Archive for January, 2012

Proof That Beer Makes You Clever

Posted: 17th January 2012 by affehaus in book, design, humor

Milwaukee Public Library campaign to get people’s fingers off of keyboards and onto the corners of a page. via Neatorama

The Stuff of Night Mares

Posted: 17th January 2012 by affehaus in cultural, design, geek stuff

unicorn mask from Archie McPhee. WARNING The following image might cause scarring

Nihilistic, But Dapper

Posted: 16th January 2012 by affehaus in cultural

Gérôme’s Pet Monkey “Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904) owned a colorful assortment of mementos that he collected during his travels: medieval armor, weapons, costumes, and animal skins.” “He also kept a celebrated pet monkey, who kept him company in the studio and came to the dinner table wearing formal attire.” “But from time to time the monkey […]

Pie-day

Posted: 13th January 2012 by affehaus in food stuffs, review

Today’s pie: apricot raisin sour cream Crust was of the drunk variety; very tasty, had a mild flavor that complimented the mild character of the pie body. The filling had the density of a cheese cake, but not the sweetness. The sweet character came from the fruits suspended within, and lead to a unique taste […]

Dangerous Looks

Posted: 12th January 2012 by affehaus in cultural

clearly, this fellow’s eyes are so dangerous, they must be caged. I don’t believe that the expression “looks can kill” has ever been true… but I’m pretty sure that the maxim “stupidity should be painful” is often realized. via Fashionably Geek

“This contest”?

Posted: 11th January 2012 by affehaus in cultural, design, food stuffs, geek stuff

No… this world needs more vaginga snaps. Best new cookie in the world this week.

Really?

Posted: 10th January 2012 by affehaus in design

A banner ad that appeared on the perimeter of my e-mail screen: It’s a manner of business insurance company. This was the best name they came up with?  What did they reject?  Histerectomy? Hisyphilitic-Condition? This makes the Alferd Packer Grill sound reasonable by comparison.  

Something Something de la Farce

Posted: 9th January 2012 by affehaus in cultural, design, food stuffs, geek stuff, movies

These are real food products.  Should you want to (and I seriously can’t imagine why you would), you can get them at your local Manger Bouger (seriously?  Bouger? [polite ‘retch’]. Fortunately for me, my ‘local’ Manger Bouger is aproximately 4000 miles away. The ‘condiment’ on the jedi burger that makes it looks as if it […]

So…

Posted: 9th January 2012 by affehaus in movies

in the John Waters biopic, does Steve Buscemi play the titular character?

Pie-day

Posted: 6th January 2012 by affehaus in food stuffs, review

Today’s pie: bluesberry (á la mode) New and improved crust– now with vodka! The reason for this is that the alcohol has less water content, therefore less gluten is created, resulting in a (theoretically) more tender, more flaky crust. The flaky was definitely there. However, the ‘tenderness’ was a little on the firm side. That […]