Live performances by: 11:25pm: Shilpa Ray of Beat The Devil – “NYC’s best front-person” (Time Out), “a powerhouse” (NY Times) 12:20am: Yeasayer – spellbinding, seizure-inducing victors of CMJ 03:00am: Shellshag – spastic, thunderous, unusual, highly entertaining DJs Michael Leviton (La Laque), rekLES and seanMFNRoberts Shangri-La 100 Sutton Steet (btw. Nassau and Norman) Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 11222, […]
Archives for December 2007
As 2007 comes to a close and we begin to reflect on the past and look forward to what’s to come in 2008, one question is sure to linger: what’s with all the beards? The indie music scene, and all of Williamsburg for that matter, has begun to resemble a Widespread Panic show. We blame […]
Evidently there’s an online community in Russia that’s enjoys making bizarre staged phot-ops: ‚”A Cheating Wife: You need to make a photo of a man, ‚”a lover”, hanging outside the real window. The window should be not lower than a 3rd store of a multi-stored building. ‚”A husband” should lean out from another window with […]
From The Washington Post. Twenty-one years earlier, in 1947, the United States charged a Japanese officer, Yukio Asano, with war crimes for carrying out another form of waterboarding on a U.S. civilian. The subject was strapped on a stretcher that was tilted so that his feet were in the air and head near the floor, […]
In addition to wanting to completely abolish welfare, abortion, the I.R.S., and government regulations on big business in regard to the environment, Ron Paul doesn’t believe in evolution. Check the 3 minute mark of this video. As we’ve said all along, Ron Paul is nuts.
Didn’t anyone see Terminator 2? From Washington Post [Thanks John] Researchers are poised to cross a dramatic barrier: the creation of life forms driven by completely artificial DNA. Scientists in Maryland have already built the world’s first entirely handcrafted chromosome — a large looping strand of DNA made from scratch in a laboratory, containing all […]
More info here. [Thanks Jeff]
Moron of the week Happy holidays. This season, Fox News encourages us to give the gift that keeps on giving. Torture! From Raw Story “There are instances where it works. I’ve had it done to me in training,” said Hunt. “It’s torture. It is an extremely dangerous thing. Your system shuts down.” Asked by Fox […]
It’s kinda like the Grey Album, only with Zeppelin tracks. DC-based DJ Doc Rok mixes up Jay-Z’s new album creating a hybrid of American Gangster and classic Zeppelin. Grab the zip here.