Posted by: daveed | September 26, 2008

Strung out pixel pushing

A distraction to kill some rainy Friday time: a few folks at Something Awful with a lot of time on their hands have created Goon City, a monument to internet irony. Actually, it’s a pretty cool collaborative project with all kinds of internet meme-gems to unearth. Parts of it are fanboyish, or just silly. Other contributions are nicely subtle; it’s practically begging for an annotated version.

Boom chucka-lucka-lucka BOOM

Boom chucka-lucka-lucka BOOM

Good morning, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!

And in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening and good night!

The engine behind it is Google Maps, which includes a basic linking feature. I wonder if they plan on adding other functionality, such as the ability to pin and tag specific places, add comments. Kind of like Wikimapia.

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