Tag Archives: wtf

Questions Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: I spotted this on the shelf at a local bookstore. I’m putting the photos below a page break because I suppose they might be considered NSFW, even though the subject in question was out in the open at … Continue reading

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Eyesore Du Jour: National Museum of Australia

Eddie Pensier writes: Last weekend, frequent UR commenter Tex and I decided to hit two iconic Canberra museums: The National Museum of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia. The latter is a traditional museum, with paintings and sculptures and … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Caption

Eddie Pensier writes: Dearest readers, do kindly take a long, appraising look at the recently revealed opening ceremony uniforms for Scotland’s Commonwealth Games athletes. Observe what has been done to this group of fit, attractive young people. Let it sink in. … Continue reading

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Wie Schön Das Ist, Daß Du Bei Mir Bist

Eddie Pensier writes: Three classic Motown songs re-recorded in German translations by the original artists. If you’re half the language geek I am, this will make you smile non-stop. I find it strange that when it comes to operas, I’m … Continue reading

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“Don’t You (Forget About Me)” Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: Those of us who grew up in the 1980s probably have fond memories of this song, and the movie it came from: John Hughes’ The Breakfast Club. The original 1985 recording, by Scottish New-Wave band Simple Minds, … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: Max Ernst, Napoleon in the Wilderness (1941)

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