist Pastor: Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ Does Not Understand Science

Oh, silly Bill Nye. There you go again, you former Boeing engineer, calling your self the “Science Guy,” teaching kids about chemistry and laughing about creationists with Bill Maher. Good thing pastor Ken Ham is here to set you straight. The creationist pastor took to Facebook to slam Nye’s appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher, in which Maher and Nye discuss the politicization of science. Ham charged that “Bill Nye doesn’t understand the difference between historical science and observational science, so he may be known as ‘Bill Nye The Science Guy’ but he doesn’t understand science correctly.” What’s that? You, too, aren’t sure that you understand the difference between “historical” and “observational science?” According to Ham and other so-called “historical science” creationists, the only science that is valid is that which you’ve observed personally. Ham’s organization, “Answers in Genesis,” promotes the idea that God created the universe in seven days. “What a load of nonsense,” Ham wrote of Nye and Maher’s conversation. “These two mock the Bible and totally distort the Bible’s account of the creation of the sun and the moon.”

Iowa: Thousands of Americans Have Been Killed By Illegal Immigrants

It’s been a few weeks since Rep. Steve King last graced the Fringe Factor with his hateful theories about illegal immigrants, so it was only a matter of time before he said something noteworthy. Luckily, the Iowa Rep. was given the perfect opportunity at a rally in in Nebraska for crime victims, including 93-year-old Louise Sallowin who was raped and beaten at her Omaha home this summer by a 19-year-old Mexican man who is in the U.S. illegally. King made the claim that the number of Americans killed by illegal immigrants is “in multiples of the victims of September 11,” a figure he said he once heard from a former immigration official. “Now that hits home, doesn’t it?” To emphasize his point, King said he asked his staffers to research stories of people hurt or killed by illegal immigrants and they discovered several tales of rape, murder, and fatal drunk driving accidents. “Obama, how much blood has to be spilled before you defend our border?” he asked.

New Hampshire: Male Unemployment Responsible for Mass Shootings

More women in the workplace means more unemployed men which then leads to more mass shooting. That’s the theory Jim Rubens is peddling as he kicks off his campaign to unseat Jeanne Shaheen in the U.S. Senate. Buzzfeed interviewed Rubens this week about a 2009 post on his website in which he first laid out this view and discovered that he still very much believes it. “The collaborative, flexible, amorphously hierarchical American economy is shutting out ordinary men who were once the nation’s breadwinners in living-wage labor and manufacturing jobs,” Rubens wrote in his 2009 post. “Because status success is more vital to the male psychology, males are falling over the edge in increasing numbers.” This week he reiterated that point, arguing that “men are more sensitive than women to external indicators of status,” and, “If you look through individual psychology of mass shooters over the past 10 to 20 years, you can see that in the profile. Often it's a person who has been subjected to extreme stress in the form of social rejection, job loss and associated mental health issues.” Rubens, who is actually a pretty moderate Republican in favor of same-sex marriage and reproductive rights, did clarify that he is in favor of women in the workplace, noting that he’s business partners with his wife, a woman. He simply thinks more manufacturing jobs would decrease male violence. Interesting.

Kansas: NRA Members’ Kids Should Die

A University of Kansas professor took his outrage over this week’s shooting at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard too far. “The blood is on the hands of the #NRA. Next time, let it be YOUR sons and daughters. Shame on you. May God damn you,” journalism professor David Guth tweeted on Monday, following the shooting. The University of Kansas was not pleased with the teacher’s hateful comment and the school’s chancellor announced Friday that Guth had been suspended indefinitely. Earlier in the week, Guth told the website, Campus Reform, “Hell no, hell no, I do not regret that tweet. I don’t take it back one bit.”

American Family Association: Hillary Clinton Could Be the First Lesbian President

Hillary Clinton’s potential presidential election in 2016 would be a historic one, making her the first lesbian president of the United States. This is according to the American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer, who gets his information from Gennifer Flowers. The American Family Association is a non-profit Christian organization which the Southern Poverty Law Center has labeled a hate group for its anti-gay activism. Earlier this week, an American Family Association radio host suggested that the Starbucks CEO’s request that customers not bring guns to his coffee shops might result in the next mass shooting taking place in a Starbucks.) And Gennifer Flowers is, of course, one of the women with whom Hillary’s husband, President Bill Clinton, allegedly had an affair. Fischer spoke on AFA television this week of an interview Flowers gave to the Daily Mail, in which she claimed that she and Bill would be together today if it weren’t for his daughter, Chelsea. Hillary, Flowers said, is a bisexual and she’s not surprised by rumors that she and Huma Abedin are sexually involved, despite admitting to not knowing Abedin at all. That was enough for Fisher, though. “Bottom line is, if Hillary Clinton becomes president in 2016, she will not only be our first female president, she could be our first lesbian president,” he warned.

California: Ted Cruz Staffer's Kids Deserve to Die
Sacramento County's Democratic Party communications chair, Allen Brauer, landed himself in what a good communications person might consider a PR disaster. Brauer tweeted, Friday at Ted Cruz speechwriter Amanda Carpenter, "May your children all die from debilitating, painful and incurable diseases." When Carpenter noted that Brauer's hateful words should lose him some followers, he kept the nastiness coming. "Busy blocking the tapeworms that have slithered out of hellspawn @amandacarpenter's asshole," he continued, making clear that his words were sparked by Carpenter's boss's crusade against Obamacare. "I'm being attacked on Twitter for wishing one of Ted Cruz's public live to experience the pain and suffering her boss is inflicting on Americans," he wrote. "Yes, your party takes bread from the mouths of starving children and medicine from the sick, and I'm the problem. Got it.

The Fallen, 9,000 Human Figures Drawn on Normandy Beach to Commemorate D-Day Dead

The Fallen
On Peace Day, September 21, 2013, 9,000 human figures were drawn on a beach in Arromanches, France to commemorate the soldiers and civilians who died during D-Day, June 6, 1944. The installation, called “The Fallen,” was organized by Jamie Wardley and Andy Moss of Sandinyoureye. More than 500 volunteers used stencils to draw the figures on the beach. The installation was swept away a few hours later by the tide.
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Sep 25, 2013

9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact

This pretty much speaks for itself. At 1:05, I get a rude awakening. At 1:41, he starts talking about you. At 2:24, he says a "bad" word. At 3:50, he kind of breaks my brain. At 4:50, he lets you know how broke you really are. At 5:20, he rubs it in. And at 5:50, he points out that reality isn't close to what we think it is. 
This pretty much speaks for itself. At 1:05, I get a rude awakening. At 1:41, he starts talking about you. At 2:24, he says a "bad" word. At 3:50, he kind of breaks my brain. At 4:50, he lets you know how broke you really are. At 5:20, he rubs it in. And at 5:50, he points out that reality isn't close to what we think it is. 

 
 


         

 

 


Ted Cruz’s war against Obamacare is a racket to raise his profile and millions of dollars. Patricia Murphy says even his Republican colleagues loathe him.

When Sen. Ted Cruz went to the Senate floor Tuesday to block a bill that would fund the federal government for the next two months, he said to the C-SPAN cameras, "We don't need fake fights. We don't need fake votes. What we need is real change."
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But at that moment, Cruz was leading a fake fight over a fake vote that nearly all in Washington agree would never actually defund Obamacare the way Cruz said it would.
As for the “real change” Ted Cruz said he was looking for, that change has arrived in Washington, and the change is Ted Cruz himself. Almost single-handedly, the freshman Tea Party apostle has upended the clubby U.S. Senate, roiled the tradition-bound GOP, and revolutionized the business of power in the nation’s capital, all thanks to the health-care bill that Cruz, former senator Jim DeMint, and a small army of conservative operatives have essentially made a living out of hating.
"These guys aren't stupid. They can read the votes,” says a veteran Republican operative. “That's why Republicans are so infuriated. Folks know exactly why they're doing this. They are using this issue and misleading conservatives in order to expand their own influence and raise money for themselves."

Audio Ammunition, A 5-Part Documentary on The Clash


“Audio Ammunition” is a 5-part documentary about The Clash, featuring interviews with Joe Strummer and the 3 other principal members of the iconic punk rock group
Photos of the Final Years of Hong Kong’s Notoriously Overcrowded Kowloon Walled City
City of Darkness: Life In Kowloon Walled City by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot
In the late 80s and early 90s photographer Greg Girard documented the last years of Kowloon Walled City, a notoriously overcrowded and lawless Hong Kong enclave in which 33,000 people were crammed into a monolithic structure made up of 300 tightly packed, interconnected high-rises. Girard collaborated with fellow photographer Ian Lambot during the five-year project to produce a photo book on the enclave, City of Darkness: Life in Kowloon Walled City. Starting in 1991, Kowloon Walled City was gradually cleared of its inhabitants, and demolition was completed in 1994. For more photos see Girard’s photo gallery.
City of Darkness: Life In Kowloon Walled City by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot
City of Darkness: Life In Kowloon Walled City by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot
City of Darkness: Life In Kowloon Walled City by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot
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Sep 20, 2013

28 famous guitar solos from the last 50 years

Last 50 Years

The Instrumentals is a new series by the cdza collective in which they showcase a “soloist while telling a story about the instrument.” In their very first episode, “Journey of Guitar,” musician Mark Sidney Johnson performs 28 famous guitar solos from the last 50 years

Formation on Mercury Looks like Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite

Han Solo
NASA’s Messenger spacecraft photographed a formation on the surface of Mercury that looks a whole lot like Star Wars smuggler Han Solo encased in carbonite. The photo was taken on July 27th, 2011 but only recently published online. NASA even acknowledges the formation’s appearance in the photo’s description:
If there are two things you should remember, it’s not to cross a Hutt, and that Mercury’s surface can throw up all kinds of surprises. In this image, a portion of the terrain surrounding the northern margin of the Caloris basin hosts an elevated block in the shape of a certain carbonite-encased smuggler who can make the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs. This block may be part of the original surface that pre-dates the formation of Caloris, which was shaped by material ejected during the basin-forming event.
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Sep 19, 2013

Steampunk Monkey Nation, Illustrations of Primates in Military Gear by Chet Phillips

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Steampunk Monkey Nation is a series of illustrations by Austin, Texas-based artist Chet Phillips featuring primates dressed up in military gear. Prints are available to purchase online at his Etsy store, ChetArt. Previously, we’ve written about Chet and his creative collections of artwork.
Each of these stalwart monkeys and apes utilize specific weapons, clothing and support equipment in order to complete their challenging and dangerous tasks and missions.
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Homemade Remake of the Joker’s Deadly Pencil Trick Scene in ‘The Dark Knight’


The Joker’s deadly pencil trick scene from Christopher Nolan’s 2008 Batman film The Dark Knight has been given a homemade remake in this new Cinefix episode of Homemade Movies. It was directed by Pasadena, California-based animator and musician Dustin McLean of DustFilms. Previously, we’ve written about his ongoing series of homemade remakes.
In this mini scene from The Dark Knight, the Joker shows Homemade Movies how to make a pencil disappear.
Here are the side by side comparison and behind the scenes videos from CineFix:


Sep 18, 2013

New Jersey Man Builds 350-Pound Gun Replica Mailbox

Gun Mailbox
New Jersey resident Roger Buchko created a massive, 350-pound replica of a Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum handgun as his mailbox. The project took a couple hours each day over a period of about four months to finish. “I built it because I can,” Buchko told the Daily News. “You know what I mean?”
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The Wind Portal, A Giant Gate Made Out of Paper Windmills

The Wind Portal
“The Wind Portal” is a 26-foot-tall gate made out of thousands of paper windmills that whirl in the breeze. Created by Najla El Zein, the interactive installation is on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London as part of this week’s London Design Festival. “The Wind Portal” will be on display through November 3, 2013.

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Sep 17, 2013

A Time-Lapse of Burning Man 2013 As Seen From Miles Away Atop a Mountain


Jason Phipps and his team made this time-lapse video of Burning Man 2013 from the top of Old Razorback Mountain, aka Trego Peak, which has “an elevation of 5495 feet above sea level” and is “over 4 linear miles from the center of Black Rock City.” He says, “Climbing to the peak of Old Razorback has become a challenging and rewarding tradition for our team. This is a view that most will never experience in person. It is our passion to share it with the world through the lens of a camera. Climbing 1,888 feet in less than a mile over steep, unstable mountainside is a dangerous and exhilarating mission. This year we deployed cameras during the build week, capturing the growth of the city and ending it the night of the burn.”
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A PSA About Boobs by Chesty Women


Look me in the eyes, I dare you!
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Sep 13, 2013

Escape From Tomorrow, An Unauthorized Indie Fantasy-Horror Film Shot Secretly Inside Disney Parks

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Escape From Tomorrow is an unauthorized indie fantasy-horror film shot guerilla style within the Disneyland and Walt Disney World theme parks. Shot in black and white, it’s the debut film of writer and director Randy Moore and stars Roy Abramsohn as a “man having increasingly disturbing experiences and visions during the last day of a family vacation to the Walt Disney World theme park.” The film will be shown in theaters starting on October 11, 2013 and will be simultaneously available through video on-demand and at iTunes

Photos of Shattering Porcelain Figurines by Martin Klimas

Shattering porcelain figurine photos by Martin Klimas
Porcelain figurines are captured in the midst of shattering in the photo series “Porcelain Figurines” by photographer Martin Klimas. To create the photos Klimas dropped the figurines from a height of nine feet and photographed them at the moment of breaking with a sound-triggered camera. We recently posted about Klimas’ shattering flower photos.
Shattering porcelain figurine photos by Martin Klimas
Shattering porcelain figurine photos by Martin Klimas

Jim Carrey Performs ‘I am the Walrus’ by The Beatles


On the 1998 album (of mainly Beatles cover songs) titled In My Life by George Martin, Jim Carrey played the keyboards and sang The Beatles‘ “I am the Walrus.” At the end of the song he injects, “I did it! I’ve defiled a timeless piece of art. For my next trick, I’ll paint a clown face on the Mona Lisa while using the Shroud of Turin as a drop cloth

Sep 12, 2013

Odd Things, Curious & Creepy Animal Sculptures by Erika Sanada

Odd Things by Erika Sanada
In her series “Odd Things,” artist Erika Sanada makes ceramic animal sculptures that are a creepy combination of realistic and freakish. The carefully rendered dogs, squirrels, and other small animals are shown hairless and white-eyed, and often have extra limbs or eyes, or in some cases, tiny firearms. According to Sanada, the sculptures are inspired by her anxieties:
My sculptural work explores my anxieties. Early childhood experiences drove me to doubt my self-esteem, developing into a state of worry and distress. To cope with these emotions, my parents gave me a dog and he became a great companion. I use the imagery of dogs in my work to represent the joy in life. However, underlying that happiness, I incorporate odd features into my dogs like extra teeth or ears to symbolize those lingering anxieties. Much like myself, my work is struggling to find a balance between joy and sorrow.
Sanada’s work was recently on display at Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco.
Odd Things by Erika Sanada
Odd Things by Erika Sanada
Odd Things by Erika Sanada
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Smoke & Fire, Photos of Manipulated Fire by Rob Prideaux

Smoke and Fire by Rob Prideaux
In the photo series “Smoke & Fire,” photographer Rob Prideaux uses stencils and other tools to shape and manipulate fire into unusual forms. Most of what you see is real—the photos are only lightly retouched on Photoshop. For more on Prideaux’s process check out his blog and his interview with PDN.
Smoke and Fire by Rob Prideaux
Smoke and Fire by Rob Prideaux
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Sep 11, 2013

Breaking Bad: The Complete Series, A Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Box Set Packaged in a Money Barrel

BREAKING BAD: THE COMPLETE SERIES
Breaking Bad: The Complete Series” is a collector’s edition Blu-ray box set packaged in a replica money barrel. It will be stuffed full with all 62 episodes of the series, over 55 hours of special features, a Los Pollos Hermanos apron, and much more. The box set is available to pre-order from the Official Breaking Bad Store and Amazon, and it will ship on November 26,

Fan the Flame, Intricate Paper Sculptures Set Aflame Made For Amnesty International

Fan the Flame
Russia-based artists Alexej Lyapunov and Lena Erlich, also known as Peopletoo, have created “Fan the Flame,” a series of intricate, burning paper sculptures that depict human rights violations as part of an advertising campaign for Amnesty International. The project took four weeks to complete, and you can find more detail photos and in-progress shots of “Fan the Flame” at Behance.
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Sep 4, 2013

Honest Movie Trailers: Iron Man 3 by Screen Junkies


See Iron Man how you’ve never wanted to see

Dogfighters, Illustrations Combine Dogs and Planes into Bizarre Mashups

Dogfighter by INK
World War II-era aircraft get a bizarre canine makeover in the digital illustration series “Dogfighters” by INK, a production studio based in London.
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Dogfighter by INK
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Sep 3, 2013

En Puntas, Video of a Ballerina Dancing with Knives Attached to Her Shoes


In the video “En Puntas” by artist Javier PĂ©rez, a ballerina dances atop a grand piano with kitchen knives affixed to her pointe shoes.
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Sizzling Bacon Candy

Sizzling Bacon Candy
Sizzling Bacon Candy is a carbonated bacon-flavored candy by Archie McPhee that “not only tastes like bacon, it also turns your tongue into a frying pan.” It is available to purchase online.
Finally something that tastes and SOUNDS like bacon
…As soon as you douse your mouth in candy, the sizzling sound makes it seem like you’re cooking bacon over a campfire. Except it’s in your head and the campfire is your burning passion for bacon (and your saliva which is what activates the candy). The crackling will continue until the candy dissolves into nothing. Lots of things taste like bacon, but how many sound like bacon

Sep 2, 2013

Game of Thrones Starring Breaking Bad’s Walter White


Jeff Wysaski of Pleated-Jeans has created “Game of Thrones Starring Walter White,” a mashup imagining what it might look like

Supercut of Characters From Various Movies Asking Each Other ‘What Do You Mean?’


Matthijs Vlot created a supercut video of characters from different movies asking each other, “What do you mean?.”
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