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Hollywood
Far more famous and important than you
Interests: being famous, doing lunch, celebrities, being seen, being watched, being noticed
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Posted Mar 3, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
“Exile,” widely considered at or near the pinnacle of the group’s recorded repertoire, will be reissued May 18 both in the original 18-track configuration as well as in a deluxe edition containing 10 recently discovered bonus tracks recorded during the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
via deadheadland.com Bob Weir on CNBC, jamming with some dude from CNBC, who can actually play guitar pretty well. Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Nice chart from Alley Insider, showing Microsoft’s operating profit by division. ★ Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
I missed this last month. Ends up a financial analyst last month really did issue a pre-preliminary estimate of how much it’s costing Apple to manufacture the iPad — three weeks before Apple announced it. Jiminy. (Via Louis Gerbarg.) ★ Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Holman W. Jenkins Jr. on the iPad: And what about Apple’s decision to exclude Flash? Apple and its supporters stake out aesthetic and philosophical grounds: Flash is buggy. Flash is a power hog. Flash is “proprietary” (horrors). Flash is used... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Apple didn’t emphasize this heavily at the introduction, but the iBooks app is not going to be bundled with the iPad — it’s an app you download from the App Store, putting it on equal footing to e-book readers from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Yorke with Tony Juniper at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (via Dead Air Space) On Radiohead's Dead Air Space site, frontman Thom Yorke announced today that he'll play a "low key solo thing" at the Cambridge Corn... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Ian Youngs, reporting for BBC News: Record label Warner Music has said it will stop licensing its songs to free music streaming services. Companies like Spotify, We7 and Last.fm give free, legal and instant access to millions of songs, funded... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Artist: Laura Marling Album: I Speak Because I Can Release Date: April 6 (U.S.) March 22 (UK/Europe) Label: Astralwerks Tracklist: 01 Devil's Spoke 02 Made by Maid 03 Rambling Man 04 Blackberry Stone 05 Alpha Shallows 06 Goodbye England 07... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
No sarcasm intended, I’m enjoying Thurrott’s perspective on the iPad. I found this perspective intriguing: Further unclear is why we would want to learn yet another user interface. Phones, by nature, are simple to use and limited by onscreen real... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Grateful Dead Productions will release a 3CD/1DVD Grateful Dead set called Crimson, White & Indigo: July 7, 1989 - JFK Stadium, Philadelphia, planning its release for March 30. via www.musictap.net Not yet confirmed by dead.net, but this sounds highly plausible.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Last night, the reclusive singer/band Sade stopped by "The Late Show With David Letterman" to perform a smoldering version of the snare-heavy slow-jam title track from their brand new album Soldier of Love. That little synchronized dance they do near... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
"I didn't know George Washington wore tights so tight. I actually couldn't put the tights on how I was supposed to because they were so tight. I was embarrassed with the tights on because they really hug your nuts. So... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
こんなお題を振られたので。 Google BuzzはTwitterキラーとなるか... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
The buildup to Danger Mouse and Shins frontman James Mercer's debut LP as Broken Bells continues. A new track called "Vaporize" is now streaming at the duo's MySpace. The self-titled album is out March 9 courtesy of Columbia. Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
826LA is the Los Angeles branch of the national nonprofit 826, which is dedicated to teaching creative writing to kids. In an 826LA workshop called Songwriting With the Submarines, members of the L.A. band the Submarines taught kids to write... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Insightful reporting based on interviews with current and former Microsoft employees: “When I started at MSFT in 1996, there were six people between me and [Microsoft cofounder] Bill Gates,” Boris said. “In 2009, there were 13 people between me and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
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Feb 10, 2010
Google: We’re planning to build and test ultra high-speed broadband networks in a small number of trial locations across the United States. We’ll deliver Internet speeds more than 100 times faster than what most Americans have access to today with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Arik Hesseldahl on a “preliminary estimate” of iPad component costs from iSuppli: Research firms including iSuppli conduct so-called teardown analysis of consumer electronics to determine component prices and makers and estimate margins. Researchers at iSuppli didn’t have an actual iPad... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
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Feb 10, 2010
-- The nonprofit cancer research organization TargetCancer has launched a new download series called Right Track Tunes. You can click here to buy new songs from Weezer (pictured), the Donnas, Ween, Dean and Britta, Linda Thompson, and others. -- The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
Over the course of the past day, the Google-owned blogging service Blogger has shut down a number of popular mp3 blogs, including Pop Tarts Suck Toasted, I Rock Cleveland, LivingEars, and It's a Rap. If you follow the links to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup
However, from the comments: We have not submitted it yet to the Apple App Store. However, we hope that Apple will not deny their users a choice in Web browsing experience. There are plenty of third-party web browsers in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2010 at MotionTestGroup