Saddam was a good guy when Reagan armed him, a bad guy when Bush’s daddy made war on him, a good guy when Cheney did business with him, and a bad guy when Bush needed a “we can’t find Bin Laden” diversion. Trade with Cuba is wrong because the country is communist, but trade with […]
Outfoxed examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News, have been running a “race to the bottom” in television news. This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public’s right to know. They are selling the documentary online.
If you are a FoodTV junkie like me you are probably familur with Alton Brown, star of Good Eats and color comentator for the Iron Chef American. Alton has some great stuff to say on Supersize Me, We are fat and sick and dying because we have handed a basic, fundamental and intimate function of […]
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity. Attributed to Robert J. Hanlon, maybe really Robert Heinlein.
A cloud over civilisation The strategic bombing of German industry, transportation and cities, was gravely disappointing. Attacks on factories that made such seemingly crucial components as ball bearings, and even attacks on aircraft plants, were sadly useless. With plant and machinery relocation and more determined management, fighter aircraft production actually increased in early 1944 after […]
Don’t agree but gotta love the attitude.
Office Depot offers to recycle electronics for free, looks like I will be making lots of trips to Office Deopt this summer.
A Seattle photraghy student reminds us why it sucks to be brown in this country.
There is a totally cool Spider-Man The Peril of Doc Ock, done in Lego stop motion.
I have been looking for something like Wayback, User-level Versioning File System for Linux, for years. The whole idea of zero behavior change versioning, until rollback, totally rocks. Now to have something like this for OSX and Windows.