I love jackets. Specifically, leather jackets. Unfortunately, none of the sort of jackets I’m into are standard issue Wilson’s Leather sort of things. What I want is the Ninth Doctor’s jacket. The image above is from a lovely site in the UK called thebadwolf.com where they will make you one of these jackets to spec. […]
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I had an idea for an application a while back, inspired by something from one Bruce Sterling novel or another. The Mook was going to be a chatbot that you could install, which would pretend — in a very limited fashion — to be you if you didn’t want to / couldn’t IM but wanted […]
Mixing “Scatterlings And Refugees”, which has — almost but not quite inexplicably — turned into South African township jive. (I say “not quite” because this song always wanted to be Paul Simon’s “The Obvious Child”, and if you know the other song, you’ll really hear it when I make this available.) It’s all big drumlines […]
Hmm. Didn’t realize this was on. Wondered why nobody was commenting on shit. Sorry.
Pilot of plane that dropped A-bomb dies – Yahoo! News COLUMBUS, Ohio – Paul Tibbets, who piloted the B-29 bomber Enola Gay that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died Thursday. He was 92 and insisted for six decades after the war that he had no regrets about the mission and slept just fine at […]
Bono: The Rolling Stone Interview : Rolling Stone A remarkable interview with Bono. I really don’t get why some people hate him so much — if they’d bother to listen to what he’s saying, he’s incredibly bright and incredibly committed to these goals he’s set for himself. He’s one of the people I admire most […]
…was fucking incredible. I caught five minutes of Muse. Eh. Alright. Not great. But UNKLE was amazing. Eight piece — drummer, keyboardist, DJ, bassist, two guitarists at any time, Gavin Clark on vocals and James Lavelle mixing and singing. The Thom Yorke, Ian Astbury and Josh Homme tracks were prerecorded vocals, but Gavin and James […]
New Orleans, 2005: a festering football stadium with corpses left to rot in place, shit and urine on the floor, and no water. For days. And the National Guard will shoot your black ass if you try to leave. San Diego, 2007: clowns for the kids, massage therapy and acupuncture during your lovely stay in […]