Links for 5.17.10: 1,000 Tips for Better Abs and More Taylory Momsens
by Josh Kimball
*Video: You may watch this video of William S. Burroughs shooting a handgun at William Shakespeare if you want. Kansas, 1995.
*Headlines: The New York Times‘ David Carr writes wittily about the death of the witty headline. Regular listenerd readers (a rarity, not a paradox, I’m told) will note that we follow the mantra recently put forth by @oblique_chirps: “Repetition is a form of change.”
*Imagery: I’m not much of a Star Wars geek at all. In fact, up until recently, I thought Boba Fett was a woman. But these helmets from The Vader Project are magnificent.
*Reading: Read Spencer Sloan’s blogging at Crib Notes. Now this is how to write a blog. Like a human being.
*Facebook: danah boyd says “Facebook is a utility; utilities get regulated.” Like many of the people boyd cites at the beginning of her post, I thought it would be weird to quit, too. For personal connections. For research. For work. But it ended up feeling great?
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