ruff linkage 200913

teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.

online video killed the …

David Ellis: 8 Million Stories, 2009 on Vimeo – meet the automated garbage drum section.

Warp Whistle – "Mario's new warp whistle malfunctions. Hilarity ensues." [via bb]

Numa Numa Guy with Gecko – i agree with waxy. this makes me almost sad. but the dancing gecko in the background is ace.

Kill Bill Parts 1 & 2, in One Minute, in One Take (and titles) – “From the folks that brought you Forrest Gump in One Minute, here is Kill Bill Parts I and II in One Minute.”

schmooze and abuse

chamuconeGro ( … the Art of Michael Anderson … ) – interesting collage artist. [via wooster]

Vacuum sex act draws 90-day sentence – "A man police caught performing a sex act with a car wash vacuum has been sentenced to 90 days in prison." oh, the shame.

solid steel 20 years – "2008 marks the 20th anniversary of Solid Steel's first appearance on the airwaves and this audio DVD contains a few highlights from the archive. Disc content: over 40 hours of mp3s + a pdf booklet full of info about each show featured."

solid steel website redesign – “Following on from our 20th Anniversary year, the Solid Steel page gets a well overdue update.” nice, except that the player ain’t working here, on my mac, tested firefox and safari.

We let the weirdness in – kate bush anim gifs show her in all her cooky weirdness. [via b3ta]

Former NiN Drummer Takes Album Promotion A Step Further – former NIN drummer Josh Freese is taking free album give aways on a sliding scale a step further. the more you pay for his album the more he throws in. so if you pay $1000.- it's "* Change diapers and make bottles with him for an afternoon (after hitting the strip club)" [via b3ta]

Google Sightseeing (gsightseeing) on Twitter – "why bother seeing the world for real?" twitter stream collecting amazing sights from Google Streetview.

SelfControl – "Is email a distraction? SelfControl is an OS X application which blocks access to incoming and/or outgoing mail servers and websites for a predetermined period of time. For example, you could block access to your email, facebook, and twitter for 90 minutes, but still have access to the rest of the web. Once started, it can not be undone by the application or by restarting the computer – you must wait for the timer to run out." [via waxy]

Skype for iPhone to Be Released as Early as Next Week – "A tipster — a very reliable one — tells me that Skype is almost ready to launch that iPhone version, perhaps as soon as next week."

Video Game Downloads on FileFront – "We regret to inform you that we are forced to indefinitely suspend the FileFront site operations on March 30, 2009. If you have uploaded files, images or posted blogs, or if you would like to download some of your favorite files, please take this opportunity to download them before March 30th when the site will be suspended." to charge for streaming – "Internet radio and social music site is to start charging listeners outside the UK, US, and Germany. Users outside those three countries will pay 3 euros per month to listen to Radio, the site's streaming music service." yeah right, like that's gonna work … – "On April 1st, we'll show the G20 what meltdown means. Lost your home? Lost your job? Lost your savings or your pension? This party is for you!" wish i could afford to travel to london.

Appetite for Self-Destruction: The Spectacular Crash of the Record Industry in the Digital Age – "I realized that as an industry we’d kind of been smoking crack,” said Universal exec Barney Wragg, after leaving the label in 2005. (Wragg took a job as head of digital music at EMI the next year.) And James Mercer, the lead singer of indie band the Shins, was even more blunt. “You see these articles about the disaster in the music business,” he said. “When you think about how unhealthy the business has been, this is like lancing the fucking boil and cleaning it out. It’s not a fucking disaster to regular bands out there.” [via beatmixed]

NAKED PEOPLE – "Clothes are our second layer of skin. They disguise, reveal, mirror our innermost being or help to hide it. By wearing certain clothes we can for example give an indication of our profession, our social status or our emotional mood. […] Here you have the opportunity to perceive the different effect between a person dressed in their characteristic clothes and in the nood."

no title – awww. as sad as it is funny.

100 Greatest Metal Songs – i sign my complete agreement to this list. but then. i ain't a metal head per se. just a when-in-the-mood-metal-man. but the top 10 really nails it.

Great Shots of Tough Times – "Last week, Slate launched "Shoot the Recession," a project in which we asked our readers what the economic crisis looks like to them. The response on the photo-sharing site Flickr, where we set up a group page to collect your contributions, has been bullish."

Liberia’s Blackboard Blogger – "Alfred Sirleaf is an analog blogger. He take runs the “Daily News”, a news hut by the side of a major road in the middle of Monrovia. He started it a number of years ago, stating that he wanted to get news into the hands of those who couldn’t afford newspapers, in the language that they could understand. Alfred serves as a reminder to the rest of us, that simple is often better, just because it works." [via neatorama]

Don't be that idiot… – scam guy owns up. “I normally mess with these guys a little, just to waste their time , but as I was on the phone to a client I just decided to get rid of him quickly. As you can see – he was suprisingly honest about his ultimate intentions.” or subscribe to this RSS feed – with all the typos.

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