May 25, 2007

The King of the Dutar. The Dutar is a two stringed lute found in Central Asia. Meet Abdurehim Heyit. Be sure to notice the track for downloading.

May 06, 2007

D.A.N.C.E. The coolest t-shirts ever. [video] More on Justice

August 10, 2006

Rembetika - 99 tracks, 6 cd set of Rembetika like you've never heard before. All the old familiar tunes done with such brilliance,and flair with new sounds and instrumentation, bringing the whole era of the Rembetis back once more. OPA! [MP3!]

July 19, 2006

Curiosu George: Internet Radio! Let's all list our favorite internet radio stations, what kind of stuff they play, and why others would love that one station broadcast from XYZ that we love. It's been done before, but long long ago in a galaxy far far away. more inside

May 11, 2006

Hyperinflation or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Iranian Oil Bourse. more inside

April 04, 2006

+5 sword of Curious: George Roleplaying events. I've got a cafe. I really want to host roleplaying games, perhaps one night a month. I used to play Rifts, but that was years ago... any suggestions on who to contact, how this might play out, the whole RPGer scene? More on what I'd like to do inside. more inside

March 09, 2006

Quran 5:82 : "...and you will find the nearest in love to the [Muslims] those who say: 'We are Christians.' That is because amongst them are priests and monks, and they are not proud."

March 03, 2006

And pinch your nipples! But don't pinch others!

February 19, 2006

Cheney's got a lady! OOoooOOooooO.... Mr. Vice Prez is being naughty! Wow, she even looks like Lynne!

December 12, 2005

Curious, George: I wanna feel his salvation all over my face. My cousin is in a bad christian rock band. How can I influence him away from this awful "genre of music"?

November 25, 2005

Michael Sessions, meet Wilf Petherbridge. "Oooh, 18 year old mayor" you declare. Well, Lewisham took it one step further, and elected a 14 year old. He's got 25,000 quid as a budget, which is like 3 million dollars American. 14!, and an elected official.

November 09, 2005

King without his crown. (mov) "A Hasidic reggae sensation. It sounds like a sitcom setup that inevitably ends in "Now I’ve really seen it all!" And I’ll admit that when I saw Matisyahu for the first time, the gangly visage in a black suit and hat and traditional beard, combined with a voice perfectly trained for staccato wordplay, was as disorienting as Michael Bolton bustin' out with a rhyme that would make Jay-Z blush." - 3hive WMV link. 128k MP3 link. more inside

November 05, 2005

You are easy to be around. Diane Cluck is part of the antifolk scene in New York. Her music is utterly gorgeous (MP3). Some sounds for you to enjoy on these odd fall days. more inside

November 03, 2005

Can you not hear the sound of my victory? Dancing finger style Kung Fu from The Ministry of Unknown Science. [via]

October 27, 2005

We will, without fail, put a halt to your machinations, Katori Shintaro. We will ensure peace on Earth. We are known as Earth Defender Freshmen! [google video, humorous][via]

October 24, 2005

"The band weren't very good and I'm not having a nice time." They're on top of the NME charts right now, the shit hot rock group Arctic Monkeys out of Sheffield. Flash video of "I bet you look good on the dancefloor". MP3 goodness on aurgasm.

September 09, 2005

Tuesday, 7 September 2005, 9:30 AM Pacific
A Lexus SC 430 convertible speeds down a sunny street in Cupertino. The top is down. Brushed Metal is behind the wheel, stabbing at the buttons on his mobile phone. We hear the connection ringing. Brushed Metal’s agent, Mike, answers.

September 02, 2005

Katrina: Amerca's Shame. New Orleans as we have known and loved it is gone. It didn't have to be so, and our administration had ample warning of how severe it would be. PLEASE DONATE AND HELP, OUR GOVERNMENT IS NOT. more inside

August 07, 2005

Curious George: Cinema Paradiso. Specifically the kiss montage at the end. I'm trying to find a list of all the film clips shown and my google-fu is failing me. more inside

May 10, 2005

Kusturica in the NYT. "I remember he called me on the phone and told me the story of the guy in 'Life Is a Miracle' -- you know, it's a true story, it really happened, this man and woman together -- and we made it into a song. And I tell you, for us, this song, this movie, it felt like a window in this windowless room we had been stuck in, this bloody Balkan room without any exit, and we recognized a way out."