A weekly-ish email to my internet friends

72: Uncanny Grape

Marcel the Shell returns, the Uncanny Valley of Instagram and a clock made of attractive people.

Written by dominik on

Hello internet friends!

I was like “I know a guy who can eat a whole grape.”
Marcel the Shell is voiced by Jenny Slate, who we all know as Mona-Lisa Saperstein and who has a strange little origin story for Marcel.

Talking about women on TV – I am sure we all wondered what happened to the girl in Journey’s “Separate Ways” video? Well, now we know.


Apparently we use filters on our photos because they would be slightly creepy otherwise? Who knew.


If you need icons, here are some icons from Google. They’re CC-BY-SA, so go for it.


If you need to know the time in Japan – and who doesn’t? – here is a handsome man and a pretty lady clock for you.
And then there is always the uniqlock.


Almost every sitcom is set in New York – but where in New York exactly? Here we go: The Most Famous Sitcom Residences In New York City (↬ @fab1An)


On Saturday I actually managed to leave the house. I got rained on, which I should have known, but I didn’t.

Stay alive.