- Iggy Will Rock with Rental Gear reads one headline currently gracing the Toronto Star. It’s not really news — though of course we sympathize with the star having his stuff stolen — mostly we’re running the link because we find it amusing that having to play instruments you don’t own is considered substantive enough to warrant a headline.
- In related/unrelated news via The Onion: Local Idiot to Post Comment on Internet.
“What better way to take advantage of this incredible technology than to log onto the Internet and insult a complete stranger?”
According to media critic Judy Turner, this type of behavior is not uncommon among idiots.
- Sheila McClear at Gawker puts together a brilliant mini photo essay of presidential candidate family portraits. McClear notes the obvious similarity between the Obama portrait and Kennedy’s and offers a particularly pleasing John McCain caption. Don’t miss it.
- In the arena of ideas-that-will-only-work-if-they’re-executed-well-and-it’s-not, Fashion Indie launches their first (and hopefully last) “Andy Warhol Is An Overrated Hack Who Needs To Just Die Already” Day. Those who dislike Andy Warhol might take some small amusement from this site, but since the criticism occasionally takes on the familiar tone of ignorant hate-art speak, I expect the day will annoy more people than it amuses.