Again, this shit's bananas: the banana, so mighty it can cure depression, hangovers, anemia, bloodpressure woes... pretty much everything but the good 'ol common cold. (Link via the quiet drunk mouse.)***This is somewhat like an old-school SNL spoof: it's the Russian version of Sex and the City. In what I'm sure is not much of a shocker, the Russian version of the show is a tad more dark than the American version. (Nu-uh, Russians are a little dark?) In the Russian SATC, Samantha's character is not just a nymphomaniac, she's a prostitute.***
This is an oldish link, and a little out of date now that the strike's over, but wow -- design DOES serve a purpose. Thanks to Armin, from the blog Under Consideration, who redesigns the signs people made to get rides home after the strike--looking at font & word choice. (Link via Katherine Yu.) I'm easy, so I'm maybe more impressed than you will be over the rollover on the photos.***
If you were wondering: Rachel Ray? Not God after all. Keep lookin'. (Link via Bookslut.) And, I'm going to choose to not be distressed that the blogger that reported this newsflash was fired by [redacted] bookstore/cooking store.***
The Guardian gives us a Christmas Gift: a mix of songs about drinking. It includes one of my favorites: Tom Waits' The Piano Has Been Drinking (not me).
Old links, New Links, and Blue Links for my internet friends. Happy New Year to you all -- and thanks for reading the bloggy blog.