has a few entertainment-related weblogs
. Our favourite is Outside the Box
, which should be termed a 'swagblog' - it's a catalogue of the 'interesting promotional items that Variety receives in the mail'. That's not all - it is positively bursting
with links. Here in the UK we don't usually call this stuff 'swag'; instead it can be broken down into freebies, loot, gifts, bribes, rubbish, junk, potential Christmas gifts for distant relatives, etc., etc. things
magazine would like to point out that we don't get nearly enough of this kind of thing. Our address is here
. The Porning Report
looks interesting, too, but is no longer being updated.
muses on the new-style, new look Marks & Spencer catalogue
is a British icon, which seems to have recovered from a dodgy financial patch a few years back (ironically, one of their responses was to close down
the company's hugely popular - and profitable - store in Paris). The new catalogue is undoubtedly slick, but A-M is right - it's very Habitat
(even down to using a few of the same shoot locations
'Robot builder could print houses
': 'The precision automaton could revolutionise building sites. It can work round the clock, in darkness and without tea breaks. It needs only power and a constant feed of semi-liquid construction material.' Reminds us of Barbapapa's New House
, one of our favourite books.
(via Chrome Waves
) / Walkman History 101
). Related: vintage electronics at Jack Berg
. See also the International Vintage Electronics Museum
, located in Hove, of all places / ruins
, more ruins
/ old syntheser videos
(via daily jive
) / hilarious fake tattoos
Some weblogs: The Mighty Head
, Ethereal Code
, Pedantic Nuthatch
, Too many things
and the wonderful Looby Lu
(who always crops up in our referrers, but we've never checked it out until now).
So much for being bite-sized.