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The .doc file of J. Alfred Prufrock

(via BoingBoing from back in September – yes, I’m that far behind) Excellent retelling/recasting of the Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock into an even more modern idiom,…

God is a Concept – Tweedy Channels Lennon

(via Sterogum, via TwentyFourBit) comes this video of Jeff Tweedy fronting Autumn Defense (with John Stirratt and Pat Sansone also of Wilco) in a rendion of the classic…

Pointless, Action-Free, and Totally Mesmerising

Myq Kaplan on Late Late Show

Myq Kaplan, who you may remember as the vegan from the most recent series of Last Comic Standing, was on the Late Late Show. I especially like the…

Buddha

Oh, Buddha

Can’t miss a chance to post a LOLCat.

Simpsons Intro by Banksy

(via BoingBoing) Banksy directed intro to the Simpsons. The good stuff comes in about 0:36 in, so don’t miss it. Wonder what 20th Century Fox thought of that…

Human Ventriloquism

(via BizarroBlog) An excellent, short, funny video from Paul Zerdin who takes a volunteer from the audience and turns him into a human dummy:

Whole Lotta War Pigs Love

(via Laughing Squid) comes this mashup of Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” and Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love” – masterfully mixed by Wax Audio.

Well Rounded Radio

Just discovered this local music interview podcast to help folks discover new music. Very eclectic set of artists, genres, and other interviewees: everything from Amanda Palmer to Larry…

Nirvana BBC Sessions

(via Muzzle of Bees) Although we lived in Seattle from 1992 to 1999, I have to admit I came to appreciate Nirvana late. I had no real sense…

Animated Painting: Avett Brothers

(via ze frank) Beautiful video for the Avett Brothers’ song “Head Full of Doubt / Road Full of Promises” – an animation by Jason Mitcham. There’s also a…

Maoz More than Ever!

Ok, I apologize for the groaner pun. But I’m very happy to learn (via QuarryGirl) that Maoz is expanding in New York, including a new storefront in Times…

Wisco

Via Muzzle of Bees comes Wisco: A Tribute to Wilco’s Summerteeth album by Wisconsin based artists. You can download individual tracks or the whole thing, and if you…

New Vegan-Friendly Businesses: Sudo Shoes, True Bistro

Looking forward to the opening of two new businesses in the Boston area catering to vegans: Sudo Shoes, due to open this summer this month in Porter Square,…

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Testing cross-posting with 3.0

As some of you may know, I developed and maintain a WordPress plugin called WPBook.

I’m trying a clean install of that plugin on a blog upgraded to WordPress 3.0 (which came out Friday) to make sure it works.

The New Four Food Groups

(via Veggie Going Vegan) I was happy to find “The New Four Food Groups” from the PCRM: It’s also available on their site as a full color handout…

You Call This Targeted?

I’ve noticed lately that while reading my set of RSS feeds I’m getting lots of ads that I don’t consider well targeted at me as a vegan: I’m…

New Web Resources

Just a quick pointer to two new recently updated web resources useful for vegans and people who’d like to be vegan. The first is brought to you by…

Carnism as an ideology

Loved this, from a discussion on Making Hay of Dr. Melanie Joy’s new book Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: What we eat – what…

Vegans – Join Blog Action Day

The folks at Change.org will be hosting Blog Action Day again this year, with a focus on Climate Change. It’s a great opportunity to remind people of the…