Speaking of the eee PC, here’s a video that takes a good long look at an actual machine. The clip bears a disturbing resemblance to a porn video, with the pretty thing being carefully unwrapped, posed, poked and probed. I suspect this borrowed skin flick aesthetic might be common throughout the gadget-porn video genre. Anyway, […]

Military Promotions

The IDF is trying to fight a “plague” of draft-dodging with nauseating conformist peer pressure, and Nir contrasts this with an Ukrainian army recruitment campaign, where a uniform (with a dandy striped sailor’s vest!) and an APC will get ya da bitches. But through that clip you get to a whole series of army ads […]

a better world

A wish for a better world – Matt Rossi on the early Superman comics: The real wish fulfillment of the early Siegel and Shuster Superman stories (say it three times fast) isn’t his amazing powers, it’s that he can change any social ill, right any wrong, fix any problem with straightforward brute force. He has the […]