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Daily Archives: 04/08/2008

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Be Alone Tonight

Ari and I watched School Daze last night, and I feel compelled to remind you all of this incredible performance by Tisha Campbell and the Gamma Rays: [youtube:http://youtube.com/watch?v=ARD1NczkTFc]

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It’s almost the future

Yup, that’s a robot receptionist.  This, from Japan: TOKYO (Reuters) – Robots could fill the jobs of 3.5 million people in graying Japan by 2025, a thinktank says, helping to avert worker shortages as the country’s population shrinks. Also,  Lisa Simpson gets married in 2010. 

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Local Artist Goes “Nude” for Internet Contest. Click Links Below.

Serena Andrews, a local Providence musician, former resident at AS220, and lovely lady to know, is one of the creative-types taking a stab at remixing Radiohead’s single “Nude.”  Radiohead has been a trailblazer in terms of venturing out on their own with regard to the distribution

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Hooker-loving US Senator also loves crashing his car

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88l3H0QyoZI] What’s more embarrasing than having your conservative keister called to testify in the DC Madam prostitution trial? Crashing your car as you try to flee the press corps. That’s what.

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Best. Headline. Ever

I can’t believe I missed this in the New York Times yesterday:  “Possible Nazi Theme of Grand Prix Boss’s Orgy Draws Calls to Quit”  In a sublimely perverse, supremely hilarious article that at first glance seems like something ripped straight from the Onion, the Times reports

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Live Tonight: Wolf Eyes, Vulture

  From AS220:  “Halfway through the first decade of the new century brings change to Wolf Eyes. With Aaron Dilloway relocating to Nepal, the band decided to scoop up Mike Connelly of noise kin Hair Police to pick up the slack. Connelly has been in

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A Trip In The Wayback Machine

I seriously just had a microsleep in the car on my way to work where I thought the school bus in the lane next to me was a scary giant in a yellow raincoat. So, until I’m more awake, here’s some number one hit singles

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They said “Providence” on the tv

One of the joys of watching the HBO series ‘John Adams’ is that sometimes they say “Rhode Island” on television and that’s really really exciting. But this morning we hit the jack pot! Apparently Sal and Ivan hauled the Haven Brothers diner all the way

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Foreclosures rising again, renters screwed!

I’ve been apartment searching for the past 2 years, trying to find a nicer apartment in a better area for less money. My situation isn’t bad. I have a charming 2 br near a golf course for only $600 a month. The problem is the

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Greens lining up behind McKinney

The RI Greens have decided to back former congresswoman Cynthia McKinney for president — and that seems to be in line with what the rest of the party is doing: Based on the new “Delegate Count”, McKinney leads with 52 delegates, followed by Mesplay with

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Maybe this time we’ll get lucky, and somebody will actually buy the condos

A number of us spent much of today cooped up in the Radisson on Gano St — but also drove through the still-being-relocated India St. and 195, while trying to figure out how to not get run over or stuck in the tar pits. Things

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Stuff you learned from TV

Tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 don’t miss the opening of “Beyond the Birds and the Bees” – a public exhibit revealing the history of sex education in America over the last 100 years produced by the Public Humanities grad students at Brown. By looking at