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Today is California’s primary election for 2014, including on its ballot a surreal motley of aspirational elects and quaint jesters. On the ballot you will find the indispensable republican businessmen competing for Governor against such hopefuls as a poet, a golf course operator, a ‘psychologist/farmer,’ and a security guard.
The following quotes have been copied verbatim from the list of priorities submitted to elections officials by the candidates…
Hi Sir, I have been reading your posts on your website KMZ and learnt that you have programmed for Porn Studios in Budapest. Sir, I am an indian moving to Budapest to find a job in porn industry as it … Continue reading
An attempt at simplifying human relationships by friends after eating bowls of cabbage soup.
Information is Beautiful has a graphic showing just how much more successful Wikipedia’s “personal appeal” banner ad has been over more traditional banners with mere slogans: a lot more. The banner with Jimmy Wales’s grizzly face earned Wikipedia $47,433 per … Continue reading
Some neighborhoods of Oakland California have an apocalyptic demeanor – emptiness, decay, squalor – but instead of zombies they have street dancers. Turfing is an improvised storytelling dance executed with stupefying precision by some of Oakland’s impassioned youth. One group of … Continue reading
To bring focus to KMZ’s new blog and its wayward authors, I’ve suggested we assemble a list of other blogs we hold in high esteem as examples to follow here. I’ve listed mine below, in no conscious order. Each has … Continue reading
Here is a selection of old anatomical illustrations that provide a unique perspective on the evolution of medical knowledge in Japan during the Edo period (1603-1868). Pregnancy illustrations, circa 1860 These pregnancy illustrations are from a copy of Ishinhō, the oldest … Continue reading
Digital Natives by Duncan Alexander is a satire of Frederic Remington’s The Smoke Signal.