To Catch A Wiener

To Catch A Wiener

cant see the video? click here. NEW YORK — Foes and supporters of embattled Representative Anthony Weiner yelled at each other in front of the New York Democrat’s district office yesterday as congressional leaders called on Weiner to resign because of his sexting scandal. “He’s not fit to be our congressman,’’ said Jim Scott, 61, […]

Ai Weiwei’s New York Project to Go Forward, With or Without Him

Ai Weiwei’s  New York Project to Go Forward, With or Without Him

Can’t see the video? Click here. Ai Weiwei’s surgery in Munich: Ai Weiwei’s surgery in Munich apparently went smoothly – two holes drilled in his head on Tuesday (or Monday evening?) to remove 30 ml of fluid from his skull. He says the pressure in his head has gone and so has the pain. He’d […]

Thursday, July 8th Conference – Learning With Purpose

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Well, These New Zuckerberg IMs Won’t Help Facebook’s Privacy Problems

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his company are suddenly facing a big new round of scrutiny and criticism about their cavalier attitude toward user privacy. An early instant messenger exchange Mark had with a college friend won’t help put these concerns to rest.  According to SAI sources, the following exchange is between a 19-year-old Mark […]

Mark Bittman Eat My Heart Out

Feeling a little like leftover mexican? Think it has anything to do with what you shove into you’re greasy gullet? You might just be right. Nutrition is simple, but the truth seems to be that people let the market make their dietary decisions for them. Imagine food as sex. Do you want cheap superficial mindless […]

Google joins the titans of Silicon Valley lobbying

Google joins the titans of Silicon Valley lobbying

] With great power comes even greater headaches. Just ask Google. The company’s transition from upstart to Goliath has multiplied its legal and policy problems. There may be no better measure of this phenomenon than Google’s expansion of its lobbying activities on Capitol Hill. In just five years, the search engine giant has gone from […]

District 9 is popular

With over a million downloads in less than 24 hours, Peter Jackson’s Sci-Fi thriller District 9 is well on it’s way to becoming the most pirated movie of 2009. The huge download spike is caused by a DVD quality version of the movie that leaked onto various BitTorrent sites yesterday. In the present day and […]

Inaugural: “Air and Simple Gifts” by John Williams performed by Yo-Yo Ma

Violinist Itzhak Perlman, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, clarinetist Anthony McGill, pianist Gabriela Montero — offered the premiere of Air and Simple Gifts, composed for the occasion by John Williams (some of you know him better as the composer of the Jurassic Park or Jaws themes). A solid studio recording of the track has yet to be […]

Special Comment on Gay Marriage – Keith Olbermann

Keith Olbermann of MSNBC speaks to the viewers. November 10, 2008 direct link Whatever mary. But really, you all know how i feel about gay marriage. The same way i feel about straight marriage. Institutionally perverted contract that the meek now want a piece of, while they get fucked in the ass by subsidies. Keith […]

Twitter – new terrorists’ favourite tool?

The U.S. intelligence community is concerned that terrorists might use micro-blogging tool Twitter to coordinate attacks, according to a purported draft Army intelligence report posted on the Web. The report–present by the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion and posted to the Federation of American Scientists Web site–examines the possible ways terrorists could use mobile and Web […]

Deaf Performance Arts Network (D-PAN) Pictures [09.19.09]

Deaf Performance Arts Network (D-PAN) Pictures [09.19.09]

. [Enter 09.19.09 Gallery] D-PAN, The Deaf Performing Artists Network, is a national nonprofit organization founded by Sean Forbes and Joel Martin. D-PAN creates music videos featuring deaf and hard-of-hearing performers. Their first video for “Where’d You Go” by Fort Mionr, featuring Sean Forbes and Rosina Switras has made a huge impact on YouTube. The […]

NY Times Section – Girl Talk (photo by Christos Schizas)

NY Times Section - Girl Talk (photo by Christos Schizas)

::update:: among all else that is the happened, the morning i discovered this went into print, i woke up in jeff bass‘ mansion in west bloomfield. thank you Alicia and Kacy for being so hospitable. That was by far the best showing of Ferris Bueller’s Day Out ever. Sha nana na nana na. and… “there’s […]

In addition…

In addition to the photos Christos and I shot of Analena, we also ran into a few groups of people. I didn’t get photos of everyone, but I managed to grab some. I will be adding to this gallery later, but here are a couple shots I promised. -Joshua []

Actor, comedian and exasperated dad Mac dies at 50

Actor, comedian and exasperated dad Mac dies at 50

Bernie Mac blended style, authority and a touch of self-aware bluster to make audiences laugh as well as connect with him. For Mac, who died Saturday at age 50, it was a winning mix, delivering him from a poor childhood to stardom as a standup comedian, in films including the casino heist caper “Ocean’s Eleven” […]

Cuil is hereeee.

Everyone has been up in arms lately about the new search engine that was launched today by a former Google engineer. They call it “cuil” (pronounced cool) and well I am sorry to say, on initial reviews (both my own and others) it’s not so cool. Cuil claims to index over a 100 billion web pages (three […]

George Carlin RIP

world got a little bit lonelier.

May 24th. Too Far Gone, No Way Back.

May 24th. Too Far Gone, No Way Back.

thee party for the evening of may 24th, the remainder of you will be unsatisfied. View Larger Map May 24 – Detroit TOO FAR GONE… NO WAY BACK 12 hour party 9pm-1am TOO FAR GONE presented by Dethlab. Tag team DJ set from ADULT., Perspects, Dethlab and Cowboy Mark. DJ set from MOTOR. 1am-9am NO […]

The Bassment Presents May 23rd Demf afterparty: McCarthy’s Pub “Skymall, Heartworm, Xrin Arm..”

Just a reminder, this is going down on friday the 23rd around the same time is demf, will be going until 5am whereas they’re ending demf at like 11pm this year. so you know where you’re gonna be to get your after hours bidnass. this will be a techno blood orgy. Brief Description: This DEMF […]

Albert Hoffman creator of lsd dies, 102

NEW YORK – Albert Hofmann, the father of the mind-altering drug LSD whose medical discovery grew into a notorious “problem child,” died Tuesday. He was 102. Hofmann died of a heart attack at his home in Basel, Switzerland, according to Rick Doblin, president of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, in a statement posted on […]

New 3G iPhone

The 3G iPhone will be announced June 9, the likely date of Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ keynote at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference, analysts said in research notes on Thursday. The 3G iPhone will be the “first of an impressive wave of new products” from Apple, wrote Citi analysts Richard Gardner and Yeechang Lee. They […]

Campus Tour w/ Gym Class Heroes, Kidz In The Hall & I Am the Avalanche

Campus Tour w/ Gym Class Heroes, Kidz In The Hall & I Am the Avalanche

April, 17 2008 08:00 PM – Wayne State University Detroit, MI, – Campus Tour w/ Gym Class Heroes, Kidz In The Hall & I Am the Avalanche, performance at wayne state university tonight. 248.722.1682 for more info [] [] []

Demonoid Back Online

A message posted on the Demonoid frontpage confirms that Deimos, the former administrator, left the Demonoid staff. The site seems to be working properly, as does the tracker, but there could be some downtime in the next few days. All the people who had an account at the time the site shut down can still […]

Hillary’s Bosnia Lie

I received a letter from my grandparents today with a photo of barack on a phone. I had to explain it was a photoshopped image of this one. I’m not really a Barack supporter, I’m just anti-Hillary. To show how vile and sick she is, I must devote this morning to a blog post: This […]

It’s official: Microsoft’s concerned about GNU/Linux

Without fanfare (as expected), Microsoft filed its 10-K form to the Security and Exchange Commission. In it, however, we find that Microsoft bemoans the fact that their “business model,” well, might tend to suck in comparison to the open source business model. Not only that — and maybe you should sit down for this — […]