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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Dad life

I'm sure this has been posted 80 times already, but its worth another:

New Stop Motion Abraham-the-Poor video

Cool stuff:

Thursday, June 9, 2011

All (nearly) roads on Wikipedia lead to philosophy. ;)

This is awesome.

http://xefer.com/wikipedia

Obama and Miagi: Distant cousins

I feel another Karate Kid sequel coming on.

Plato's woman: The ideal icon of the moment..."most women don't like to hear this..."

Wow. Crazy. Watch this, then check out J. K. A. Smith's philosophical commentary below. (very short)



Smith:

In Desiring the Kingdom I offer an opening phenomenology of the mall as a temple--a religious, liturgical space whose labyrinthine corridors are lined by tiny chapels devoted to various saints. And those saints, I suggest, are "pictured" not in the flat renditions of stained-glass but in the 3-D icons of mannequins draped in the au courant vision of "the good life."

Well, in that vein, my former student Bryan Kibbe recently pointed me to an almost incredible short film that documents the work and vision of a mannequin factory. Titled "34 x 25 x 36" (you can guess why), the documentary unveils the unapologetic industry of female "perfection," eliciting from the owners and designers a shameless articulation of their goals. This is a must-see for those working in gender studies.

But halfway through the film (at about the 3:30 mark), one of the owner/designers begins to rhapsodize about their work as a deliberate extension of religious devotion to the saints--embodying the now secular, materialist ideal for women to emulate, yea, "worship."

http://forsclavigera.blogspot.com/2011/06/3-d-icons-short-film-on-mannequins.html

For all my road-biking friends: Riding in the NYC bike lane

HT: 22 words

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Monday, June 6, 2011

Ha! Hill-billy gangstas get footloose b-boy style

Old folks can still represent.

HT: Tastefully Offensive

PS, I do not endorse the bad hip-hop (can we call it that?) song used in the background.

Love: emo-strong or covenant faithfulness (Keller, Carson & Piper weigh in)

We need to hear this, loud, again and again:

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Shampoo prank...awesome

Ha. Reminds me of the old days.

Surfer gets stoked

Ha. 22words:

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Drew Hodge stars in his own commercial

Yes, its true, he has visited a planet fitness. And yes, he did set the "lunk alarm" off.

Universalism and the problem of Ensurance

Thoughts from Paul Manata:

Update: link fixed.

http://triablogue.blogspot.com/2011/06/universalisms-ensurance-policy.html

Biggest Ollie Ever (HT: Veinte Dos Palabras)

Except for the one Ron Paul did over the White House...SON!!!


Aaron "JAWS" Homoki - OLLIE from Birdhouse on Vimeo.