Jimi Hendrix: Dolly Dagger Dolly Dagger is...
Internet access for the homeless →
Castells discussed the danger of “black holes” in our urban areas, places that are outside the major flows of capital and information and that do not allow people to escape. But those who are…
Fresh Stuff From Jim Darling in Beacon, NY →
Jim tells us: “The area that I’ve been spending time in has multiple abandon buildings, which are amazing. Unfortunately it also has a ton of trash scattered between the…
Texting while eating has become a major issue among couples in counseling, says...– The Etiquette for Texting at the Dinner Table
Former Wilco member Jay Bennett dies aged 45 | →
The singer and multi-instrumentalist, who recently announced he was suing Wilco for unpaid royalties, passed away in his sleep on Sunday morning
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – Born on... →
With 500 performances spread out over seven days, two weekends, and 14 stages, PopMatters’ reporter takes New Orleans’ Jazz Fest to task, but also asks: Where else on earth could this happen?
Why Ultron Deserves To Be Our New Robot Overlord... →
What’s that? You’ve never even heard of the apparently-indestructible robot who’s caused trouble for Marvel Comics’ Avengers many times in his 40+ years of existence? Sit back and learn….
New Danger Mouse CD Released As A Blank CD-R Due... →
The statement from Danger Mouse reads: Danger Mouse’s new project Dark Night Of The Soul consists of an album length piece of music by Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse and a host of guest vocalists, along with a collection of original David Lynch photography inspired by and based on the music. The photographs, which provide a visual narrative for the music, are compiled in a limited edition, hand...
A Park Runs Through It: Touring the Standard →
One of the toughest gigs in architecture is working in heritage districts. An architect can do a slavish replication of historical elements, or capture the nature of the area, which in this…
STACKS OF STAX →
Little Milton: Packed Up and Took My Mind From Stax: The Soul of Hip-Hop (Stax, 2009) Over the last couple of years, I’ve noticed that Stax Records has been finding new ways to package…
Another Faile Prayer Wheel “Arrives” in Brooklyn [Wooster Collective] AWESOME to see that Faile is installing more prayer wheels in the streets of Brooklyn. (Photo and video by Stephen Kelley) via bklyndad
Jusith Supine In Central Park →
Photo by Kevin Walsh How fucking awesome is this piece installed by Judith Supine yesterday in Central Park. He told us - “I sank in the mud up to my waist.”
Someday, we’ll tell our grandchildren how we had to drive around town looking...– David Pogue - With a Private MiFi Hot Spot, Be Online Wherever You Like
Is This Shockwave Our Only Warning Of A "Solar... →
Check out the eruption on the left side of this picture — that’s a shockwave plowing through the sun’s atmosphere. Could this be the early warning sign of a Solar Katrina? The image was…
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-5-3) →
El Michels Affair (21) Beck (13) Faded Paper Figures (8) The Thermals (1) Dan Deacon (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
The Sun Sets On BusinessWeek, Forbes, And Fortune →
The three publications were founded at the beginning of the modern era of magazines: Forbes in 1917, BusinessWeek in 1929, and Fortune in 1930. Each has reached the point where it is not economically viable as it is operated now. The owners of the three magazines and their online sites have very few options to become profitable as 2009 progresses.
El Michels Affair: Shimmy Shimmy Ya From Enter...
ECO ART: Field of beams →
It’s still the subject of (extensive) debate whether the electric and magnetic fields (EMFs) produced by appliances, cell phones and high-voltage wires contribute to human illness and…
The Rentable Basement Maze →
[Image: The subterranean vaults of Manhattan, seen here in City Hall station, which closed in December 1945; photo by David Sagarin (1978), via the Library of Congress, Prints and…