Doom

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A 200×200, 256-color .gif file of the Mona Lisa.

Looking down from the top of the Eiffel Tower replica in Paris, Tennessee.

Three drunk dudes singing “Don’t Stop Believing” at a karaoke bar.

Fritz Lang’s Metropolis on an iPod.

A Croatian translation of A Tale Of Two Cities when your knowledge of Croatian is sketchy at best.

Nick Ut’s photograph of a Vietnamese child, naked and covered in napalm burns, as viewed on a cell phone which in turn took a photo from the viewscreen of a digital camera which took a picture of the original.

Shakespeare, as read by a Grade 9 English class, most of whom believe Iambic Pentameter is some metal band.

A replica of the Guggenheim made out of Lego, as interpreted by a decidedly non-idiot savant eight-year-old with Ice Planet and Batman prefab facades.

A yellow belt in karate demonstrating a roundhouse kick.

A Veggieburger.

Adobe Photoshop CS4 with 512MB of RAM.

Any time anyone you ever knew “did the robot.”

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Sometimes, things that are good seem bad because of how you experience them. If you want to play Doom, don’t play it on the Super Nintendo. Get it running on a PC, dummy! For your health!

(That said, the music on the SPC chip is actually better. Go figure.)

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