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A friend said the Alien franchise was just another... →
Episode 15: Poe-litical Doldrums
theamericandean: In this slightly more freeform episode, the smartest guys in the room discuss what they expect in the Presidential race; including wedge issues and appeals to different demographics. As always, there are smart suggestions and then we wrap up with some fun at Edgar Allan Poe’s expense. Download the .mp3 Read More I’d highly appreciate if you checked this out, World.
Episode 14: The 800lb Gorilla in the Suit
edomaniac: The fellas discuss Apple and price fixing, and we’re not talking about the cost of Gala and Pink Delicious. Jordan phones it in on his Smart Suggestion yet again, and Dean may or may not have ownership in Apple stock. Featuring the songs “No Slow Dancing” by Austin Leonard Jones and “The Beach! The Beach!” by Holy Coast. If you haven’t turned this podcast off after 10 minutes be sure...
“I’m from Bethesda, baby! Talkin smack is a sign of respect!” “I’m just heedin’ the call, butterball!”
tumblr + Pinterest = awesomer
gjmueller: Random thought about tumblr: I’d like tumblr to buy pinterest and integrate the pinboards into likeboards making it easier to manage and share my likes. I have pinterest but never use it unless I’m creating a board to share with someone on a specific task/idea. I like tens of thousands of tumblr posts but have no way of organizing my “stash”, which can be frustrating… Can we pleas...
Notes on the NDAA hearings in New York →
A pretty long read but quite interesting and unsettling. I definitely don’t support Obama, but I can’t imagine a modern president that wouldn’t want the powers of the NDAA at his disposal.
Texts from Hillary: TTYL →
The media assassin in me is saddened to see this subtle aspect of the Obama campaign fall by the wayside. jenkirkman: You guys - this tumblr and new posts will be missed. Hillary #4life textsfromhillaryclinton It’s been an overwhelming—and hilarious—week for us here at Texts from Hillary (TFH). What started as a joke at the bar between two friends turned into a national conversation about...
Is Instagram's future like Flickr's? via... →
Having just built this, I’m seeing how much I hate the Internet,” Gage told me....– Sam Anderson on Angry Birds, Farmville and Other Hyperaddictive ‘Stupid Games’ - NYTimes.com
“Sometime last year computers at the U.S. Social... →
kateoplis: “Sometime last year computers at the U.S. Social Security Administration were hacked and the identities of millions of Americans were compromised. What, you didn’t hear about that? Nobody did. The extent of damage is only just now coming to light in the form of millions of false 2011 income tax…
Use your Amazon wishlist to check for books at... →
@Dvoiss created a really cool little tool that will take your books in your Amazon wishlist and search them in CPL’s database. Only catch is that they have to be in a public wishlist (which is not the default for Amazon). This got picked up by the Onion AV Club and I saw it the Chicago subreddit. Figure this deserves as much exposure as possible. And for good measure here’s a link to...