Secret Sontag Gift Exchange
Holiday ritual in which each participant draws the name of another participant out of a hat and then sends them an anonymous greeting card featuring a quote by essayist Susan Sontag and probably some sort of holiday greeting while you’re at it. Some ideas to get you started:
National Novel Plagiarism Month
Remix culture variation on the traditional National Novel Writing Month: you have one month to rewrite, from memory and without any references, a novel that you have previously read. UPDATE 12/14/11: RYAN NORTH I AM GIVING YOU A DIRTY LOOK RIGHT NOW
Ironic bougie hipster facial hair styling option: a nice pair of calligraphic initials poised the side of one’s upper lip. Could be accomplished a few different ways: 1. Dyeing/bleaching monogram into existing facial hair. 2. Using holding product and some sort of crimping process to rearrange existing facial hair to bear an imprinted monogram as positive and negative space in the...
Tetris as free-to-play game
Microtransaction-funded free Tetris app for iPhone. Play like normal Tetris except the default game only comes with the s and z pieces, for an easy learning experience and some challenging puzzling action. But! For just a little bit of cash, you can enhance your game experience with these optional add-on features: - Additional kinds of tetromino cost $1 each for square, L, T and J. ...
What If? style cross-over comic book miniseries combining Robocop and Deep Space Nine: As the result of both gang warfare in early 21st century Detroit and a space-time anomaly in the Gamma Quadrant in the 24th C, mortally wounded cop Alex Murphy is taken to the same secret government hospital as dying, time-displaced Starfleet officer Jadzia Dax. Murphy’s body is rebuilt using robotic...