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Archive for March, 2006

Reading And Cringing

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

CJR Daily‘s Paul McLeary deconstructs Jon Friedman. Result: blood on the floor.

That Line About The Discount Rack At Self-Esteem World

Monday, March 20th, 2006

I need to know who came up with it so I can send them some flowers.

Roxy Music: A New Album With Brian and Bryan

Monday, March 20th, 2006

Hope it will at least be worth a listen. Anytime Phil Manzanera and Brian Eno get together, I’m interested.

Gawker Stalker Gets Showbiz Tonight/CNN Play

Friday, March 17th, 2006

I’m reluctant to join the caravan of indignant folks grandstanding about Gawker Stalker incorporation of Google Maps in its near-real-time (well, delayed 15 minutes) celebrity-locating reports. But I’ve thought about it and I guess I’ll hop on the bandwagon. I’ve always enjoyed the text of the Stalker weekly updates but using maps to pin down [...]

Kilauea Flood

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Here’s photos, more photos and stories regarding the earthen dam in Kaua’i that collapsed earlier this week. The reservoir behind the dam is just a few miles inland from Kilauea. The place I was housesitting over the holidays is about a mile west of the point where the Kuhio Highway was closed on Tuesday. The [...]

Supreme Court Justice Warns About U.S. Path To Dictatorship

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Sister O’Connor breaks it down.

Lazy Gossip Mavens Thank Their Unlucky Stars

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

From our pals at Memeorandum and Tech.Mememorandum comes the indispensible tool known as WeSmirch.

Antisocial Netshirking

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

I am so very there. Be sure to check out the FAQ.

Fake Gay News

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Heavy-handed, obvious, and very, very necessary. [link courtesy Danah Boyd/Apophenia].

Wal-Mart Enlists Bloggers For Stealth PR

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Howard Kurtz reports. On page four he also mentions that Air America may be losing its NYC affiliate, a major blow to its syndication network. [Thanks to Jeff Jarvis/Buzz Machine for the link].