Halloween Costumes

I almost forgot it was Halloween until I read until I read Sadie’s post about halloween costumes… I got to thinking about how much I enjoy Halloween.
Last year, I went as a monk and tried my hand at making a costume from scratch. This involved finding the right material (heavy brown wool blanket), and hand stitching the robe together in the shape of a uniform piece of shit. Needless to say, I was not very impressed.

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Mosh the vote

moshthevote.com (via GNN)
I don’t care whether you like Eminem or not, but I think that everybody can get something out of this video. Some might condemn it as materialistic – pandering to commercial gain by exploiting the mood of the world to sell a record. Others might see it as an act of satan, the devil himself reincarnated to turn the prophesized path of redemption off it’s path. Most, however, will see it for what it truely is – the amplified noise of a world awash with frustration over the value choices of the American administration and it’s figurehead.

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You know, I love the guys at JibJab.com… there’s just something about poking fun at the foolishness of both sides that make’s it so funny. I’m sure most of the world has seen their first breakthrough video but, as they say, they’ve gone and done it again. Poignant accuracy and rapier wit rule the internet, it just takes the right minds to collate the data and present it in a hilarious form. Hats off to these guys for breaking the 5th wall and bringing a little of the internet into the hallowed halls of Big Media. I remember when I saw their first spoof on CNN; I thought to myself ‘”this is the first time I’ve seen a cartoon from the Internet make it onto the boob tube this is a great day” and I was shocked, but not as shocked as I will be if I don’t see JibJab on my local news at 6.