The Ancient City of Firuzabad, Iran, 1976 Paradise lost: Persia from above is a unique photographic record by the pioneer of aerial photography, Georg Gerster, who was granted unprecedented permission by Her Majesty Empress Farah Pahlavi to record the landscapes and cities of Persia in the late 1970s. The pictures included in the archive were … Continue reading
Kyuss (17) The Mint Chicks (14) Kings of Leon (14) Samim (13) Buraka Som Sistema (12) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-25) Continue reading My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-25)
The first most substantial subject missing from the debate over how to overhaul Wall Street is how to address the fucked up incentives of its biggest enablers – the ratings agencies. Writing in The New York Times, economist Paul Krugman explains that: The rating agencies began as market researchers, selling assessments of corporate debt to … Continue reading Is financial reform going to be a kabuki dance?
Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Supercar. Boasting a 500-horsepower V8 and a pair of electric motors good for another 281 ponies. The gas-electric drivetrain is good for a claimed 78 mpg. Continue reading
<param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdRaf3 Hot! The new LCD Soundsystem video for the single “Drunk Girls” from their forthcoming album This Is Happening. While the band will tour the album for the next 18 months, this will be the last ever LCD Soundsystem album, which you can listen to here. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/) Continue reading
This is the full version of the much-talked-about recent South Park episode that parent company Comedy Central comprehensively censored under pressure of implied death threats from radical Muslims against anyone ever depicting the prophet Mohammad. (Complete with annoying adspam, sorry). South Park creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone Interestingly, left & right are coming together … Continue reading
via dubdotdash: Quantic Mulatu Show Mix – go get this! “For the Mulatu show, Quantic brought along something very special. In 2004 Quantic, Miles Cleret and B+ went to Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia to find records and meet with Mulatu Astatke. It was there and then the first thoughts of bringing Mulatu to LA were hatched. … Continue reading Free Quantic Mulatu Show Mix