This was inevitable, I guess →
Panasonic's 150-Inch TV Will Melt Your Brain,... →
Last Friday I went to Panasonic HQ in Jersey to play videogames on their new $140,000, 150-inch TV. Here’s my full report, full of loads of pictures. Digg it if you Digg shit.
Three Likely Supreme Court Vacancies in Next Four... →
“One issue that has been totally absent from the campaign is the Supreme Court. Five of the justices are 70 or more. Justice Stevens is 88 and unlikely to want to serve 4 more years. Justice Ginsberg had cancer and was operated on for it. Justice Souter is known to want to retire and return to New Hampshire. These are three of the most liberal justices on the court. If all three retire and...
The Big Picture - Childhood Cancer Awareness Month →
It’s very rare that something I find on the internet makes me choke up, but this is absolutely heartbreaking and undeniably powerful.
Matt Taibbi Takes On Sarah Palin →
“The truly disgusting thing about Sarah Palin isn’t that she’s totally unqualified, or a religious zealot, or married to a secessionist, or unable to educate her own daughter about sex, or a fake conservative who raised taxes and porked up earmark millions every chance she got. No, the most disgusting thing about her is what she says about us: That you can ram us in the ass for eight solid...
Inside the Criterion Collection and Their... →
I spent a day at Criterion a couple weeks ago, and it was awesome. Spent a lot of time on this feature, so check it out and digg it if you’re into that sort of thing.
The best explanation of the sub-prime meltdown... →
Google Adds NYC Subway Directions to Google Maps →
Gang Gang Dance - Vacuum This is such a weird...
Synecdoche, New York trailer
McCain Barbs Stirring Outcry as Distortions →
Thom Yorke performs Cymbal Rush from his solo...
The Sound of Young America: Norm MacDonald:... →
charlietodd: Jesse Thorn put together a great set of clips from Norm MacDonald on Conan back in 1997 where he really zings Courtney Thorne-Smith. I saw this show the day it aired back in college, and thought it was one of the funniest things I’d ever seen. I’ve told dozens of people about it over the years. If only YouTube had existed 10 years ago. This is epic and hilarious.
NY Primaries today: vote out Sheldon Silver →
Your vote will actually count today, people. Let’s get rid of the guy who killed congestion pricing and doesn’t let anything get done in Albany.
Sing it, Stewart.
Revenge Crabs →
Please tell me this is a joke.
sauchak: (thank you kristinsmith for bringing this to my attention)
merlin: Politics, celebrity gossip, business headlines, tech punditry, odd news, and user-generated content. These are the chew toys that have made me sad and tired and cynical. Each, in its own way, contributes to the imperative that we constantly expand our portfolio of shallow but strongly-held opinions about nearly everything. Then we’re supposed to post something about it. Somewhere. ...
Song on the End of the World by Czeslaw Milosz
On the day the world ends A bee circles a clover, A fisherman mends a glimmering net. Happy porpoises jump in the sea, By the rainspout young sparrows are playing And the snake is gold-skinned as it should always be. On the day the world ends Women walk through the fields under their umbrellas, A drunkard grows sleepy at the edge of a lawn, Vegetable peddlers shout in the street And a...