Daily Archives: January 18, 2013

90’s Music Open Thread

The 1990’s was unique in many ways. Lot’s of new faces and sounds, including an explosion of indie artists and the Grunge era. What were your favorite songs of the 90’s?

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Captain Kirk Is Da Shat

Via Jim Treacher: George Takei: William Shatner is a ‘douche’ It’s been 45 years since George Takei and William Shatner co-starred on Star Trek, but Takei still remembers the experience vividly – and not with fondness. Takei discussed his bad … Continue reading

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Technology Is Not Magic

From The Mystery Of Ezra Klein by Mickey Kaus: The Education of Ezra Klein (and Barack Obama) continues: In 2007, Young Ezra Klein was full of enthusiasm about the cost-saving potential of electronic record keeping in the health industry. The … Continue reading

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Albania is a really strange place

From photographer Jill Peters: ‘Sworn Virgins’ of Albania “A perfectly ordinary girl, perhaps with aspirations of marriage and becoming a mother is asked by her family to take a vow of celibacy and foreswear sexual relations for life. She is … Continue reading

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