My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-11-7) →
The Damned (21) Yes (3) Incubus (2) Wiz Khalifa (1) Lil Wayne (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz Sigh. This is what happens when my son listens to Rhapsody and forgets to turn scrobbling off. I take credit for Yes and The Damned, only.
REALITY: If Democrats are Corporatists too, voting... →
The Democratic party of 2010 looks like the Republican party of 2002. And I am fucking disgusted. Hey, remember that time we cut taxes for all the rich people and then at the end of the decade EVERYONE LOST THEIR JOBS AND THEIR HOMES? If Democrats can’t bring back the old tax rate on the wealthiest 2% of Americans by three percentage points then there is NO FUCKING POINT IN VOTING FOR...
Turning 50, I feel like, damn: I can’t be a promising young writer any...– Neil Gaiman
Direct Links To Free Classics For Amazon Kindle →
I originally thought of building this list for myself and my dad, since both of us own Kindles and are avid readers of 19th century literature. But I got carried away thinking how useful it would be to have a simple way to get all of your favorite classic author’s free books onto your Kindle. Note there are some surprising ommisions from Amazon’s free library, such as no “A...
Turn down your lights (where applicable) and enjoy the MST3K classic Rocketship X-M.
Herding Firesheep in New York City →
This is the most shocking thing about Internet security: not that we are all on a worldwide system held together with duct tape that has appalling security vulnerabilities; not that a freely available tool could collect authentication cookies; and certainly not that there are people unaware of either. What’s absolutely incomprehensible is that after someone has been alerted to the danger...
The Nixonian henchmen of today: at the NYT →
Julian Assange’s personality traits have absolutely nothing to do with the infinitely more significant revelations of this leak. They shed zero light on these documents, the authenticity of which is not in question. Focusing on the tabloid aspects of Assange’s personal life can have no effect — and no purpose — other than to distract public attention away from the...
Shocker Internet Drive In →
This guy takes public domain movies and cartoons, and edits them together into a 1960s/70s drive-in movie experience! I just love this stuff.