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"all killer, no filler"

colorful psychedelic style collage art of a woman's face with large round sunglassesdetail from cover art from the book Electrical Banana: Masters of Psychedelic Art

Slinga has posted the perfectly wonderful 45 minutes of Funky Old Japanese Soundtracks to chill out to, and we love it.

08/11/21
by taz

Theme Week

Title art from the 1985 film Weird Science

πŸ“ˆπŸš€πŸ”¬πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ”¬πŸ‘€β‰οΈ We're having theme weeks as part of our fundraising month, and the theme for this week is WEIRD SCIENCE! Also currently in Metatalk, Show Us Your View!

08/09/21
by taz

eye spy

OjoOjo by Cebolledo (cc by)

When I hear a chipmunk chucking I look for the nearby raptor: Lots of lovely, fascinating, relatable, inspiring, unusual, surprising, curious, strange, and amusing insights in this Metatalktail Hour post wherein wittgenstein asks "What do you pay attention to/notice as you wander through the world that I probably ignore?"

08/03/21
by taz

Get yer sinuous rills while they're hot!

watercolor landscape art of the pleasure dome of Kubla KhanThe Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan by Ebenezer Wake Cook

Stately pleasure domes now being decreed and/or erected ➑ This Way.

07/30/21
by taz

Give me your glabrous, your rugose, your shambling masses ...

Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty by Stina Stockholm (cc by-nc-nd)

Halloween Jack on the Statue, amid many other unsettling thread remarks (brrrr!) in signsofrain's post reminiscing about how we worshipped the husk.

Enjoy! Or dip in as a palate cleanser between y2karl's Gorgo 2049 video post (SCP alert!) and GenjiandProust's β€œI Wear No Mask” and Other Horrors newest weird audio dramas post.

07/26/21
by taz

"Sylvie & I are finding it a trifle wearing."

postcard showing a photo of a long, rather boring gallery room probably in a British National Trust house

It strikes me that the past is funny and odd and serious and heart-breaking and packed full of people who feel a lot like us: hurdy gurdy girl posts Tom Jackson’s quirky Postcard From the Past Twitter feed and podcast.

07/25/21
by taz

popular monsters

pale and scary screaming people with empty eyes in dim eerie lighting jammed up against a window protesting masksThat Ohio protest photo that looked like a zombie movie, by Joshua A. Bickel, via The Washington Post -- and darkstar

Mefites have their own ideas about what sorts of horror films would fit the current zeitgeist, from the Second Monster, to bacon-enraged intestine-slurping aliens to posh Freddy Krueger (requires billionairity), to how difficult it is to clean a bathroom when evil forces keep messing things up again, plus stories! ... And opinions! Many Opinions!

06/02/21
by taz

Rosemary's Baby's Day Out

In Metatalk, DirtyOldTown reminds us of a classic mashup thread.

05/25/21
by taz

Hygge-Fix and Chill?

Couple with socks and woolen stockings watching movie on tv

Mefites are talking about their perfect comfort films

05/25/21
by taz

Turn on some music, read a nice letter, have a time travel cocktail

TruToneTruTone by Steve Walser (cc by-nc-nd)

The MetaFilterMusic Podcast is BACK, BABY, thanks to greenish, who has also put up a new MeFi Music Challenge, The Collaboration Station. Meanwhile back in Metatalk, want a letter in your rl mailbox? Cos you can totally get a letter. Check out chiefthe's Modern Pen Pal Project, before Kristi's Metatalktail topic sends you back, back in time, to the small moments.

05/16/21
by taz

Just Fun, No Fooling

FunFun by ::: mindgraph ::: (cc by-nc-nd)

Join the right day, wrong century Exquisite Corpse game underway in Metatalk, or dip into Uncle Mefi's Big Book of Beans for some solo activity game fun!

04/01/21
by taz

We're Getting The Band Back Together!

StringsStrings by eleonoralbasi (cc by-sa)

Greenish is raising the flag for Mefi Music fans, old and new, in Metatalk.

03/31/21
by taz

"You got your AI in my MS Paint!"

MS Paint drawing of a dinosaur on an elephant holding a no parking signby mefi's own elgilito, currently at #10 for Dinosaur Parked on Elephant

It's Mefites vs the AI in not on display's posting of paint.wtf, a game in which participants must convince an artificial intelligence that they are the best artist.

02/10/21
by taz

"It's time again for that weird thing we do"

collage image of Santa Claus, space traveler and fighter of Satan

in Metatalk: the 7th Annual MST Club Holiday Video Marathon, Social Distancing Edition running from December 23 through to midnight December 25!

12/23/20
by taz

Across and Down

Project 365 #90: 310319 Fuzzy LogicProject 365 #90: 310319 Fuzzy Logic by comedy_nose (cc by)

crosswords ↔️ cross words
typewriters ↔️ writer types
mail order ↔️ male order?
catalog ↔️ log a cat
flash fiction ↔️ fash friction

(ps: witness kurumi's cunning coup of cruciverbalist craft!)

08/29/20
by taz

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