Thursday, May 08, 2008

Good reads/random cool sites (5/8/2008)

Irvine Housing Blog documents the collapse of the housing bubble in and around Irvine, California. It's strangely fascinating, like a train wreck you just can't look away from.

The Peoples News is "a satirical look at the lives of Black folks." It's pretty funny no matter what color you are. They're best known for their hilarious "Federal Judge: Enough With the Stupid Names" post and its follow up, "Condi Calls for Removal of Detroit 'Naming Rights' Judge." The comments by people who apparently didn't read all the way to the "This article is satire" disclaimer at the bottom are almost as good.

"The Revolution Will Be Fabulous" is a one-man art show by Peter Gronquist (h/t: murketing). It's a collection of weapons and other dangerous objects dressed up in high-end brands. It includes a Louis Vuitton electric chair, a Chanel rocket launcher, and the Ultimate Chav Weapon:
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Nerve.com has the 50 Greatest Commercial Parodies of All Time. It's a little SNL-heavy, but loaded with funny stuff.

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