[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]
south park censored [yo pssst matt and trey, somehow “leak” the uncensored version to the interwebz, it will spread like wildfire…]
A Statement from Matt and Trey – "We delivered our version of the show to Comedy Central and they made a determination to alter the episode. It wasn't some meta-joke on our part. Comedy Central added the bleeps. In fact, Kyle's customary final speech was about intimidation and fear. It didn't mention Muhammad at all but it got bleeped too."
South Park's Matt & Trey receive death threats, RevolutionMuslim quotes Boing Boing – "The site embedded my interview with Matt and Trey in that post, and referenced portions of the interview in making the argument that the two should face death for this episode of South Park."
South Park Muhammad episode censored – "US Muslim group warns creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker they could 'wind up like Van Gogh' for depiction of prophet"
online video killed the …
Massive Jihad – "Hallo. If you are interested in jihad or jihad related activities, then you should probably watch Massive Jihad!" this guy also prefered to publish his animation anonymously…
Brett Domino: Justin Timberlake Medley – "Brett Domino and Steven Peavis perform a medley of Justin Timberlake hits using assorted miniature instruments and lap tray travel bags"
The Daily Mail Song – We're aware this video won't mean an awful lot if you've never heard of The Daily Mail, but on the plus side, you've never heard of The Daily Mail.
Musician explains volcano's name – "Eliza Geirsdottir Newman, an Icelandic musician, sang an exclusive song to Al Jazeera to helped clarify the word's correct pronunciation." w. ukulele!!!
When Copyright Goes Bad (English) – "Ben Cato Clough and Luke Upchurch's "When Copyright Goes Bad" (from Consumers International) is a great, 15-minute mini-documentary on what copyright can do, what it is doing, and what it needs to stop doing."
Hey Guys!!! – The Beauty "Gurus" of YouTube – "Can you make it all the way through this video? If you do, you may want the last 2 minutes of your life back. Sorry. Possibly the most annoying video ever made."
schmooze and abuse
Alphonso mango and curried chickpea salad recipe – tonite's dinner 😉
Yotam Ottolenghi: Exclusive recipes from his brilliant new book – as i want to cook every recipe on this page, especially the paella and the ratatouille.
One last thing … Henry Rollins – "SPOILER ALERT! Singer, actor and all-round righteous dude Henry Rollins isn't amused when Rich Pelley tries to ruin his new show Sons Of Anarchy"
Fantastic Plastic Mag – M.I.A. – Born Free – SoundCloud – rockin punky M.I.A. track that kinda made my day….
Blogger: Show cleavage to test cleric’s quake theory – “Time for a Boobquake,” she wrote. “On Monday, April 26, I will wear the most cleavage-showing shirt I own. … I encourage other female skeptics to join me and embrace the supposed supernatural power of their breasts. Or short shorts, if that's your preferred form of immodesty.”
'Code Red': iPhone/iPad app for men who need to track women's menstrual cycles – "It keeps track of periods. It keeps track of them for men. It is, in fact, strong enough for a woman but made for the men who love them"
Street Art At Its Best: Said Dokins' Avionazo en la Plazuela – "This intervention is a way to make a satirical reflection on the mechanisms of threat and power in which we are engaged, the political farces and scenarios created at the expense of the suffering and disruption of others."
YouTube kills Hitler and your fair use videos – "YouTube is killing your fair use videos. Their automated filtering system, Content I.D., makes it incredibly easy for a copyright owner to immediately disable any video that contains their copyrighted content."
The Plan to Map Every Tree in San Francisco – "Every tree in San Francisco will soon be accounted for online, thanks to a new, Wikified project that aims to plot them all."
Armando Iannucci: The day I joined the DIY revolution and set up my own police force "We, the People, spoke, and established that in Wigan you could be arrested for: whistling made-up tunes; carrying small dogs when they can clearly walk; starting talking when your turn is clearly over, and touching too much fruit or vegetables in the supermarket."
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Gang Starr's Guru dies of cancer – "Legendary rapper was 43 when he passed away"
How Apple Lost the Next iPhone – "The Gourmet Haus Staudt. A nice place to enjoy good German ales. And if you are an Apple Software Engineer named Gray Powell, it's also a nice place to make the honest mistake of losing the next-generation iPhone."
More Is A Bore – “Opening Party 7th May 5-23 PM with following graphic designers work exhibited: 75B (NL), Anthony Burrill’s (UK), Christopher David Ryan (USA), Gorilla (NL), Karl Maier (AUS), Robert Samuel Hanson (UK/D) Ryan Dixon (UK), Büro Destruct (CH)”
A world without planes – “Despite all the chaos and inconvenience of our disrupted flight schedules, we should feel grateful to the unruly Icelandic volcano – for allowing us briefly to imagine what a flight-less future would envy and pity us for.”
Vacation rentals, private rooms, sublets by the night – Accommodations on Airbnb – “Rent nightly from real people in 3181 cities in 124 countries.”
The Circle of Leaf – "Flickr user robherr created this fantastic image, summing up life, death, beauty, youth, age and decay in a handful of leaves."
Graffiti and Hip Hop Legend Fab Five Freddy Curates Youtube – "On the homepage of YouTube, graffiti and hip hop legend Fab Five Freddy introduces a selection of videos, talks about graffiti, hip hop, and Banksy's film Exit Through The Gift Shop."