Modern Day Explorer Documents the World’s ‘Micronations’ – Feature Shoot

Modern Day Explorer Documents the World’s ‘Micronations’

Drawn to small places with improbable histories, photographer Léo Delafontaine could be described as a modern day explorer. Upon the discovery of the Principality of Sealand, a military platform situated on international waters ruled by a constitutional monarchy, he knew this would be the start of a new documentary project. After some research he realized these independent entities, or Micronations, as the series is titled, are not an isolated phenomenon and many other similar nations exist throughout the world

Origins of “The Derek Tape,” ’90s viral phone call recording between record store clerk and hesher – Boing Boing

Origins of “The Derek Tape,” ’90s viral phone call recording between record store clerk and hesher

Derek does most of the talking (there’s a good reason it’s not called “The Kurt Tape”), much of which concerns Derek’s reasons for wanting to put his neighbor, Terry, in the hospital, and his intention to do just that. Once the conversation turns to metal lore, though, and Derek’s enthusiasm kicks into high gear, it is hard not to get carried away with him as he talks about the important things in life