Year: 2008

Send me a dream through instant messenger

Before I went to bed, I put this away message on my instant messenger: “Sleeping. Send me a dream through instant messenger.” It’s fun to think that someone could send a dream via instant messenger into my head while I’m sleeping. What dream would you put into my head while I’m asleep?

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Librarything versus Goodreads: Book cataloging services comparison

There are two great websites to post your book library and reviews, librarything.com and goodreads.com. Which service is better? The following is a feature-by-feature comparison between librarything and goodreads. Exporting Librarything allows you to export your data. Goodreads does not. I’m always leery of spending a lot of time investing into a website without having …

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List of special skills for the urban prankster

When you join the Urban Prankster Network on Ning, a profile is required. One of the fields is “special skills.” Just what sort of special skills does one need to be an urban prankster? I researched many of the urban prankster profiles and compiled a comprehensive list of urban pranksers special skills: –squirt guns –pillow …

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Chicago Flash Mob / Urban Pranksters in Chicago / Improv Everywhere

Go out and act crazy with a group of people! Flash mobs! Weeeeee! Chicago has their own organized flash mob! (In case ya don’t know, a flash mob is a large group of people who assemble suddenly in a public place, perform an unusual action for a brief time, then quickly disperse.) Chicago’s group did …

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Plastic nativity sets in bulk?

I’m looking to do a photo series where I photograph nativities in alleys. I’d like to leave the nativity in the alley for someone to find. Does anyone know where I can get a bunch of nativity sets in bulk for cheap? Say… for 50 cents or less. I’ve searched at my local dollar store, …

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Throwing the Muppets Scooter doll in the movie theater

Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center was showing the Great Muppet Caper this past Sunday. I went with my sister, brother and cousin. We love the Muppets! But who doesn’t? Seriously. Tell me one person who does not like the Muppets. As kids we had some 18-inch Muppet dolls. Rolf the dog (with puppet mouth), Kermit …

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IDEA: Maps on cakes

It would be really cool to have a cake that has the map of the world on it. When you cut up the cake, it’s like you took over the world, and now you are dividing the spoils amoung everyone. If the world was a cake, what slice would you want? I’d like Antarctica. I …

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