The White Sun of the Desert is on the Youtubes, in entirety. Do it. You’ve got 80 minutes for this. The Cosmonauts did, before each launch, before they went to space, so what possible reason could you have?
“Borg recalled how she was approached by a Conservative MP — whom she declined to name — on the day of the House Speaker elections. “He comes to me with an envelope and he’s like trying to give it to me and I was like, ‘Why are you trying to give me an envelope?’ ” Borg said. She said she just stood there for an uncomfortable moment, not sure whether to take the...
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-7-24) →
Sleater-Kinney (14) Washed Out (13) TV on the Radio (12) Toro y Moi (12) The Avalanches (11) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
So… Norway. A lot of fuss made this morning by western media ‘journalists’ speculating on why terrorists would choose to attack Norway, reasons having to do with the publication of cartoons and other various slights that might rile ‘Radical Muslims,’ the immediate assumption being that terrorism is perpetuated by brown people. The actual suspect is a native Norweigan,...
artisansknight: Daniel Castsan !
You’re an interesting species. An interesting mix. You’re capable of such...– Carl Sagan (via onehundreddollars)
The Tyee – NDP Needs to Launch a Culture War →
A culture is no better than its woods– WH Auden
Poverty status quo costs twice as much as ending it: CCPA “Our findings suggest that B.C. is spending between $8.1 and $9.2 billion per year to maintain the status quo of poverty. That’s more than double the $3 to $4 billion needed to implement a comprehensive poverty reduction plan. Purely on economic grounds, it makes more sense to tackle poverty directly than to continue to...
Curating a new single purpose blog, for nerds. - Trek Lists - and graphs and charts, for all your ‘breaking down and analyzing Star Trek in enumerated, sequential form’ needs. Also, submissions plausible.
Kazimir Malevich, From Cubism and Futurism to... →
toniiu: Only dull and impotent artists screen their work with sincerity. In art there is a need for truth, not sincerity. auto-rebloggin’ Malevich.
A selection of CBC.ca/News’ front page stories from the last week - “William and Kate thrill Slave Lake residents” “Will and Kate get warm PEI welcome” “How Prince William keeps Diana’s memory alive” “William and Kate hide away at rustic mountain lodge” “Will and Kate warmly received in Ottawa” “A royal couple that...
Last Outlaws w/ the latest developments in college rock the time of the year men in the village grew their beards maybe you’re still a puddle something bright at work here at night I turn my ringer off talk to me about ghosts she was asking after you then — Andrew Hughes
Progress One is not simply. One is not. One is ever after. One is as much as this. One severs heads. One appears in public for a fee. One appears later. One becomes one. One indeed. One is never many. One is a sumptuous red bean bun. One is coveted. One is scrambled. One must not hesitate to think. And another thing! Or this. This, or this and this… The expressway was born in A. What is more...