Will the SAG-AFTRA Split Make for the Greatest TV... →
“Can you imagine if SAG picketed and AFTRA didn’t? Networks might finally be forced to cobble shows together based around the exploits of soap-opera characters, Hollywood stunt people, and TV announcers. We’ve been praying for this for years.” [via Vulture]
The New Pornographers- All The Things That Go To...
An interesting example of how to retain the basic design of a website but modify it slightly to make it look so much fucking better - while not perfect, Myspace China (or “Juyou”) is a vast improvement from its American counterpart.
WHY? - The Hollows Normally I would just...
Have you heard about the violent anti-emo youth... →
I am serious. Fueled by message boards and social networking sites, hundreds of youths have been gathering into mobs in Mexican cities looking for emos to beat up. More on this incredibly bizarre phenomenon here and here, and there’s a video of the demonstrations here.
AmazonMP3 now #2 digital music retailer →
That was fast.
They’re so shiny. They’ve got to be shiny now.– R.L. Stine, author of the Goosebumps books, on the covers of his new Goosebumps Horrorland series
The TSA has a blog... →
…and it’s hilarious. Click on the video in the 2nd entry.
Incredibly Awkward User-Generated Campaign Videos
It’s Raining McCain And previously tumblelogged: We Are The Ones [Obama] Hillary4U&Me
My impression of kids, having been a parent for… ten years now, is that...– Dan Savage on This American Life
Hollywood Reporter names Obama, Clinton AND McCain... →
“Hillary for President” and “Hillary for FCC Chairman” both terrify the fuck out of me.
"Born Rich" [Video] →
Interesting and occasionally delusional HBO documentary made a few years ago by the 21-year-old heir to Johnson & Johnson. Includes Ivanka Trump and the heir to Condé Nast.
Movement as Web 2.0 Metaphor [Slides - Matt Webb's... →
Basically it’s spring break right now, I stayed in the freezing ghost town that is Bar Harbor in mid-March and not many people are here. So when I’m not outside thinking about how Ghosthustler really just makes me want to buy twenty Power Gloves, I’m reading the massive amount of items I’ve backlogged over the past few months on Instapaper. This particular item is 41...
DEAR AL GORE: Grow A Pair And Endorse Obama... →
A heartfelt plea from Fake Steve Jobs. Okay, so you’re kind of a sick fuck. Fair enough. I get that. And you like messing with all those people who screwed you over when you were running for office. Trust me, I understand revenge. I understand it a lot. But look. Its time to stop being a vagina. It’s time to act.
On2 Technologies Announces 1080p Recording... →
I’m finally looking at the announcements from the Mobile World Congress back in February, and one of the craziest things is the fact that Nokia estimates that we will see cellphones with 1080p HD video recording capability within a few years, and that the chips that make this technology possible have already been created. I mean, putting aside the terrible video quality that these chips...
Selling Lauren Conrad [Wall Street Journal] →
During the release party for “Graduation”, Kanye West played this video of the movie “Akira” edited to “Stronger” along with an accompanying light show. Found via his blog.
Pokemones: Hyperconnected Chilean teens into... →
one could make some analogies here as to the typical SXSWi attendee… but don’t take it TOO far
‘With OpenSocial, there’s about a 20 percent cost to port from one version...– Lance Tokuda, CEO of social networking widget developer RockYou
trying out some themes
the one i’ve settled on (for the next few days) is pretty gross, but i’ll fool around with it a bit and see what i can do with it
MySpace Launches Safety PSA - AdGabber [Video] →
I also loved Jake, the nerd who never gave up.– Excerpted from an unintentionally hilarious review of the documentary American Teen at Ypulse
"Operation MySpace" Live From Kuwait →
“I am so glad to be returning to Kuwait, and bring some laughter to our service men and women.” -Carlos Mencia
More Behavioral Targeting Than Even Savvy Users... →
“Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, AOL (NYSE: TWX) and MySpace recorded at least 336 billion “data transmission events” - namely, instances of any user activity on their sites - in a single month. “
McMansions: The Next Slums? [The Atlantic Monthly] →
Britney Spears Goes With Poorly-Made Animé For... →
Probably my favorite song off the album, and although the animation is mostly pastiche and poorly-done in general, animé was a good choice: the last thing that a Britney Spears music video needs is the real-life Britney Spears.
Snap [Intermediate Video Final Project - Josh Rubenoff] (via Vimeo)
Tommy Westphall - A Multiverse Explored →
Andy Martin: E4 Music Idents [Video] →
this man is probably clinically insane
Gabriel Pulecio - Winter Reel 2007 →
Snow. Cold. Grading. Reading. Tired. Vodka. Red Bull. Watch X-files. Bedtime....– From my professor’s blog. I shit you not. What a great school I attend.
gnarls barkley leaked
go find it on your BitTorrent tracker of choice. best birthday present i’ve gotten in a few years
Ziff Davis files chapter 11 bankruptcy - Engadget →
“Rockstar” - We Are Scientists It...
me: We Are The Ones creeps me the fuck out the excellent marjorie connolly: is that the song you were looking for me: no it’s the second “willi.i.am and random celebrities against monochrome background [feat. MC Obama and Adulatory Crowd]” song
i really hate how this looks in the ultra-slick hi-resolution version, but the video above actually looks pretty good… and considering that i’m replicating an online video site perhaps i have just done my job extremely well