My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-5-30) →
The National (19) Joanna Newsom (17) Shearwater (17) Janelle Monae (13) Bon Iver (8) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Salt sprinkled on top gives the tongue a quick buzz. More salt in the cheese...– page-one story on salt in the NYT; the bits about processed food were particularly eye-opening: Pushed to Lower Salt Use, Food Industry Pushes Back
Ooh, the sympathy. The sympathy. It’s terrible,” says [Chris] Onstad...– Testicle… It’s What’s for Dinner
Over the last few months I’ve noticed an annoying trend on various web sites,...– John Gruber, on how Tynt blows and what to do about it.
THE GREAT VANCOUVER ICE STORM OF 2010 →
weird guerilla marketing, armchair anthropology, new forms of alcohol consumption, the weird bro-to-hipster adoption (trends usually go the other way, after all); maybe not one to win awards, but it’s something I wouldn’t mind seeing someone put way too much thought into. areminder: Worst thesis ever? heeeraldo: I feel like there’s a thesis waiting to be written in here...
THE GREAT VANCOUVER ICE STORM OF 2010 →
I feel like there’s a thesis waiting to be written in here somewhere. blownspeakers: cameronr: I’d like to draw everyone’s attention to the official blog for all Vancouver-related icings.
adventures in judgment: public transit edition
gd: otherwise cute guy on skytrain has bad nose ring and a zune; I'm not sure which is more indicative of poor judgement.
sc: zune. definitely.
Six Degrees of Black Sabbath →
it’s like six degrees of Kevin Bacon, except it’s with musicians.
a bookmarklet or a firefox add-on, so you can instantly censor all mentions of Justin Bieber. thank you, the internet. Justin Bieber Shaving (by Greg Leuch)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-5-23) →
Janelle Monae (47) The National (41) Owen Pallett (39) Janelle Monáe (23) Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (23) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
As soon as the 2003 World Taxidermy Championships opened, the heads came rolling...– Lifelike by Susan Orlean
But when Kenny G decided that it was appropriate for him to defile the music of...– Pat Metheny on Kenny G, via kottke
My undercover was part of Southern Weekend’s investigation on the then six...– The fate of a generation of workers: Foxconn undercover fully translated — Engadget
So I wrote what I know, or rather what I’ve learned, which could be summed up...– ex-Jezebelle Moe Tkacik, in the Columbia Journalism Review
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-5-16) →
The National (63) Owen Pallett (50) Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (48) Spoon (27) Janelle Monáe (22) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Without bookstores, it would take years for publishers to learn how to sell...– The iPad, the Kindle, and the future of books : The New Yorker
aloadof asked: Are you the guy/girl behind the filmaday tumblr? If so, where has it gone? :(
The iPad is a great device, but what’s it for, really? Logically, it doesn’t...– Marco.org: The iPad doesn’t need to do everything
ab: remember that one time that taylor started a fire on her stove and she tweeted twice before she got it out? it's like that.
gd: neither of us were there this was only on twitter. oh god it's the future.
ab: yes, but I assume you saw it.
gd: yes. I mocked her about it.
ab: oh god it's the future.
3. What’s the best way to test a bar’s mettle? Ask the bartender to...– Eight Tips for Improving Your Cocktail IQ — Vanity Fair
HBR: What did you learn in your business classes that turned out to be useful?...– Mario Batali, interviewed in the Harvard Business Review
Matt Lauer and wife split over his Vancouver... →
areminder: Vancouver: where celebrity relationships go to die (see Bennifer). more distressing: why is the Sun quoting the National Enquirer?!
Chatroulette is now a place where you may get performance art trolled. No Fun - Eva and Franco Mattes (by Franco Mattes)
In 2014, the Olympic Games will take place in Sochi, Russia. Never before have...– THE SOCHI PROJECT (longform documentary project seeks donations.)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-5-9) →
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings (145) The National (145) The Rural Alberta Advantage (25) Spoon (24) Shearwater (19) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz