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The Rise and Fall of iPhone Jailbreaking

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:40:16 +0000

[ios] The Life, Death, and Legacy of iPhone Jailbreaking… interesting history of iPhone Jailbreaking … ‘For a while, the hackers spread freedom. And they gave people across the world the chance to mod their iPhone to enhance its capabilities. “There was just so much fun stuff you could do—everyone jailbroke. iPhone OS 2 people still […]

Gallery of Wally Wood Art…

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:45:20 +0000


Pass Notes on Dominic Cummings

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:45:47 +0000

[politics] Dominic Cummings: the ‘career psychopath’ who thinks David Davis is ‘as thick as mince’ … Pass Notes on Dominic Cummings … ‘Appearance: A hard-boiled egg with the haunted eyes of a man who has seen Michael Gove without his mask.’

Why Rube Goldberg Remain Relevant…

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:45:03 +0000

[comics] Inside the surprisingly dark world of Rube Goldberg machines… A look at why Rube Goldberg Machines remain relevant… … ‘Almost a century old, Rube Goldberg machines retain their appeal: “There’s something in our brains that likes to see cause and effect played out, to see it in a way that we can understand,” Joseph […]

Another Look at the Keepers

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:45:11 +0000

[docu] The Keepers: ‘I’ve dealt with survivors and they’re sickened by the church’s response’ … Another look at Netflix’s True Crime documentary ‘The Keepers’… ‘The response of the archdiocese of Baltimore has been surprising, to say the least. “People in churches and schools in Baltimore started sending us literature that the archdiocese was sending out, […]

Dying Lion’s Lack of Cosmic Awareness…

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:30:09 +0000

[life] Dying Lion Sure Doesn’t Feel As Though He’s Completing Some Great Cosmic Circle … ‘Observing his surroundings, the moribund lion reported that he has seen no brilliant gleaming light shining down from the heavens that makes him realize he’s part of a sacred tradition as old as life itself, nor has a hush seemed […]

Alan Moore’s List of Must-see and Must-Not-See TV

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:45:19 +0000

[moore] Alan Moore’s list of must-see and not-see TV (from 2004) … ‘I did look forward to my weekly dose of stabbing and sodomy.’

On the Lasting Appeal of Richard Donner’s Superman Movie

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 11:45:09 +0000

[movies] To the Wonder: The Lyrical Appeal and Influence of Richard Donner’s ‘Superman’ … a look at the lasting appeal of the original Superman movie … ‘On Superman, Donner had a clear vision, almost of three movies in one, with distinct styles, linked by the thread of the Kal-El/Clark Kent/Superman journey—a “lasso of truth” to […]

Lost at Sea…

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:45:29 +0000

[life] A Speck in the Sea … the amazing survival story of a fisherman who fell overboard from his lobster boat at night in the North Atlantic … ‘The boots gave Aldridge a chance to think. He wasn’t going to sink — not right away, anyway. But he was still in a very bad situation. […]

The Difficulty of Translating Seinfeld into German

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:20:14 +0000

[tv] What’s the deal with translating Seinfeld … a look at the difficulty of translating Seinfeld (or any sitcom) from one language to another … ‘Lip-synch dubbing, despite its ultimate benefits, can get very complicated. It’s not just that the lines may not translate directly — they also have to take just as long to […]

Whatever happened to Jennicam?

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 11:45:30 +0000

[web]Whatever happened to Jennicam? … the Reply All Podcast tracked down Jennifer Ringley – arguably the first person who lived their life online – and discovered what happened after she switched the camera off … ‘My husband’s last name is Johnson and Jennifer Johnson is practically better than Jane Doe. I never thought I would […]

Big Fucking TV / Fucking Shit Router

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:45:14 +0000

[funny] Big Fucking TV can’t find the Fucking Shit Router …

“This creature should be a profane abomination.”

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:35:54 +0000

[alien] A Profane Abomination … a list of designs H.R. Giger was hired to produce for the movie Alien … ‘THE ALIEN, THIRD (MATURE) PHASE. Having left its victim, the Alien promptly grows to man-size, whereupon it is terrifically dangerous. It is very mobile, strong, and capable of tearing a man to pieces. It feeds […]

When did Columbo Jump the Shark?

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 11:30:08 +0000

[tv] When good TV goes bad: the moment Columbo’s case went cold … When did Columbo Jump the Shark? … ‘If classic Columbo is good and late-era Columbo is bad, then the lieutenant must have jumped the shark with the 1989 return of the mac? In truth, you have to go further back – to […]

Tenth Circle Added To Hell — The Onion

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 11:24:05 +0000

[hell] Tenth Circle Added To Rapidly Growing Hell … Hell modernises – from The Onion … Frigax The Vile, a leading demonic presence, is one of the most vocal supporters of the new circle.“In the past, the underworld was ill-equipped to handle the new breed of sinners flooding our gates–downsizing CEOs, focus-group coordinators, telemarketing sales […]