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ShareIf you watch only one TED talk this year, you should be sure to watch Rob Reid's talk "The $8 billion iPod." Reid, the founder of Rhapsody, debuts Copyright Math (TM), the field of study "based on actual numbers from entertainment industry lawyers...
( They must get around. Not that the results of their intervention are particularly obvious to correct when it comes across one's desk.
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I shocked some people last summer with one of my blogs. I said people who believed hydraulic fracturing itself contaminated groundwater were like the people who believe the moon landings were staged, Elvis is alive or Obama wasn’t born in the U.S. The temperature for me was rising after that. Thankfully within weeks of my…
It seems Josh Fox’s film Gasland is somewhat fittingly, a recycled idea.
Louis J. Gasnier beat Josh Fox to exploiting people’s fears in the 1930’s. Referred to as an exploitation film, Louis J Gasnier’s ‘Reefer Madness’ starts out with the foreward:
“The motion picture you are about to witness may startle you. It would not have been possible, otherwise, to sufficiently emphasize the frightful toll of the new drug menace which is destroying the youth of America in alarmingly – increasing numbers. Marihuana [sic] is that drug – a violent narcotic – an unspeakable scourge. Its first effect is sudden, violent, uncontrollable laughter; then come dangerous hallucinations …”
You can see the whole film here. Its depictions of crazed pot addicts jumping around, can today cause sudden, violent and uncontrollable laughter. For that alone it’s worth a watch.
A new Quebec-based industry association was launched last week with Mario Levesque as its president. Opponents fight to stop natural gas development so Quebec’s fair share will be zero. Mr. Levesque believes for a positive future for his children in Quebec someone needs to work for Quebec’s fair share. The Oil and Gas Services Association… Continue reading »
Share After a spate of recently-hacked phone nudes, it's clear our advice to never shoot pictures of your own junk isn't going to catch on. So if you're going to do it, at least do it well. Here's how to...
I've been 'around' for a few years now, pursuing the shifting goal of a sharable home-made surfers resource site focused on ease of use and variety of mostly adult ( whoa : I didn't say prurient ) content.