A Short Story by Woody Allen From his book “Without Feathers”,...– Short Stories - The Whore of Mensa
Language Log: The Dan Brown code →
I am still trying to come up with a fully convincing account of just what it was about his very first sentence, indeed the very first word, that told me instantly that I was in for a very bad time stylistically.
Kurt Vonnegut, Writer of Classics of the American... →
Kurt Vonnegut, whose dark comic talent and urgent moral vision in novels like “Slaughterhouse-Five,” “Cat’s Cradle” and “God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater” caught the temper of his times and the imagination of a generation, died Wednesday night in Manhattan. He was 84 and had homes in Manhattan and in Sagaponack on Long Island.
Nickelback (The Webshite) →
Nickelback, you lazy, talentless bunch of wankers. What, did you think nobody would notice that you’re recycling your hideous dirge and selling it all over again to your deluded fan base?
Fire destroys longtime Johnny Cash home (Yahoo!... →
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. - Johnny Cash’s longtime lakeside home, a showcase where he wrote much of his famous music and entertained U.S. presidents, music royalty and visiting fans, has been destroyed by fire.
Airbag Blog Advisory Sytem - Because words... →
In these dark times you can never be too careful that’s why we at the Airbag Department of Security created a Blog Advisory System so that Website Masters can alert their users to the threat condition of words being used.
Setting Type on the Web to a Baseline Grid (A List... →
Let’s face it: it’s easier these days to embed a video on the web than it is to set type consistently or align elements to a universal grid.
Back to Basics (Surfin' Safari) →
A common misconception is that WebKit is another web browser, but it’s not a browser. WebKit is a browser engine. Safari is a browser which uses that engine.
Lily Allen Is A Sore Victim (Stereogum) →
”So there’s this song circling UK radio which satirizes the hipster nightlife elite called “LDN Is A Victim,” a quick hit in the vein of “Thou Shalt Always Kill,” in constant rotation at Radio 1.
Find all EMI songs in the iTunes Library →
So everyone is all excited about Apple’s new deal with EMI and DRM-less tracks. But the question is, do you really want to upgrade your songs at $0.30 per song? And how much will the “privilege” cost you? Unfortunately, iTunes is no help here because the copyright data is not an option for your smart playlists. Well, thanks to the modern wonder of metadata, we have a solution....