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You are not getting this for Christmas.
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Courtesy of Matthew Gray Gubler by way of [livejournal.com profile] kosaginolegion: Ping-Pong...Bruce Lee style.

ETA: [livejournal.com profile] peur_evol  has pointed out evidence that this clip is in fact a mockup.  It's still cool, though--and ostensing it in flesh-and-blood-space could be a Crowning Moment of Awesome for some martial hotshot.
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...And I'd long since decided how I was going to observe the occasion.

I picked up a sushi box lunch--they're now available with spring roll wrappers in lieu of rice--and bunkered down at home for a back-to-back showing of Tsui Hark's Zu Warriors movies, luxuriating in the spectacle of epic wuxia fantasy done right.

Following that, I settled in to reread Barry Hughart's Bridge of Birds, and immerse myself in the adventures of yet more people whom the Powers that Be at Paramount have decided are beneath their notice (as well as mine.)

(I intend--eventually--to catch The Lost Failbender, when the public library acquires it on DVD; I trust that I can count on the company of [livejournal.com profile] kosaginolegion, and perhaps Roaring Tiger and Squalling Dragon, for an evening of Nerfbending, MSTing, and playing "How many things can you see wrong with this picture?")
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...would seem to be well-founded.

(A tip of the iconic--if historically inauthentic--horned helmet to
[livejournal.com profile] dr_hermes .)
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...Well, I didn't.

In a scenario that someone out there needs to enact in an MMORPG and post on Youtube, [livejournal.com profile] somehedgehog portrays the 2008 U.S. Presidential campaign as a Dungeons and Dragons game: 


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