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How Bad is the Economy?

You don’t know. How bad?

The economy is so bad that Slate has canceled its Explainer podcast. It hasn’t canceled its list of Explainer columns, but felt it necessary to cut back on the expense of having someone read the columns for three and a half minutes and post them to the internet. In the [...]

Engadget Podcast 121, from an Hour to a Sentence

Boiling down Engadget Podcast 121 from an hour to a sentence:

We have no idea what new gadgets the big cell phone makers will offer up at the Consumer Electronics Show in a month, but hey, when has that stopped us before?

A Meditation on Salvia Divinorum, Passing (Podcast)

[Uptight legal disclaimer: I am not by explaining my experience suggesting that you, yes you, little Timmy, smoke salvia. Surely, if you do it, then your head will explode. Besides, if you really are little, Timmy, it will make your 'nads shrink. Seriously, people who behave recklessly with salvia around have gotten hurt. So you [...]

The Craziest VP From the Coolest State

When you’re always wondering if a woman is going to stab you in the back, or put a rabbit in the crock pot, or leave a moose head in your bed, or try to take you to her weird Wasilla church of prophecy, it’s kind of hard for a man to feel any kind of real attraction. [...]

Irregular Times Podcast Under the Stars

Three of we who write for Irregular Times met last week near Trumansburg, New York and recorded this podcast under the stars. I feel confident in stating that this is the first podcast in the history of the Universe to incorporate discussion of Seneca Falls, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, South Carolina, populism, American aristocracy, the [...]

University of Arizona Global Climate Change Video Series

For those looking to learn a bit more about the science of global climate change, I recommend the University of Arizona’s Global Climate Change lecture series. The lectures were delivered in the fall of 2007 and captured for video distribution across the internet, for viewing either on your computer or on an iPod. I particularly [...]

Save The Sawfish Video Podcast

The convergence of human and animal issues that takes place around the sawfish is just one example of how activism in one area can have an impact in many ways. Engage in a boycott of the Hilton hotel brands listed below, all connected to the company that decided to build the Bimini Bay Resort ecoblemish, and you’ll be taking action on environmental issues, local community issues, and issues of corporate accountability. [...]