Archive for January, 2010

Conan O’Brien and City Lights Records: A eulogy?

I’ve been tweeting about these things for a few days now, but I haven’t posted anything here for a month, so let me collect and plagiarize some of my recent thoughts.
I’m feeling sadness for Haiti (text “HAITI” to 90999 to donate $10 to American Red Cross relief for Haiti) . . . and also [...]

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Someone must stop Pay-Per-Click Caveman Jesus

Why are advertisers using this guy’s photo? Caveman Jesus (as I like to call him) is apparently becoming the ShamWow! Guy of pay-per-click ads.

Yesterday I disabled Greasemonkey to unblock Facebook ads for a few minutes because I wanted to test something. Guess whose face I saw in the Sponsored area? You got it. This guy’s, [...]

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Three 8tracks mixtapes

I used to create mixtapes and CD compilations all the time, but in this era of streaming music and MP3s I had gotten out of the habit. However, since sharing user-crafted mixes online keeps getting easier (and legal) with new service providers, I thought it would be fun to start making mixtapes again.
(That reminds [...]

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