Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

From the "Latest Headlines" crawl:

Koch brothers meet on Sept. 9 to decide midterm elections

Dangerous Methane Discovered Seeping Up From Ocean Floor Off East Coast
Most climate scientists, after analyzing findings, agree it's time to move to the West Coast.
NOOOOOOO!!!!!

The New York Times Comes Out for Legalizing Marijuana
Says it makes reading The New York Times way less boring.

New App Tracks a Product's Corporate Political Donations
Turns out all your basic necessities are made by people trying to kill you.

“No Phone” is Just That!
Looks like a smartphone, but it's really just a piece of plastic you can hold and talk to, as if it were a phone, and you had friends, and a life, and you weren't miserable. $19.95, at Desperation Hardware.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Poll: English Oppose Shared Currency With an Independent Scotland
“It's not like they spend any of it,” says one Englishman.
Now that made me laugh. Heh.

One Third of American Adults In FBI's Criminal Database
If you've never been convicted of a crime, signed a petition, or have a name similar to someone who has, you can relax.

Study: IQ Tests Show Recent Downward Trend
Mensa opens door to people who just sound smart.
Doubleplusungood...

Burning Man Opens
Silicon Valley closes.
Never been to that, don't have to. The crazy comes to me. They race through my town to get there, stagger back through here to get home.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Oh, the irony...

I forgot they were back from hiatus yesterday. My bad, sorry.

Ironic Times

From "Latest Headlines" crawl:

.....House Republicans accused of dragging their knuckles.....

Disputed Recount Continues To Roil Afghanistan
Each candidate claims he lost, other guy has to run country.

Metropolitan Opera Demanding Union Accept Salary Cuts of 17%
Unions on picket lines singing Slaves' Chorus from Verdi's Nabucco.

Hole in Siberia Finally Explained
After hundreds of former Putin adversaries climb out of it and tell their story.

Report: DARPA Developing Laser-Guided “Smart” Bullet
It can determine guilt or innocence in mid-flight.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

One of my favorite Gram Parsons tunes.

Published on Aug 10, 2014
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell along with the Glory Band perform a live version of the Gram Parsons song "Return Of Th Grievous Angel" from a show in Aug 2014.

Thanks to AlsoTakenAlso, UK.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Thanks to glenn1075.

The full concert at Lincoln Center, August 6, 2014.

Streamed live on Aug 6, 2014
Longtime musical friends Harris and Crowell perform classics and new gems. Robert Ellis, a rising master of country song, opens.

Thanks to LincolnCenterVideos.