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Rooms Of Wind And Waves

Artist Scott Teplin creates maddeningly intricate 2-D dioramas of sort; multi-tiered buildings and inner neighborhoods all curiously devoid of their human inhabitants, suggesting, in some more overtly than others, some sort of unexpected emergency or other strange occurrence. There’s also plenty of dark humor hidden

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Guv-Pat smackdown over at RIfuture

Pretty sad/humorous doings at RIFuture, where Pat’s made it known that the governor’s more or less trying to get him fired.  Or something — really not very clear what the hell he’s up to.  Also up at Kos: Sometimes, when I take a stand on

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Weekend Missed Connections Roundup

Wow, you idiots were stalking the hell out of each other this weekend! In this installment dudes are getting all creepy on the womenfolks, by chasing them, (seriously dude, you chased her? Good luck with all this) while this girl seems like a fascinating bore.

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New Portishead Video!

It apparently launched last week, but whatever.  It’s AWESOME.  I mean, it’s no All Mine in terms of awesomeness, but still. The album’s out on Tuesday and I’m actually waiting until then to hear it, despite it being all over the internet already.  Oh boy

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28 hours later

So what have we learned? Zombies move faster than you might think… when being chased by angry bar managers. And they dance okay too, although that fetid odor of rotting flesh and dried blood makes them somewhat undesirable partners. Ghouls on the other hand smell

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Pub Quiz tonight

Shown here is the MRI of a contestant who has just won a free plate of nachos at the Wild Colonial pub quiz (all lit up is the lateral frito-lobe, tucked just below the medulla con cheso). In addition to the prizes awarded for win,

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Another day, another lie

On the Projo editorial page. States raised their minimum-wage rates about 19 percent on average from 2005 to 2008. In Rhode Island, however, the minimum wage went up a stunning 44 percent in that time period. Michigan increased its minimum wage almost 40 percent, and