nov 21

surf's up

 Cool. Kottke has redesigned Reaction.

 I've always wondered what I'd look like if I were Japanese.

 Seriously, I'm not joking: the preview to the new Britney Spears movie, Crossroads, is funny. Seriously. No, stop it, I mean it. Stop it!

 Monty Python & The Holy Grail, Lego-style.

 $25 million reward for bin Laden. Here's the text being distributed via radio in Afghanistan.

 Yeah, it seems a little early to me too, but what the hell: Salon's Best Movies of 2001.

 I'm 62% addicted to the internet.

 How come no one told me Mulder and Scully did it?

 Pictures of bin Laden's house in Zazi (found at

 Score one for academia. One of my generation's most successful writers, Zadie Smith, is retiring at the ripe old age of 26 to concentrate on teaching.

 A gift for dad? Okay, maybe not. Psychedelic Republican Trading Cards.

 I was just telling someone that it seemed odd that Suzanne Vega disappeared. The Onion A.V. Club ushers her back in. (Sidenote: A.V. Club is doing giant interstitial adverts now.)

 After 40 years, Esquire drops Dubious issue. (Tidbit: Dave Eggers edited this one year; I don't remember if he went credited.)

 Interesting discussion going over on MeFi: Is Anorexia A Lifestyle Choice?

 When I was in college, the best concert I organized was a punk rock Michael Jackson tribute. June Panic did a unforgettable rendition of "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough," the bad boy's best song. That's just a set up to tell you that Michaelangelo Matos talks about "Don't Stop" in today's Mix Project.

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