I’m going to Washington and I’m going to bring Joe the Plumber with me!” McCain...– I really hope this is the last straw for people still wavering (via adamiss) (via mikehudack) so…is this because mccain has a burst pipe in his senate office or something?
useful tip: if you create a vodpod account and point it at your tumblr feed, it’ll automatically collect every video you blog/reblog. and, because it basically just grabs anything that’s flash, it’ll also capture any audio posts. here’s my pod. i also use their widget (scroll down a bit).
itsthr33am: Chicken Nuggets dip themselves, a rabbit in pearls is filing her nails, sausages and hot dogs squirm in terrariums, and fish sticks are floating in a tank: That’s happening until October 31, 2008 in Banksy’s The Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill in Lower Manhattan (89 Seventh Avenue South, near Bleecker Street). It’s British artist Banksy’s first official exhibition in New York, and...
Thievery Corporation - Sound The Alarm from Radio...
we are going through something we have never before been through, we are buying...– tom brokaw. . still on charlie rose. .. . (via redorangeorangeonred)
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How To Fight Off a Vampire
More news on 2008 Early Voting →
election08: Prof. Michael McDonald is compiling statistics on early voting across the country. Some of the figures are staggering. Here are some highlights: Colorado: Early voting is now 60% of 2004 total votes. 38.6% Dem, 36.7% Rep, 24.6% Other. Florida: early voting is 44% of 2004 total votes. 45.6% Dem, 38.2% Rep, 16.2% other Iowa: early voting is 26.3% of 2004 total votes. 48.3% Dem,...
Donors listing their employer as the U.S. State Department have given $274,595...– Diplomats/Military Gave More To Obama Than McCain
Tito the Builder →
hilker: “Meet Tito Munoz, a business owner from Prince William County, Virginia who has started appearing with Sarah Palin as “Tito the Builder.” Tito wears a bright yellow construction hat and is angry with the media for its treatment of Joe the Plumber. But he’s not angry at the McCain campaign for exploiting an endless parade of men with blue-collar jobs. That would be silly.” his...
eec: skeetonmischa: “Where Eagles Dare” by The...
itsthr33am: Blu Sprout @ Red Room
T.I. learns that he’s elligible to vote (for the first time!) in Georgia
Years after he resurrected his political fortunes from the Keating Five savings...– McClatchy Washington Bureau | 10/28/2008 | McCain pushed regulators for land swap, despite pledge
Why Would Anyone Want to Stop You From Voting? Nice animation with music by DJ Spooky.
robot-heart: apsies:election08: “His Choice?” Obama goes after McCain’s two biggest weaknesses, the economy and Palin. I like this. It’s simple and well done. It’s an attack, but it attacks for the right reasons. The music is very effective at keeping the mood from tipping over into something much nastier, a wise move. wow. that was masterful.
itsthr33am: MUSIC: RUBECK VIDEO: RAQUEL MEYERS + LETICIA JIMÉNEZ 2008 ZEITGEIST IS TAKEN FROM ‘GORGEOUS AND WET (IS HOW WE ROLL)’ DRESS FOR EXCESS / PIAS (2008) i dig the song…a lot. definitely need to lookup ‘rubeck’.
kenyatta: Synchronized Presidential Debating My favorite campaign mix so far.
Beck - Asshole from One Foot In The Grave
Sarah Palin tried to dig herself out of the $150K-wardrobe mess this weekend by...– NYmag.com (via meredithnyc)
Bonnie Raitt: legendary musician, feminist, activist. Dolores Huerta: legendary organizer, feminist, activist. Two women who both achieved great successes in their fields and who are not stopping anytime soon. But while one was marching on the streets for migrant laborers, the other was headlining concerts bringing attention to the risks of nuclear energy and other issues. Two distinctly different...
Wal-Mart is going to use social computing to increase customer responsiveness....– George F. Colony: Why this tech recession will be different (via fred-wilson)
Interesting numbers in a SurveyUSA poll of Ohio: 22% of the likely electorate...– Talking Points Memo | Election Central Morning Roundup
Not your average FM synthesizer, Meek FM lets users manipulate typography and get into a “creative mood”. Not your average FM synthesizer, Meek FM lets users manipulate typography and get into a “creative mood”. The device itself features buttons and knobs, such as Serif Length, for distortion purposes. Best of all, settings for one character can be applied to all others...
Meet Me In The Graveyard - Episode 1
Do yourself a serious favor.
peterwknox: walpaper: Go see Synecdoche, New York. See it in the theaters. Experience it. Let it in. This film makes Charlie Kaufman the number one living American director - Hands Down. He takes risks, is a master of the artform and writes in his own unique voice. If you don’t agree after you see this beautiful & strange fractal of a film, then we simply disagree. This is, without...
The defenders of the status quo have always tried to tear down those who would...– Joe Biden, Make Room at Mount Rushmore? - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com (via robot-heart)
John McCain, Socialist →
We own in together and spread it around…. [In Alaska] we’re set up, unlike...– Palin the Real Wealth Spreader, in an interview with The New Yorker’s Philip Gourevitch. (via.) (via thedailywhat) (via adamelend) (via imarks) (via mikehudack)
I also felt that many of the ads being served up were a bit too Cro-Magnon...– Steve Pavlina on dropping AdSense, from which he was earning a lot of money. (via marco) (via mdfsmash)
Characterizing Obama’s plan to tax the nation’s top earners at 39 percent...– Andrew Romano, Time on “Barack The Redistributor!” (via soupsoup) (via mikehudack)
Is it a comedy or a drama?” That’s generally not a question I try...– Aaron Sorkin, creator and/or writer of The West Wing, The American President, A Few Good Men, Sports Night, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, The Fansworth Invention and Charlie Wilson’s War. He also did rewrites of Bullworth and Schindler’s List.
Stevens Convicted →
election08: Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) was convicted on all seven counts of corruption today. The New York Times reports: WASHINGTON (AP) — Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens was convicted of seven corruption charges Monday in a trial that tainted the 40-year Senate career of Alaska’s political patriarch. The verdict, coming just days before Election Day, adds further uncertainty to a closely watched...
Big Book of Lies Episode 3 - Andrew spends a pleasant afternoon with a woman he has never met. I’m kind of in love with this show. Big thanks to Lindsay Campbell for bringing it to my attention.
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever from Love ...
it’s amy sedaris…just watch. probably not safe for work.