December 11, 2007

"Mr. Straatman said the crack was modest in its width and depth, hardly the sort of gaping abyss into which you might plummet to your doom."

Art crack.

15 comments:

sbutler said...

I love this:

“The exhibit is all about the crack,” said Peter Girard, 38, an American tourist. “It’s a really big crack. What are you looking at if you’re not looking at the crack?” (He was not perhaps the greatest enthusiast for the installation’s artistic merit. “It’s a real shame that London’s infrastructure has fallen apart to the extent that there are giant cracks in one of its newest museums,” he said.)

B said...

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this just in:

The U.S. Sentencing Commission retroactively reduced sentences for some crimes related to crack.

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B said...

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I believe it was President Roosevelt: "The only crack we have to fear is the bu . . . .

B said...

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"You take that crack back right now, Jimmy".

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From Inwood said...

It's not all it's cracked up to be.

Trooper York said...

Seth: Look at those nipples.
Evan: They're like little baby toes. It's just not fair that they get to flaunt that stuff, you know... and like, I have to hide every erection I get.
Evan: Just imagine if girls weren't weirded out by our boners and stuff, and just like wanted to see them. That's the world I one day want to live in.
(Superbad, 2007)

mcg said...

"shibboleth" is Hebrew for "plumber", isn't it.

rhhardin said...

“Art is dangerous sometimes,” he said.

Danger at the Met.

Ruth Anne Adams said...

Hasn't the mandatory minimum for crack just been lowered?

Jennifer said...

That was a great article. Very funny.

Pogo said...

Careful, someone's rare clumbers might fall in that thing.

Paco Wové said...

"That's the world I one day want to live in."

This one's for you, Trooper.

Paco Wové said...

“It’s not America,” she added pointedly, “so I won’t sue.”

Ahh, the passive aggression of the kiwis. How I've missed it!

El Presidente said...

We have many such sculptural elements in the socialist paradise.

My ass is cracked where is my $600,000?

Cabbage said...

the divisions between creed, color, class and culture that maintain our social order,

Hey, at least they're being totally original about it. I mean, no one EVER points out that our society is full of cultural differences that affect how people interact.

how PROFOUND