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Red Book

here is a fascinating NY Times magazine article about the forthcoming publication of Carl Jung's Red Book, a collection of his innermost dreams written in beautiful script and highly detailed drawings http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/20/magazine/20jung-t.html I'm chipping away at Joseph Campbell's The Power…

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Chrome

here's a news story about Google launching Chrome, an OS designed to challenge Windows' dominance. Chrome was designed more for netbooks, or mini laptops, and uses an open source protocol, allowing users to design there own OS, and not rely…

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swatting?

this a story from wired.com about a 19 yr old blind hacker who operates entirely by phone, using his extensive knowledge of the phone system and his exceptional memory to wreak havoc in a world of cyberterrorism threats, it's nice…

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MJ & CF

so, in a world filled with tributes to Michael Jackson at the moment, i thought i would add this one, oft-overlooked homage. This is a video of Corey Feldman on Evening at the Improv, performing (lipsynching and dancing) to a…

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banksy goes legit

the bristol museum of art in banksy's hometown has created an entire exhibit of his work, but kept it secret from the city council that was accustomed to prosecuting him from the video, it looks like a great exhibit, with…

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federer!

roger federer finally won the French Open, which is great to watch the top dog become the under dog, then the top dog again apparently, it was quite the uphill battle, with terrible weather conditions, and an instance of a…

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L. Wiki Hubbard

here's an article discussing wikipedia's decision to block Scientologist servers and members from editing articles related to scientology. this seems a little strange to me, as one of the reasons given for the ban is: 3.0) This longstanding dispute is…

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google earth

just checked out and downloaded the new google earth, and wow, it rules. this may not be news to anyone else, but it's been a minute since i used it. http://earth.google.com/intl/en/index.html

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justin townes earle

so here i am in sunny richmond, VA, about to play at the lovely Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, and who should be playing as well but Justin Townes Earle! you can check out some of his music here http://www.myspace.com/justintownesearle then…

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Roger Wilco

here's a cool feature of Wilco's official website http://beta.wilcoworld.net/loft/gigapan.php it's a picture of their loft studio that is zoomable, panable, and freakin' sweetable! and in more wilco awesomeness, here is a video of glenn kotche playing a solo piece for…

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Neil Cleary

Hello just got back from an exciting romp in my hometown, and checked my inbox to find a link to the Contrarian, a sweet site dedicated to all things awesome and what better way to get to all things awesome…