Elton John actually made me call Ryan Adams once. “You guys are from the...– Ben Folds
Pirate Party Official Raided after Uncovering... →
The spokesperson of the German Pirate Party saw his house raided after the party published a leaked document which showed that the government uses a homemade (and possibly illegal) “trojan” to wiretap Skype conversations. In addition, a server from another party member was seized.
Britney Spears - Womanizer [Hype Machine] →
More than a little disappointing. You know, Britney… it’s okay to, you know, sing! That’s okay to do!
Come Together - The Phoenix Authority I sure...
A few people got up and asked questions and the geeks did manage to (sort of)...– Dan Lyons writing about a Web 2.0 panel at MIT. One of his better posts.
T-Mobile G1 impressions: what we love, what we... →
Interesting summary of the first phone running Android (Google’s open-source mobile OS).
White House Deputy Press Secretary Says They've... →
“Fratto acknowledged lawmakers were getting only days to peruse it, but he said this should be enough.” These sort of admissions that reveal the reality of what’s going on are what make me doubt the existence of a non-apocalyptic future. (via claytoncubitt)
Stanford Teaching MBAs How To Fight Open Source →
“Two business professors from Harvard and Stanford have combined to publish ‘Divide and Conquer: Competing with Free Technology Under Network Effects,’ a research paper dedicated to helping business executives fight the onslaught of open source software.”
Katy Perry covers "Electric Feel" →
My head just exploded.
I think sometimes my laziness is mistaken for integrity, which is good. I turn...– Ricky Gervais
Into The Galaxy [Danger Remix] - Midnight...
Senator John McCain, the Republican presidential nominee, also jumped in,...– The Caucus
Stronger [Nic Nell’s Bootleg Remix] - Kanye...
David Simon ("The Wire") Signs On For Lincoln... →
Your prayers have been answered!! There’s a new version of love Love Lockdown...– Kanye West listens to everyone who says that the existing version of ‘Love Lockdown’ lacked the same “umph” of the live version, and goes back into the studio to re-record the vocals. In case you were wondering what taiko drums are, click here. (via davidcho) He was actually planning on using the...
There is no such thing as not worshipping. Everybody worships. The only choice...– David Foster Wallace Lots of people quoting this 2005 Kenyon commencement speech over the past few days.
Are you registered to vote yet, fuckface?! →
Check your state deadlines, you asshole. No fucking way that shit goes down because you didn’t show up to the booth because you weren’t fucking registered. How DARE you.
My Love - Tender Forever
Derek Fellat, IO - Trailer #1 I cut this together last night to promote the imminent release and our move from blip.tv to Vimeo. You can become a fan of Derek Fellat on Facebook and get a message when we post up the episodes.
The McCain Ascendency [by Robert Ludlum] →
This elicits a special kind of amusement that is difficult to describe.
If record companies would stop giving any fucking mook on the street with a...– Corey Taylor, vocalist and frontman for Slipknot The irony is DELICIOUS.
I think we’re going to see a lot more hits than had we cast a bunch of...– Fran Shea, head of HBOLab on “Hooking Up” The concept of “Hooking Up” seemed a bit misguided to me. Placing public figures well-known for the quality of their work in other media into a conventional scripted show in no way guarantees the show’s success. But if...
The FOX pilot “Hole in the Wall” is indistinguishable from a Tim & Eric sketch: I was shocked and amazed at its unintentional greatness. This 2-minute clip basically sums the whole program up. (Oh, and watch the beginning of the episode… montage ensues.)
Interstellar Sugar - Suryummy
So, SP's friends won't even back her up. →
!!! This is three minutes of beautiful-awkward.
[Love Lockdown] was the performance of the night, and you know that if Kanye was...– fourfour
This is a pretty awesome ad for a joint implant company. [via Motionographer]
I’m sure that Governor Palin has failings. And I’m sure she’s...– John McCain
The comic Paul Mecurio, who handles warming up the crowd at New York studio...– Rex Sorgatz on the Daily Show taping in St. Paul