Oddities & Diversions: April 2004

April 29, 2004

Boy beats off angry bear. No, not like that! The bear attacked him so he fought back, pervert!

April 28, 2004

Rock Rock, Rock ‘n’ Roll Standoff. A Ramones documentary that you may never see.

Developing With Web Standards: Recommendations and best practices

April 27, 2004

H. Hoogerbrugge, of the amazing Modern Living, releases the equally amazing Hotel.

April 26, 2004

Need a Death Ray, Atomic Blaster, or New Combat Robot for your Space Age Lounge? Go to Brotron Atomics

April 22, 2004

Watchmen has a director! And a good one at that.

John Divola’s photography is ridiculously good. Dogs chasing my car in the deserts (2000s), As far as I could get (1990s), and Evidence of Aggression (1990s) are some favorites.

April 21, 2004

Pogues star Shane MacGowan attacked. Oh, is he much of a drinker?

Happy 8th birthday to Born Magazine! In addition to the regular featues, the Spring Issue will also showcase the best Born pieces from the vault each week.

April 20, 2004

Reservocation: Issue 16

April 19, 2004

Bitkraft Digital Theatrics is a lovely site with some nice, lightweight Flash experiments (among other goodness)

Shaun Inman opens the doors to his FIR alternative, IFR, the Inman Flash Replacement. Fucking brilliant.

April 16, 2004

ALA: Let Them Eat Cake

ALA: The Problem, the Balloon, and the Four Bedroom House

April 15, 2004

The fine people at the Iconfactory release IconBuilder Pro v5

April 14, 2004

Robert Josiah takes some lovely photographs

Fu-design.com is a creatively and beautifully animated website with loads of great work.

Album art by cartoonists, via TCJ boards

April 13, 2004

Bandtime, the Hot or Not of the independent music world. Much like a train wreck, you just can’t look away.

April 12, 2004

Panther Secrets Declassified, some great Mac OS X 10.3 tips

By and for graphic designers, GUI Galaxy relaunches

Great music video

April 9, 2004

$14 Steadycam

Level Vodka Web Site, beautiful flash work.

April 8, 2004

The Penny Arcade Remix Project. Comic strip panels re-scripted by Japanese students learning English.

April 7, 2004

Hellboy Meets Dracula, NPR Interviews Mike Mignola

PHP For Designers

Famous Last Words

April 6, 2004

The toy that loves you back

April 2, 2004

Set speed to “crazy”, then yell “WOOoo! I’m on Mars!”

April 1, 2004

Movie Poster Index

Extensive History and Gallery of April Fool’s Day Hoaxes at the April Fool’s Day Gallery

The Science of Eternal Sunshine