The Salvation War is a trilogy that premiered online in the beginning of 2008, asking a simple question- what if God announced that everyone’s time was up, and that Lucifer was coming to claim the bodies and souls of everyone on earth?
The answer the author gives- the governments of the world declare war on Heaven and Hell.

The Salvation War is also a weirdo, brilliantly (if unintentionally) funny, ‘sperging-out fantasy full of Michael Bay Air Force dogfights (against demons), Ron Paul-level libertarian craziness, a bunch of sub-Leno jokes about subjects like Hillary Clinton’s bitchiness, and a hilarious amount of complete disdain for religion. EIGHTY-FIVE chapters long! I also have word that the sequel is about the military going to heaven to fight God himself. After the jump are some amazing passages:

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Yakitori Takedown At Sui Ren

Sui Ren.jpgJoining Zenkichi and Bozu, you can add Sui Ren to the pantheon on neighborhood izakaya hotspots. The menu, put together by owner Morgan Chang, formerly of Kai and chef Jun Hiroshima, from Bond St. Sushi focuses mostly on yakitori (the grilled skewers) and kushi katsu (fried skewers) though the concoctions‚Äîlight on the tongue, hearts, and offal in general‚Äîaren’t likely to be found on a traditional Osaka menu. Of the cold skewers‚Äîperfect for summer‚Äîthe bachi maguro to udama (marinated big eye tuna, soft yolk quail egg, and Korean seaweed; $8) and the tomobara (24-hour slow poached shortrib and baby turnip; $7) have already proven themselves popular, as have the nasu dengaku (Japanese eggplant with mascarpone sweet miso; $7) and the yaki gaki (grilled Malpeque oyster with spiced beurre blanc; $8). With dishes ranging from $3 to $12, Sui Ren can skew either towards cheap snack joint or–thanks a nicely-lit room and rather romantic wooded exterior, a la Bozu–a splurge on date night. If you go for the latter, be sure to order the panko-fried mackerel or grilled Japanese smelt. Nothing says ‚”I love you” more eloquently than supporting sustainable fisheries.
Sui Ren
302 Metropolitan Avenue (Roebling)
Sun-Thur 5pm-1am
Fri-Sat 5pm-2am

Maebe you've seen this (probly not)

Ellen Page, Maebe F√ºnke, and perhaps the last time I’ll see Har Mar Superstar before he leaves my conscious memories entirely, becoming only a fleeting signifier of the early 2000′s.

Insound's Warehouse Sale

Tomorrow, from 5-8pm, the online music store Insound is opening their Brooklyn-based warehouse doors and selling everything from new and classic vinyl to silk-screened posters and t-shirts at a serious discount.
Refreshments come in kegs, compact discs will be on hand to touch and possibly buy and free promotional giveaways will somehow end up on your kitchen counter all week. Like keychains, maybe. Here’s the flyer, and the warehouse is located at 61 Greenpoint Ave. 5-8pm. 61. Avenue. Keychains.

The Daily Footprint 06/16/09

Spotted from Bedford and South 5th

Keyboard Cat Plays With Hall & Oates!

They Like It Raw: Rockin' Raw Opens

rockinraw pics.jpgMy introduction to Rockin’ Raw, the neighborhood’s first raw vegan restaurant, was a mocktail called the “Maca Apple-Icous,” something like a milkshake with apple, ginger, honey, and maca. This Andrean plant has been shown to increase male libidos and is apparently Peru’s natural answer to Viagra. Soon after, flushed and a tad lightheaded, I found myself wishing I could sit with my date in the lush outdoor area where, rain or no rain, some very private tables sat partially obscured by trees. It seems raw food can provide some heat after all.
The husband and wife owners, Luis Salgado, of Peru, and Tere Fox, from New Orleans, serve raw interpretations of their native cuisines that walk a very fine line. Such dishes can be pleasant experiences, politely challenging you to think about tastes and what you like so much about them to begin with, or they can just remind you what you’re missing. Thankfully, and despite the silly moniker, the food here tips towards the former.

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"Weird Al" Yankovic – Craigslist

Weird Al’s homage to The Doors, featuring Ray Manzarek himself on keyboards. Video directed by Liam Lynch.