why? because i keep seeing interesting things but don’t have enough time to get all discursive on ‘em. in the realm of stupid, check out ASCAP’s contribution to the “let’s teach our kids the copyright corporations’ view of copyright” animated video wars: “Donny the Downloader“. spam subject of the day: apocalyptic daze dinnerware. i like […]
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Intellectual brilliance is no guarantee against being dead wrong.
Archive for June, 2007
natch.net posts an old entertainment industry license — a patent license on a 1906 recording. and encryption awesomeness: firegpg. works beautifully in gmail. if you’re a mac user you’ll have to specify the gpg path in firefox tools > gpg > options; the default install is /usr/local/bin/gpg . (joe hall who pointed it to me […]
How to give a great man-to-man hug — a hilarious video from the developing world of masculinity studies. I went to it on the off-chance that it was actually funny, and was well-rewarded for my optimism. Kitty not happy tshirts at work: The salon.com column “dear cary” handles various ethics and manner type issues, and […]
In the tradition of santorum, comes now brownbacking — a verb that describes pandering to Biblical literalists by casting doubt on evolution and science. See Spanish Inquisition for the history of the term.
Regal Entertainment Group has designed a little device so movie-goers can wirelessly complain about things that are affecting their experience, plus, of course, PIRACY! New York Magazine had a great idea about what to do with the device at Pirates of the Caribbean 3: First of all, we’re amused by the button marked PIRACY. We […]