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Sneak preview: Method Man’s graphic novel

HOW THE HELL DID A LEVIATHAN GET IN CITY SEWERS?" An important question a€" and there are few people I’d rather help me answer it than the Wu-Tang Clan’s Method Man. Luckily, Mr. Mef is addressing this very issue in the new graphic novel he’s written with David Atchison and artist Sanford Greene. Titled simply Method Man, it won’t be on sale ’til July. But I’m lucky enough to have an eight-page excerpt sitting in front of me right now, and a€" well, let me just see if I can communicate a small taste of its awesomeness to you.

Okay, so, there’s an evil sea monster dwelling in the underground sewer system of "One Bad Ghetto, USA." And man, did that thing pick the wrong kung-fu-obsessed rapper to mess with. In the excerpt, Method Man a€" er, his thinly veiled alter ego, mystical detective/"murder priest" Mosley Paine a€" accidentally discovers it swimming around. (This would be when he produces the exclamation that opened this post.) Paine pumps a few bullets into the beast… and then the excerpt cuts off. Right in the middle of the action!

Now I’m fiending to read the rest of the story, not to mention the separate graphic novels that Wu brothers GZA and Ghostface Killah are reportedly working on as well. Who’s with me? And is it too much for me to ask that Meth record a new tune to soundtrack his monster-slaying adventures a€" a RZA-produced epic sampling Radiohead’s "Fog" (a.k.a. "Alligators in New York Sewers"), perchance? [popwatch.ew]

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Posted: May 8th, 2008
at 9:41am by Koookiecrumbles


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Masaaki Hatsumi - Soke : Rule 7

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The tradition of the Bujinkan recognizes nature and the universality of all human life, and is aware of that which flows naturally between the two parts:

a€¢"The secret principle of Taijutsu is to know the foundations of peace.

a€¢To study is the path to the immovable heart (fudoshin)."

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Burma : It Can’t Wait : Aung San Suu Kyi

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Where is Kevin Bacon?

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Posted: May 2nd, 2008
at 9:40am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: hood status,myninjaplease,life,celebrity,web,business,mnp is for the children,real life news,9th dan

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Good Fridays by The Karma Army

Do something Good this Friday. Tell me what it was. Tell me whether it made you feel better. Tell me if anything good happened to you in the two days that followed. If karma exists, you are the living proof.

Click here to tell me what you did…

The more good deeds you do, the higher up in the Karma Army you will rise. Maybe one day you will able to say you are a Sergeant in the Karma Army. Maybe one day youa€™ll even make it to Major. Imagine that!

Have a look at this happy old mana€™s face… why is it happy? Because Joinee Dixon of London works in a bar called Malibu, and gave this man a free beer, in the name of Join Me and The Karma Army!

Could you do something similar this Friday? Or any day? If you do, be sure and tell me about it!

Get involved in The Karma Army! Today! And every Friday, too!

Well done, Joinees.

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Posted: May 2nd, 2008
at 9:16am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: hood status,myninjaplease,life,celebrity,web,mnp is for the children,weaponry,9th dan,boredom killer,diy

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Earthday Throwback

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The ninjas are sorta like the planeteers, minus the wack dude whose power was "heart." What the feezy is heart, and what’s that got to do with whoopin’ some ‘ace’??

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Posted: April 25th, 2008
at 1:36pm by Black Ock


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Have you been to ‘Mount Garbage’?

Ayalon Park, with Mount Hiria (garbage mount), and Ayalon river in its heart, doesna€™t smell as bad as it used to. It also provides some open spaces to enjoy in the urban area.

The plan to develop Ayalon Park, slowly growing around the garbage mountain, was approved by the national planning committee at the end of 2004, following pressure from environmentalist organizations and nearby municipalities.

According to plans, the park will be about 2000 acres in size and surrounding Mount Hiria, Mikve Israel and Park Darom in Tel Aviv. In addition to the addition of open spaces, the area will change its character and turn into an ecological park with a recycling plant. Energy, fertilizer and even garden furniture will be created from the various waste in Hiria. Gas sufficient to power thousands of homes is already stored in Hiria.

Over the past two years many efforts by the Yarkon drainage authority and the Dan city union for sanitation were put into building bicycle and walking paths in the park grounds. The bicycle paths were paved along the Ayalon river using recycled materials, which are still being tested for possible use.

a€oeIrish bridgesa€A were set up in problematic area of the river allowing safe passage, and several benches made of recycled materials were placed along the paths.

The recycled bedding used in paving the paths feel like gravel paths, and so the paths in the park are only suitable for mountain bikes with wide tires. The park planners also created a map of the bicycle paths, and it is recommended to print out the map ahead of time, and take it with you for your ride.

The ride can begin in several spots at the various entrances to the park, but we recommend beginning the ride at Menahem Begin park in southern Tel Aviv.

Begin park offers vast well kept lawns, a lake, and a few pretty spots for a pre-ride breakfast, or post-ride meal. The proposed route is not circular, and so we will ride eastward from Begin Park for about 9 km, and return using the same route. The ride in the park is on a wide, comfortable path, and is therefore suitable for beginners as well.

Route suggestion: From the main entrance to the park (on Biranit Street) we will continue south for a few hundreds meters, until we reach the lake. We will turn west (right) at the lake, and ride with the lake on our left. After the lake we will reach a picnic area with tables and benches, where we will take a sharp south-east turn.

At this point we will leave the paves paths, and ride on the dirt path which surrounds the lake from the south. The path we have reached is the main path of the park and its length until the base of Mount Hiria in about 5.5 km.

The path is wide and easy to ride with no physical or technical difficulties. At the meeting of the paths below Mount Hiria we will pass under the bridge which is a part of the old Tal Aviv-Haifa road, and continue east. This is the most beautiful part of the route, with wild vegetation, animals approaching the river and eucalyptus trees. The bends in the path add an additional unique beauty to this part. [ynet.realnews]

This bit is about 4 km long and ends at Yehezkel bridge, which connects between Or Yehuda and the Jerusalm-Tel Aviv road. After a short rest, we will turn around at this point and head back.

A trip in the park grounds is still no substitute to the joys of enjoying nature. Despite the many changes, the abuse the terrain has undergone over the years is still evident, and piles of waste are visible along the routes.

And despite this, the park is still worth going to. It provides an opportunity to take a look and realize what positive effect humanity can have on nature, and what a negative one. The negative, in this high and enormous mountain of garbage; the negative, in making this park a pleasant and enjoyable place for a stroll, which will allow the people living in the neighboring 13 municipalities to enjoy nature and the environment.

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Posted: April 24th, 2008
at 6:08am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: green,mnp is for the children,architecture,design,science

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Barney Frank : HR 5843

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BYOB : wear BLUE for Earth Day 2008

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Posted: April 21st, 2008
at 5:43pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: hood status,green,web,games,clothes,mnp is for the children,architecture,design,contemporary

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