Archive for 'funny'

What does the Global Climate Crisis have in common with the Loch Ness Monster ?

Posted 18 June 2008 | By | Categories: activism, ask emily, better world, consciousness, culture, emily approved, environment, funny, interconnected, science, sustainability, video | No Comments

A. Both are fictional. Or at least highly speculative. No. We’ve already established that. B. Both indicate danger, especially around bodies of water. Sure, but we’re looking for a more specific answer. C. How about tree-fitty. Exactly! Tree-fitty. What’s tree-fitty? Loch Ness Monster: $3.50 Global Climate Crisis: 350 is the red line for human beings, […]

My Fingers Wear Pants… and Read Books

My Fingers Wear Pants… and Read Books

Posted 16 April 2008 | By | Categories: advertising, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, funny, marketing, nyc, shopping, video | No Comments

I had noted “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” by Sloane Crosley as a book to read, but without a sense of urgency. … I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley from Book Videos on Vimeo .

links for 2008-04-01: April Fools Time, Mix

links for 2008-04-01: April Fools Time, Mix

Posted 01 April 2008 | By | Categories: creativity, culture, funny, music | 1 Comment

Gmail Custom Time Finally! Just click “Set custom time” from the Compose view. Any email you send to the past appears in the proper chronological order in your recipient’s inbox. You can opt for it to show up read or unread by selecting the appropriate option. (tags: april1 customtime time email) L’esprit d’escalier mux Favorite […]

links for 2007-11-05: Sartorial Subversion

links for 2007-11-05: Sartorial Subversion

Posted 05 November 2007 | By | Categories: activism, better world, consumerism, creativity, culture, funny, happiness, links, retail | No Comments

IE Best Buy Polo Shirts at Improv Everywhere I’ll always have a soft spot for the corporate polo, since it was the required uniform in my family’s business growing up. The best ones, of course, are subversive. This is based on Improv Everywhere’s indelible Best Buy mission that had over 60 agents dress in the […]

links for 2007-11-01: Looking at Things Differently

links for 2007-11-01: Looking at Things Differently

Posted 01 November 2007 | By | Categories: consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, fashion, funny, happiness, links, observations, photography, Product, product review, technology, typography, video | No Comments

Eye-Fi Wireless Camera 2GB SD Memory Card This is brilliant – a 2GB SD card for your camera that automagically uploads images to flickr (and many more services) when on a wifi network. (Thanks Photojojo!) (tags: photography wifi wireless camera cool gadgets flickr mobile photo technology) Undercover Jun Takashi’s Brain Bag Definitely my it-bag for […]

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

Posted 26 October 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, funny, happiness, love, music, nyc, people, product review, typography, women | 1 Comment

Mocha cream cake from Maira Kalman’s mother’s bakery on Johnson Avenue in Riverdale, NY (see p.246-247), served at a celebration for the release of The Principles of Uncertainty at the NYPL. Do you engage with pleasure, curiosity, fun and celebration (with time for naps) in the face of the tragedy of the day? Do you […]

Lamas and Cameras in Bhutan

Lamas and Cameras in Bhutan

Posted 13 October 2007 | By | Categories: art, consumerism, creativity, culture, emily approved, fashion, funny, happiness, movies, observations, travel, video | 1 Comment

According to “Is That a Lama Behind the Camera,” Anupama Chopra’s great article in the New York Times on Bhutan’s budding film industry, last year a record 24 films were produced in the tiny Himalayan kingdom, population 700,000; in 2003 the total was only six. Even though there were only ten films produced in the […]

Sighing, Laughing, Howling

Sighing, Laughing, Howling

Posted 31 July 2007 | By | Categories: activism, art, books, culture, funny, Literary, poetry, women | No Comments

ROFLOL from Hanna Gersen’s “Sigh,” a hilarious mad-libbed urban feminist reframing of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl.“

links for 2007-03-13

Posted 13 March 2007 | By | Categories: art, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, environment, fashion, funny, health, links, science, senses, sustainability, technology, travel, webstuff | 2 Comments

To think that we can “solve” climate change without addressing poverty, human rights, democratization, conflict, epidemic disease, biodiversity loss, water scarcity, food issues and the like is to suffer from carbon blindness.

…cool tool allows you to create free live talk shows via phone/web with simultaneous text chat that then become podcasts.

Ask Emily: Get Well Gifts for Geeks

Posted 04 March 2007 | By | Categories: ask emily, consumerism, culture, design, emily approved, funny, health, love, science, shopping | No Comments

flowers are cliched, and sometimes not allowedfood’s tricky — they’re on a special diet.heal with humor — try giant microbes.here are a few i’ve been intimate with over the years:GiardiaE.

my brother, my great spiritual teacher

Posted 03 March 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, funny, happiness, interconnected, love, observations, people, retail | 3 Comments

One of my passions is to collect and sell indigenous religious antique artifacts. I once received a call from a New York City dealer telling me about a rare Ming Dynasty Buddha available at a very good price. He said he would send it to me with no obligations. When the package arrived, I opened […]

switching teams just got a whole lot easier

Posted 28 December 2006 | By | Categories: culture, funny | No Comments

Gender Changers in Aisle 13 Originally uploaded by maximolly. Hilarious. Thanks Molly! Would like to donate some surge suppressors to our current administration as well today.

One Way or Another and Gilded Splendor at Asia Society

Posted 05 December 2006 | By | Categories: art, culture, emily approved, funny, interconnected, nyc | No Comments

Two compelling exhibitions right now at Asia Society and Museum in New York explore the evolution of culture through interaction. One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now (through December 10, 2006) offers fresh views on Asian American identity and experience from 17 contemporary artists born in the late 1960s and 1970s. Moved by Binh […]