About a week or so before Commodity Classic, I got a call from our good friend and rock star soybean grower Kip Cullers who was all excited about the trip he had just taken to South Africa. So, I did … Continue reading ?
1.) Must-read review: Roberta Smith in the New York Times on Paul Gauguin at MoMA. 2.) Critical thoughts (edition of three): Christopher Knight in the Los Angeles Times on Robert Heinecken in New York and not (yet) in Los Angeles. David Pagel in the LAT on Walead Beshty. Philip Kennicott in the Washington Post on the Phillips Collection’s [...]
Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University and the Millennium Villages Project talks with EconTalk host about poverty in Africa and the efforts of the Millennium Villages Project to fight hunger, disease, and illiteracy. The project triesShow More Summary
National Agriculture Day celebrations in Washington DC this year just happen to fall on March 25, the centennial anniversary date of the Father of the Green Revolution. As a fitting tribute, the State of Iowa will install a bronze statue … Continue reading ?
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The Overthinkers tackle lost-key points, who can and can't judge whom, video game adaptations, and the trouble of jerk-shaming. Episode 298: A Requirement For Jerk originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
Saint Pepsi “Mr. Wonderful” Saint Pepsi’s music always feels shiny and optimistic, like it’s coming to us from some other world that’s just far more chill than the one we’re in. I think you can definitely take this music at face value and embrace that relaxed, cheerful vibe, but the name “Saint Pepsi” suggests that […]
Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us was one of the milestones in 20JFG travails through the lands of fiction last year, and proof of how history and gameplay can come together in a video game to immerse you fully in the lives of others – in this case, worn-out smuggler Joel and teenager Ellie cruising... Read the full post »
inFAMOUS Second Son is almost here! An interview with Sucker Punch co-founder Chris Zimmerman is the highlight of this week's show, followed by bountiful Dark Souls II and Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes discussions. See you next week at GDC! Subscribe via iTunes or RSS, or download here
Oracle and Microsoft put the finishing touches on a surprise alliance announced in June -- What brought these two rivals together? A common rival.
A Google Android smartwatch or health-tracker might not need an Android device or traditional desktop to sync data: Google added Bluetooth 4.0 LE to Chrome OS a few weeks ago, opening up the possibility of web-based apps that talk with your wearable.
This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...
After spending several weeks driving around Southern Africa, a week of which with my friend Shannon O’Donnell, we did a join appearance on, OnTravel. It was a two part show where we talked about our impressions of Africa and the travels we had upcoming during the next few months: my trip to St. Helena and [...]
Man, this show certainly went off the rails. We talk plenty about Nintendo stuff, but we also discuss all sorts of stuff. Not necessarily stuff that is family-friendly, but we try to keep it that way! All that, plus music, questions and craziness! Download the show here (thanks Poopaloop!)
Status as the consensus No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft is there for Duke's Jabari Parker to grasp. Of the three candidates for the top selection, Parker has the least bust potential, but he also has the lowest ceiling. Basketball Insiders...Show More Summary
“I’m showing up in the future like I’ve been here before.” From Los Angeles, MADE IN HEIGHTS is the brilliant collaboration of producer Sabzi, and sensual female vocalist Kelsey Bulkin. In the latest track “Murakami,” their mind-blowing...Show More Summary
On Friday's Hardball, Chris Matthews continued his tirade targeted at Democrats from the previous day, in the wake of the party's loss in the special election in Florida on Tuesday. The MSNBC host bemoaned how supposedly, "Republicans say, we've got to cut entitlements....And yet, they don't pay a price for it politically. Show More Summary
Declara Co-founder and CEO knows a lot about overcoming adversity and the process of learning as an adult. She also knows a lot about algorithms. On the Structure Show podcast this week, she explained how the two have intersected with her company's platform.
Boars, Gore, and Swords is hosted by stand-up comedians Ivan Hernandez and Red Scott. In each episode they break down HBO's Game of Thrones and George R.R.
“Chess players have the power!”~GM Maurice Ashley~ Back in December, Grandmaster Maurice Ashley made an appeal for the chess public to invest in the future of chess. This investment would go toward helping to change the face of chess tournaments under the name “Millionaire Chess“. As we have said from the start, chess players have […]