Are you suffering from post-election depression? Do you wandering cyberspace looking for a reason to tweet or boxes or check? Are you bursting with thoughts and opinions but lack a willing vessel to spew them on?
Worry not friend. Pretty Pretty Pixel can help. Hose us down with your point of view by providing feedback on podcast episodes 1 – 6.
How you ask? There are so many ways!
For literally tens of years fancy artists have needed a little help getting the creative juices flowing. That is why full-time pirate and part-time potter Captain Morgan invented alcohol. Yes, trusty booze will get those juices flowing all right! Straight out the pee hole and into the urinal. This is how Marcel Duchamp was invented. And that’s your history lesson for the day. Drink this while listening to this week’s show:
1.5 oz Lucid Absinthe
2 oz Pineapple juice
Novelty ice cubes with flies inside.
Muddle the mint leaves with the lime wedge in a shaker. Add the Lucid Absinthe, pineapple juice and fill with ice. Shake briefly and strain into a tall glass filled with fresh ice. Top with Sprite and garnish with a mint sprig and lime wedge.
Dump a rainbow of Skittles into the glass.
Serve from the belly button of a stick figure doing sit ups.
When the drink is drank, notice the novelty flies at the bottom of the glass. Throw them all over the room and swat furiously. Your guests will love you for it.
Before long you’ll be seeing a green fairy, a filthy piggy, or the grim reaper. Works great as a either a cocktail or a paint thinner – drinkable turpenoid if you will.
Searching through an old lady’s estate sale we came across an radically gross blouse that totally shows off our chest hair, and an old vinyl record with Willie Nelson reciting the titles of the most indie indie games ever made. If think your personal brand is authentic enough to check these games out, read on. Continue reading →
Put down the Tecate and break out the food stamps and trustfund checks, because it’s time for an indie treat that’ll have you bursting out of those skinny jeans in no time. In honor of the Humble Indie Bundle 6, we’ve whipped up a Humble Pie Mudslide, a confection that has all the deliciously ironic accessibility of a night at T.G.I.Friday’s and is hand crafted with locally sourced generic shit.
Miscellaneous Coffee Liqueur
Off-brand Irish Creme
Store Label Half & Half
Dubious Vanilla Extract
Refrozen Ice Cubes
Toss everything into a blender and grind away until you have a pungent sludge that looks and smells amazing. Pour into up-cycled 40 oz. bottle in a brown paper bag. Some separation will occur as the drink settles. This is a metaphor for how you will separate from your ideals and dreams as you settle down and become totes mainstream. Feel anxiety. Listen to Girl Talk. Remind yourself that your taste in things is what makes you superior to other people.
No doubt in the coming months Borderlands 2 will offer us the opportunity to exchange actual money for the privilege of looting oodles more imaginary guns and selling them to cartoon people for simulated money. We believe this process will end the recession.
But, what does the future of Borderlands 2 Downloadable Content hold? With our crystal ball in hawk, it’s up to us to speculate in the grand theater of the imagination. More bonerfarts? One can only hope. Keep reading for all of our pretty pretty predictions.
In case you haven’t heard, Bayonetta’s latest adventure is going to be a Wii U exclusive. Good thing all the other characters in the Nintendo stable are 18 heads tall, have mammoth thighs and roomy bosoms– wouldn’t want the poor girl to feel out of place!
(Also, if you’re looking for something to add to your Autumn reading list, take a cue from Luke and read Atlas of the Human Anatomy for the Artist. It’s illuminating.)
Arm yourself for this week’s episode with a Handsome Jack & Coke in the mouth. This drink feels good going down, but just might try and kill you.
1 oz. Jack Daniel’s
8 oz. Coca-Cola Zero
3 drops Slag (Grape Dimetapp or Grape Syrup)
Pour the Jack, Coke, and Tequila into into a hip flask. Add a couple drops of slag. Store in a mini-fridge conspicuously identified by a green LED. Load the mini-fridge with money, firearms, springy novelty snakes, and an angry midget.
When feeling your smarmiest, open the fridge. Surprise! All sorts of stuff is flying out at you! It’s awesomely overwhelming. Awesowhelming!? Overwhelsome?! Awewhelmish!
Holster your flask and reload as necessary.
Warnings: Little people may die if you put them in refrigerated boxes. You may die if you drink alcohol and cough medicine mixed together – despite what Moe Szyslak may have taught you. This recipe should not be used for the purposes of killing yourself or others.
Behold Nintendo Land, the greatest theme park that ever wasn’t!
When Nintendo Land swings wide its virtual gates this November visitors will enjoy such attractions as Metroid Blast, Animal Crossing: Sweet Day, and Octopus Dance!
These attractions are sure to represent the apex of Nintendo magic. But, surely during the park’s imagineering some attractions must have been rejected for being unsafe or inappropriate for the Mii masses. Join us on a journey of imagination as we explore which attractions may have been rejected by the giant floating head of Iwata-san.