Monday, April 27, 2009

top list of great drum beats

It's funny New Order gets a nod - but man that beat is so iconic, how could you leave it out? but Ringo? c'mon....Ringo?!?!?

wanna see what it's like in North Korea

shot from China great pics as usual from Boston.com

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Newt drops some facts against Gore propaganda

now, I know Newt is not my favorite person however, he drops some serious facts against the blatant lies that Gore fills the American public's head with. Gore will not be regarded by history as the hero he positions himself as.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

More on record collecting

great article, that reminds me of me however I had my first cd player in '86, but I kept buying vinyl for a while, then I really only bought cds from about '89-'94 and then I flipped back to vinyl only.

Paintings from Luke Chueh

fantastic!

New pics from Cassini of Saturn

maybe the 2nd coolest planet in our system

Thursday, April 9, 2009

And then there's this!

Birth Simulator oh, I'm bringing one of these to the next party

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

how to tell if a movie is going to suck

nice graph on how to tell a movie will suck - in case your BS detector is not as good as mine

Kill Your Shuffle

Decent list of albums that should be listened to top to bottom rather than on shuffle some good ones in here - Deltron 3030, Dr. Octogon, Nebraska, Quadrophenia and some obvious obligatory crap - In the Aeroplane over the Sea, the Wall.......

Zappos lets you watch shoe buying

neat app where you can watch people buy shoes I love shoes, so maybe this is of more interest to me than your average bear.

Friday, April 3, 2009

why have vinyl records become so popular again?

"The question is how could a format that was virtually dead suddenly become so enormously popular again, especially with young crowd, who was not even born at the prime of the format. This article will take a brief look at the history of the vinyl record in order to understand what factors made this possible."
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the Substance of Style

fantastic review of why Wes Anderson movies are the way they are and who and what styles, people, and illustrators have influenced him. Watch the video on the right side. I'm a little biased, being a huge Anderson fan - my favrotie movie of all time being Rushmore, but I like all of his films.