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New Music Monday – Farm Aid Edition

Was at Farm Aid last night so I guess I will make this a Farm-Aid-Themed NMM.  I wish there were some of Jason Mraz’s songs from last night up on Youtube already, but as of right now there are only … Continue reading

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Robert Alter’s Biblical Translations

An interesting article in the New Yorker by Nathaniel Stein on a new book by Robert Alter, The Wisdom Books.  Alter’s book is a translation of three Biblical books, Job, Proverbs and Ecclesiasties, that seeks to create a more honest … Continue reading

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Dance

A great short by Shueti that subtly makes you consider the calculations that go into dance movements that look so free and effortless.  The song in the background is Of Porcelain, Signal the Captain.  Enjoy. A video that I’m sure … Continue reading

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New Music Monday

Brandon Flowers – Crossfire Flamingo – 2010 This is the first solo album from the lead singer of the Killers and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. Norwegian Recycling – Miracles Following in Dj Earworm‘s footsteps, it seems as if Norwegian Recycling … Continue reading

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Pigs Are Literally…in…Everything….

An interesting Ted.com video featuring a presentation from Christien Meindertsma that showcases a number of different products that can be made from a single pig.  Pretty astonishing.  (187 products can be made from one pig, although not all are detailed)  … Continue reading

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New Music Monday

Kasabian – Vlad the Impaler West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum – 2009 Kasabian’s latest album, completed in collaboration with world-renowned electronica producer Dan-the-Automator (known for his incredible work with the Gorillaz), contains a number of excellent, pulse-pounding rocks, but ‘Vlad … Continue reading

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Trailers

Here are a couple more trailers of excellent movies I hope to see in the relative future.  Enjoy.  (Armadillo trailer is NSFW) Henry Joost – Catfish Filmmakers Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost document a story involving Ariel’s brother, Nev, a … Continue reading

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