Archive for the ‘Dibs have been called’ Category

Students who take philosophy courses…

Friday, May 8th, 2009

…but do not declare philosophy as a major shall henceforth be called “phi-curious.”

Spread the word.

The Corkboards of Cops and Criminals

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Sometimes it’s the good guys and sometimes it’s the bad guys, but frequently in movies somebody has an obsessively detailed bulletin board with maps, poloroids, press-clippings, and it looks cool as hell. I hereby call dibs on the title “The Corkboards of Cops and Criminals”. I don’t know what this is going to be a title of (besides this blog post). Perhaps it will be an essay. Perhaps it will be an exhibit. But dibs have been called.

I Call Dibs: Ocean’s 28

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

Danny Ocean (George Clooney) circles up the boys one more time to steal the world’s largest diamond…from zombies.

Fictional Musical Genres and the Fictional Bands Who Play Them

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

Acoustic Electronica consists in the boops, beeps, and dance rhythms common to so much electronic music, but it is created entirely without electronic assistance.” Or so says Acoustic Electronica pioneers, Videofoot.

Cowboy Lounge, the country/lounge mash-up perfected by Buck Nood and the Suede Playboys can be heard on their full-length debut, “Recreation Without Pants.”

–with thanks to Ray Gunn

I call dibs…

Monday, April 10th, 2006

If ever there is a Philosophy of Guns ‘n’ Roses, its subtitle should be Appetite for Deduction.

Happy Darth Day

Monday, May 23rd, 2005

I hereby call dibs on the following Sith-lord names:

  • Darth Smax (naturally)
  • Darth Sarcasm
  • Darth Sanchez
  • Darth Rooney (From Sith-ty Minutes)
  • Darth Doggy-Dog
  • Darth Trousers