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or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for December, 2007

Another Dozen Over

Monday, December 31st, 2007

Some of my favorite things in 2007, in no particular order: Nick Grey Thieves Among Thorns CD (Hand/Eye) Shulman Endless Rhythms of the Beatless Heart CD (Aleph Zero) Kiln Dusker CD (Ghostly International) Robert Wyatt Comicopera CD (Domino) Terry Riley Les Yeux Fermes & Lifespan CD (Elision Fields) Harry Shearer Dropping Anchors CD / Le [...]

Ashton and Demi Get All Santa-Satirical On Our Asses

Friday, December 21st, 2007

Reindeer-style [audio and video not safe for work or kiddies]

“The Interfaceless Interface”

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

I posted about this earlier this year, but if you scroll down to the paragraph headed “A gesture life” in this SF Gate piece, you’ll find an update.

Babwa Wawa Has Famous Fwiends

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

After/during watching the video, please check out the Comments section.

Why I Love Christmas by John Waters

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

[audio not safe for work or kiddies] It bears repeating.

Appleseed: Ex Machina

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

In March 2008 the sequel to 2004′s Appleseed will be released (hard-to-read webpage with embedded trailer here). The original is my favorite anime film. John Woo supervised the story and action sequences on Ex Machina. The music supervisor is an ex-YMO/Sketch Show hero of mine, Haruomi Hosono. Nothing but good news. Amazon is offering four [...]

CNN: The Most Important Name In Ghouls

Friday, December 7th, 2007

MSNBC and CNN are running repeated coverage of the 911 calls during the Omaha mall shootings. True to form, both outlets are wallowing in horror and pandering to the voyeurism and fears of a lot of sick, obsessed viewers. The guy who shot those people wanted to be famous, and cable news has played itself [...]