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Hangin’ with Tony

I got to spend all day Saturday with my buddy Tony Alves, who I rarely see. It was also his birthday, plus the first time I got to meet his girlfriend, and the first time he got to meet my wife and son. To top off a momentous day, we also finalized plans to finally […]

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Tilt shift views of Coachella

By Sam O’Hare.

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Book ’em Danno

Compare the new “Hawaii Five-0” theme, with it’s weak, tinny guitar, with the old version by the Ventures. Frankly, the new one underwhelms. It should be locked in a cell to rot. As I heard someone say: Surf music needs surf guitar!

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Thursday Top 5

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHzYj1Vhbjs] Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Trailer [HD]Yay! Can’t wait for this movie. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XT9XfMriVIE] Back to the FuturamaOne of the best TV shows is coming back, this time on Comedy Central. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nlBjiMbZZI] Old Jews Telling Jokes [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfamTmY5REw] Ben Folds does Chatroulette on stage Amazing Hand Painting Art The weekly Thursday Top 5 lists the five […]

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Thursday Top 5+5

My Internet connection was down for almost nine days so I’m a bit behind in posting this Top 5. To make up for it, here’s an extra helping of interestingness, lols, and shenanigans. http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf TED Talks: Juan Enriquez shares mindboggling science This is why I love science. “Even as mega-banks topple, Juan Enriquez says the […]

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Art inspired by the series Lost http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=9329292&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 LogoramaNominated for an Oscar. With good reason. [via Jason] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpbAe2HyzqA] ’80s Synth MedleyThree guys, six keyboards, 15 hits of the 1980s. See how many you recognize. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRYQEmwPJjQ] Dr. Who (How To Remake TV Theme)How the BBC audio guys recreated and refreshed the Dr. Who theme in the 1980s. […]

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[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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The Boston Globe’s 2009 in Photos on The Big PictureI’ve posted this amazing news photoblog before, but their year-end round-up is always especially astounding. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z2vU8M6CYI] Beatles 3000What were the Beatles really like? [via Jenny] http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8080943&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 TeuxDeuxA nifty web app for daily to-do lists. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSgiXGELjbc] Carl Sagan, “A Glorious Dawn” featuring Stephen Hawking (Cosmos Remixed)The PBS […]

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7,000 death metal logos? That’s like 1,850,000 spikes!Vice brings us a brief interview with Christophe Szpajdel, a designer who specializes in creating logos for death metal bands. He says he’s designed more than 7,000 of them in the last 20 years. I don’t know what’s more scary: that he made that many, or that there […]

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2a8TRSgzZY] Designer–Client relationshipsFrom the awesome website Clients From Hell. Sadly, I’ve actually heard some of these things myself. This one, for example, is very similar to a situation I was experiencing quite recently. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMXjmHXroEY] Good: JailbirdsA little data on the prison-industrial complex (link is a fascinating Atlantic article from 1998 by Eric Schlosser). Sucker Love: […]

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