When the actor Morgan Freeman offered to pay for last year’s first-of-its-kind integrated prom at Charleston High School in Mississippi, his home state, the idea was quickly embraced by students — and rejected by a group of white parents, who held a competing “private” prom.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
"Racially segregated proms have been held in Montgomery County — where about two-thirds of the population is white — almost every year since its schools were integrated in 1971"
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Big Trouble in Little China t-shirt
Big Trouble in Little China neon sign t-shirt on sale for $45.
Labels: big trouble in little china, t-shirt
Sunday, May 24, 2009
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Emma Frost as drawn by Roger Hargreaves
Emma Frost drawn by Steven Anderson in the style of Roger Hargreaves' Mr. Men and Little Miss series. Just part of a series by Anderson, who has also drawn the Watchmen and other comic book heroes.
Custom Metroid Wii
Custom Metroid Wii by Morpheon Mods.
Labels: metroid, nintendo, video games
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Little door of mystery
Little door spotted at We Love You so.
Plush Tauntaun with frozen Luke Skywalker
Plush Tauntaun with frozen Luke Skywalker by Heidi Kenney. Luke can be removed and inserted into the Tauntaun's belly, which has a zipper. More photos here, and here's Heidi's store.
Monday, May 18, 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009
Friday, May 8, 2009
"We used to call [Hugh Jackman] Chicken Legs."
“When we were building Hugh up for the Wolverine movie, we got a call from Baz Luhrmann who was directing Hugh in the movie Australia. Baz said, ‘Come on, guys, back it off! He’s getting too big.’ And you can see Hugh getting bigger in the film.
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Golgo 13 sleep mask
Golgo 13 sleep mask on sale for about $12 here.
Labels: mask, video games
Krang and his android papercraft
Krang, nemesis of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, inside his android body. Download the paper toy here.
Labels: papercraft, tmnt
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Monday, May 4, 2009
Burger King Klingons at the Star Trek premier
There's also a website called, "When Kingons Attack."
Labels: advertising, fast food, star trek
Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.
The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. has goods for sale:
Saturday, May 2, 2009
Abisko Washbasin by Johann Kauppi and Lars Sundstrom of We Think design.
Friday, May 1, 2009
New series from Genndy Tartakovsky
The robot apocalypse will be flavored with lychee
Terminator toys and themed-slurpees at 7-Eleven: "Apocalyptic Ice is a blood orange-flavored Slurpee with a hint of lychee, a sweet, tropical fruit popular in Asian countries."
Labels: advertising, fast food, terminator
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