If it's cheesy, gooey, greasy, and caloric then give it to me. My perhaps misguided strategy to stave off the relentless frigidity that is winter involves an increase in my body fat levels. And this is how I'm going to do it: THIS IS WHY YOU'RE FAT is a jaw dropping photo blog of outrageous culinary mashups that will have you either salivating or fasting.
More links after the jump...
ESCAPE FROM CITY 17 - Whether you are a gamer or not (I am not) you have to marvel at this short sci-fi movie based on the video game Half Life. The first half of a two parter, it was created by Toronto directors Ian and David Purchase for, they say, $500. It has received about 2 million views and tons of kudos from the blogosphere.
ROUTES is an online docudrama about genetics and DNA from Channel 4 in Britain produced as part of Darwin 200 (a year long bunch of events to celebrate the Charles' bicentennial). In it, two-time cancer survivor Katherine Ryan (a Canadian comic who used to be on MuchMusic's Video on Trial) as she good-humouredly submits to genetic testing to figure out what the future holds for her.