LiberryDwarf

February 26, 2008

“If we weren’t all crazy, we’d just go insane…”

Filed under: Animals, Books, Kittens, YouTube — liberrydwarf @ 9:07 pm

Life has been crazy lately. Busy, but beyond that: crazy. I blame the raspberry lollypops and smoke inhalation from Friday, but that might only explain part of it… So to salute this, tonight there’s a bit of a theme here in the Liberry – we’re exploring the crazy and kooky out there in Internet-land (which yes, I realise, is a big enough tautology to trip over.) In all their slightly-disturbing glory, don your straightjackets and embrace this week’s giggly lunatic links…

1) The best kind of Crazy is a Philanthropic Crazy. Actually, the VERY best kind of Crazy is a Philanthropic Crazy who dresses like a Viking warrior… yeah, meet this guy. His name is Hercules Invictus (really, it is) and he goes to schools and libraries, dressed like something out of a movie, and has various mythic activities that ‘encourage children in several positive ways’.(Actually I think they’re so stunned by a grown man dressing like something from Hercules and Xena for a living they completely forget how to misbehave). Think of him as that weird creepy uncle you never liked visiting, plus Battleaxe… actually, I think it’s kind of sweet. Plus it probably makes fundamental religious nuts uncomfortable, and I really love that!

2) Have you read “I Was Tortured By the Pygmy Love Queen”? How about “Drawing and Painting the Undead”? (Or indeed, my personal favourite, “If You Want Closure in Your Relationship, Start With Your Legs”…) Get stuck into the year’s craziest titles with the BookSeller.com’s shortlist for the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. Guaranteed to raise eyebrows when reading on crowded trains! Or at least give you a good 2 minutes of chat-up-the-bookish-girl/guy-at-work ammunition…you’re welcome.

3) Finally, the creme-de-la-creme of the Crazy world, care of the kind folks at YouTube: the Crazy Cat Lady. This one’s a crazy Russian cat lady too – double points! In one way, it’s sort of sweet: but see if you can get the image of the crazy cat-flinging Simpsons lady out of your head!

Advertisements

2 Comments »

  1. Ah the mad cat lady… always a comedy classic bless her, especially with the shoutiest reporter I think I’ve ever heard… perhaps he couldn’t make himself heard over all that miaowing!

    Class stuff although sadly the mad book titles link is dead at the moment. Curses!

    Cheers

    BC

    Comment by babychaos — February 27, 2008 @ 2:24 am

  2. Eek! so it is! Look what happens when you’re too lazy to check your links… try it on for size now!

    Comment by liberrydwarf — March 1, 2008 @ 10:56 pm


RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: