Link: Photographer Borrows Public Marquee Signs and Installs Phrases to Provoke Passersby | Feature Shoot
Thoughts on Romance on the Road is a project by Rhode Island-based photographer Victoria Crayhon that addresses the effect of media and technology upon human desire
Link: SPONSORED: The Taliban Is A Vibrant And Thriving Political Movement | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source
2012 proved to be just another in a succession of landmark years for the Taliban, as the influential Islamic fundamentalist organization continued its awe-inspiring push toward unprecedented expansion.
Link: Nurse’s Death Stirs Sharp Criticism of Royal Prank Call – NYTimes.com
But the stunt took a horrific and unexpected turn on Friday, when the nurse who answered the call, 46-year-old Jacintha Saldanha, was found dead, an apparent suicide.
Link: Nimrod Visits the Sartorialist | Shorties | VICE
VICE’s resident gadfly Nimrod Kamer went to London to mess with the Sartorialist, aka fashion blogger Scott Schuman. For some reason, Scott wasn’t so psyched about the idea of Nimrod following him home after his book signing.
Link: Pranksters Hijack Republican Live-Streamed Petition Drive | Threat Level | Wired.com
The GOP promoted the campaign heavily online with the hashtag #IWantRepeal, leading Thursday to the inevitable barrage of jokers entering made-up names for the sheer joy of seeing them spit off the printer before a live web audience.
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Happy April Fool’s Day….I think we are taking ourselves too seriously these days…and I think a little irreverant mischief might be just what is needed in our depressed economy and changing times…ALWAYS love the work of David Shrigley and Jan von Holleben, and you might consider using them for inspiration…