Archive for ‘Other- Media’

November 8, 2010

Week’s 5 Most Popular Stories: Nov. 1-Nov. 7, 2010

by Matt Forcey

 

Determined by your clicks!

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November 1, 2010

Play Digital Spy with Covert USB Drives Hidden Around the City

by Matt Forcey

In a scrupulous world, this would be a really cool idea.  As part of his residency with EyeBeam in New York City, Aram Bartholl has created an interesting sociological experiment.  An anonymous, offline, peer-to-peer file sharing network.  On the sly, he has secreted USB flash drives into walls, buildings and street curbs, in publicly accessible spaces

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October 17, 2010

Week’s 5 Most Popular Stories: Oct. 11-Oct. 17, 2010

by Matt Forcey

Determined by your clicks!

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October 13, 2010

Christopher Walken Cooking Chicken and Pears

by Matt Forcey

 

There’s really no commentary needed here.  It’s simply a joy to watch this man do… well, anything.  (watch the video after the jump)

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September 30, 2010

Jason Schwartzman Demos the Hell Out of the New Yorker iPad App

by Matt Forcey

The new App has everything that is in the print edition and more: extra cartoons, extra photographs, videos, audio of writers and poets reading their work.

This week’s inaugural tablet issue features an animated version of David Hockney’s cover, which he drew on an iPad. There is also a short film starring Jason Schwartzman and directed by Roman Coppola.

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September 19, 2010

Who Done You Wrong? Time for a Vigilante Revenge Rap

by Matt Forcey

This is a Public Service Announcement from your friends at Watch. Read. Repeat.

Have you been the victim of bad customer service?  Just had a terrible meal at a restaurant?  Some wayward friend owes you money?  Simply unable to be passive aggressive?  With the litigious society we live in today, why take a risk doing your own dirty work?  Solve your problems just like the wealthy and connected… hire a hit man.

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September 15, 2010

America In The Twilight Zone: I Can’t Believe We Are Even Discussing This

by Matt Forcey

Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, put down your labels for a moment and see if you can think about this as an American and a member of the human race.  The “Ground Zero Mosque” story has been brewing for a good month or so now.   Regardless of how this turns out, it’s one more log to toss on the signal fire, stoked by our political right, that reminds the rest of the world that this is America, the land of Liberty and Freedom for All… as long as you look the right way (pun intended) and believe in the same things we do. 

I wish this was an isolated incident, but unfortunately it’s just the highest profile, due to its location.  This same story has been repeated all across the country

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