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NewFish contains my commentary and random thoughts about music, counter-culture, technology, faith, wretched excess, art, questionable government, and the ultimate interconnectivity of all things.
NewFish: Providing mediocre blogging since 2005!
- C. Paul Carter Photography — What’s New?
- Why bad science is sometimes “more appealing” than good science, even for other scientists
- Study finds that giraffes are socially complex
- Sadness, Depression, and the Dark Night of the Soul
- When will I die? Scientists have created an end-of-life calculator that lets you plan for death
- West Island Perspectives
- US Administration is ready to back the rights of consumers to repair what they own
- Sunset over Lac Saint-Louis
- An old friend
- How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy
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Category Archives: Art
Heinz is offering a make-your-own custom ketchup label service. My former band-mate Robin D. used to put ketchup on everything! At $6 per, it’s not a terrible deal if you’ve got a stone ketchup junkie in the family. Link … Continue reading
New York Times YES, it’s July. The sun’s shining. People are heading to the beach or just out, to catch some UV, drink some Mountain Dew and indulge in some good clean summer fun. WHY WAIT? WEAR IT NOW A … Continue reading
Today on the Worth 1000 photoshopping contest: animal chimeras. Link Posted Sun Jul 23rd, 2006
FutureLab has a nifty service that erases people, cars, etc. from photographs. It works by comparing several photos of a scene, and getting rid of the stuff that’s different from the other photos. Check out the gallery of “ghost town” … Continue reading
Here’s a gallery of (mostly unsettling) Japanese advertisements (1956-2003) for psychiatric drugs. (Previous post about vintage pharma ads here.) This is an ad for Serenace (haloperidol), an anti-psychotic, from a 1970 issue of Psychiatria et Neurologia Japonica. Link (via Mind … Continue reading
Lileks.com Humiliating defenseless ephemera since 1966. Posted Thu Jun 22nd, 2006
Nearly 4000 photos of stick figures in peril in this Flickr pool. Link Posted Mon Jun 19th, 2006
A treasured resource. Posted Sun Jun 18th, 2006
First came TV, then came lamps to put on top of your TV. Posted Fri Jun 16th, 2006
“Now old Mr. Johnson had troubles of his own. Still the yellow cat that wouldn’t leave his home. Steps were needed to remove the little curse. The old man knew it couldn’t get any worse…” — lyrics from ‘The Cat … Continue reading
I remember seeing my first Chick tract sometime around 1973… Posted Tue Jun 13th, 2006
An exquisite, handpicked selection of some of the worst music ever. So now you can assault your ears AND your eyes at the same time! … Features “artists” from the museum, as well as old favorites such as “Mr T”, … Continue reading
This mini-gallery of 50 dime-store packages is great — takes me right back to the corner store where I used to get my fake teeth, fake cigarettes, itching powder and temporary monster tattoos. I only wish there were some high-rez … Continue reading