G is for gruesome (as in the economy) and google (as in cheap fun)

Googling weird sites is the salve of the unemployed.

When you're desperately seeking a job in this god-forsaken economy, day after day and month after month, it takes a toll on the psyche and mental health. Eventually needs take over: needs for several stiff drinks … entertainment … distraction. (These are from sites linked to this bookmark).

Welcome to the weird, the fruits of foraging for fun on the cheap.

Imagine this comin' your way on the highway.

Who else sees these creepy trees and thinks horror movie?

Finally, here are Goggle logos that were rejected and why.

Supposed to be celebrating: Children’s Day 2003.
Reason for rejection: Too childish.

Supposed to be celebrating: 150 Years of Cigarettes.
Reason for rejection: Too politically incorrect.

Supposed to be celebrating: 90th Anniversary of the Copyright Act.
Reason for rejection: Potential trademark infringement for use of © symbol.

Supposed to be celebrating: 50th Anniversary of Product Placement.
Reason for rejection: Starbucks didn’t pay enough.

Supposed to be celebrating: 130th Birthday of Mondrian.
Reason for rejection: Too abstract.

Supposed to be celebrating: 20th Anniversary of the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Reason for rejection: Severe complaints by the Pet Duck Association.

Supposed to be celebrating: The 65th Birthday of Googol, a 1 with 100 zeroes.
Reason for rejection: Too geeky.

Supposed to be celebrating: M.C. Escher.
Reason for rejection: Too creepy.

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