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Maybe I Don’t Need To Understand

6 days agoMusic / Rock & Pop : Fluxblog

Bleachers “You’re Still A Mystery” I interviewed Jack Antonoff from Bleachers a few months ago, and I was impressed by his candor and ambition. We talked a lot about disappointing the indie world has become, and how it’s awful when artists consistently hedge their bets, especially when it comes to projecting real emotion in their […]

Episode 2: The 6 Rules for More Effective Slide Presentations [Podcast]

Welcome to the new season of This Is Your Life. In this second episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about how to make your slide presentations more effective. As leaders, communication is essential to success. In this episode, Michele and I discuss how to use slides to enhance your presentations and make a […]

Ag Economy; and, Regulatory Issues- Wednesday

Agricultural Economy University of Illinois agricultural economist Gary Schnitkey indicated yesterday at the farmdoc daily blog (“Range in Revenues and Returns Possible for Corn in 2014”) that, “The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a revised World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on July 11, 2014. In this report, the 2014 Market Year Average […]

Episode 116: We Can Get To Anywhere From Here

Listen slowly and see: Matt and Ryan listen to and discuss The Velvet Underground's "The Velvet Underground & Nico." Episode 116: We Can Get To Anywhere From Here 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)]

Ep. 279 – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dave, Devindra, and Jeff discuss the pleasures of Boyhood and pick their favorite Emmy nominees. Be sure to read Annalee Newitz’s Apes timeline, and learn more about Dave’s favorite moment in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes as well as the...Show More Summary

Podcast Beyond Episode 351: Dream PlayStation Projects

If Sony gave the Internet's No. 1 PlayStation podcast the keys to its studios, what kind of game would they make?

Everywhere you look in the city there are shrines

(photograph is So long ago I left it in the dust by Fritsch) These are hymns for urban-grey pyramids. Everywhere you look in the city there are shrines. Though moments of trascendentalism in the urban experience are rare, they can be achieved with a decent pair of headphones and an active imagination. The sound in your ears... Read the full post »

Jeff Gundlach: Full Podcast, Now Online

This past weekend was the inaugural show of Masters in Business. Its a new Bloomberg radio show (read how it came about here). The first show was an interview with Jeff Gundlach, who has become one of the bond market’s most influential and savvy investors. His firm, Double Line Capital, manages about $50 billion. Over the...Read More

Book Club: A Storm of Swords Daenerys V and Tyrion VII

6 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

With the completion of Season 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ivan and Red dig back into the Boars, Gore, And Swords book club, where they cover the chapters of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series that correspond to the previous television season. No book spoilers past the TV show! Read the rest

'Green News Report' - July 15, 2014

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Huge Christian organization divests from fossil fuels; Germany pledges $1 billion to international climate fund; Australia slides backward to repeal carbon tax;Show More Summary

Massively Speaking Episode 305: Bubbles bursting

Are the virtues of free-to-play still up for debate? Apparently so, as several industry figures questioned the long-term prospects and benefits of the business model this past week, which means that Justin and Bree will also be taking a hard look at F2P once more. Show More Summary

Meeting Walter Harris, Chess Pioneer

Finally meeting the legendary Walter Harris at 2014 World Open! Walter Harris is someone that the chess world may not know of, but those who have followed stories of The Chess Drum realize his importance in the annals of chess history. Harris, 72, is the first player of African descent to earn the title of […]


35 I never want the first song on this album, “Woman of Many Colors,” to end. It’s so catchy and beautifully crafted. It’s just over three minutes but it tours and tears through the singer’s almost neurotically thought-out sense of placelessness. The singer wants to find a home in a place that wants her to [...]

Coming Up For Air

The Acid “Basic Instinct” The Acid are a great example of something that in only a few years will sound very specific to this period of time, this pocket of years in the first half of this decade. This particular song sounds a lot like the more famous Alt-J, but I think this is a […]

Fuel/Friends Chapel Session #31: PHOX

In a recent segment on NPR’s All Things Considered, PHOX frontwoman Monica Martin confided to Melissa Block a similar thing to what she told me last year — that she has somehow, unbelievably, been a timid singer for years. To watch the glory that slowly unfolds now out of her tight green bud of self […]

Daily Downloads (The Moondoggies, Letting Up Despite Great Faults, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Dream Bear: "Sunset Eyes" [mp3] John Lucas: Clearing Stones EP [mp3] Letting Up Despite Great Faults: "Wrapped" [mp3] from Neon The Moondoggies: "Midnight...

Hamas Rocket Strikes Persist After Israel OKs Ceasefire Proposal

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Leaders of Hamas aren't backing an Egyptian-brokered plan, leaving a potential peace in jeopardy. In its response, Israel threatens a return to airstrikes.

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