Karl Rove's dad's highly pierced wiener was a great excuse to learn more about the little-known early days of the contemporary body piercing movement in America: Link to essay by a friend of Rove on BMEzine, Link to Boing Boing's audio interview with "grandfather of body piercing," Jim Ward, and link to audio interview with "modern primitive" Fakir Musafar. Speaking of which here were profiles of some amazing bodymodded people: Link. Also, unicorns!
We heard William Gibson speak about his new novel: Link.
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