Saturday, February 14, 2009

SAD Valentine

The Society for the Advancement of Despair (h/t Violet Blue)

Friday, February 13, 2009

friday random ten

Big Chief - One Born Every Minute
One Born Every Minute
Big Chief
One Born Every Minute 7" (1993)

The Vulgar Boatmen - Please Panic
You Don't Love Me Yet
The Vulgar Boatmen
Please Panic (1992)

Bobbejaan Schoepen - Bobbejaan
Je Me Suis Souvent Demandé
Bobbejaan Shoepen
Bobbejaan (2008)

De Staat - Wait for Evolution
Meet the Devil
De Staat
Wait for Evolution (2009)

Always Mean It
Emilyn Brodsky
Emilyn Brodsky's Greatest Tits (2008)

Isol / Zypce - Sima
El día llegó
Isol / Zypce
Sima (2008)

Steve Earle - The Mountain
Harlan Man
Steve Earle and the Del NcCoury Band
The Mountain (1999)

Low Dream - Reaching For Balloons
Acid Trip Smile
Low Dream
Reaching For Balloons (1996)

Klez.e - Vom Feuer der Gaben
Die große Einfachheit
Vom Feuer der Gabe (2009)

Nine Below Zero - Third Degree
Wipe Away Your Kiss
Nine Below Zero
Third Degree (1982)

Bonus track:

The Resentments - Roselight
Wish the Wind
The Resentments
Roselight (2009)

Thursday, February 12, 2009

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thursday reads

Binyam Mohamed torture evidence 'hidden from Obama'

The US military has failed to keep track of thousands of weapons shipped to Afghanistan, leaving them vulnerable to being lost or stolen, a report says.

Happy Darwin Day!

Nature Podcast: Darwin

Wired has a selection of articles from the past few years.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

wednesday reads

Scott Horton: Secret Crimes

"Jump, You Fuckers."

How much of your money is Bank of America spending on ads claiming they don’t waste your money?

Michael Moore is looking for some Wall Street whistleblowers.

Margins of Terror: Just How Unsafe Is Our Food Supply?

Take a look at this Calvin and Hobbes strip from 15 years ago.

Austin's lamest apartments

Monday, February 09, 2009

monday reads

The Australian prime minister accused arsonists of "mass murder" today as the death toll from the deadliest bushfires in the country's history reached 135. Officials in Victoria believe some of the 400 fires that reduced towns to blackened ruins may have been deliberately set, or have been helped to jump containment lines. The incinerated towns have been officially declared as crime scenes.

Paul Krugman: The Destructive Center

How does one make it on $263 million a year?.