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Apparently, at Jeb and Columba Bush's 1974 wedding, "Jeb’s brother Marvin was the wedding photographer and accidentally used rerolled film from a Frank Zappa concert", so only one photo "came out and survived".

INTERNET: I want mash-ups of (ostensibly Bush) wedding photos and (ostensibly Zappa) rock concerts, pronto!
Who is Jeb’s wife, what effect will she have on his campaign—and what effect will his campaign have on their marriage?
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Only gonna get pricier out there, fellow renters!
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If you can only see one Iranian vampire teen romance this season...
you should seriously consider making it this one!
Killer soundtrack, lush cinematography, and all your fears and misapprehensions about Iran, vampires, teens, and romance, play into the mood the film sets. Dig!
The first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific...
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I'm excited to have added "strikethrough", from the Chrome App store, that promises to allow me to actually strike through text within Gmail (and even keep the italics, all of which is easy in G+, with hyphens and underscores... dunno why it can't be just as simple in Gmail). However, I'm a bit distressed by the message that pops up when I click on "Permissions" on the app's listing on Chrome's Extension Settings page, as seen in the attached pic below.

Can anyone convince me of any other reason that those are perfectly normal things for me to want to allow an app to do--other than that I really, really want that functionality?!? I mean, I understand that they need access to these things in order to allow me to strike through them, but why can't it be more specific, as in, "It can: Read and change all your data on the websites you visit, so as to allow the option of striking through text and nothing else"?
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It's prob'ly just for having recently listened to the RadioLab story about the Montreal Screwjob (http://www.radiolab.org/story/montreal-screwjob/), but I've yet to tire of this GIF on an endless loop...

I wish I had something astute to say about metastasizing kayfabe, something about the perilous allure of laughing off the horror at the end of the ¿show?

Anyway, I'm guessing Beschizza mocked this up for a BoingBoing link to a BBC story about "missing Putin" returning. Someone insisted he was off observing Lent somewhere.

Whatever: this just looks so funny.

I think Vince McMahon's wife was running for some office in the most recent election--did she win, or not?
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Twitter strikes me as optimally situated to spearhead something like the Utah scheme here in SF.
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One of my favorite classes, long ago at art school, at SFAI, was "Tech-Noir", watching examples of film noir tropes, and seeing how they've manifested in contemporary art on the subject of technology, as well as seeing how fears around technology inspired many films noir.

This upcoming free online class in which Deb has enrolled us, isn't likely to be quite so focused on technology, but I'm sure it will be some good viewing!
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Oooh! Playing at the Balboa, 8-14 May, marking it on the calendar now!  Good excuse as any to swing by Shanghai Dumpling King.
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For the past few years, I've been augmenting my employees' year-end bonuses with stacks of two dollar bills, glued on one side, like a notepad, for the pleasure of peeling them off one at a time, like Post-Its, or some kind of play money.

Now, I'm thinking, we need to take a company retreat to Ecuador...
Fifteen years after Ecuador adopted the U.S. dollar as its official currency, the issue still stirs debate. Dollarization was so unpopular when it was first announced that protesters took over the capital and the government collapsed. The replacement government stuck with the plan—there wasn’t much choice. The Sucre, Ecuador’s native currency, was in the midst of a decade of hyper-inflation which was destroying the economy.
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The "Christian Taliban of Ukraine", huh?

“'The Ukrainian state has no chance in a war with Russia, but the Christian Taliban can succeed, just as the Taliban are driving the Americans out of Afghanistan.'

"For Korchynsky and the St. Mary’s Battalion, the Great Satan is Russia."

Ay caramba.
The recruiting center for Dmytro Korchynsky’s holy war in Ukraine is located in the basement of a building in central Kiev in what used to be a billiard club. Anyone can sign up, and the location isn’t secret.
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"WHAT?!? Tony Bennett did a whole duets album with a can of oregano!"
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An old bandmate found and cleaned up and digitized and uploaded a film he and a friend made for one of our songs.
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