NASA has landed on the surface of Mars with a robot which tweets in first person. U.S. President Obama declares victory for America, and Twitter ‘explodes’. The intergalactic space war has begun…
Okay, this isn’t really a Music Monday. A – It’s not Monday. And, 2 – It’s not really about the music. However, it’s still pretty darn cool (as evidenced by the number of people wearing shades).
…it’s just good journalism. A gently-delivered yet nonetheless scathing rebuke. Stephen Colbert at his best.
Got me a shout-out from Molly Jo over at her blog (Frankly My Dear…). Always nice to get a genuine pat on the back to know you’re making someone happy.
If you couldn’t make it to Lindi Ortega‘s album release party (Little Red Boots, available now at the usual major retailers) at The Dakota Tavern or couldn’t make it inside, then never fear for @stanthemanchan, Lindi’s brotha-from-anotha-mutha, has got you covered with some smokin’ hawt pics.
Did you ever wonder what would happen if all of scifi/fantasy/geek culture originated in The Muppetverse? I mean, really, what sane person hasn’t? (Don’t answer that) Or, if Oz crossed-over with Marvel Comics?
This is such a wonderful article in the New York Times which explores not only the magic shop of Bad Robot but also the whizbang legerdemain of an exciting filmmaker on the cusp of releasing his most personal work to-date, Super 8.
If you don’t know who Marianne Faithfull is, then you’re not a Rolling Stones fan. You should probably find out who she is, though, just in case you bump into a Stones fan, a fashionista, a 60’s or 70’s aficionado, a cinephile, or someone who knows the history of cool.
At least, the prostitution described in this post by Amber Benson (author and actress, also known as wiccan Tara Maclay from Buffy the Vampire Slayer). Make with the clicky.
This is from the fellow who gave us the currently hot X-Muppets. I loved that bit but, Harley Quinn has been and probably will be my most cherished comic book girl (booting my old paramour Elektra with a “Wheee-ya!”).
People are making interesting things all the time. Naturally, if they’re not made by a big company with lots of advertising dollars, you might never hear about them. However, you’ve got a super nerdy friend to dig them up for you. Here are five clever uses for the internet: