AP: With the help of French special forces, Niger’s military on Friday killed the last two jihadists holed up inside a dormitory on the grounds of a military garrison in the desert town of Agadez, and freed at least two … Continue reading ?
Radio On! radiotower.jpeg Most folks do one thing for a living and are happy that way. I'm not. I need a lot of challenges that change all the time. I have a lot of different occupations, acting, playing music, writing and talk radio host on an LA station. Of the latter, I knew nothing about the genre at all when I got into it 10 1/2 years ago. Show More Summary
Lance Bangs spent his youth making music videos for bands such as Sonic Youth, R.E.M., Belle & Sebastian and The Shins, and, among other camera jobs, lensing episodes of Jackass.
Today on the 101 headed home from gym, I saw a 2010 GMC SUV with the bumper stickers "Who Is John Galt?" and "I Love Capitalism" on the back. If memory serves, said vehicle was made after the US Government saved said company via loans, that is, taxpayer dollars. I guess this is the right-wing whackaloon version of "Deadhead sticker on a Cadillac".
Objectively, the word "moderate" does not come to mind if you look at the majority of Rep. MikeCoffman's record. There's no justification for journalists to label him as a "moderate."
Amy Cleary, author of WineBookGirl, has a daughter, "K," who is some sort of modern gastronomic genius. Anyone who incorporates Boo Berry and 4505 Meats' famous chicharrones must be. [ more › ]
BBC Radio's Gilles Peterson, who I met about 12 years ago, has been connecting musical dots for over a generation. He is now blending soul, funk, latin, house, jazz, hip-hop in an effortless manner that makes it seem like jumbling those genres is exactly how it should be.
TweetLet’s see here, we’ve got a G-Wagen, another G-Wagen, A W123 and another W123 Click to expand I know there’s something going on, but I don’t know what it is.
Including America's most bikeable neighbourhoods, love trains, lost buildings, world's most expensive train station, breakthrough technologies, and are shopping arcades the new laneways?,...
we're a happy family.... weinerwedding.jpeg Midnight Wednesday, Anthony Weiner--who resigned from Congress two years ago because of a "sexting" scandal--has announced he will run for mayor of New York City. He will enter a crowded field...Show More Summary
No more Mr. Pibb. No more Diet Rite. No more Shasta. No more Slice. This summer in Marin, soda is as out as driving a black 1999 Range Rover. [ more › ]
A musical-comedy showcase tries to shake the genre's lame reputation. Even with the success of acts like Lonely Island and Flight of the Conchords, people still tend to view musical comedy with some suspicion, and not without reason....Show More Summary
Over the weekend, I was invited to a screening up a new, 11-part webseries, Dude, Where's My Chutzpah?, a one-woman circus (with a lot of help from her friends) by Jessie Kahnweiler, who wrote, directed, produced and stars in the series as... Jessie Kahnweiler.
An Onion-style parody site takes aim at news and politics in York Region. Aside from our brief flirtation with the likes of RebelMayor, the 416 just hasn’t had any ongoing political satire of note (arguably it hasn’t needed it lately, but let’s put that aside for now). Show More Summary
For the curious, and for the haters, a long interview with Saint Genet director Ryan Mitchell (about Paradisiacal Rites, about Shoot, about the Jackass phenomenon, about whether pulling a performance stunt like Shoot is just a cheapShow More Summary
Hiroko's still stranded on the island of Puerto Rico, so she has left me in charge of keeping the Daily Dose alive. In today's segment, we're going to dive into the opening theme of a series that was a fated encounter for me. When IShow More Summary
Aerial footage of the City of London at night from JasonHawkes on Vimeo. Aerial photographer Jason Hawkes has posted this short video, taken during a flight over the Square Mile’s skyscrapers last night. Of note are the nearly topped-out...Show More Summary
Jonna Lee and iamamiwhoami When iamamiwhoami (that’s: i am – am i – who am i) first started chucking bonkers videos upon an otherwise unsuspecting YouTube population in December 2009, nobody – and that includes the Swedish group themselves...Show More Summary
According to a handwritten account in the activists' zine, Carlos Cruz had "bruises on elbows, knees, legs [and] throat." Emotions ran high at San Francisco State University on May 21, where a group of activists held a rally decrying police officers’ excessive use of force in an incident that occurred last Thursday, May 16. Show More Summary
Apple's $100 billion in offshore profits is managed in Reno, tracked by accountants in Austin, and stored in Manhattan banks. That's called having your apple and eating it too. It's up to our leaders, not corporate executives, to fix this problem.