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The phenomenon of the Breakup Explanation status update

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The personal is public, and don't you know it.

The “There Their and They're” Song, by Jonathan Mann

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Two years ago today, Jonathan “Song A Day” Mann published this song. It's as timely as ever.

Katy Perry's Shark: “After The Game,” An insta-song by Jonathan Mann

Song-a-Day Man Jonathan Mann whipped up a quickie about those Katy Perry Superbowl sharks.

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The narrative lottery at XOXO

Glenn Fleishman reports from Portland's beloved arts and technology festival, where a darker sense of mission and meaning took hold in the event's third year.

'Apple Watch, The Musical,' Jonathan 'Song a Day' Mann

Musician Jonathan Mann sums up what happened at the big Apple iPhone 6/6+ and Apple Watch event as only Song A Day Man can: “Apple Watch: The Musical.” Read the rest

Music video: "Every Movie Robot"

"Every Movie Robot Supercut," Song A Day #2057 by Jonathan Mann. Read the rest

The Ferguson Army: A song by Jonathan 'Song a Day' Mann

"Why’s a small town in Missouri / Need a great big fucking army?"

Jonathan Mann's 2000th song of 2000 songs in 2000 days

The 2000th song in Jonathan Mann's Song A Day series is a retrospective that contains every single video from the last 1,999 days. The Kittens in Space video Jonathan so kindly made in my honor, during my treatment for breast cancer, makes a cameo at 2:11. We love you Jonathan! [Video Link]

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How the clothes you wear change your perceptions

When you work from home, do you produce better results in pajamas or professional attire? Do casual Fridays damage productivity? Does a jeans-and-T-shirt startup have an edge over its business-casual competitor? Researchers are just now getting to the bottom of questions like these. David McRaney of the You Are Not So Smart podcast explores the strange phenomenon known as "enclothed cognition."

'The Cat Says The Lid Stays Closed,' from Jonathan Mann's 'Animals' album

[Video Link] "The Cat Says The Lid Stays Closed," an animated ditty from the Album "Animals" by Jonathan "Song A Day" Mann. Give him some dough if you like his work. Read the rest

A Talk with Threes App Designer Greg Wohlwend (New Disruptors 74)

Greg Wohlwend co-created the popular game Threes. He talks with host Glenn Fleishman about the joy of success, the burden of being independent, and the problems with parasites.

Talking CASH Music with Maggie Vail and Jesse von Doom (New Disruptors Episode 73)

Maggie Vail and Jesse von Doom are the co-executive directors of CASH Music (Coalition of Artists and Stakeholders) a non-profit organization that brings an open-source approach to music distribution and production. CASH focuses on educating around those ideas through online resources, stakeholder events, and face-to-face workshops, as well as offering a software platform.

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A musical letter to the FCC by Jonathan Mann: 'Don't Blow up the Internet'

By Jonathan Mann: "Don't Blow Up The Internet | Song A Day #1939." Don't set us up the bomb, FCC. [Video Link]

Contact the FCC commissioners if you're concerned that the new proposed internet rules will gut Net Neutrality, and change the internet to a less free and less open communications platform: "FCC planning new Internet rules that will gut Net Neutrality."

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A chat with Henry Smith, Spaceteam Game Designer (New Disruptors 72)

Henry Smith is a games app developer, and the evil genius behind the addictive multi-player app Spaceteam. Spaceteam won oodles of awards, and it has the added benefit (or problem) of being free. Henry has an active Kickstarter to fund future development of free work over the next year.

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'The Digital Prophet Song,' by Jonathan Mann

Friends! Have you heard the good news? A prophet walks among us! He's The Digital Prophet. Video Link.

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New Disruptors 51: I Am Super Mann, And I Can Sing Anything With Jonathan Mann

Since January 2009, Jonathan Mann has posted a song every day. Not five days a week: seven days a week. There is no rest for the wickedly productive. While he makes his living by writing and performing bespoke songs for organizations, Jonathan never stops creating for himself — and his fans.

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'Fukushima, Syria and Miley Cyrus' Tongue,' Jonathan Mann's Song A Day

Video Link. A new masterpiece by Jonathan "Song-A-Day" Mann.
Looks like we're going to war again Looks like we're going to war Looks like we're going to war again Syria here come the bombs You don't think that we do this just for fun, do you? Something has to be done Now look at Miley Cyrus' tongue
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