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I Hate The New CNN Site

According to Mashable, CNN spent over 15 million to redesign their new webpage.  Personally I hate it. It looks more like a trashy tabloid site. It does not as responsive as you might like to think.  The basic idea was to make user friendly but it looks like chaos. Their new slogan is, “The future…

Je Suis Charlie

Freedom was murdered this week. The world will never be the same. Je suis Charlie.

Wrestling Conspiracy

Society is always looking for patterns when it comes to conspiracies when there is fowl play in our culture. Where there is tragedy, there are a group of individuals who wrap their brains with theories that breed new life and grow as years pass from the actual event. This week, The Ultimate Warrior, died from…

The World’s Hippest Underground Newsstand

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ed-Mei9kKU&w=560&h=315] Here is a newsstand going against the grain. They sell independent magazines and zines from around the world at the Metropolitan Avenue station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This little spot reminds of the head shops we used to have in my youth. The Newsstand is open through July 20 at the Metropolitan Avenue subway…

Independence Day!

Happy Fourth of July or Independence Day depending on your taste.

Yearbook Photos

The more things change, the more they stay the same. The kids change each year in school yearbooks. Most likely the teachers do not or if you are Moe from Calvin and Hobbes. Teachers are pretty much constant, however wearing the same outfit for 40 years is unique. Dale Irby, a retired physical education teacher…

Jason Everman

Jason Everman could be considered the Pete Best of grundge music. Not only was he kicked out of Nirvana but also Soundgarden.  Unlike Pete Best, Jason became an elite member of the U.S. Army Special Forces. I saw photos of Everman in fatigues on a warship (“an antipiracy operation in Asia”). A shot of Everman…

Doink the Clown Dead at 55

Matt Osborne, the original Doink the Clown, was found dead in his girlfriend’s apartment in Texas. There seems to be a tragic long list of professional wrestling deaths in the past 10 years.  The sad thing about it is that over 100 wrestlers have died before reaching the age of 50.  The wrestling culture is…

Boston Magazine: Marathon Tribute Cover

Boston Magazine tribute cover for their May 2013 issue.  We will finish the race.  The stories behind those shoes. Photographer Mitchell Feinberg captures the spirit of our unified heartfelt pain and hope at the same time. “As Boston Magazine editor John Wolfson states, “To me the cover is about two things: perseverance and unity. By…

Boston Marathon Bombings

Confusion is absorbed, hate starts settling in as you ask why?  No innocent child deserves to die at a marathon. What sick twisted individual comes into this world to unleash terror upon us?  We try to live a normal life but that cannot be, suspicion is abound and there is not a safety net anymore…

G is for Edward Gorey and Google

Google Doodle celebrates Edward Gorey’s 88th birthday if he were alive today. He checked out in the year 2000. “Fifty years ago, in 1963, Edward Gorey published a trio of books in an olive-colored, hand-lettered slipcase entitled ‘The Vinegar Works: Three Volumes of Moral Instruction’. The three books were ‘The Insect God’, ‘The West Wing’,…