The past few days I've been doing some investigative research on Slurpees, intending to turn a fine piece of journalism here on The Surfing Pizza for later tonight. Then I stopped and asked myself what in the hell was wrong with me. I had to save it for July 11, National Slurpee Day--or what may … Continue reading Some Weirdo ET Things
Look at the design of the Atari 2600, the "woody" as it is affectionately known, and compare it to the clodding, Tonka-toy-looking design of consoles that came after. It is sublime--a Furturistic Video Computer System, designed to match the everyday humdrum of the fake wood veneer of your television set. The Atari 2600 is a … Continue reading The Atari Matches My Living Room
It's been said before, but ET made a pretty hot chick. These are a couple of my ETs above. ET in drag ... ET with a speak and spell ... and a hostile other species of ET. What got me thinking of ET was earlier at Target, I saw a father showing his young son … Continue reading The Worst ET Doll Ever Made (and other thoughts).