Abby McDonald on the video for Jessica Simpson’s cover of “These Boots Are Made For Walkin'” (featuring Willie Nelson, wtf?):

…Jess has obviously been working long and hard at Cheap Stripper Academy to learn that thrust and swing action (?Daddy, daddy! Look at what I learned today” disturbing mental imagery alert!). The pink bikini scenes alone need to be worshipped as the pinnacle of incongruous, pointless masturbation-fantasy sequencing!


* The best Threadless t-shirt design ever?

* The MOCCA art festival hits NYC this weekend with loads of panels, lectures, and slideshows featuring the likes of Daniel Clowes, Adrian Tomine, Frank Miller, and Neal Adams.

* Just a whole bunch of mp3s over on the mysterious Mr.’s Journal.

* Automatic Vaudeville’s Screentest blog updates its readers on the progress of their forthcoming feature KRANGOR: LEGEND OF THE UNIVERSE – a documentary about two spaceships who get married at the center of the galaxy!

* The Face Knife presents its ongoing 2005 Summer Movie Comparison Chart.