Monthly Archives: June 2010

congo’s conflict minerals & blood phones

As Congo prepares to officially celebrate its 50 years of dipenda (of Belgium as of 1960-06-30) … the age old issues remain or take a new meaning …http://www.enoughproject.org/ + Enough’s YT channelhttp://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/27/opinion/27k… Continue reading

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book about stuff

When a news editor & blogger for Mashable and an editor at Psychology Today start a blog (complete with Fb fan page) and publish a book (intended for 2010-09-01) … Can’t say I’m blown away by the posts at http://stuffhipstershate.tumblr.com/Continue reading

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infantilist media – uk version

Broadcaster Stephen Fry has hit out at the “infantilism” of British tv […]. He also […] said “fear” is everywhere in the television industry in this country. […] “if you are an adult you want something surprising, savoury, sharp, unusual, co… Continue reading

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l’avenue bertrand

Images from Patrick Conrad’s uneven “Slachtvee” (1979). Co-written with Jean-Claude Carrière, DP Gilberto Azevedo! Shot at the magnificent avenue Louis Bertrand in 1030 Schaarbeek (aka Schaerbeek), Brussels, Belgium. Originally, Klaus Kinski was t… Continue reading

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when thor bolted jebus

http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20100615/NEWS01/306150004/-Touchdown-Jesus-statue-at-Solid-Rock-Church-on-I-75-destroyed-by-lightning-firehttp://www.wcpo.com/dpp/news/region_north_cincinnati/monroe/monroe-church-to-rebuild-%22touchdown-jesus%22… Continue reading

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biker byrne & the flying lanes

Biker Byrne also organises biking tours, designs bike racks and has published his “Bicycle diaries” in 2009. Bonus (für David) : http://flavorwire.com/92002/whats-special-about-these-crazy-bikes + http://uzine.posterous.com/ride-your-vinyl-get-on… Continue reading

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why don’t we put all those vuvuzelas in the bp oil leak

Vuvuzzzawfulll!!! Encouraging the production of vuvuzelas in order to have each game drowned in its debilitating sound = the worst ‘creative events’ idea ever! I pity those who want to watch / play as much games as possible … they’ll need therapy…. Continue reading

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