Tom Waits Live. I know some of y'all are Tom Waits fans, so here are some mp3s of his Live Shows.
"This is a really important night for me" Gourmet magazine's tale of how one man bribed his way into the most exclusive restaurants in New York. (Via Kottke.org.) The article is a few years old, but I assume the techniques described therein are just as valid today.
Do Senators have a sense of humor? Posing as a ten-year-old boy, these guys wrote in to each of the senators asking for their favorite joke. Find out now which senator is the funniest. Perhaps it may even swing your vote?
History comes to the life, and to television. If people will not come to history, then let history come to them. more inside
Declassification Of The August 6, 2001, Presidential Daily Briefing Day: The mainstream news media, for some reason, hasn
The canary in the coal mine? "The only certain losers, it seems, will be women. The era when Iraqi women could become lawyers and scientists, could legally drive cars, uncover their heads and be supervisors of men in the workplace seems about to be lost."
Sleep Tight Sweet Prince "In France, the discovery is akin to solving the mystery of where Amelia Earhart's plane went down in the Pacific Ocean in 1937." via negatendo
Rejoice, salvation is at hand! Escalation and insane oneupsmanship can make your commute much more satisfying thanks to the SUVs of the future. more inside
Dog finds significant other cheating with other dog and goes to commit suicide on the Expressway. more inside
Make Yer Own Prison Hooch! The screws call it Pruno, but pour this zesty number into a Baccarat highball glass and you got yer instant "Martha Stewart Cocktail"... Via our pals at BlackTable.com
Curious George: Batch Processes in Photoshop I'm having trouble getting Photoshop (7) to do what I want it to do. Damn Photoshop. more inside
US tactics condemned by British officers. The officer, who agreed to the interview on the condition of anonymity, said that part of the problem was that American troops viewed Iraqis as untermenschen - the Nazi expression for "sub-humans". more inside
Curious, George Has anyone else noticed this? more inside
BoxBots: Robots Made From Boxes. Because in this atmosphere of global tension it is too easy to overlook the irrelevant. Via Chapel Perilous.
via slacktivist.typepad.com Arg. Sorry about that half-finished post, my hand slipped and now I feel stupid. OK, so here goes: Want a driveway made from broken clam shells? If you live in Delaware, you might want to check it for live WWII ammo first. more inside
cab calloway's hepster's dictionary up to now, all my other posts have been frisking my whiskers, i''ve been busting my conk to the early bright to bring you something you can beat up the chops about. and that's the bible
Curious, George: Based on a True Story. Are there any comprehensive resources for learning the whole truth about movies based on real events? more inside1 2 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550 600 650 700 750 798 799 800 850 891 892