Pool Party Pabulum

Lounging by the pool, Discordian style

Lounging by the pool, Discordian style

You work hard all day. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just come home, kick back by the pool, and let us cook you some dinner? Unfortunately, internet technology is still far too primitive to make that possible. The best we can do is plan your dinner for you.

Honestly, the general consensus here is that figuring out what to make is the hardest part, anyway.  And as long as you’re cooking, you may as well invite some friends over to share. Hey, we’ve given you a pool party! You’re welcome.

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Drink Like a Discordian

Drink Responsibly.

Drink Responsibly.

An important part of summer for many Discordians is booziness. The more obsessive ones are already planning ahead for this. As all of us who have held disastrous drunkfests know full well, there can be a lot more to it than just pouring liquor down your gaping maw. We’re here to help with suggestions that will guarantee it.

For starters, it is critically important to have the proper attire.

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Trap Your Voice in a Bottle

Whisky bottle

You’ll probably want some friends to help you empty the bottle.

Summer is almost here, and it’s time to start preparing for summertime fun. We here at The BBC (No Relation) want to help. Let’s start with a cool beach toy that you can make. This requires little money, little work, and little skill, which is particularly important if you’re intending to make a bunch of them for a series of jakes (or a single complicated one) or just want a lot of fun for a little effort.

The eMessage in a Bottle is an easy project for the beginner circuit enthusiast. It clearly came about from me wanting to put my voice in a bottle. Remember as a kid you tried yelling into a bottle, closing it quickly, and then opening it near your ear only to be disappointed with sounds of the ocean. No longer!

A scroll-filled bottle that plays audio of your choice when uncorked. The possibilities are endless.

(Image by Ryan Hyde)