May 2024
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There’s good reason for why all of my friends are Trekkies…

(granted some of them just don’t know it yet, since they may not have watched enough)

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“Night Work” by Scissor Sisters

Dirty lyrics set to dirtier grooves.  Not meant for consumption by squares.

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Time to pack it in

Well, I guess that’s the end of this blog.  According to Prince, the Internet is on the way out.  See you all on the next publication medium.

This article was originally posted on The Legal Satyricon

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From the “Thank God Congress Has Nothing Better to Do” Desk: Four U.S. Senators Write Stern Letter to Facebook

Plenty of whiny types are up in arms over Facebook’s recent “personalization” improvements, which automatically link fan pages for companies, bands, television shows, etc. to users’ profiles, based on their self-proclaimed favorites.  Also, when a user specifies their favorite music, movies, books, and the like, that information may now be accessed more readily by parties [...]

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“Fever” by Bullet for My Valentine

Released today, BFMV’s third studio album is definitely worth a listen — especially if you like screamo that’s set against a decent melody.  This album is chock full of signature sound, including plenty of double bass and thick harmonies.  I’ve only listened to it twice through so far, but I’m definitely not disappointed with this [...]

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An Open Letter to Television Writers and Producers re:Civilian Consultants

Dear Television Writers and Producers:

Let me start off by saying that I am a huge fan of television and that I particularly enjoy the pervasive one-hour episodic drama genre.  Cop and lawyer shows are my absolute favorite, despite the fact that they often present embellishments and minor procedural inaccuracies.  One of the only things that [...]

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“Good Apollo I’m Burning Star IV, Vol. 1: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness” by Coheed and Cambria

On first listen, this album might sound cheesy to some, but you can hear a level of confidence that refuses to be ignored.  You can almost hear the band members saying, “Yeah, what we’re doing is different… weird even.  Deal with it.”

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Album: “The Dream” by In This Moment

I’m well overdue in posting one of these.  Check this band out if you like good chick rock.  Think Veruca Salt meets Hawthorne Heights.

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Album: “Minus All” by Imperative Reaction

Best.  Industrial.  Album.  Ever.  Okay, so maybe I’m exaggerating.  Best I’ve heard this week, anyway.

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Anonymous Hooker Blogger Outed

If you’re a fan of Showtime‘s adult series “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” (or even if you aren’t), you may be interested to know that the real-life anonymous author of the blog and book that inspired the series went public earlier this week.  (Source)

Dr. Brooke Magnanti, Ph.D. in informatics, epidemiology and forensic science, in [...]

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