Michael Paterniti Goes Behind the Scenes at Al... →
If the so-called Arab Spring recently focused American awareness on the raft of Middle Eastern countries trying to shirk their repressive regimes—from Tunisia to Bahrain, from Yemen to Egypt and Libya—then it also threw into high relief the difference between what we’ve come to accept as our television “news” here in America and what a network like Al Jazeera presents of the world each day, many...
Creativity is a Remix
Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson is out. In this segment, Ferguson demonstrates how creativity is a result of copying, transformation and combination. Part 1 dealt with music; Part 2, with film. They’re brilliant summaries, well worth watching. To get transcripts, corrections and side notes, visit Everything is a Remix.
Richard Nixon, if he were alive today, might take bittersweet satisfaction to...– Daniel Ellsburg, in an interview with CNN. (via spytap)