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Josh Colas @ 2014 Denker

20 hours agoHobbies / Chess : The Chess Drum

Josh and Guy Colas after 2014 Denker.Photo by Daaim Shabazz. Josh Colas has had many successes in his tournament career, but he has had a rough going lately. With two subpar results in the U.S. Junior Closed and the Cadet Championship, he entered the Denker Tournament hoping to make an impact. Leading late in the […]

Cricket Show S5 Episode 29: It's Not About the Couch

Is a psychologist more important than a coach? That's one of the questions Mark Garaway, David Hinchliffe and Sam Lavery look at on the show this week and come up with some interesting conclusions. Please the team talk about the coach-captain...Show More Summary

The Shouting Matches - Seven Sisters

Sounds like: Band of Horses, Delta Spirit Song: The Shouting Matches - Seven Sisters What's so good? Since a new Bon Iver song appeared recently, interest is again rising for everything Justin Vernon related. It seems appropriate, then, to revisit some of Vernon's lesser known gems. Show More Summary

Dan Kennedy, host of The Moth

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

In the latest episode of the RiYL podcast, Brian Heater interviews the host of the long-running true-story live performance and podcast, The Moth. Read the rest

iMore show 413: New MacBook Pros, best apps of July

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Rene, Peter, and Ally talk best apps and games of July, 2014, streaming music, Facebook and Instagram making separate...Show More Summary

The /Filmcast: Bonus Ep. – 24: Live Another Day

David chats with his brother, Michael, about the most recent season of 24. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call and leave a voicemail at 781-583-1993. Also, like us on Facebook! Download or Play Now inShow More Summary

Hardline 27: EA Access, Deep Silver's smooth moves, and decapitations

For this week's episode of Hardline, the major topic of discussion was Electronic Arts' new subscription service for Xbox One that offers full access to select games and discounts on digital DLC and full-game purchases for $4.99 per month, or $29.99 annually. Show More Summary

People in crowds do not spontaneously de-evolve into subhuman beasts

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

The viewpoint that humans in large groups are dangerous has informed the policies and tactics of governments and police forces for more than a century, and like many prescientific musings, much of it is wrong. David McRaney investigates in the latest episode of You AreNot So Smart. Read the rest

Blue and horse

The sort of synth-pop we’ve often traded in at 20JFG is, of course, of the night.  From Minimal Wave through the Chromatics to current proponents, Gold Zebra.  It’s music that has an almost symbiotic relationship with our sweatier loves, Techno and House.  For this is music for the cold blue of dawn.  Of that calm,... Read the full post »

'Green News Report' - July 31, 2014

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 20m gallon water main break, amid worst drought in CA history, exposes threat of decrepit U.S. water infrastructure; Record wildfires depleting firefighting budgets;...Show More Summary

Frotcast 214: Macon Blair From ‘Blue Ruin’

-Listenontheplayerabove,ordownloadasanmp3here (rightclick,saveas).It’sthe“ReturnoftheMack”thisweekontheFrotcast,asBrendanreturnsfromhiswedding-relatedhiatustorejointheFrotcastasamarriedman.WealsobringbackcomediansMattLieb andOJPatterson andwelcomeguestMaconBlairfromBlueRuin,who,wouldn’tyouknowit,isabigFilmDrunkfan.

CNN's Costello Rips Congress For Adjourning While 'Rome Burns'; Hounds GOP Rep. On Impeachment

Carol Costello badgered Congressman Matt Salmon on Thursday's CNN Newsroom over Congress choosing to go into recess instead of dealing with issues like illegal immigration: "Congress is again the butt of jokes on late-night TV. RomeShow More Summary

Vector 51: State of the ebooks

Vector is a news and analysis show focusing on the biggest stories, hottest trends, and most important issues in technology, past, present, and future. On this week's show, Serenity Caldwell of Macworld joins Rene to talk about ebooks,...Show More Summary

The Last Transmission Pits the Heliocentrics with Cult Filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles

Now-Again Records The Heliocentrics are one of the most interesting groups currently drawing inspiration from the shadowy world of library music, a realm in which elite, versatile studio musicians cut tracks to spec for TV, film, ads, and radio interstitials. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Dubya's bio of his dad, Santorum's 'religious liberty' film, cats vs. guns

Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Chagrin Falls: Corporate Sky-Deity Bless America: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook July 30: Alaska Fisheries In Midst Of An Economic Collapse., by CanisMaximus While Americans...Show More Summary

New Holland Ag Journalist Contest

This is for you ag journalists out there. It’s a reminder that New Holland, one of our AMS coverage sponsors, is going to give a way a trip to Italy in 2015 to one lucky winner. All you have to do is take a creative picture using your little New Holland tractor or a creative selfie using your New Holland... Read More

FMC Anthem Singing Contest Nears Finalists

On August 4th FMC will announce the four finalists for their Stand Up and Be Heard Anthem Singing Contest. At the Ag Media Summit, our sponsor, FMC, was in the InfoExpo. I stopped and visited Paul Redhage for an update. Paul loves interacting with all the students that have entered this contest which is in its third year. He says... Read More

We’re Sick Of Hearing About George Zimmerman

On the one hand, it’s good to know that George Zimmerman is so hard up that he’s volunteering

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