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August 31, 2010

Live for Pakistan

Tune in now and join me in raising money for flood victims in Pakistan :: Kaki King, Josh Grobin, Ben Folds to perform :: click below to watch ::


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August 30, 2010

Wilderness Downtown :: Arcade Fire & Google

download chrome and try this :: integrates your childhood neighborhood into an interactive music video :: http://www.thewildernessdowntown.com/ :: nostalgia is the new apathy!

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August 26, 2010


David Mercandante :: fascinating videos of our routines :: click below to watch ::


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August 23, 2010

The Oregon Trail

although this reference is lost on me (i think we had one computer in my school,) i am told it will bring back memories. and i was also told to mention a "grueling place" :: whatever that means :: click below to watch ::

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Glass House Conversations

I've been asked by the The Philip Johnson Glass House to moderate a week-long convo around a question of my choice :: here it is :: hope you can join even for a brief thought!

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August 20, 2010

the age of uncertainty :: "ordinary lives"

blogger steerforth discovers a photo album has been delivered to his office and tells its story :: click below to see and read ::


the whole blog is great

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August 18, 2010


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August 17, 2010

Indian Mallakhamb Gymnastics

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OK Cupid :: "don't be ugly by accident"

interesting analysis of photos used on the OK Cupid dating site ::


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August 16, 2010

how to be alone :: andrea dorfman

i'm so into this :: click below to watch ::

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August 13, 2010

Ratatat :: the drugs :: new video

awesomely awkward new video by brooklyn's Ratatat :: made (allegedly) from getty stock footage :: click below to watch ::

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August 12, 2010

super sad true love story, you lost me there, and five (more) books

finished our reading list? :: check out the site FIVE BOOKS :: where "every day an eminent writer, thinker, commentator, politician, academic chooses five books on their specialist subject" :: click here to visit

also, turns out everything now has a trailer, including BOOKS! :: click below to watch one very sad and one very funny book trailer ::

YOU LOST ME THERE by Rosecrans Baldwin ::

SUPER SAD TRUE LOVE STORY by Gary Shteyngart ::

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August 9, 2010

radiolab "moments"

will hoffman compliments WNYC's Radiolab's audio genius with this amazing video about "moments" and what they are :: click below to watch ::

:: radiolab--a "blur between science, philosophy, and human experience"--is some of the best storytelling out there :: listen to their shows or download their podcasts by clicking here

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August 6, 2010

Stealing Beauty :: an Ikea film

Honey, I'm home...in IKEA!! :: each scene lasts as long as they don't get caught :: click below to watch ::

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Big Bang by BLU

click below to watch ::

and then LUIS by Joaquín Cociña, Cristóbal León and Niles Atallah :: an incredible use of BLU's techniques :: click below to watch ::

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August 4, 2010

"made up"

couldn't stop watching this quiet and lovely animation :: by mirjam plettinx :: reminds me of triplets of belleville :: ahhhh, the french :: click below to watch

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August 3, 2010

our reading list

compiled from the original short list of everyone's must-read books ::

if you have more books to add, feel free to comment below!

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August 2, 2010

1000 Awesome Things

click below ::

1000 Awesome Things

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