About a week ago, I was running into major issues during development of one of my side projects. After a few nights working to resolve whatever was breaking, I was getting frustrated with my lack of progress. The next night, I was video chatting with Olivier Lacan, and we started discussing the problem. Show More Summary
Disclosure: The organizers of Slush 2014 paid my way to Helsinki. Our coverage remains objective. HELSINKI — As far as side projects go, “IronDanger” is a doozy. But that’s the Finns for you. A team of animators from Rovio, Supercell, and a dozen other Finnish companies said they had banded together in their spare time […]
Some of you may have seen this, but it might give you a light moment this weekend. My son Benjamin showed me the video below on YouTube featuring singer Rob Cantor and his song, “Shia LaBeouf” — the actor best known for his role in Transformers as Sam Witwicky. The performances by the Gay Men’s […]
This discussion assumes a background knowledge of Jeff Jordan's essay " Homosexuality and Discrimination," summarized here. (Jordan was my office mate at the Center for Philosophy of Religion in 1989-90). • Same-Sex Marriage: Some Further...Show More Summary
My father loves cranberry sauce. I think he looks forward to Thanksgiving just because he knows his slices of turkey will come with a generous serving of cranberry sauce on the side. Cranberries are only available fresh for a few months starting in October, so he’ll stock up in the fall and freeze several bags. Show More Summary
Every year, I push myself to make a fantasy soccer side. Usually based around the English Premier League, I pick my side that is going to see me top the world. And then I leave it. This year, I still … Continue reading ? Draft11.com – The New And Exciting Way To Play Fantasy Soccer is a post from World Soccer Talk.
As a child growing up on Chicago's South Side in the 1920s, I often heard from my wise mother that I should pay attention to our neighbor, Dr. Julian Dawson, a black physician who inspired deep respect in our community.
One of my favorite sides to any holiday meal is roasted root vegetables. Parsnips, carrots, rutabagas, beets, sweet potatoes—they’re all so good! Root vegetables have a lot of natural sugars in them which caramelize when roasted at a high enough temperature. Show More Summary
I live in a fourth floor walkup in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The building is old — I have to hide from hot water in the shower whenever a neighbor flushes their toilet and my floor is legitimately slanted toward one side of the house. My across-the-hall neighbor has come home to a broken-in, robbed apartment three times. Show More Summary
Last night, Arcade Fire member Will Buter played an unannounced solo show at the Brooklyn venue Baby’s All Right. (He did something similar in D.C. back in August, but there wasn’t any video then.) He played a set full of entirely new songs, performing entirely solo (on guitar and keyboard) with a backing track. Decent-quality [...]
Creamy, starchy, and oh-so-cheesy scalloped potatoes are my ultimate holiday comfort food, and I know I'm not alone! While polishing off a casserole dish of this classic side is never a good idea - I know from personal experience - it is possible to lighten things up without losing the textures and flavors that make the original so decadent. Show More Summary
Trying to impress someone with your dance moves? There's science for that. Researchers investigated and uncovered which dance moves women find most appealing, which means that, most importantly, we can now say with certainty that the most attractive dance moves are "scientifically accurate ones." It's a good day to be a nerd.
Over Veterans day I decided to take my six year old son out to seem some static displays around base. It was one of those traditional things that my family on my parents side did for me when I was a kid. We stopped by the Cemetery on post first in order for hem to […]
“I wanted to share that side of my story, because I know there are so many other people out there that have gone through things like that, and you always feel like you’re the only one going through that. You walk out the door, and you see someone you know, and they ask you how [...]
Gwyneth Paltrow’s been a treasure trove of arrogant, out-of-touch and pretentious soundbites, so her latest comments come as something of a surprise. The Hollywood A-lister, in an interview… READ ON
After deviating from his usual choice of genre back in September and featuring on SBTRKT’s “Voices In My Head,” A$AP Ferg has decided to hook up with fellow rapper YG with production by THE FAM. The track is titled “This Side” and… The post Listen to A$AP Ferg’s “This Side” featuring YG appeared first on Highsnobiety.
One of the perks of my former life in the entertainment news business was getting early access to everything from books to movies to music to video games. On the down side, that early access often comes with the stipulation that you can’t say anything about what you’ve seen, read, played, or heard until the publisher says so. It’s an … [More]
Old men usually cling to two premises: the world is going to hell and music has decayed since they were young. In my case, the second proposition is self-evident. At age twelve, I discovered girls to the songs of Buddy Holly, LittleShow More Summary
From his room at the DeWitt Rehabilitation & Nursing Center on the Upper East Side in late October, Jerry Tallmer filed a typically frank essay to The Villager. Titled “Blue Moon Johnny; I Wasn’t My Brother’s Keeper,” it now reads, in...Show More Summary
From his room at the Dewitt Hospice on the Upper East Side in late October, Jerry Tallmer filed a typically frank essay to The Villager. Titled “Blue Moon Johnny; I Wasn’t My Brother’s Keeper,” it now reads, in the wake of the author’s...Show More Summary