The New Asylums, a look at the mentally ill in prisons, airs Tuesday night on most PBS stations.
On a mission to discover the truth, or at least find the bullshit.
Okay, so in my continuing team coverage of this season of crap TV, I just got done watching a life-affirming hour of American Idol. Among the spectacularly bad entrants was one guy who ended up weeping to himself in the lobby. Weeping to himself and to some eight million viewers at home, anyway. These were more or less his exact words: "I blew it."
Those windows look as good as ever.
The Zombies are Fast
M Ward's Transistor Radio is a lo-fi masterpiece.
In the past, I have shied away from covering Reggae music because it all seemed to sound the same to me, realistically that could apply to any style of music after a while though.
Of all the tuba ensembles out there...
Spoon, Robert Plant, Marillion, and a word of warning about Einsturzende Neubauten's Halber Mensch DVD.
What do DMX, RZA, Rakim, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Funkmaster Flex, P-Diddy, and Busta Rhymes have in common?
No.1, he deserved it, but he got the edge because he's white.
You're not good enough for my son, Dear...pass the green beans.
I hate mothers. Bright and shiny, fresh from the birthing chambers, endorphin charged, plastic smiles, tits still full mothers.
Chris Muir's Day By Day cartoon, for May 10, 2005
In Japan, it seems, once a foreigner, eternally a foreigner. There are cultural pioneers from abroad who have been permanent residents of Tokyo for well over a hundred years now, but their visas are no good.
A few links to noteworthy education stories from the past week.
...Madonna were snapping the pictures out of her vagina…
Here’s the proof that steroids CAN make you a better ballplayer.
Only eight teams left...
Ariana Huffington brings us......as it turns out, an awful lot of not very much at all.
...as of Sept. 1, 2005, you will not be able to smoke in any public place in Austin.
Sometimes the truth manages to slip out despite the left's best attempts to hide it. The video starts that there is no Social Security crisis. But then suggests a solution of removing the $90k cap (gee, didn't President Bush mention this one too?). Why suggest a solution to a non-problem? Perhaps, maybe, because there is one?
Something has been lost in the noise of the debate on the filibuster, namely the time crunch involved in getting solid judges appointed to the bench.
The Russians commemorate the end of a bloody war that did not bring an end to their oppression.
Heard the one about the cat and the mullahs? It's a blast!
New controversy surrounds the EU Constitution and spokeswoman Margot Wallstrom
A fantasy tale of a stonecutter's daughter whose gift of prophecy may change the fate of a world.
This isn't literary fiction by any stretch of the imagination, but it is entertaining.
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An audio interview with Bobby Clarke on his April,16,05 Bigfoot sighting.
The SimCam is an online camera simulator designed to teach basic photographic principles like Shutter and Aperture, Film Speed and Camera Shake.
Photographer Robert Yager has done some high quality black and white pictures of gang members, their families, fights, drug use, graffiti, war injuries, ...
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