'textbook definition of surrealism'
In his epic new bio of James Brown, "The One
"--an account of not just the man's life and music, but a panoramic view of African-American, southern and American political and cultural history of the 20th Century--author R.J. Smith briefly discusses "Future Shock," a dance show that Brown hosted in the mid-1970s. It aired on a pioneering Atlanta station, WTCG, a Ted Turner-owned UHF station that would become a satellite channel by the end of 1976. Along with the pay-only HBO (started in '75 in select markets), WTCG paved the way for a cable TV revolution. Its name would be changed to WTBS
(otherwise known as Superstation WTBS) in 1979. [more inside]
posted by raysmj
on Aug 14, 2012 -
My Robot Friend
has just released a lovely video
for the acoustic version of 'Waiting' a song he made with Alison Moyet for his new album Soft-Core
. The video was created by Liam Stevens
. It was made using only paper, pen, and ink and took several months to complete. A true labour of love, and very good too.
posted by debord
on Apr 8, 2010 -
gets an upgrade.
His new abilities include running at 6 mph, operating a cart, serving tea, walking hand in hand, walking with a tray, facial recognition, and the ability to defenestrate you without moral responsibilities.
of the Asimo in action.
posted by sourbrew
on Dec 14, 2005 -