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Thursday Top 5

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9856_xv8gc] Frank Zappa on “Crossfire” 1986This is an awesome segment broadcast during the height of the music censorship wars of the 1980s and ’90s. I wasn’t into Frank Zappa but I really liked the way he stood up for the rights of his fellow musicians and the public in general. I read the Wikipedia pages […]

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Thursday top 5+1

Cultural Revolution ArtifactsAn awesome Flickr collection. Surreal photosby Flickr member yves.lecoq The Dreaded QuestionA short comic by Kurt Huggins and Zelda Devon. http://mediaservices.myspace.com/services/media/embed.aspx/m=61002152,t=1,mt=video Randy Rhoads: Last Train Home documentary trailer leakedWhen I was 13 I first heard the song “Flying High Again” and my life was changed forever. I quickly became a huge Ozzy Osbourne […]

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Hire a better lawyer than the other guy

I heard about this case a week or so ago, where a woman is being sued by the rental company that manages the apartment she used to live in, because she tweeted that there was mold in the place and they didn’t seem to be doing anything about it. In a perfect world, she would […]

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Thursday Top 5

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=be9X9fuVS-c] Worst. Day. At. Work. Ever. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uAcmrUEp2U] “He’s doing it all wrong!”Holy shit. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn-q4dakss0] Um, uh oh. Uh oh! UH OH!I’m not sure if this guy is the most dedicated or the most stupid radio announcer ever. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgRDo58l2oI] Repower AmericaAl Gore is advocating a U.S. goal of 100% carbon-free electricity in 10 years (New York […]

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Battle In Seattle

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_B1Iybufic] Next month will see the debut of an independent film about the 1999 demonstrations against the WTO in Seattle. The movie looks like it will be pretty good, not the average Hollywood tale in which the “terrorists” all have foreign accents. Independent director Stuart Townsend has taken pains to present the story from many […]

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The Corruptibles

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-5INcUuoEs] Take action against the Broadcast Flag, Audio Flag, and Analog Hole.

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Is your cable company blocking your Internet?

SF Weekly featured a cover story last week about Comcast blocking subscribers who are using peer-to-peer programs like BitTorrent. Regardless of the potential for copyright abuses by P2P, BitTorrent and digital advocacy groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) make the valid point that Comcast, as the nation’s second-largest internet service provider, has a duopoly […]

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