Category Archives: Esoteric Studies
I suppose this was inevitable. Of course this forces me to contribute… Blame Jonson for pointing that site out to me. The “O R’LYEH?” is freaking brilliant.
Last week we said hello to Knut the polar bear, now say hi to Xenoglaux… A tiny bird so rare and unusual that its scientific name means “strange owl” has been spotted for the first time in the wild, scientists … Continue reading
Pileup of semiotics in the Termini train station in Rome. I have mentally set a goal for myself to learn enough Italian to be able to read one of these in the original language.
The only thing missing from the surveillance video of the SUV driver crashing through an Augusta mall is the Blues Brothers soundtrack. Bonus points to the deputy sheriff who barely keeps from laughing during his interview. The state of air … Continue reading
When Zippy met Harbie. (see the full strip)
My alma mater UC Irvine has always had an odd image and self-esteem problem. Of course it doesn’t help when your campus has had problems with body snatchers, assault by radioactivity, a sign that cost more than some buildings, and … Continue reading
Wow! I can’t remember any previous situation where a corporation (especially one the size of ConocoPhillips) making a decision in favor of aesthetics. Nearly one year after we launched our campaign asking ConocoPhillips to reconsider their “destroy all balls” policy … Continue reading
Chris Perridas has been blogging about H.P. Lovecraft and his time in Providence, Rhode Island and his post today featured the Ladd Observatory. Originally built in 1891, Lovecraft used to hang out there quite a bit: Ladd remains a living … Continue reading
Robert Anton Wilson was pretty much responsible for a lot of things (Buckminster Fuller, Marshall McLuhan, secret societies, Church Of The SubGenius, giant squid, the MC5) that have entertained/enlightened me over the years. One of the few times I ever … Continue reading