Brian K. Vaughn’s epic comic book series "Y – The Last Man", came to an end today with the release of issue #60. Funny, suspenseful, and insightful – it’s a comic for people that think they don’t like comics.
Basically, the plot hinges on Yorick Brown, an amateur escapologist, fool in love, and part time foster parent to a poop-slinging helper monkey named Ampersand – and how he responds when a global catastrophe leaves him as the last man – not human, but man – on earth.
Check out the crack-like first issue here.
I remember my first taste of cilantro – and its almost greasy, earthy taste. Today it’s one of my favorites, but apparently it still has more than its share of Haters.
I am infamous for once stating to a group of breathlessly excited "readers" – that "The Da Vinci Code" was "A stupid book for stupid people that wanted to think they were smart." In support of my "theory", here is a graph that purports to show Books That Make You Dumb.
This looks like fun for the discerning palate. Which I think I have.
The world-infamous INFOBOX 10000 is being reborn as The DistractoMatic. All hail The DistractoMatic.
Oh, the rest of the site is getting a much-needed overhaul as well. Ole!
Check out the three dimensional papercut sculptures of Peter Callesen. Ooooh. Pretty.
Here is an interesting Dwell video profile of book designer/novelist/"singer" Chip Kidd – directed by a fellow NYU alumnus that I loathed. So it’s cool to uncool ratio is split dead even as far as I am concerned.
New York’s Improv Everywhere just hosted their 7th Annual "No Pants Day" protest. Check out the (questionably worksafe) photoset courtesy of the Village Voice.
Vinyl Sleeve Heads mixes album covers & human poses into somewhat entertaining photos.