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Rex Sorgatz

Idea: a chain of popup stores. (I don't know what it even means, but it seems like everything is now either a chain or a popup store.)

jan 27
2005

The Current

ONLINE

I know, you already know: Google Video Search.

The 2005 Bloggies site is back up. (It was down most of last week.)

ANT is out. It allows you to subscribe to RSS feeds that automatically download video.

Amazon has added a new feature onto its A9 search engine that lets you see photos of the location you're trying to find. (Only available in 10 cities right now.) Here's how they did it.

That Wired Firefox story is now up. So is the faux-memo-from-the-future that imagines Linus Torvalds dropping Bill Gates a note.

TV

Two Johnny Carson Clips You Won't See on CNN This Week.

Prices are dropping! The entire first season of Buffy is on sale at Amazon for $15. That was short-lived. It's back up to $30.

MUSIC VIDEOS

Beck, "Hell Yes". Directed by Shynola.

The Postal Service, "We Will Become Silhouettes". Directed by Jared Hess (director of Napoleon Dynamite).

Death Cab for Cutie, "Title & Registration".

LCD Soundsystem, "Daft Punk Is Playing at my House".

BOOKS

Do you need another Malcolm Gladwell interview? Okay, here's one at Nerve.

WORDS

Wikipedia: Heavy metal umlaut. Take that, Encarta!

FILM

Hal Hartley did something or other that got the attention of Wired News.

David LaChapelle made a movie about krumping, which is mix of clowns and hip-hop.

Yahoo heads for Hollywood. And here's an interview with the mastermind.

Top 50 Movie Deaths.

Crispin Glover asks too many questions.

LOCAL

The 89.3 The Current blog had 265 comments on its first post-launch post.

CP's story on the Art Shanty, which a few of my friends are part of.




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