Daily Archive: November 18, 2009

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While you guys were talking about a certain politician…

…I was messing around with the “in b flat” project. It’s sort of like playing with sound loops, except other people made them and put them on YouTube. Enjoy your ten-minute collaborative tune! [via...

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Dream Job

For Deadheads, at least: The University Library of the University of California, Santa Cruz, seeks an enterprising, creative, and service-oriented archivist to join the staff of Special Collections & Archives (SC&A) as Archivist for...

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Son of The Wire

Matt Yglesias says: What’s really depressing to me about the current TV landscape isn’t so much that we haven’t seen another Wire-quality show as it is that we haven’t even seen a serious effort...

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Personal Politics

Since the wattage of Palin-mania is currently at full blast, causing rolling blog brown outs, I think it’s worth stepping back for a second and discussing what is and isn’t valuable information when studying...

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Yankee Go Home

Via Positive Liberty, a hilarious video:

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The Monks of Mount Athos

I was lucky enough to visit Mount Athos when my parents lived in Thessaloniki, and the trip has stayed with me for a long time. National Geographic has an article on the monasteries and...

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quote for the day II

“Since the Dish has tried to be rigorous and careful in analyzing Palin’s unhinged grip on reality from the very beginning – specifically her fantastic story of her fifth pregnancy –  we feel it’s...

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Quote of the Day

George H. W. Bush on his own infamous bow in Japan:

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Gay marriage and religious liberty ctd.

“E.D., please note, is a supporter of same-sex marriage, and believes the Catholic Church is very wrong to oppose it. But he’s starting to see that gay marriage really is a threat to religious...