Archive for February, 2013

China Chef: In the Strip Mall Next to the Animal Hospital

February 28th, 2013 at 7:58 pm by Mark
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Doesn’t bother me.

I ate at Panda Garden last night, which has a picture of a Koala on its sign. Next door is a tanning salon, staffed by two exceptionally pale women. Around the corner from them is a “Christan” book store, which had “Fifty Shades of Grey” proudly displayed in the window. Just up from there was the Mattress Outlet which only sold waterbeds.

Strip malls are always bizarre…

Animal Hospital beside a Chinese Restaurant?  That's suspicious...

Something to Remember When Time Travelling

February 27th, 2013 at 5:59 pm by Mark
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Major technological advances are to be expected from decade to decade, and that’s a fact. But when we set expectations for our future, people never take into account social change; they simply use their current culture and attitude as a baseline for “how things will be.” Someone from the nineteen fifties who travelled to the here-and-now would certainly be shot down to realize that despite all the keen gadgets we have today, most people are just wet rags…

Q: If someone from the 1950s suddenly appeared today, what would be the most difficult thing to explain to them about life today?  A: I possess a device, in my pocket, that is capable of accessing the entirety of information known to man.  I use it to look at pictures of cats and get in arguments with strangers.

Cellphone Ancestry

February 26th, 2013 at 5:16 pm by Mark
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The adolescent phone snickered for hours when the elder cellphone told him about his great-great-grandfather’s massive crank…

Cellphone: "That's right, dead, our ancestors had tails."

LEGO Star Wars Sets Still Painful When Barefoot

February 25th, 2013 at 5:34 pm by Mark
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After the kids leave and go home, their bedroom most always looks like Lego Alderaan, and must be traversed in the same manner as navigating an uncharted asteroid field…

LEGO Star Wars  1) Lego Death Star  2) Lego Alderaan

Grumpy Cat Does Kristen Stewart Impersonations

February 24th, 2013 at 5:25 pm by Mark
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I wonder who would win in a competition between American’s most popular single-expression cat and America’s most popular single-expression actress?

Grumpy Cat Stewart Does Kristen Stewart Impressions: Happy, Amused, Excited