Category: culture

BSG! OMGs!

In case you missed anything in Seasons 1-3, here’s a little something to watch as you get ready for tomorrow’s Season 4 premiere of Battlestar Galactica. I guarantee BSG will feature in Sunday’s sermon...

A house not for mere mortals

Just when you think you’ve seen the most extraordinary house design, the NY Times proves you wrong. The house is off-limits to children, and adults are asked to sign a waiver when they enter....

Famous photos recreated with Legos

Much of my childhood was spent playing with Legos. So pretty much any Lego-ish thing is of interest. Case in point. Check out this flickr set of famous photos recreated in Legos. Brilliant. Via...

Perils d’jour

If you’re use a computer around other geeks, here are some things to watch out for today.

Smiley has been liberated

Wal-Mart, everyone’s favorite evil corporation, had attempted to trademark the smiley face. Yes, the wholesome yellow grin that has graced our lives since 1963. Yes, the happy face invented by Harvey Ball, who is...

Animation, old school

This is just plain cool. The artefact bears five images depicting a wild goat jumping up to eat the leaves of a tree, which the members of the team at that time had not...

The Last Supper, according to BSG

In homage to Da Vinci, the crew of Battlestar Galactica posed for a “Last Supper” photo. Of course, with the ceiling shape, it recalls Dali’s work also. I don’t know exactly why they chose...

Hats and grandchildren

This past weekend lots of us in Rhode Island attended our Diocesan Convocation. Our guest keynoter was Barry Taylor, former sound man for AC/DC and presently on the staff of All Saints’, Beverly Hills....