This story hit the wires last week and we decided not to comment, assuming the media and blogs would be all over it. Oddly, the story has been all but ignored with patchy coverage here and there from tech blogs. So here goes: [ From the AP] Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin acknowledged Tuesday the […]
Archives for June 2006
You know, now that they’ve been proven wrong and have the blood of Iraq on their greedy, imperialistic hands. [From AntiWar.com] Is the Project for the New American Century (PNAC), which did so much to promote the invasion of Iraq and an Israel-centered”global war on terror,” closing down? In the absence of an official announcement […]
We checked out a great new restaurant in Williamsburg last weekend, Pies & Thighs. Our favorite food blog, cakehead, has a story here. The name Pies and Thighs makes us feel dirty, but definitely pay them a visit before the crowds discover them.
We saw Cat Power perform over the weekend at Town Hall with the The Memphis Rhythm Band. It was [surprisingly] an AMAZING show. Chan seemed completely at ease an energized playing with a band. And the ten-piece Memphis Rhythm Band was a lot of fun. She played every song off of her latest record, The […]
From BattleCry – A Christian youth festival envisioning a Christian nation. Read the whole story here, on out brother site evangelicalright.com. [image c/o Rogouski]
from Blow-Up Michelangelo Antonion Retrospective when: Jun 7 – 29 where: BAM Web info: click here One of the few artists credited with creating a new language of cinema, Michelangelo Antonioni remains enormously influential, yet impossible to imitate. While many of his Italian contemporaries used Neo-Realism to address political issues of the day, Antonioni developed […]
The dashing groom This story is too hilarious to not share [from AFP] A woman who fell in love with a snake has reportedly married the reptile at a traditional Hindu wedding celebrated by 2,000 guests in India’s Orissa state. Bimbala Das wore a silk saree for the ceremony Wednesday at Atala village near the […]
Firedoglake dig a great job yesterday of pointing out one of the more inane passages in Ann Coulter’s new book Godless: Liberals hate science and react badly to it. They will literally run from the room, lightheaded and nauseated, when told of data that might suggest that the sexes have different abilities in math and […]
Our Rapturous brother site, EvangelicalRight.com, has a revealing story on the Religious Right’s insane priorities. The powerful, boycott-happy American Family Association has already drafted a petition to thwart the supposed war on Christmas. Check it out here.
we all know who the real antiChrist is Happy Devil Day… otherwise known as The National Day of Slayer.