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Mar

The golden age of scripted radio faded in the 1950s. And though it’s unlikely to experience a second coming, old-time radio is experiencing something

15

Dec

allthingseurope:

Prague in Christmas (by Rich pick)

allthingseurope:

Prague in Christmas (by Rich pick)

theacademy:

RIP Peter O’Toole

http://rollingstone.tumblr.com/post/70107461353/in-the-belly-of-the-beast

rollingstone:

You’re a typical milk cow in America, and this is your life. You are raised, like pigs, on a concrete slab in a stall barely bigger than your body. There, you never touch grass or see sun till the day you’re herded to slaughter. A cocktail of drugs, combined with breeding decisions, has grossly…

21

May

msnnews:

Microsoft today unveiled its next-generation console called the Xbox One. Check out its exclusive features. 

msnnews:

Microsoft today unveiled its next-generation console called the Xbox One. Check out its exclusive features

20

Dec

bookmania:

Christmas in Shakespeare and Co., Paris (Photo by cupofcoffee)

bookmania:

Christmas in Shakespeare and Co., Paris (Photo by cupofcoffee)

28

Nov

motherjones:

The US Navy is laying off most of its trained spy-dolphins. Here’s a slideshow of cute—and creepy—photos of the Navy program that trains marine mammals as minesweepers and underwater sentries.

#dolphin layoffs

motherjones:

The US Navy is laying off most of its trained spy-dolphins. Here’s a slideshow of cute—and creepy—photos of the Navy program that trains marine mammals as minesweepers and underwater sentries.

#dolphin layoffs

The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom.

Jon Stewart (via usatoday)

FJP: Sums it up about right.

(via futurejournalismproject)

Twitter Fiction Festival Live Event This Saturday

nypl:

If you are a tweeter who likes a good story, join The New York Public Library for the Twitter Fiction Festival Live Event on Saturday, December 1, 2012, 1:00 - 5:00 pm. This live event is great for readers and writers alike and will showcase the Twitter Fiction Festival, which begins today, November 28.

The Festival captures the stories of Twitter users who tell and share stories within 40 characters over a five day period. Selected participants from five different continents will share stories about crime, mysteries, globe-trotting, food, poetry, and much more!

Follow these stories on Twitter at #twitterfiction throughout the week and then celebrate the Festival at Berger Forum this Saturday. Registration is required for this event. Refreshments also will be provided. 

The event is hosted by Twitter, The New York Public Library, Plympton and The Brown Institute for Media Innovation. 

#Twitterfiction

evachen212:

I came, I saw, I conquered @bergdorfs shoe sale inventory of pointy Manolos


#blahniks!

evachen212:

I came, I saw, I conquered @bergdorfs shoe sale inventory of pointy Manolos

#blahniks!