I posted this link before I changed to dasBlog and wanted to repost because it is so cool.
I believe it was my sophmore year of high school that I took a typing class. I was pretty good at it and so was my friend Doug. Since we were always done early, the instructor would give us little picture drawing/typing projects (type 3 x 'i', then 5 x '-', etc.).
Well, that idea is back in a big way: Ascii Movies