Archive for the ‘Stuff I saw’ Category

Night Music and Politics

Monday, July 26th, 2010

EJ Montini explains why you might run against one of the most popular presidential candidates in decades despite evidently having no voice in choosing your running mate and knowing you were going to lose a month out.  He’s a smart man, my cousin.

And you’re not likely to hear a piece of music described more obliquely than Warren Ellis does.  Nor more accurately.

News Animation From Taiwan Explains The iPhone

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

I seriously need to get all my news from these guys.  Via Boing Boing.

New Tron Trailer

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

The new Tron trailer is up, courtesy of Boing Boing.  We love our CS actives.

Privacy and Unintended Consequences

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Many people are concerned about the liberties that social media, especially facebook, take with their information.  Recently Warren Ellis mentioned that the likeness of a friend of his had been used without her permission in the theatrical trailer for a social media movie.  Her response is awesome, both in that it is simply more speech rather than some sort of suit, and in its content.

Old Spice and the Perfect Life

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Brenda’s in the other room watching The Old Spice Guy.  That’s cool; he’s pretty awesome. But, me, I prefer to kick it old school.

Then again, you knew that.

Total Eclipse of the Heart

Monday, September 28th, 2009

I know I’ll want to find this flowchart for understanding Total Eclipse of the Heart again. Now anyone reading this can find it again, too.


Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Oh, I could not be happier with this: William Shatner reads Sarah Palin’s farewell speech on Conan O’Brian.

Already moved.  Try this link.  Searching Shatner/Palin on YouTube also probably works.

Impressive Flight

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

A 15-year old has flown cross country (as in across the country) landing at Compton Woodley.  Nice job.

Our New Ambassador to Ireland

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

On the one hand, I think this is kind of cool, but on the other I was hoping Obama would avoid these kinds of shenanigans.

Han Solo, PI

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Another awesome thing tweeted by Gareth.