From maibock on BGG comes this ridiculous video on a ... ahem ... board game. Verkisto even found a site for it. Thread here. More clues on this blog post.
louper on BGG notices that Moveable Type has added a stack of meeples into their logo!
Wellsian tries to reclassify the mechanics on BGG.
And lastly, a nice article on Serious Games about how the different purposes behind games allows different games to be measured by different standards.