David Pescovitz

David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.

World's finest soundtrack reissue labels merge (and 2001's lost score!)


My two favorite soundtrack reissue labels, Death Waltz Records and Mondo, have united, and the vinyl gods are pleased.

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison stepping down


Yacht captain Larry Ellison is quitting his night job as CEO of Oracle, a gig that earned him $78.4 million in 2014. Ellison, who founded the company in 1977, will be replaced by Oracle president Safra Catz and former HP CEO Mark Hurd. According to the company, Ellison will now focus full time on product engineering. (CNN)

Wrecked "ghost ships" off San Francisco

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Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and independent shipwreck divers exploring the Golden Gate strait discovered two sunken ships from 1863 and 1910, with several hundreds more "forgotten ghost ships" likely still undiscovered in the area.

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Jesus in a pierogi


In Michigan, St. Andre Bessette Church Festival attendees were "shocked" to see the face of Jesus in a pierogi! Pareidolicious!

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Video: "Jobs That No Longer Exist"

Phrenologists, knocker ups, ratteners, dog whippers, and dozens of other "Jobs That No Longer Exist." (Mental Floss)

Suspected robber/murdered wears "Crime Pays" shirt to court

Jeremiah Jackson, in court yesterday for charges of robbing and killing a woman, wore a t-shirt that said "Crime Pays." The judge wasn't pleased.

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Interpol's "Twice As Hard," video premiere

Four years since their last release, New York City's favorite post-punk revivalists Interpol are finally back in the ring with El Pintor, a stunning LP that brings the group back to the minimalist grayscale magnificence of Antics (2004) and Turn On The Bright Lights (2002). Boing Boing is pleased to premiere Interpol's new video for their track "Twice as Hard," directed by Paul Banks.

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My Little Pony vinyl soundtrack

SPACELAB9 and Hasbro Studios are releasing two picture disc vinyl editions of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic," availably only from Hot Topic.

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California Sunday Magazine: new print and online publication



The California Sunday Magazine is a brand new publication launched by longtime Boing Boing pal Chas Edwards and Doug McGray, founder of the Pop-Up Magazine live event series.

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Wonder Woman's secret history


In Smithsonian, Jill Lepore, author of The Secret History of Wonder Woman, profiles everyone's favorite Amazonian princess.

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Video: High-fiving people hailing cabs

This fellow (mostly) delights New Yorkers by high-fiving them as they hail taxis.

Ridiculously massive TiVo

TiVo-Mega-660x556 Available early next year, the TiVo Mega has 24TB of hot swappable RAID storage, 6 tuners, includes a lifetime TiVo subscription, and costs $5,000. Load it with years of shows you'll never watch!

Pep band covers "Killing In The Name"

George Mason University’s Green Machine pep band rages against the machine. (via Devour)

Fashion week in motion

Kelly Sparks (fashion director at Joyus, wife of me) points us to a fantastic series of Vines showcasing the Vogue editors' favorite looks from New York Fashion Week, including this incredible clip of a technicolor dress from the Thom Browne Spring 2015 collection.

Photographs: Native Americans of the early 1900s


In the early 20th century, ethnologist Edward S. Curtis made 10,000 wax cylinder recordings of Native American language and music and took 40,000 photographs of people from more than 80 tribes, such as these.

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