Monthly Archives: September 2005
Salon.com News | Stark raving mad This is pretty ridiculous. Helicopters and police dressed like they’re ready to assault the enemy in Iraq – all for a well-organized rave. Video of the police playing dress up and “taking down” ravers.
Houston mayor calls for evacuations – Yahoo! News First you escape the flooding in New Orleans and then spend a few days of hell in the Superdome. After that, you’re transferred to the Astrodome in Houston where you feel it’s safe. Not quite – it looks like Rita, a category 4 hurricane, is headed to … Continue reading
Apple’s Jobs warns on ‘greedy’ music pricing – Yahoo! News On the other hand, Sony BMG CEO Andrew Lack said at a Reuters gathering earlier this year that Apple is benefiting from two revenue streams, sales of both the iPod devices and song downloads, while the music industry has only one. “I’m not making any … Continue reading
IGN: 10 DVDs You Must Own: Exploding Head Movies Michael Ironside made his mark as a badass with his throbbing veins and rolling eyes as he exploded a fellow scanner’s head in Scanners.
Iraq on Yahoo! News Photos On first glance, I thought the burning thing on the left of the photo was the upraised gun of a tank turret, but it’s actually a burning guy jumping out of a tank or apc. I hope he’s okay.
iPod nano : Page 3 A series of amusing stress tests for the iPod nano
Apple – Pro/Video – ImaginAsian TV “There are Hispanic networks and African-American networks. The Asian-American community was the only segment of minority population that wasn’t being addressed.” The Asian-American demographic definitely has the dollars to spend. I hope this channel does well. It looks like they have channels in Los Angeles and San Francisco, but … Continue reading
Wired News: FU, Cheney: See Movie, Buy Shirt Interestingly enough the person who told Cheney to go F himself is a medical doctor. For some reason, I thought it was likely some disgruntled blue-collar worker from a lower-income neighborhood.
Boing Boing: Bush asks Condi if he can go to the bathroom This is unreal. The leader of the U.S., the man we should be looking up to for guidance, has to ask if he can go to the bathroom. This could be a fake, but for some reason, I think it’s for real. We’ll … Continue reading
Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | The Fix The penguins went marching on: Not only is bird documentary “March of the Penguins” now officially the highest U.S.-grossing French film of all time (taking the spot formerly held by Luc Besson’s “The Fifth Element”), it has also become a darling of conservative cultural commentators. As the New … Continue reading