You know, everything I have to say about John McCain I already said back in 2004.
What was true then is perhaps even truer now. This animation says it better than words ever could.
Go to this link for "Games" and scroll down the page. It's a flash animation.
Me Hanging Out In Southpark (about 20 years ago)
This Simpsonmaker is totally cool.
I'm way into the Simpsons, and am about to publish two papers I wrote analyzing episodes for a genre class...
Beware though - the application doesn't give you any way to save your Simpson, so you'll have to take a screengrab to do that...
Me Rockin' Out With Moe
This is precious. Arnie tries to separate himself from the other Repubs, but don't let him fool you.
He conspired with Kenneth Lay on the fake blackouts of 2001, and he's doing his best to tow the Republican line for Bush.
Remember to vote NO on everything this Tuesday, November 8!
Like much of this country's current events, the New Orleans Catastrophe is playing out like a bad TV movie.
Halliburton, Kellog and Root etc. are actually going to benefit from this disaster. They win. Everybody else loses. The end.
Kan Do Karl
This is from the October 30, 2004 program of Saturday Night Live.
Update 10/31/04 10:38pm -- I feel the need to clarify the specific irony in McCain becoming part of this year's Shrub campaign after falling victim to it personally in the 2000 election. For those of you who may not be familiar with the severly unethical tactics used by Karl Rove, Karen Hughes, and that other guy (the three of them were Bush's "Iron Triangle") to win the South Carolina 2000 primary. These details are easily googled, but I just wanted to include more explanation within the text of this blog message. Especially so there would be an explanation to go with the image below.
Poor McCain. How can he live with what he's been doing in supporting the Shrub. He must be so emotionally torn from the inside out -- wouldn't you think?
TV Funhouse paints a brilliant vivid picture of this. It's also terribly funny.
Please, show this to as many people as you can. This one ought to affect the "undecideds" more than a little.
TV Funhouse On John McCain's Supporting Bush
(10 MB - Download it and play from your computer - will be hard to stream right now.)
True Majority (Requires Flash)
Incredible animation which presents some frightening, perhaps enlightening statistics about this senseless war:
Their Blood Is On Bush's Hands
Nice one from DaSchop on the only way any kind of nuclear scenario could ever play out:
The End Of The World (Flash Animation)
Note: 5/3/04 - new url swapped in http://www.ebaumsworld.com/endofworld.html
I'd never even heard of "factory farming" until a few months ago, when a friend of mine who I meet for lunch a lot insisted on only eating at certain restaurants that serve organically-grown meat. It was horrific thinking about the stuff he was telling me, and I wanted to know more.
Over the last few weeks, I've been reading a lot of scary stories about the FDA approving cloned animals for public consumption. It seems to me that there's no way for the FDA to be sure of anything with regard to even the short term effects of humans eating cloned animals, much less the long term effects that, theoretically, would have to be explored in depth before such meat was allowed in to the open market.
So anyway, that's why I'm starting a "Farming and Health" category. This shit's getting pretty frightening, and enough is enough. I don't know what we can really do about it yet, but I do feel that I have to help get the word out somehow.
Then, this morning, another friend sent me this wonderful animation that explains the factory farming situation in great detail. It's funny as hell too.
There's a bunch of good information at the end about what you can do to help fight this stuff. More articles on this soon (and the relationship between factory farming and the cloning stuff).
Damian Griffin wrote me last week to let me know about his own sketch comedy routine that was crafted in the classic The Daily Show fashion. It's pretty funny! I'm jealous, because one of my secret fantasies is to have a sketch comedy show of my own someday.
Damian is also an animator. His animated short film has been in about 17 festivals across the country.
Here's the clip (and a bunch of information about it below):
Big Toe Productions - Up To The Minute News
Here's a description from Damian in his own words:
Like most of you I love the Daily Show and think its the best social satire we have going right now. Jon Stewart is the greatest!
A few months ago I had the opportunity to attempt a Daily Show-esque newscast during a sketch comedy show in Denver. I recently digitized the last newscast I did and decided to post a clip of it to be humiliated by the message board.
But first, a few disclosures about the clip and show.
The Quicktime clip is about 7minutes long and about 18mb. It was done on May 31st, 2003.
This clip has stage lighting, interesting camera work, and is sometimes a little hard to hear.
I am not Jon Stewart and don't claim to be anywhere in his ballpark. This was just an unpaid gig and was just for fun.
I pretty much wrote the news segment and created the graphics over the course of a few hours on Friday afternoons shortly before the show, with little to no time for rehersal. I found it to be sometimes daunting for one person, but overall extremely rewarding and enjoyable.
There were 28 newscasts in all.
This totally rocks dude:
Victory Act Summer Tour
...with a little help from Florida's 1998 Voter Reform Law.
Here's an awesome video/animation from Eric Blumrich w/music from Grand Theft Auto:
Time's ticking away guys, we've got to do something or they're just going to do it again in 2004.
There's real video of it available too.
George W. Bush On God and Devil Show (Requires Flash Plug-In)
Here's a great Flash animation by Mark Fiore on
Total Information Awareness.
|Went to an opening last week at Borderlands bookstore last weekend for Mondo's new Happy Tree Friends DVD.|
(These are pretty violent, grown-up type cartoons. But very funny -- love the soundrack too!)
Here's an episode to check out.
So I know what you're thinking: "Well Lisa, are you going to spend all of your blogging time on shameless self promotion, complaining about the Shrub and whining about the rapid demise of our constitutional freedoms?" (Blah, blah, blah blah-blah blah.)