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Here you'll find the flotsam and jetsam from the collisions between my interests and the Internet, a bit of cosmic debris, and the small, crunchy bits that collect in the gutters of my mind. If you like what you find, you may also like the longer original works at Hidden City. On the other hand, if you are interested in the person behind this collection, you can find out more than you need to know here, or find my on seemingly numberless services as mkhall. And if you are the person who likes to do such things, you can leave me a message at 786/664-7070.
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Mysteries of Love

[S]he handed me a little piece of yellow paper and, in David [Lynch]‘s handwriting, it said, ‘Sometimes a wind blows and you and I float in love and kiss forever in a darkness and the mysteries of love come clear….’ 

From Dream Team: The Semi-Mysterious Story Behind the Music of ‘Twin Peaks’

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Thoughts on sequels and remakes

Thoughts on sequels and remakes

Please enjoy this gleefully profane “review” of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. [NSFW-audio]

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Humans As A Service

Humans As A Service

Humans turn out to be pretty good […] at being able to intuit the needs, desires and emotional axes upon which other humans work. At least, the good ones do. And the best humans are the ones that also do the best introductions – the super-connectors. LinkedIn is human super-connector as a service, seeking to emulate that one woman you know with the rolodex who knows anyone who’s worth knowing,…

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Nomad’s Land

In the Spring of 2009, I took a trip. I drove my 49cc scooter across the United States.

Nomad’s Land

In the Spring of 2009, I took a trip. I drove my 49cc scooter across the United States.

Scanxiety

Scanxiety - n. Mental distress felt while awaiting the results of a medical test, particularly an MRI or CT scan. Also: scan-xiety. [scan + anxiety]

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More like Underworld

The Devil made me do it!

More like Underworld

The Devil made me do it!

Teaching Google What a Story Is

Teaching Google What a Story Is

 Deep inside Google, a small team has been trying to solve a problem that’s easy for any schmuck around the watercooler but frighteningly difficult for the world’s most data-rich company: telling a story.

How to Teach Google What a Story Is

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America’s Temple of Pseudoscience

America’s Temple of Pseudoscience

Americans get riled up about creationists and climate change deniers, but lap up the quasi-religious snake oil at Whole Foods. It’s all pseudoscience—so why are some kinds of pseudoscience more equal than others?

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GPOY

Every night when I’m putting on my CPAP mask I think of Dennis Hopper as Frank Booth in…

GPOY

Every night when I’m putting on my CPAP mask I think of Dennis Hopper as Frank Booth in…

astragoblin:

How did I miss this.

astragoblin:

How did I miss this.

(Source: fuckyeahdementia)

sirtroyofbaker:

balalaikaboss:

ejacutastic:

I DIDN’T LEARN ABOUT THIS IN DRIVING SCHOOL

Stop says the red light, go says the green
Wait says the yellow light, twinkling in between. 
KNEEL, SAYS THE DEMON LIGHTWITH ITS EYE OF COAL SAURON KNOWS YOUR LICENSE PLATE AND STARES INTO YOUR SOUL

THIS IS ALWAYS FUNNY

sirtroyofbaker:

balalaikaboss:

ejacutastic:

I DIDN’T LEARN ABOUT THIS IN DRIVING SCHOOL

Stop says the red light, go says the green

Wait says the yellow light, twinkling in between. 

KNEEL, SAYS THE DEMON LIGHT
WITH ITS EYE OF COAL 
SAURON KNOWS YOUR LICENSE PLATE 
AND STARES INTO YOUR SOUL

THIS IS ALWAYS FUNNY

(via apoplecticskeptic)

It’s not the size of the shoe…

Shoe Size May Not Correlate to Penis Size, But Finger Size May I will not comment as to whether this photo of my hand supports or conflicts with these findings.

It’s not the size of the shoe…

Shoe Size May Not Correlate to Penis Size, But Finger Size May I will not comment as to whether this photo of my hand supports or conflicts with these findings.

Medieval badass Barbie

3D-printed armor turns Barbie into a medieval badass

Medieval badass Barbie

3D-printed armor turns Barbie into a medieval badass