My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-10-24) →
Lambchop (14) Abecedarians (13) Nick Drake (11) Marvin Gaye (7) Bob Welch (7) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Godspeed You Black Emperor @ The Warfield →
Not as intimate as the Great American Music Hall… but as it sold out after a few minutes…
Polite Shop | JOY DIVISION →
a postcard set of photos from Kevin Cummings
The Online Photographer: How to Judge a Photo... →
I am still unsure of what is the purpose of contests in photography… a juried selection for an exhibit is a good thing, but choosing a single winning photograph with prize money/gift? I am totally puzzled. That is my bias. That said, I do not see anything wrong with this selection. The reason being is that I have not put any weight on the abilities of these judges, so it does not have any...
xkcd: The Economic Argument →
it isn’t that ruthlessly, it just follows the one left out: voodoo
Barack Obama's Facebook news feed. - By... →
finally, a politician’s facebook feed I can believe in.
Stages of a photograher
It seems that it is a bit difficult to track the originator of this graph… but good to come across it again, after the original amusement earlier in the year. I can be at “/p/” — deciding to see if I go with the real world, or the Cognitive Dissonance (dotted line). At least I avoided the HDR Hole. Unfortunately, the graph does not allow for a relapse of Gearfaggotry. I think...
Everyone has a Rolex. If you don’t have a Rolex by the time you reach 50,...– Oh, failure in my life… let me count the ways. tic-toc, tic-toc. from: Nicolas Sarkozy friend claims any 50yo without a Rolex is a ‘failure’ - Telegraph
Christine O'Donnell's cocky ignorance of the First... →
This is the most reasonable, and non-exaggerated, discussion of what happened. Nicely summarized at the end (emphasis mine), which is endemic of the contradictory, non-elitist, Tea Party The disturbing thing about this episode isn’t O’Donnell’s ignorance of the First Amendment. As her damage-control interview makes clear, that ignorance has now been repaired. What’s...
Business Name WIN →
is the Joy Division Funeral Home “Dead Souls” already taken?
Maurice Allais, Nobel Winner, Dies at 99 -... →
« In essence, the present creation of money, out of nothing by the banking system, is similar - I do not hesitate to say it in order to make people clearly realize what is at stake here - to the creation of money by counterfeiters, so rightly condemned by law. » — Maurice Allais This is, fundamentally, why I really despise many politicians these days that advocate...
How Cafe Culture Helped Make Good Ideas Happen :... →
Just think of what the coffeehouse did for the Age of Enlightenment. “People would hang out in this intellectual hub and have these free-floating conversations about all these different interests and passions,” Johnson says. While efficiency can happen in a cubicle in churning out a document or code — following a recipe, if you will — it is a rather critical mistake of American...
the resurgence of The Apartments →
the last great album: « Apart »by The Apartments The mess that is my music library in the computer means that I am slowly making a Library folder that serves as an index. The idea is to go through all the music in the computer and put one album per band in this folder. The idea is to find music that I have not played in a long time. Well, one always must start with the A’s, and...
The Online Photographer: Pentax Announces U.S.... →
Well, dang… it looks like my letter to Santa Claus will not be effective, since they will sell-out just on pre-orders. If I had the $12,000 then I would have a chance, but having to rely on Santa puts me at a disadvantage. When does the bearded one wake up from hibernation to read letters?
Europe, as seen by... →
Hilarious maps, but true (in a stereotype-as-fun way). Specially good is the Europe as Seen by Americans map:
handmade notebooks →
This looks nice. The paper in one of the notebooks I got as a gift is superb… B5 sized and superb handmade paper. About 70 pages. Now, the question is, how to get some of these without having to go Toscany. Legatoria Artistica is the name of the store.
Tilt-Shift Van Gogh →
A new application of the fad for fake-tilt-shift, that is actually a little longer-lasting in its appeal. In particular, these is this one: