Poor Abe still can't catch a break. This shirt celebrating President Lincoln and his Gettysburg Address did not do so well in the former Confederate States of America.

I love the stats feature on Woot and I want one of these shirts.


Why NYC's Iconic Pizza Is So Tough To Replicate found on kottke. Seriously, there is no good pizza in San Francisco. Whenever I go to NY I manage to get at least one slice of pizza from a random shop, and it's better than any pizza I've ever had in California.

If you think you know, please leave me a comment. You should know that I have been to Delfina, Arinell's, Little Star, and A16. (SF does make a god damn good burger though.)


Apologies, this story about a new logo rollout is not safe for people standing to your right. thnx matthew baldwin


This is my philosphy. I don't have much more to add to it. Buzz has a bit more to say on it so I'll just link there.


If you were a fan of Infocom's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy you're going to love what Andy's cooked up on Waxy.org this week.

Someone gave him access to Infocom's shared network drive and he ran with it. He's got email, design notes, and playable demos! Very cool.


This whole vow of booklessness I've taken on this year is getting harder and harder. The 33⅓ Series is killing me.

First John Darnielle writing about Black Sabbath's "Master of Reality".

Next there's Slayer's "Reign in Blood" that was to be released today.

Sigh...In The Aeroplane Over the Sea.


I wouldn't recognize any of these folks if I saw them on the street—though I'm sure my wife would.


This morning CNN ran a headline on their front page with the word "sklorks". It'd been bugging me all day, so tonight when I got home I Googled it and found...my new hero.

Kelly Chambers draws pictures inspired by CNN's awful headlines. There is no shortage.


Kevin Burton noticed a few stories in recent weeks about objects or places being preserved naturally.

Be sure and click through on the Shackleton story, the comments are just classic Internet silliness.


The Droste Effect is when a package contains a photo of the package. It goes without saying that this sort of thing is the sort of thing I like.