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Archive for June, 2005

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Sunday, June 19th, 2005

“Maybe the Asian Design major slipped her some opium!”

Colma Scene Report

Thursday, June 16th, 2005

Colma is just like Irvine, except replace the well-groomed industrial parks with cemeteries. Which reminds me, my no-holds-barred expose on the scandalous back-room goings-on at Pet’s Rest cemetery in Colma is long overdue…

Madge…Madge….Madge….Madge…Madge!….

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

Madge rails against Lego, BoingBoing and The Monoculture. She does everything except ask if Cory Doctorow is a toefucker. But give her time. Weinstein’s podcasts got old for me about a month ago but she’s back with some really great stuff. The Worst of Madge episode a few weeks ago pulled me back into the [...]

You’d Rather Be Where?

Monday, June 13th, 2005

Here.

Borderline

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

Everybody looks so ill at ease So distrustful so displeased Running down the table I see a borderline Like a barbed wire fence Strung tight, strung tense Prickling with pretense A borderline Why are you smirking at your friend? Is this to be the night when All well-wishing ends? All credibility revoked? Thin skin, thick [...]

CNN President On How He’d Cover the Jackson Trial If He Could Do It All Over Again

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

From Harry Shearer’s Huffi-blog.

Shame About The “Monetize” Stuff

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

This is a good overview of the podcasting “cold war” between Dave Winer and Adam Curry. It’s a bit glib and breezy but I haven’t seen anyone else encapsulate things this well.

Imaginary Conversations About the Craft of Music Journalism

Saturday, June 4th, 2005

Alternative weeklies need content– if, for no other reason, to spice up a publication reliant on futon ads for its very existence. The pay to writers is notoriously paltry. The trade-off for contributors is ‘exposure’ and, for music writers, access to lots of free shows and promo CDs. In return for this the authors are [...]