November 9, 2002

Musical Intifadah is an alternative approach by a Dutch-Palestinian physician who goes by the online handle DocJazz. Many of his songs are available for download and streamed at his website.
posted by tamim at 11:55 PM PST - 2 comments

Is this naturism, photography or soft-core child pornography?

Is this naturism, photography or soft-core child pornography? If you search for photographers like Sally Mann or Jock Sturges you'll come across this entirely legitimate purveyor of naturist books and videos. In the Fifties and Sixties nudist magazines, like Health and Efficiency, were an excuse for looking at naked bodies. Now that porn is legal, have nudist publications made a comeback as an excuse for looking at photographs of naked children? Their website is itself well concealed - the front page looks innocent enough but, the further you click into it, the more unsettling it becomes. Or are we all becoming to paranoid for our own good? (I'd say NSFW)
posted by Carlos Quevedo at 6:50 PM PST - 110 comments

One small step for technology, one giant leap towards a world with no secrets.
posted by Fupped Duck at 6:39 PM PST - 9 comments

Farm Sluts

Farm Sluts is a side-splitting parable illustrating the seriousness of using the NSFW designation. This 49 megabyte Quicktime short runs 17 minutes and is totally NSFDU (not safe for dial-up). It's probably itself NSFW, but only because you'll have to explain ROFL.
posted by quonsar at 5:36 PM PST - 27 comments

Ladies and Gentleman, I give you The Sexiest Sentence Alive.
posted by willnot at 2:32 PM PST - 30 comments

If this isn't a sign of the apocalypse,

If this isn't a sign of the apocalypse, I don't know what is. What should be on the list of the all-time greatest pop tunes?
posted by LittleMissCranky at 12:37 PM PST - 49 comments

enjoy the collected fictions of Kilgore Trout. or alternately, write some yourself.
posted by gravelshoes at 11:23 AM PST - 17 comments

Pentagon Plans a Computer System That Would Peek at Personal Data of Americans

Pentagon Plans a Computer System That Would Peek at Personal Data of Americans And this is justified because of National Security. We will lose much that is personal, private, but in turn we will be protefted against the bad guys. Or will we? When NASA and CIA claim they need to spy domestically, and computers gather all data on Americans, what is left that is not what Orwell had suggested might our future be like?Or, as Morth Sahl once labelled a comic record: TheFuture Lies Ahead."
posted by Postroad at 8:30 AM PST - 97 comments

Save your local insane asylum.

Save your local insane asylum. When I was young and my mother would get frustrated with her brood she would merely have to say, "You are all going to send me straight to Milledgeville!" to strike terror in our souls and cause us all to behave for at least the rest of the day.
posted by oh posey at 8:13 AM PST - 18 comments

Hidden Mickeys:

Hidden Mickeys: In designing, constructing or adding the final touches to a Disney park attraction, Imagineers subtly "hide" Mickey Mouse silhouettes in plain sight.
posted by ahughey at 2:55 AM PST - 15 comments

'A thrush in the syringa sings...' - Regarding Poet Basil Bunting

A thrush in the syringa sings.

`Hunger ruffles my wings, fear,
lust, familiar things.

Death thrusts hard. My sons
by hawk's beak, by stones, by cat and weasel, die.
From a shaken bush I
list familiar things,
fear, hunger, lust.'

O gay thrush!

Basil Bunting,
Basil Bunting,
Basil Bunting.

The Return of PoemFilter
posted by y2karl at 2:22 AM PST - 27 comments

Who Counts your Votes? This book published back in 1992

Who Counts your Votes? This book published back in 1992 is a good launching pad to begin the quest regarding elections and election fraud in America. Joseph Stalin had a saying: ``Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything.'' When I voted on November 5, I was handed a little card stuck it in to a Diebold voting machine and presto all the votes I submitted were counted correctly right? Well I'm not sure after I read the article Diebold: The face of modern balloting at and some of the articles at Perhaps we Americans have handed a bit to much over to computers and the people who own the companies that make the computers and that write the code. Perhaps to restore faith in our Democracy its time to to go back a simple hand counted system, with observers from multiple parties stationed in the local precincts counting the paper ballots.
posted by thedailygrowl at 12:16 AM PST - 3 comments

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