Oddities & Diversions: October 2007

October 31, 2007

Year-By-Year With Friday The 13th

Year-By-Year With Friday The 13th. Awesome rundown of one of horror’s best and worst series.

Happy Halloweehhh...

Happy Halloweehhh…, Mojo tries his best to celebrate Halloween.

We Drink Blood: 14 Songs About Vampires

We Drink Blood: 14 Songs About Vampires.

Night Of The Killer Lamp: 23 Ridiculous Horror-Movie Adversaries

Night Of The Killer Lamp: 23 Ridiculous Horror-Movie Adversaries

October 23, 2007

The Superest

The Superest, who is the superest hero of them all? A new website from Kevin Cornell and Matt Sutter dedicated to illustrated superheros one-upping one another. Spun-off of the hilarious My Team, Your Team.

October 22, 2007

Micropatronage: The revenge

Micropatronage: The revenge, Joe Clark’s Open & Closed Project seeks to shut down the broadcasting industry’s attempts to write its own standards and propose deregulation of broadcasting in exchange for full accessibility. Read more about the project, and donate to the worthwhile cause. Those short on funds can also just help get the word out.

October 21, 2007

silverstripe covers AEA San Francisco

Great coverage of An Event Apart San Francisco from silverstripe, day one, and day two.

October 18, 2007

The Legend of Boggy Creek

The Legend of Boggy Creek, eerie new desktop pic from the ghouls at the Iconfactory. Can’t change my desktop fast enough.

October 17, 2007

Third Party Applications on the iPhone

Apple to release an iPhone (and iPod Touch) SDK in February. This will make things very interesting.

NY to add compass decalls to sidewalks outside of subway stations

How Do You Find Your Way in the Big City? NY city officials are placing decals on the sidewalks outside heavily trafficked subway stations, showing the points of the compass and listing the nearby streets. This is really going to help me out.

October 16, 2007

The Other New BusinessWeek

David Sleight writes about the lovely new BusinessWeek redesign (the printed magazine) and the website refresh.

Vader in the Sky

Vader in the Sky. Just awesome. (via Rob)

Cannonball Run

The Pedal-to-the-Metal, Totally Illegal, Cross-Country Sprint for Glory, crazy technology and speed induced go at beating the legendary Cannonball Run.

October 10, 2007

Please join us in 2008

From An Event Apart: Thank you. We had a blast at all of the events this year! We hope to see you in 2008.

ABM: The New Old Five Dollar Bill

A Brief Message: The New Old Five Dollar Bill, The U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing is the Pete Best of money.

October 8, 2007


Overdrift, We’re all dinos here! Everyone drifts, all the time. It’s impossible to drive straight. Awesome short film. (via Coudal)

October 2, 2007

The Google

Google Launches ‘The Google’ For Older Adults, The Google will have all the same information currently found on regular Google, but with the added features of not stealing your credit-card numbers or giving your computer all kinds of viruses.