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Friday Varia and Quick Hits

I am under brutal, continuous assault by allergies this month so I had a slow, headachy, mucus-filled morning at Archaeology of the Mediterranean World Headquarters. But, the blog must go on and my readers deserve their quick hits and varia on this springlike Easter weekend. Social practice and archaeology in the Naples catacombs. Some cool […]

Quick Hit: An online forum on Twitter feminism

At The Nation, Andrea Smith, Mariame Kaba, Roxane Gay and our own Lori Adelman respond to Michelle Goldberg’s controversial piece on feminism’s so-called Twitter wars, and reflect on the role of Twitter and intra-movement disagreement as feminism grows and evolves. Check it out.

Interview: Djemba Djemba

Two of the most forward thinking hip-hop producers in the game — Djemba Djemba and Mr. Carmack — have teamed up for a quick joint tour across the country, hitting up Wallplay in NYC this Friday, April 18th. Both producers are nearly peerless when it comes to flipping hip-hop, pop and experimental beat samples to […]

5 Sexy Celebs That Are Hardly Celebs Anymore

Hollywood has been jam packed with young, sexy celebrities who hit the scene, quickly become It Girls and Heart throbs, dominate bullshit magazines like Seventeen, then hit their late 20s/early 30s and basically become completely insignificant, because, let’s face it, you were never that talented, just new, young, and sexy. Show More Summary

Captain America Primer

Captain America: Winter Soldier hit theaters with the force of a thunderclap two weeks ago, and since it continues to rake in box office “bank”, I thought it might be a good time to provide a quick primer on some … Continue reading ...

PS4 Hits 7 Million Globally

Hi guys! I’ve got a quick update to share with you. Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. just announced that PS4 has cumulatively sold through more than 7.0 million units globally as of April 6th, 2014. PS4 software sales are another bright spot, with more than 20.5 million copies sold at retail and PlayStation Store worldwide as of April 13th, 2014.

Blood Bowl 2 gameplay video shows quick gridiron action

What happens when you combine football with the creatures of the Warhammer universe? Focus Home Interactive has revealed some new gameplay footage for Cyanide Studios' upcoming Blood Bowl 2, showing footage of monsters hitting the gridiron.

Quick Hit: Syreeta on racial bias in photography

This weekend, our own Syreeta chatted with NPR’s On The Media about her recent Buzzfeed piece on the bias against dark skin embedded in the very technology of film photography. Give it a listen. And if you haven’t read her piece yet, you should — it’s a lovely blend of personal narrative and fascinating cultural history.

Game of Thrones: Tax Day is Coming!

5 days agoNews : Reason

April 15 is quickly approaching! Watch Game of Throne characters prepare their taxes in Reason TV's latest hit. Originally aired on April 9, 2014. Approximately 2:43. Written and performed by Justin Monticello. Shot and edited by Paul Detrick.  

Desserts: Toffee Nut Cookies

4.17 / 5 Stars | 6 Reviews by Lmonast "Quick and easy, this cookie recipe is a hit for potluck lunches, cookie exchanges or just to have on hand when company comes." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

The Weekly Single Recap: The Week of April 11, 2014

This week we return with a weekly single recap that is loaded down with star power as it features quick hit thoughts on new songs from Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, Blake Shelton, and Brad Paisley among some great newcomers. Read the full recap here!

Friday Varia and Quick Hits

Spring has finally arrived here on the North Plains and the snow piles are rapidly shrinking. Traditionally this is the end of the snow and the beginning of the “mud” season.  I have my tickets to Greece and, by the end of the today, my tickets to Alamogordo. I have three manuscripts in some degree […]

Midweek #ROW80 Check-In

last weekArts / Writing : Kait Nolan

Just a quick check-in today.  Hit the ground running this Round already.  Been SUPER duper busy at work (we’re doing data collection for a new grant, so I’m working late all week), but so far I’ve still churned out a little over 2k this week on TGMTY, writing M and T.  I also did a […]

Microsoft OneNote for Android now lets you create notebooks and sections

A couple of quick improvements are hitting the Microsoft OneNote app on Android today, bringing it closer to parity with the app on other platforms. It's a short changelog, but the biggest thing to note here is that you can now create Notebooks and Sections directly on your OneDrive account on your Android devices. Show More Summary

Stream Duck Sauce Quack

A few years ago, A-Trak got together with the pioneering house/garage producer Armand Van Helden to form the playful dance duo Duck Sauce, and they quickly scored a vast international hit with “Barbra Streisand.” Now, nearly four years after that song landed, they’re finally ready to release Quack, their giddy and engaging debut album, which [...]

Mixtape Of The Week: Girl Talk & Freeway Broken Ankles

I’ve always had a problem with Girl Talk, and my problem has been this: When he piles on those shards of pop hits so quickly that you barely have time to register what the song is before it’s over, I mostly just find myself wishing I could hear the whole damn song. That ADD hyperblitz [...]

“I Won”: Kanye and Future Rap About Their “Trophy Wives,” Kim and Ciara

“I put an angel in your ultrasound,” Kanye West brags in one of his verses on “I Won,” a new collaboration with Future that hit the web late last night. ‘Ye quickly follows up that bold claim with a pick-up line that should get someShow More Summary

With Markets in Transition, Value and Fundamentals More Important Than Ever

After hitting all-time highs last week, the markets quickly sold off ahead of first-quarter earnings, with Alcoa kicking things off Tuesday. Both the S&P 500 (SPY) and Dow (DIA) were down a little over 1% on Monday’s close.

Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s Car Engulfed In Flames At Texas Motor Speedway

last weekVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Today's weather-delayed running of the [Corporate Sponsor] 500 in Texas got bad for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. very quickly as his car lost a tire then caught on fire after hitting the wall. Read more...

Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s Car Engulfed In Flames At Texas Motor Speedway

last weekSports : Deadspin

Today's weather-delayed running of the [Corporate Sponsor] 500 in Texas got bad for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. very quickly as his car lost a tire then caught on fire after hitting the wall. Read more...

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