Reason no. 1 not to rely on Spotify for everything: Not a single Silver Jews song to be found.
— Yup. That just about sums up the entirety of the Godzilla series.
The New Yorker has the first extensive interview with the father of the Newtown killer, which is great journalism… but they should really rethink the unfortunate placement of that cartoon.
Not so keen on the “shoot first, ask questions” styled joke in another comic tied to the story either…
tour poster for Speedy Ortiz! Their new EP from a month or two ago is really good. Drawing inspired by leaving some weird musical theatre playlist running on Youtube.
Pretty dang awesome, and perfectly suited for Speedy, who were pretty dang fantastic during their Black Cat set last night.
+1 for the J Church love.
THE REAL YELLOW KING THEORY
Be good to those around you whether they’re into ponys, furries, or republican candidates. We’re all we got. Love. —Clinto
What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens’ lives? In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens’ use of social media. She explores tropes about identity, privacy, safety, danger, and bullying.
I know a lot of people following me will be excited by this. (I am also excited by this.)
Not sure turning cops and protesters into two arbitrary factions and then having them clash in the middle of a screen while you’re tapping away beside them is the best way to tackle such a complicated subject.
Farmer plays a song with ‘hand-farts’ (1933) - Universal Newsreel from 1933 showing Cecil H. Dill, a farmer from Traverse City, Michigan, demonstrating his ability to render popular melodies by pressing his hands together. After the performance, which seems to be of Yankee Doodle, Dill modestly tells how he discovered his unusual talent while staring rather intensely into the camera. See it on our site here: http://bit.ly/HQMEOL
Feels like something right out of a David Lynch movie.
- thepoliticalbreakdown asked:Do you know how or why it is some articles get marked with a "special" blue politics tag? It's happened to my work a few times and when it does, they seem to get more visibility. I'm not sure how it works, though.
A few years ago, Tumblr created a number of curated tags. Or, rather, they turned uncurated tags into curated ones and put people in charge of...