As one surfer wrote in an Arabic talkback early Sunday, “What’s the problem if...– Israeli’s Spoof of Qaddafi Finds Fans in Arab World, Gray Lady Reminds Western World What Internet Is | NYTimes
Lentil Hummus Wrap with Pomegranate Molasses... →
Red Lentil Hummus is the real deal, diners.
Just wanna party with them.
Chuck Sheen 25 FEB. 2011 | 6:05 PM CST I’m going to blow a line from...– A.V. Club staff and commenters bust out pulitzer-worthy material while Charlie Sheen busts out the Eminem quotes, demands sandwiches and handjobs | The A.V. Club
marklisanti: alexblagg: In which I present Nicolas Cage with an award for Lifetime Achievement in Viral Greatness. “I’m not as viral as I’d like to be. […] I have been online and probably will be online again.” “You know, it’s the future, isn’t it? And it’s nice to be invited to the future.”
Hand Made: Portraits of emergent new community... →
epicenter: The chapter from Hand Made: Portraits of emergent new community culture (Tessy Britton) on the Epicenter is now available for free download! Also available are chapters on PieLab (by Megan Deal) and BikeLab (Ryan LeCluyse), our Greensboro, Alabama, allies, along with nine other chapters. The rest will be released in the coming days. And of course, you can buy the hard copy here.
Dwayne McDuffie died on Monday at the age of 49 due to complications from...– Dwayne McDuffie Was Pretty Awesome | GammaSquad
Mos Dub | Max Tannone →
Guys. More dub/hip-hop mashup projects.
When it comes to the news of the day, newspapers, websites, bloggers, cable...– Media Black Hole: So Much News That We’ll Implode? : NPR (via jimmyjosh) Hey y’all. Bit of boingin’ I didn’t get to posting about yesterday: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/feb/22/information-overload-probabilistic Consider it Doctorow’s response.
Last BB commenter contribution from the Anon VS Westboro piece. Jetfx mentioned the importance of viewing Cathy Levine’s counterpoint to Jo Freeman’s “The Tyranny of Structurelessness,” as “it should be noted that Jo Freeman was writing from the perspective of an authoritarian communist, so non-authoritarian means of organization were inherently bad in her...
Not to be outdone, we got another striking comment on the organizational nature of Anonymouse. These guys (the commenters) are just as impressive as the BB Big-whigs sometimes. #9 • 11:28 AM, Feb 22 • Reply asuffield Almost everything you read on the web that purports to represent Anonymous is fake, lies, and/or trolling. All these ‘discussions’ and ‘opinions’ on the...
My my. Quite a comment/link from the BB post on Anonymous. Serious reading material. #8 • 11:24 AM, Feb 22 • Reply radicalbytes Dear Anonymous, Perhaps you could learn a thing or two from the lessons of the Women’s Movement. THE TYRANNY of STRUCTURELESSNESS by Jo Freeman (1971) http://www.jofreeman.com/joreen/tyranny.htm Enjoy.
Reading the blizzard of Anonymous notes on the topic of Westboro [Baptist...– Nate Anderson @ Ars Technica | “Empty suit: the chaotic way Anonymous makes decisions” And there you have it. Via BB, whose link to this article owns the objectively better headline of “How Anonymous decides: inside the lulz-sausage factory.”
Aggrieved optical illusion creators don’t have anything like the political...– Cory Doctorow is talking about how “3D printing’s first copyright complaint goes away, but things are just getting started.” If this seems a bit too in media res, don’t worry about the geometry or history of it, just know that some dude innovated using technology and his...
Adolph Coors III, who was allergic to beer, was the heir to the Coors beer...– An example of Sod’s Law in action as a juxtaposition to Murphy’s Law, which Wikipedia—because it’s my friend and doesn’t find Louie CK too terribly depressing either—thinks is pretty upbeat. Also, if that’s not hot dog awesome enough for you, check out this...
In a way, it seems slightly odd to explore “the role of women in post-punk”...– THE YOUNG LADY’S POST-PUNK HANDBOOK, VOLUMES 1-3, via Dangerous Minds. As Freddie Mercury says on “Flash’s Theme Reprise (Victory Celebrations),” from Queen’s Flash Gordon Soundtrack… YEAH!
#12 • 9:12 AM, Feb 22 • Reply Anon - lost the hearing in his left ear -...– “What happens when you stick your head in a particle accelerator” comments @ BB.
List of unusual deaths - Wikipedia, the free... →
glynnis: sweatonthelawn: You seen this one yet, lady? Did you see this one, sir? 1974: Basil Brown, a 48-year-old health food advocate from Croydon, drank himself to death with carrot juice. Girl, why you think I needta read about my own life. ?
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-2-20) →
At any given moment, our most complicated machine will be taken as a model of...– Adam Gopnik, “How the Internet Gets Inside Us” (via marathonpacks)