Jason Weisberger at 3:01 pm Tue, Jun 24, 2014
Once the internet was filled with videos that made us go 'Whoo Whoo!' Soon Google will just drive us around going whir whir.
(Andre, this is for you.)
Oh lordy yes I remember. The soundboard is terrific too: http://www.millerarts.com/interactive/BubbRubb/BubbRubbSoundBoard.html
At the time, I remember thinking the reporters were square and out-of-touch for covering this.
As this has aged, I'm impressed with how well the reporters captured this cultural moment in time.
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Working from recently declassified documents disclosed in The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book, the BBC World Service tells the extraordinary story of how the CIA conspired with a Dutch spy to publish a Russian edition of Boris Pasternak's Dr Zhivago and smuggle it into Russia by sneaking it into the hands of Soviet attendees at the Brussels Universal and International Exposition in 1958.
For French press coffee geeks who also happen to be klutzes like me, no more broken carafes with this bad boy.
Listen to Sting's isolated bass track from The Police's "Message In A Bottle." (Big Picture Music Production Blog, via John Curley)
Cory Doctorow at 3:00 pm Tue, Jun 24, 2014
Cool Tools at 2:44 pm Tue, Jun 24, 2014
David Pescovitz at 2:35 pm Tue, Jun 24, 2014