I seem to have a bunch of images I want to share, so I figure I’ll do a batch post. Let’s start here:
That’s a piece of art by some chap called Peter Callesen, who does a lot of projects involving clever things with simple sheets of paper. More of his work, and more in the same vein by other artists, can be seen on a rather good post over at Thrilling Wonder Story. Go lookee.
It seems to be ‘link to folk who do art with paper and/or books in clever ways’ week, because Metafilter had a little gem that highlighted a few other artists doing this type of work. Click on through to see them all, because some of the sites linked are flash but still worth seeing, and I can’t deny MeFi the traffic. But I will share this one:
That’s ‘The Quiet American’ by Su Blackwell. I hate to see books damaged carelessly, but this sort of artwork is forgivable, IMHO.
Now, at the risk of getting a little political (and because a picture of Dubya blubbing like a subnormal little lackey is unlikely to see the light of day), I took great schadenfreude at this picture which was brought to my attention by Sir Warren of Ellis:
Bummer, Rumsfeld. Sucks to be you. Not a moment too soon, either.
In fact, you might almost go so far as to say that the Republicans had been …
That little doozy is from a Flickr set linked to by BoingBoing, featuring a selection of intarweb buzzwords/1337isms turned into cartoon icons. Of course, my favourite has always been:
If you have no idea what the hell O RLY? is all about, you should probably pat yourself on the back for not finding the image macros of dysfunctional teenagers hilarious. If you *are* a sucker for silly intarweb humour, maybe you should check out the history of one of the most ridiculous images to ever stalk the tubes …