Sept. 8, 2000
Whole Pop Magazine: Lunch boxes
Go back to a time when your lunch box defined your elementary
school identity. Read lunch pail tales where twenty writers share their
lunch box memories, or brush up on the history of these amusing
food carriers. Get tips on how to collect them and learn how
lunch boxes have made their way into music videos and films.
Chris and Luke are two high school seniors who really want to go to the
colleges of their choice, but don't want to pay the high tuitions.
Instead of applying for school loans that will haunt them until they're
almost ready to collect Social Security, they've decided to ask
for corporate sponsorship. In return, the fellas promise to
relentlessly market your product, wear clothes displaying your company logo
and give you as much publicity as you can handle. After all, Chris and Luke
will be the first corporate-sponsored college students. Just think of
the good PR!
Why should humans get all the fandom?
Don't computers that have prominent roles in movies have
a right to be honored? Cybercinema pays homage to computers
that have become celebrities in their own right. Broken down
into catagories such as domestic invasions, Cold War paranoia,
love, family relations and God, the site explains how
computer characters affected the movie plots. Hal would
European Comics on the Web
Skip Batman for once and delve into the world of
European comics. This directory has links to international comic
titles like Cat Claw (a Yugoslavian superhero comic) and Tex Willer
(an Italian comic about the Wild West.)
When you think of the people on death row, it's hard to imagine
them having any kind of appetite. On the Final Meals site,
sponsored by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice,
you can see firsthand what prisoners request for their last meals.
Each meal description comes with links to the offenders with their photos.
Mexican food, steaks, burgers and breakfast foods are the most popular.
It's interesting to see who makes a simple food request like an apple, or two boxes of
Frosted Flakes. Some prisoners decline their last meals althogether, while one person
requested his last meal be donated to a homeless person.
It makes you wonder if the FBI has ever tried to profile criminals by their food cravings.