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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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Phil Collins Gorilla Drummer

Gorilla drums Phil Collins.  Enough said.

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STASIS: A Short Film by Christian Swegal

A surprisingly good cast and excellent directing from Christian Swegal make Stasis a must see.  I would love to see this director get the funding for a feature film. In the future, an Ex-Soldier is placed in virtual exercises to … Continue reading

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New Music Monday!

This week’s NMM is going to focus around one of my favorite artists, David Gray.  A song off his new album, one of my favorite older songs of his, and a cover he recently posted on his site of a … Continue reading

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Interesting Look Into Facebook Offices, Process

Hello Shlinkers-  Thought you might all enjoy a trip into the Facebook Corporate offices and a peak into how they manifest some of their ideas.  It’s pretty wild to think how young and talented most of the people that work … Continue reading

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