Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Beware of Pac-Man amigurumi (or just wonder what it is)

Greetings.

Jewish date:  18 Tammuz 5770 (Parashath Pineḥas).

Today’s quasi-holiday:  Leap Second Adjustment Time.

Worthy causes of the day:  “Save dairy farms from big agribusiness”, “Alliance for Justice:  Tell Congress: Repair the Damage Caused by the Corporate Court”, and “Make Sale of Crush Videos Illegal Again!”.

Today’s news and commentary:
Amigurumi. bigunki dog, mottled pinkImage of something like today’s weird thing, only with a different subject matter, via Wikipedia
Today’s weird thing is “Pac Man Amigurumi!”, which is knitted or crocheted stuffed Pac-Man and ghosts.  Enjoy and share the weirdness.

Aaron
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Monday, June 28, 2010

Beware of Pac-Man’s father’s ghost

Many arcade games use 3:4 portrait mode to eff...Image via Wikipedia
Greetings.

Jewish date:  16 Tammuz 5770 (Parashath Pineḥas).

Today’s quasi-holidays:  Paul Bunyan Day, Please Take My Children to Work Day.

Worthy cause of the day:  “BP is burning endangered sea turtles alive.

Today’s news and commentary:
Today’s weird thing is what may be the only Pac-Man-Shakespeare crossover ever, “Pac Man Hamlet”.

Enjoy, share the weirdness, and do not come back as a ghost.

Aaron
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Friday, June 25, 2010

Beware of ghosts (again!)

Greetings.

Jewish date:  13 Tammuz 5770 (Parashath Balaq).

Today’s quasi-holidays:  Take Your Dog to Work Day, Log Cabin Day.

Worthy cause of the day:  “Obama: Keep Your Promises to End Hunger! - The Petition Site”, “JCRC-NY Write to Gilad Shalit”, “Join financial titans in telling Congress: Crack down on Wall Street abuses. | Progressive Change Campaign Committee”, “Save the Internet: Take Action!:  Stop the Secret Meetings at the FCC”, “Tell Hillary Clinton: Stand up to Blackwater”, “Health Care for America NOW! | Stand Up for Your New Rights”, “Repower America | Tell Our Leaders: Clean Energy Now!”, “Take Action: Call on BP to pay for all cleanup costs and fines”, “action.firedoglake.com | Tell BP to Protect Gulf Cleanup Workers”, “"Drill, Baby, Drill" comes to Discovery?”, and “Less than 10 Days before a Yeshiva Will Be Destroyed”.

Today’s news and commentary:
Today’s weird thing is “PAC-MAN The Movie trailer”:

(I’ve got a whole bunch of Pac-Man things, and you're going to have to suffer through all of them.)  Enjoy, share the weirdness, and Shabbath shalom.

Aaron
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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Beware of Pac-Man cornering the cherry market

North American Pac-Man title screen, showing t...Image via Wikipedia
Greetings.

Jewish date:  8 Tammuz 5770 (Parashath Balaq).

Today’s quasi-holidays:  Father’s DayWorld Refugee Day (UN), Ice Cream Soda Day.


Today’s news and commentary:
Today’s weird thing is “Pac Man Movie”, which deals with the lives of ghosts and their war on Pac-Man.

Enjoy and share the weirdness.

Aaron
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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Beware of Pac-Dog

Greetings.

Jewish date:  1 Tammuz 5770 (Parashath Ḥuqqath).

Today’s quasi-holidays:  National Juggling Day, International Puzzle Day.




Today’s news and commentary:
Today’s weird thing, still on the Pac-Man theme, is “Pac-Dog”.
funny pictures of dogs with captions
Pac-Man is extremely difficult to recast in terms of our universe or ones like it, but this is an interesting attempt.  Enjoy, share the weirdness, and happy new month.

Aaron
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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Beware of robotic vacuum cleaners

Greetings.

Jewish date:  26 Siwan 5770 (Parashath Qoraḥ).

Today’s quasi-holidays:  National Taco Day, World Ocean Day, World Brain Tumour Day, Upsy Daisy Day.
    iRobot Roomba Discovery 2.1, sold in early 2007.Image of Roomba via Wikipedia
    Today’s weird thing is Roomba Pac-Man, in which Pac-Man is implemented using robotic vacuum cleaners.  Enjoy and share the weirdness.

    Aaron
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    Monday, June 7, 2010

    Friday, June 4, 2010

    Beware of Pac-Man

    Greetings.

    Jewish date:  22 Siwan 5770 (Parashath Shelaḥ).

    Today’s quasi-holidays:  Emancipation Day (Tonga), International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression (UN), Clean Air Day, Mary Church Terrell Day.

    Worthy causes of the day:  “Support Israel In Gaza Flotilla Incident Petition”, “Take Action: Letter to Vice President Biden | Save Darfur”, “End Corporate Control of Our Food Supply - The Petition Site”.

    Today’s news and commentary:
    The North American Pac-Man cabinet design diff...Image via Wikipedia
    Today’s weird thing, again in the theme of Pac-Man, is “Pac-Man: The Movie”, the tale of ghosts caught in a maze and hunted by a yellow, spherical, psychopathic killer.  Enjoy and share the weirdness.

    Aaron
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    Wednesday, June 2, 2010

    Beware of ghosts near Washington Square Park

    Greetings.

    Jewish date:  20 Siwan 5770 (Parashath Shelaḥ).


    Today’s news and commentary:
    The Atari 2600 Pac-Man only somewhat resembled...It looks a lot better than this image from Wikipedia
    Today’s weird thing is Pac Manhattan, a game in which Pac-Man is played on city streets.  Enjoy, share the weirdness, and feel free to confuse people by implementing this where you live.

    Aaron
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