Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Favorite Websites of the Day

So if you need to take a smoke break but you're trying to quit, or maybe you don't like standing still in negative-25 degree windchills, but you need to kill seven minutes to get away from whatever other mundane shit is going on, then peruse one or both of these enjoyable websites, sure to bring a smile to your face.

Sleeveface describes itself simply as: "one or more persons obscuring or augmenting any part of their body or bodies with record sleeve(s) causing an illusion." And it is simply a collection of just that. Now maybe that sounds like some dorky shit your dad did on vacations, but witness the evidence of the skilled photography that is

The other fantastic murderer of time requires speakers and a bit of patience (it takes a minute to load). But at you get to play producer and remix your own version of Arcade Fire's "Black Mirror". The mysterious video accompaniment manages to work well with whatever version your sick mind comes up with. We highly recommend killing the drum beat for the final 30 seconds at least - absolutely beautiful. Have fun.

And if you don't feel like getting creative, here's the official music video for the song:


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