Yesterday, I despaired a bit that old social movement tactics didn’t seem to be working any more. New Media Rights and the Tactical Technology Collective have gotten creative, coming out with a list of 10 tactics for turning information into activism:
1. mobilise people 2. witness and record 3. visualise your message 4. amplify personal […]
Parody of Christine O’Donnell’s I’m You campaign advertisement, in which Christine O’Donnell isn’t a witch. She’s a space alien. […]
Fascinating questions, and answers too, are provided by the scientists of the Spitzer Space Telescope on the show Ask An Astronomer. […]
I’ve never seen any, but animal crush videos sound like a hideous form of entertainment. That said, isn’t it animal cruelty itself, and not videos of animal cruelty, that are the problem? […]
Time lapse of this last morning of summer, just down the hill.
Enjoy the change.
A video of me burning a copy the Koran, the Muslim holy book, in protest against… well, you’ll see what it’s against. […]
While walking by the side of the road today here in Maine, I encountered the following campaign sign for Paul LePage, a Republican candidate for Governor.
A bewilderingly unclear campaign sign might be better for Paul LePage than a crystal clear one: LePage, after all, has been bizarrely calling for the insertion of creationism […]
Would you like to follow the example of Prahlad Jani, an 83-year-old Indian who claims to have subsisted without eating or drinking at all since World War II? Well, we don’t have any tips for the eating part, but the James Randi Educational Foundation tips us off to a video showing Jani’s #1 strategy for […]
American citizen. Born in Fresno, California. Taken to detention in Arizona because he kept his birth certificate at home.
I wonder what the Joshua Clough of 2003 would have thought if he knew that the Hutaree Clough of 2010 wouldn’t last five minutes against the FBI in his own attempt to spark an armed insurrection. […]
Hutaree member and murder conspirator Kris Sickles wrote a summary of Dement Incarnate describing it as “a film about a lonely serial killer who enjoys the freedom of killing. His sadistic lust has no end and these unsuspecting townspeople will soon find out!” It’s a cinematic meditation on what could lead a person to become a serial killer. […]