Posts Tagged ‘inventions’

Recipe for Heaven Pt 2: Steps

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

“Their skulls are full of electronic chips instead of brains,” I said.”Maybe they’re immortal,” Fat said.”…They can travel backward in time.”

–Philip K. Dick, VALIS

RECIPE FOR HEAVEN

Pt 2: Steps

Step 1:  You’re going to want to set up your heaven’s space first before you start adding souls to it.  This means getting out your solutions to suffering, your solutions to spacetime limitations on populations, and your transcendental bodies.  Fold these together in an infinitely expandable mixing bowl and set aside. (more…)

Recipe for Heaven Pt 1: Ingredients

Friday, September 19th, 2008

“When I’m at the pearly gates
This will be on my videotape, my videotape
Mephistopheles is just beneath
and he’s reaching up to grab me

This is one for the good days
and i have it all here
In red, blue, green
Red, blue, green”  — Radiohead, “Videotape”

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Cherry Yacht of the Gods: Floating an Idea for an Improved Naval Megavessel

Friday, June 27th, 2008

So I live with this person who likes to watch Titanic, as well as the Wolfgang Peterson remake of Poseidon, over and over and over again. And over again. And so I too have watched over and over again as Mlle. Titanic the debutante munches thoughtfully on an icecube and decides to emcee a rousing round of King of the Mountain for her 2,223 guests. And I’ve watched over and over again as a rogue wave rolls Lady Poseidon over on her back as if to see what happens. Answer: She gets screwed. (more…)