B-Roll [November 12-24, 2009]
An interesting article on the intricacies of death-row prisoners’ last-meal requests, on Slate. [via rach] Agility, a Kuwaiti vendor, has been charged with fraud over an $8 billion Army food contract in Iraq. [via thedaytheytriedtokillme] Adam Cahan (CEO of video monetization service Auditude) writes about potential business models for TV Everywhere. What should be hailed as the more...
Thriller / Smooth Criminal [8 Bit Cover] - Saitone
Between - Directed by Tim Bollinger
Incredible journalism is like incredible baby-making—it starts with...– Ta-Nehisi Coates
Well, in Hollywood, it’s infinitely more professional; it’s therefore infinitely...– Christoph Waltz
Red Line a Leaky Death Trap, MBTA Basically... →
B-Roll, Mostly Inconsequential Edition [November...
Hilarious Penny Arcade comic on the obnoxious placement of downloadable content in fantasy games. A big move in the mobile ad space: Google acquires mobile advertising start-up AdMob for $750 million. Love the lists at the decade-in-retrospective special feature Newsweek 20/10: Louis CK wrote a piece on Dick Cheney getting shot in the face! Shaq writes about Michael Phelps! Paul Scheer and Dan...
This is the next wave of the net—not just information but habitation.– David Bohnett, co-founder of Geocities, in 1995
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“Check out how much personal information you’ve given this benevolent corporation!” - pile
B-Roll [October 21-November 4, 2009]
Hivelogic posts a podcasting equipment guide intended for everyone from amateurs to aspiring professionals. A recap of the Purity Towers ARG summarizes what happens when a game treats player-created content (like newspapers for in-game political parties) as essential to the plot. China approves a Disney theme park in Shanghai. “Disney will own about 40 percent of the Shanghai resort, with...
Sweet Dreams [feat. Nicki Minaj / Lil Wayne] -...