Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

A metalworker in the province of Henan in central China by the name of Kho Jian is designing and building a replica of Noah’s Ark out of re-salvaged and converted oil barrels. The SS Noah’s Ark will cost around $36,000 and will come equipped with a kitchen and bathrooms (for the bonobos?).—-

Shit better come with the Kenmore Elite!”

Trekkies! You already knew this, but J.J. Abrams has signed on to direct Star Trek 2,while 2009 Star Trek’s screenwriters will return as well as the main cast (Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto). Hopefully Anton Yelchin returns, too.

I’m giving ‘er all she’s got, Captain!”

Kid Koala’s (Your Mom’s Favorite DJ, Some of My Best Friends Are DJs) Space Cadet Soundtrack is due out Sept. 20 to accompany his graphic novel, Space Cadet. Blind Pilot’s sophomore effort We Are the Tide is out and it’s the fucking truth.

San Diego Police say the man accused of trying to rob a convenience store on Labor Day dressed as Gumby with his alleged accomplice yesterday turned himself in.

Ok, don’t shoot.”

Detective Gary Hassen told the San Diego Union-Tribune that Jacob Kiss and Jason Giramma voluntarily went to police headquarters and turned in the Gumby costume. The pair walked into a 7-Eleven and Kiss told the clerk it was a robbery. The clerk thought it was a prank and dismissed him so the duo left in shame.

True stories are the best stories.

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