Sometimes, in efforts to take much longer to do simple things than most humans find reasonable, I will search for an image or description of something that I’m sure exists, but would like some confirmation/better understanding of.
For example, when writing this week’s Music Scene (which Jacob cleverly titled, “The Farzad Side” – check it out this Thursday), I thought there must exist a technical name for those many-faceted orbs that the D&D kids are always dropping under tables to get a chance to glance up someone’s skirt (… kidding!)
Finding the answer, though, is sometimes easier said than done. The weirdest shit pops up, thank to the glory of “the Internets.”
Hmm… Why not, then, compile a good little list? Lists are good. Diversions are good. Lists of diversions must be doubly good.
SO, HERE ARE SOME FAR-OUT THINGS FROM THIS WEEK’S PERUSING:
Seriously. These people sell cauldrons and ‘ritual tools.’ No, seriously.
I couldn’t help but look up pewter. Why is all that crap always made of pewter? … Oh, because pewter is for losers (again, kidding)!
“Certain athletic contests, such as the United States figure skating championships, award pewter medals to the fourth place finishers.”
Here’s what I was looking for, and it’s bad ass to boot!
I’d do anything to have this:
Can’t wait to use this as a resource somehow:
So it’s beautiful. Whatever. It sounds hilarious: Sleigh Rides at the Purgatory Lodge!