Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Monolithic Pop Culture References #70

Ever searching for news about Rapa Nui, this blog's administrator comes across many references to Rapa Nui and its famous moai. Often, these references are quite comical and have nothing to do with the island or the culture of Rapa Nui. Other times, they appear to be speculative, based more on misconceptions than reality, or downright bizarre. Here are some of the more recent references:

Character coaches what the A-League needs
The Age, Australia - Oct 24, 2007
In fact, his emotionless pitchside stare has invited comparisons with an Easter Island statue although it also made him a cult figure within the game. ...

Runoff Report--Hunting community gives thumbs up to pit method
Lake County News Chronicle, MN - Oct 25, 2007
Studying ancient blueprints from projects such as the Easter Island Moai statues, Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids of Giza, we knew we wouldn’t have an ...

The Never Ending Voyage: ExWeb's interview with Henk de Velde
Mounteverest, NY - Oct 26, 2007
His son was born on Easter Island and the small family roamed the oceans without all the fancy stuff. Henk still brings all the water he needs with him, ...

The Surveying Inspired Art of Perri Lynch
Amerisurv (press release), MD - Oct 27, 2007
... stones would end up in places like Vancouver, British Columbia, the edge of the Arctic Ocean, the tip of Mongolia, even Easter Island. ...

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