Weekend Links: Cinematic Sand Sculptures

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While the illegal replication and distribution of media is extremely prevalent these days, video game creators have decided they’re not gonna take it anymore. These 6 Hilarious Ways Game Designers Are Screwing With Pirates show a few ways they’re fighting back. (Some language NSFW.)
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John Lamouranne is an artist – and eggs are his canvas. If you haven’t had enough of eggs this weekend, be sure to check out his egg-ceptional creations, which include The Beatles, the Toy Story gang, and Chucky from Child’s Play (of course). BTW I’m so sorry for that “egg-ceptional” pun. It was really an egg-xample of bad judgment. (Via Slash Food)
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Thanks to reader David E. for passing along this list of 18 Exquisite Cinematic Sand Sculptures. I've got a lot to live up to at the beach this summer. [Image credit.]
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Until today I have never once in my life thought “Hey, I’d really like a cake in a jar.” But now, after seeing this post with 8 amazing jar cakes, I actually realize just how empty and jar cake-less my life has been all these years.
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If you’ve never enjoyed the witty delight that is McSweeney’s, it’s time you start. The recent piece "Corrections to Last Night’s Party" is pretty great. And the very funny (and all too realistic) "I Am Seeking to Destroy My Deep-Seated Cynicism and Ironic Detachment Via A Strict Regimen of Self-Inflicted Enthusiasm!" Is one of my favorite titles ever.
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Right-leaning people who have wished for Stephen Colbert to just disappear just may get their wish, because the conservative-mocking comedian is heading for the Bermuda Triangle.
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Nerve has compiled a list of all of the major characters from The Office (America Version) and ranked them in order of funniness. I appreciate the effort, but I cry major foul that Creed isn't #1 by a mile. Your thoughts? (Via The Daily What)
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Are you a crappy writer? Why not make it official – with paper made out of elephant “leavings.”
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And finally, Smithsonian unmasks the mystery behind a famous Earth Day photo.

April 23, 2011 - 6:49am
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