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Watch Shia lebeouf watch Shia Lebeouf

Nov
26

No, the headline is not a typo.

Shia Lebeouf, actor turned performance artist’s latest project is #AllMyMovies, a 72-hour “performance” in which you’re invited to watch Shia watch his entire catalog of movies in reverse chronological order.

If watching Shia Lebeouf watch his own movies (all of it) is something you’d be interested in, you can watch it here.

 

But if you just want to skip to the after-interview, here it is.

I wonder what happened with Shia that he would want to torture himself like that.

Also, this.

 

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Paisley Abbey Alien Gargoyle

Aug
28

Paisley Abbey, a Scottish monastery, has an extremely rich history. Built in the 1300s, it is currently the burial place of all six High Stewards of Scotland. It is still used for worship services every Sunday.

Walking along the magnificent building, one can’t help but admire the craftsmanship. As you look up to the windows and scrutinize the individual gargoyles adorning the roof, you detect a flicker of recognition.

Wait, is that… can it be?

paisley abbey alien

Ridley Scott’s Alien??? What the? You rub your eyes and take a closer look. You zoom in with your camera lens, and yes, it’s unmistakably the xenomorph!

paisley abbey alien

How did that happen??

Relax, aliens aren’t real (at least not the xenomorph that we know and fear so dearly). Most of the original gargoyles had been severely worn off, and there was a huge reconstruction effort in the early 1990s to refurbish the gargoyles.

“I think it was the stonemason having a bit of fun” said Reverend Birss of the refurbishment works.

So that’s either the truth, or they know something we don’t.

Image credit: Daily Mail

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No kids were harmed in the making of this art

Jun
19

Jill Greenberg, an artist and photographer known for her portraits. She did a series of photographs with toddlers in 2006 which resulted in some level of controversy.

Titled End Times, it featured a number of close ups on toddlers’ faces registering distress and tears. It reflected Jill’s frustrations with the Bush administration and christian fundamentalism.

Getting the toddlers to cry was achieved by giving them candy, then quickly taking it away.

Enjoy.

End Times

End Times

See the rest of the shots here.

Some people were concerned that this amounted to child abuse.

Come on. Kids cry all the time. And losing a candy (which was later returned) is unlikely to scar them for life.

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