A music video by my friend, filmmaker David Speranza, for singer/songerwriter Alfa Garcia.
Another geek subculture I am either not cool enough or too cool to embrace: What I want to know is this: Who certifies that all those electric instruments and amps and such are steam powered? Cuz what would Jules Verne think if they weren’t? Seriously, though: Abney Park’s Web site is gorgeous…
The last man to be here was never heard from again. He won’t be back this way till 2010… (h/t to Ken via email)
A nonhagiographic reminder of why Jackson was the King of Pop… and an early master of the music video:
The Lizards are one of my favorite bands, and their satire is always sharp and smart and necessary. As in their latest bitter ditty:
via Calculated Risk and Eschaton
A fan Valentine to the not-late yet lamented-in-his-absence Rick Moranis: via Cinematical
This is supposed to be amusing, of course, but it makes me a little sad. It makes me wonder, Who decided that parts of our bodies were “naughty” and deserve to be covered up, and why are some of those parts different for men and women? (via Very Short List)
My brother Ken sent me this yesterday as an antidote to 9/11 memories: Word.
Something cheery on this seventh anniversary of 9/11, because I don’t want to think about how there’s still a big hole in the ground in Lower Manhattan. For Christ’s sake, we defeated Hitler and the Japs in less time. The Wave Pictures – 'Just Like A Drummer' @ Yahoo! Video via Very Short List