Link farm: Updated February 9


Posted on February 9th, by Jack in Blog Posts, JackMcMan.us Blog. No Comments

Link farm: Updated February 9

I spend a solid amount of time on the internet, and during that time I sometimes find things that I really like. I’m going to start keeping track of them on this post, adding new ones whenever I may.

Added February 9

Twitter: Never underestimate Mastodon
https://twitter.com/sonic1029/status/564560799684104193/photo/1

New Yorker: I will always love you Left Shark
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/02/16/diary-left-shark?mbid=social_twitter

Open Culture: I think people forget that jazz cats party the hardest.
http://www.openculture.com/2013/12/charles-mingus-top-secret-eggnog-recipe-contains-enough-alcohol-to-put-down-an-elephant.html

 Added January 14

Teamteam: You may know Matt. Matt loves skiing, and now Matt has a skiing website
http://www.ski-teamteam.com/

VPR: This is real. Bernie Sanders made an amazingly goofy album in ’80s, and it includes a reggae interpretation of “This Land Is Your Land”
http://digital.vpr.net/post/listen-highlights-bernie-sanders-1987-folk-album

Added November 7

Imgur: Unquestionably the world’s greatest headline:
http://i.imgur.com/MCOCsSv.jpg

Twitter: Digital advertising can be wrought with peril.
https://twitter.com/_youhadonejob/status/528251446232633344/photo/1

Tumblr: They’re starting to post unrelated stuff now, but the basic premise of this is amazing.
http://grampaandgrandmasterflash.tumblr.com/

Always look on the lobstery side of life:
http://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/sound-logic-true-22.jpg?w=600&h=398

Added September 26

Twitter: Well, this is why the world needs editors.
https://twitter.com/uniwatch/status/514814095141666816

Interrobang: This website and story are both just great.
http://theinterrobang.com/bill-hader-south-park-fishsticks-episode/

Youtube: I love when Craig goes full on Drunk Uncle:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJKcqw4lJDA

Added July 15

Vine: As Dr. Kelso always says,  “too much ha ha, pretty soon boo hoo”
https://vine.co/v/MpilOHZ56Pb

Wiki: This thing exists.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interrobang

Gif: HELLO FRIEND!
http://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/daily_gifdump_608_23.gif?w=440&h=255

Another Gif: Kirby is good at soccer (finder’s credit to @padelfio):
http://imgur.com/gallery/pv2ut8z

Merriam Webster: I’m obsessed with a few of these symbols. They’re ridiculous and pretty:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/mw/table/proofrea.htm

YouTube: A fine cover, and some awesome accidental video effects:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_vrMWkLRQ8

Added May 26

Fleet Foxes Sing: I had heard some of these before, but I had no idea there were so many until I discovered the full Tumblr page. A goldmine of music nerd humor.
http://fleetfoxessing.tumblr.com/

Wiki: I found this unlikely little chunk of history when I was working on a story a few weeks ago.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Patrick’s_Battalion

A.V. Club: Game. Of. Goats.
http://www.avclub.com/article/game-thrones-screaming-goats-game-goats-203284

The point of GIFs is to watch them all day right?
http://imgur.com/gallery/pv2ut8z

Added Feb. 27

Jon Negroni’s Pixar Theory: Some seriously next-level pop cultural thought happening here.
http://jonnegroni.com/2013/07/11/the-pixar-theory/

NYT: Some stories are just great.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/24/nyregion/in-new-york-no-standing-zones-not-even-the-fbi-is-exempt.html

A.V. Club: This site continues to amaze.
http://www.avclub.com/article/spongebob-squarepants-built-its-undersea-empire-on-201164

Added Feb. 11

The Onion: Not gonna disagree.
http://www.theonion.com/articles/surgeon-general-advises-being-19-years-old-with-10,35079/

Reddit: Just some fantastic work. I love the sheer scale of this album.
http://ww.reddit.com/r/hiphopheads/comments/1snmm2/decoding_childish_gambinos_secret_track/?sort=old

Deadspin: Good insults dont count as good writing, but these are some damn good insults.
http://deadspin.com/deadspin-2013-the-meanest-things-we-said-about-people-1484861428

Added Jan 30.

A.V. Club: Someone recut the Her trailer with Philip Seymour Hoffman as Samantha
http://www.avclub.com/article/someone-recut-the-her-trailer-with-philip-seymour-107245

Relix: This shirt.
http://instagram.com/p/jsLg9DAMWt/

A.V. Club: The best possible coverage of Bieber. Nailed it.
http://www.avclub.com/article/justin-bieber-arrested-for-artistic-expression-of-107225

Buzzfeed: I love you Buffalo Sauce
http://www.buzzfeed.com/emofly/buffalo-dishes-better-than-hot-wings

Dunno: Yeah sorry Bryz, have a good career.
http://goldandorsmith.com/GIFs/BryzStickTossFlyers.gif

I could look at these forever:
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/07/02/project-twins-unusual-words/

The Hall of Fame (which you can pause) –

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