Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

Lately I've been reconnecting with people and things from my past, from Anna Ackner to Cliff Meth (the late Bill-Dale Marcinko, my college buddy, being our mutual friend) to a number of my writings that I haven't looked at in a half dozen years. But there are some things with which even I dare not tangle, like messages from Windows95 (via io9). Beware!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

Here's another one from Weird Al's first album ever to debut at #1 on the charts. This is my favorite for obvious reasons:



Via The Mary Sue, which has had all eight videos up.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

I just ate, but Culinary Canvas (via BoingBoing) is making me hungry all over again.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

My new favorite Tumblr is LiarTownUSA. Darn you all to heck, io9.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

It can't possibly be philosophical football season already! But it must be upon us soon, or why would BoingBoing post their referee hand signals?

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

It's Saturday, better call Mom. In other news, @CNNyourmom (explanation at BoingBoing).

Friday, July 25, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

File under, is this really a thing? Baby Suiting (via Laughing Squid). From the same people who give you Epic Baby Hair, of course. Sorry you asked?

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

Who here remembers sentence diagramming? Or was that just a thing for us linguistics majors? Anyway, here are some movie quotes diagrammed (via io9).

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

Because I think it will amuse Mom, here is a collection of some pretty amusing book dedications (via Wil Wheaton).

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Silly Site o' the Day

Wil Wheaton posts the following graphic about commas that will give you pause.



Probably funnier if you know what an Oxford comma is.