Archive for 'Happy Links Friday'
The “science” of online dating explored. One of my Facebook fans shared this with me (yep, I read your wall posts) and I found it fascinating. Basically, the article throws some not-unfounded doubt into the “science” behind online dating sites, their so-called success rates and the discrepancy between what one finds attractive in-person as opposed [...]
Whether you like it or not (ahem, Alan Moore), the Watchmen prequel is a reality. And decidedly sans the blessing of Alan Moore. This week, DC released the cover art of one of the seven prequel miniseries, Before Watchmen, which features Ozymandias meditating/levitating. News of the prequel is sparking those age-old debates about fidelity to [...]
Posted: February 3rd, 2012 under geekista, Happy Links Friday, net culture, race in hollywood, surf, Uncategorized, video.
Tags: 2 broke girls, american idol, banzai pipeline, batman, Before Watchmen, cbs, Comic-Con, comics, DC Comics, diversity, Facebook, Facebook IPO, geek, google, harvey dent, IPO, kittens, ozymandias, pipeline, prequel, SDCC, sterling spencer, surf, surfing, tech, two-face, volcom, volcom pipe pro, Watchmen, william hung
Dine LA is here. And the list of participating restaurants is both overwhelming and droolworthy. You best believe that I will be tuning in. Much to the chagrin of my Persian-American friends, I am stoked beyond embarrassment for Shahs of Sunset, the new Bravo/Ryan Seacrest-produced docuseries. Click to watch 2 minutes before the series debuts [...]
Posted: January 27th, 2012 under geekista, Happy Links Friday, huh?-larious, net culture, political, tech/web.
Tags: aziz ansari, bravo, bravo tv, dine LA, dining, GOP, knope 2012, leslie knope, los angeles, mitt romney, NES, newt gingrich, nintendo, parks & recreation, persian, republican, ryan seacrest, science, shahs of sunset, tiki tiki tom tom
5 Web Comedies to Watch in 2012. What, no love for Dicki?! Could small breasts be making a comeback? The case for natural knockers by one of my favorite fashion commentators/insiders. I could really watch this all day and be happy. I have too many “favorite” Ron Swanson moments (the resident curmudgeon Libertarian on the [...]
Posted: January 20th, 2012 under braincandy, Happy Links Friday, net culture, tech/web.
Tags: breasts, comedy, dicki, hollywood, los angeles, mary lynn rajskub, nbc, paley, paley center, parks and recreation, ron swanson, sons of anarchy, tom haverford, TV, web comedy
Quite possibly the most underrated yet most essential piece of tech showcased at CES 2012… is this next-level toilet. Unfortunately, it also reminds me how tech-backwards we are here in America: These are pretty much standard in public restrooms in Tokyo. An alarm clock for news junkies. Specifically, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me fans. Mass [...]
Only one link this week: Surfline. If you’ve noticed some empty cubicles at work and heavy traffic headed towards the beach, you can thank the epic swell working its way along the Southern California coast. I braved the crowds today and earlier this week, chasing waves after religiously checking surf reports on Surfline. I’m no [...]
Leave it to Courtney Stodden and her husband to really bring the holiday cheer. And I thought my dancing elf video was festive. [NSFA - Not Safe for Anyone] And then clear your brain passages with a Puppy Christmas. Puppies! Christmas! Cute overload! [video below;SFE - Safe for Everyone] YouTube’s Most Viewed of 2011. I’m [...]
Posted: December 23rd, 2011 under braincandy, geekista, Happy Links Friday, huh?-larious, net culture, tech/web, video.
Tags: baking, cake pops, cbs, chris brown, christmas, courtney stodden, doug hutchison, holiday, justin halpern, karmin, lost, pastry, pets, puppies, puppy, santa, TV, vintage, viral, YouTube