Monday, January 19, 2009

Vid Of The Day: Ninja Cat

Funny stuff from Eli.


Cool 404 Pages Of The Day

Graphic designer Francesco Mugnai has assembled a nice collection of clever 404 error pages, 100 of them in all (see link at end of post). Below are some of my favorites.

See more HERE.

7 Things That Will Get You Kicked Off An Airplane

A rerun from last year and an abridgement of this article on


Southwest Airlines says it has no formal dress code, but any gate-level employee ashamed of his erection can still force you off a plane for indecency. Kyla Ebbert was only showcasing her thighs and breasts in the same spare top and miniskirt you could find at Abercrombie & Fitch when an employee identified as "Keith" demanded she change or deplane. We saw Today Show video of her outfit and don't see the problem. (Especially when she sits down.)


If women can't wear short skirts on a plane without getting hassled, there's little chance overeager flight attendants are going to be understanding when a mom flops out her boob at feeding time. One mother was removed from a plane in November 2006 because the flight crew couldn't handle the fact that the only thing standing between a bare nipple and a plane full of passengers was a finicky 22-month-old.


If you're flying ATA Airlines — though you probably aren't since we've never heard of it — you'll probably want to leave your iPhone at home, unless you don't mind getting arrested for watching a crappy movie on it mid-flight. It happened to some guy in Hawaii when the stewardess told him that putting his device in airplane mode wasn't enough because the plane wasn't properly shielded. Then she went in the back and shoveled some more coal into the jet's engine.


Whether you're Egyptian, really tan, or just think burkas are comfy travel wear, be prepared to spend a lot of time getting hassled by airline employees before you get to your seat to enjoy your mini pretzels.


Now not even the most patriotic of qualities, morbid obesity, can score you points with the Drink Cart Gestapo. A lovably ample Texas man was reduced to buttery tears when Southwest, America's most newsworthy airline, pulled him out of line and told him he would have to purchase a second ticket for the other 215-pound half of his body. At least now he can masturbate in privacy.


Any hack stand-up comedian will tell you that a noisy kid is enough to drive an entire plane full of people completely out of their minds. Apparently flight attendants on Continental ExpressJet flights are sick of bratty noise machines getting off easy and started kicking them out on their diaper-clad asses last year. So if you're a parent, bring a pacifier or a tranquilizer dart unless you don't mind spending your vacation looking for another flight to Orlando.


If your name is Big Johnson, your T-shirt can now put you in league with the terrorists. Southwest, whose moral compass has now been integrated into all cockpit instrumentation, threw a guy off a flight to Florida for wearing a "Master Baiter" fishing tee. The Coed Naked Legal Team has filed a formal complaint on his behalf.

Vid Of The Day: Wii Tennis

From Sheila and Harmony.

Ew? That's a compliment, woman. You should feel honored.

Vid Of The Day: National Anthem Fail

Wanna get away? Ouch.

100 Greatest Movie Characters Of All Time

From Premiere magazine back in 2004. They will need to update it soon. When they do, they can dump 16, 56, 70, 71, 76, 83, 86, 90, 92, and 97, and replace them with HAL 9000 (2001: A Space Odyssey), Hoke Colburn (Driving Miss Daisy), Anton Chigurh (No Country For Old Men), Rhett Butler (Gone With The Wind), Clarice Starling (The Silence Of The Lambs), Carl Childers (Sling Blade), Dr. Frank-N-Furter (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), Pee-Wee Herman (Pee-Wee's Big Adventure), Will Kane (High Noon), H.I. McDonough (Raising Arizona), Maria (The Sound Of Music), Dirk Diggler (Boogie Nights), Thelma Dickinson (Thelma & Louise), Luke (Cool Hand Luke). Who else did they leave out?

1. Vito Corleone (
The Godfather)
2. Fred C. Dobbs (
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre)
3. Scarlett O'Hara (
Gone With the Wind)
4. Norman Bates (Psycho)
5. James Bond (
Dr. No)
6. Annie Hall (
Annie Hall)
7. Indiana Jones (
Raiders of the Lost Ark)
8. Ellen Ripley (
9. Jeff Spicoli (
Fast Times at Ridgemont High)
10. Gollum (
Lord of the Rings)
11. Margo Channing (
All About Eve)
12. Charles Foster Kane (
Citizen Kane)
13. Atticus Finch (
To Kill a Mockingbird)
14. Randle McMurphy (
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)
15. Hannibal Lecter (
The Silence of the Lambs)
16. Robin Hood (
The Adventures of Robin Hood)
17. Dorothy Gale (
The Wizard of Oz)
18. Carl Spackler (
19. Rick Blaine (
20. Virgil Tibbs (
In the Heat of the Night)
21. Susan Vance (
Bringing Up Baby)
22. Travis Bickle (
Taxi Driver)
23. Eathan Edwards (
The Searchers)
24. The Little Tramp (
Mabel's Strange Predicament)
25. Gordon Gekko (
Wall Street)
26. E.T. (
E.T.- The Extra-Terrestrial)
27. Marge Gunderson (
28. Captain Quint (
29. Daphne/Jerry (
Some Like it Hot)
30. King Kong (
King Kong)
31. Norma Desmond (
Sunset Boulevard)
32. Holly Golightly (
Breakfast at Tiffany's)
33. Ratso Rizzo (
Midnight Cowboy)
34. Bonnie Parker (
Bonnie and Clyde)
35. Dr. Evil (
Austin Powers)
36. Alex Forrest (
Fatal Attraction)
37. Jake Gittes (
38. Willy Wonka (
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory)
39. Michael Dorsey/Dorthy Michaels (
40. The Terminator (
The Terminator)
41. Jane Craig (
Broadcast News)
42. "Dirty" Harry Callahan (
Dirty Harry)
43. Forrest Gump (
Forrest Gump)
44. Jules Winnfield (Pulp Fiction)
45. Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins)
46. John McClane (Die Hard)
47. Mrs. Robinson (The Graduate)
48. John "Bluto" Blutarsky (Animal House)
49. Chance the Gardener (Being There)
50. Blondie (The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly)
51. Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street)
52. Howard Beale (Network)
53. Ninotchka (Ninotchka)
54. Frank Booth (Blue Velvet)
55. The Dude (The Big Lebowski)
56. Alan Swann (My Favorite Year)
57. Tom Powers (The Public Enemy)
58. Phyliss Dietrichson (Double Indemnity)
59. Lt. Kilgore (Apocalypse Now)
60. George Bailey (It's a Wonderful Life)
61. J.J. Hunsecker (Sweet Smell of Success)
62. John Shaft (Shaft)
63. Carrie White (Carrie)
64. Rocky Balboa (Rocky)
65. Edward Scissorhands (Edward Scissorhands)
66. Navin Johnson (The Jerk)
67. Inspector Clouseau (The Pink Panther)
68. Alex DeLarge (A Clockwork Orange)
69. Terry Malloy (On the Waterfront)
70. Judy Benjamin (Private Benjamin)
71. Rev. Harry Powell (The Night of the Hunter)
72. Lloyd Dobler (Say Anything)
73. Norma Rae (Norma Rae)
74. Tony Montana (Scarface)
75. Dr. Strangelove (Dr. Strangelove)
76. Tony Manero (Saturday Night Fever)
77. Annie Wilkes (Misery)
78. "Mad" Max Rockatansky (Mad Max)
79. Hans Beckert (M)
80. Sam Spade (The Maltese Falcon)
81. Aurora Greenway (Terms of Endearment)
82. Jack Torrance (The Shining)
83. William Cutting (Gangs of New York)
84. Darth Vader (Star Wars)
85. Stanley Kowalski (A Streetcar Named Desire)
86. Melanie Daniels (The Birds)
87. Captain Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean)
88. Raymond Babbitt (Rain Man)
89. Sandy Olsson (Grease)
90. John Malkovich (Being John Malkovich)
91. Mrs. Iselin (The Manchurian Candidate)
92. Dil (The Crying Game)
93. Harry Lime (The Third Man)
94. Rose Sayer (The African Queen)
95. Oda Mae Brown (Ghost)
96. Tommy DeVito (GoodFellas)
97. Ace Ventura (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective)
98. Antoine Doinel (The 400 Blows)
99. Kevin McCallister (Home Alone)
100. Roger "Verbal" Kint (The Usual Suspects)


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