November 02, 2004

Controversial filmmaker Theo van Gogh shot and stabbed to death in Amsterdam this morning. Prior to the attack, Van Gogh had received threats to his life, especially after the airing of a short film dealing with the status of women in Islamic culture. Ironically, he is also known for a recent film chronicling the events leading up to the last high-profile assassination that shocked the Netherlands: that of controversial politician Pim Fortuyn.

October 27, 2004

Curious George: Put on your tinfoil hat before reading this. My brother runs a website about local cell phone antennas, which includes all kinds of photos of these antennas "in the wild", e.g. disguised as trees, or hidden inside shop signs etc. Someone has decided to steal them for their own site. What now? [more inside]

October 20, 2004

We cause scenes. Improv Everywhere is a collective of improvisers who believe that the theatrical event does not have to occur in a theatre. Rather, it might take place in a fountain, for example, on the subway, or in North Carolina. more inside