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dj kali @ burning monday 2009.05.11

jill kroesen :: i am not seeing that you are here
implog :: holland tunnel dive
blockhaus babaies :: beat me
alien sex fiend :: r.i.p.
siouxsie and the banshees :: spellbound
o.t.o. :: blue arrow
cabaret voltaire :: nag nag nag
tuxedomoon :: no tears
perverse teens :: la divine
opus finis :: havoc heap
coil :: who'll tell?
kr :: 40
clock dva :: axiomatic and heuristic
geomatic :: turn the coil
dive :: treasure
maska genetik :: the ocean
d.a.f. :: sato sato
blok 57 :: warm leatherette
synapscape :: hormona
controlled bleeding :: the fodder song
revolting cocks :: attack ships on fire [r]
din :: stab [scissor mix]
screamin' jay hawkins :: i put a spell on you
joy division :: walked in line
killing joke :: psssyche
liars :: there's always room on the broom
gang of four :: return the gift
hula :: big heat
click click :: black curtains
november novelet :: glass
depeche mode :: ice machine
death in june :: flieger
sol invictus :: looking for europe
novy svet :: en possession de te

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jihadvertising?

i keep seeing this ad for tictac candies:



am i the only one who finds the suicide bomber clown at the end a little unnerving? all the nice natural things like the bunny and the [extinct] woolly mammoth and the fruit get devoured by a trying-to-appear-nonthreatening-but-obviously-psychotic clown who then blows himself up. congratulations, tictac, i think this ad has landed you on about a dozen watch lists.

oh and by the way, showing me that your product will somehow cause my stomach to explode in a rainbow of wtf makes me believe that doing consuming tictacs would be a worse dietary decision than the time i ate two raw eggs and a half a bottle of hot sauce on a dare.

making faces :: chanel's velvet realm

who doesn't love velvet? i know when i was younger, i used to, as george costanza longed to, "drape myself in velvet" and although that phase passed with time, i still think that the plush fabric has to be one of the high points of human achievement, up there with interior heating, advanced medicine and vodka. so to me, it's no surprise that one of the most hotly anticipated launches in the cosmetic world is chanel's new "rouge allure velvet" lipstick line, because even the name immediately makes me want to put it on my lips.

on a more concrete level, chanel describes these lipsticks as "luminous matte", which is sort of like the holy grail for lipstick lovers. we all want those intense, come-hither film noir lips, the sort where young men and sunlight are lost and never heard from again, but historically [including during the making of those films], applying a matte lipstick felt sort of like colouring in your lips with an old crayon that had…

making faces :: getting cheeky

blush might just be the last thing that a beauty lover comes to appreciate, seeing as it can be a matter of slight degrees that separates one product from another, and it's most difficult to tell from just swatching a product how it's going to look. and it did take me a long time to appreciate that, despite loving my refined pallor and believing that my natural rosy flush was more than enough of a blush for me, blush is my friend. it softens, sculpts, perfects and, although you might not see it at first blush [yuk yuk yuk], it is something that subtly harmonises with the other colours in a look to make it "complete". yes, it's the most tricky thing to pull off when you're wearing something that doesn't mesh with your own undertones. but it's also the thing that can take a face from gloomy to glowing with a swish of the magic wand known as a makeup brush.

highlighters are an even trickier lot, since many of the more brilliant ones have a tendency to e…