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Perhaps the most beautiful music video I've seen: Death Cab for Cutie - I Will Follow You into the Dark (FLV). So deeply sad, hopeful, wistful, melancholic, and loving.

mycroftb just introduced me to the I Can Eat Glass Project: 'The Project is based on the idea that people in a foreign country have an irresistable urge to try to say something in the indigenous tongue. In most cases, however, the best a person can do is "Where is the bathroom?" a phrase that marks them as a tourist. But, if one says "I can eat glass, it doesn't hurt me," you will be viewed as an insane native, and treated with dignity and respect.'

Make random Sam & Max stuff, win stuff! And there are new S&M goodies to peruse in Telltale's store, including a spiffy b&w sketchbook, "The Age of S&M", and a Max skull & crossbones shirt.

'This is Steve's first Sam & Max book in about 10 years, and it's full of never before seen concepts, doodles, and other Freelance Police-related works of art. Some of our favorite parts are the inside-cover sketches of Sam & Max, along with notations, that Steve made as guidelines for the people doing the animated series, and the list of lines and scenarios that the censors cut from the episodes. (Example: "Please do NOT show Max biting down on a battery while standing in water.")'

In the US government's tireless efforts to protect the American populace from foreign threats, its citizens are now free from the risk of Vegemite.
The trouble with proclaiming that you can eat glass is that one day someone will insist that you prove it! In a foreign country, probably at gunpoint!
*giggle* Well, the thing to do there would be insisting on having a drinking competition to prepare properly for it, and be confident in your ability to outlast your opponent. ^_^
Stay away from Germany, then! You'll have no chance!
Oh, Germany would be no problem - it's Finland and Russia I'd have to steer clear of. ^_^ (Maybe Greece too - I'm no fan of Ouzo. Although the fried feta with lemon juice finished at the table with flambéing in Ouzo I had at a very good Greek place last December was notably delicious. Almost left soot on the ceiling, too =:)