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The Revolutionary Art Of Emory Douglas
09.25.2009
06:47 pm
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Opening this week at New York’s New Museum, Emory Douglas: Black Panther:

Some of Emory Douglas?

Posted by Bradley Novicoff
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09.25.2009
06:47 pm
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Alan Arkin: Apeshit On The Muppet Show
09.25.2009
06:14 pm
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Playing next Tuesday at LACMA: Wait Until Dark, Terrence Young’s 1967 cuticle shredder involving a blind Audrey Hepburn, a sadistic Alan Arkin, and the heroin-packed doll that comes between them.  In singing Arkin’s praises, the LA Weekly reminds us of how, more than a decade later, he went on to terrorize something even more innocent than a sightless Hepburn: bunnies. 

 
Wait Until Dark: #10 On Bravo’s List Of Scariest Movie Moments (spoilers)

Via: The LA Weekly

Posted by Bradley Novicoff
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09.25.2009
06:14 pm
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The Obama Plan in 4 Seconds
09.25.2009
04:53 pm
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In addendum to the below.

Posted by Jason Louv
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09.25.2009
04:53 pm
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The Obama Plan in 4 Minutes
09.25.2009
04:04 pm
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Make sure to email this to your dumb Republican relatives…

Via Mark Frauenfelder’s Twitter feed

Posted by Richard Metzger
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09.25.2009
04:04 pm
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Margaret Thatcher Calls the House of Lords
09.25.2009
03:35 pm
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I was going to post this—Worst/Best Beatles Cover of All Time?—but this is even better. I was crying I was laughing so hard. Part II is even funnier.

Much hilarity from the hilarious Robert Popper:

 


And on the matter of the decision to give Baroness Thatcher a State funeral, I simply don’t understand the controversy. She most certainly deserves a State burial… and sooner rather than later, I would hope!

Baroness Thatcher’s Bag part II

 

Posted by Richard Metzger
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09.25.2009
03:35 pm
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The Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day
09.25.2009
02:28 pm
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If you happened to read my Boing Boing post on the Trailer Park Boys when I was guest blogging there in the Spring, you know that I loves my Trailer Park Boys and today here in the Dangerous Minds office, we are declaring it a holiday because THE NEW TRAILER PARK BOYS MOVIE WAS RELEASED TODAY.

They say you should never use all caps on the Internet because people think you are shouting, but I AM SHOUTING, DAMN IT, THERE IS A NEW TRAILER PARK BOYS MOVIE OUT TODAY. This marks the “end end” of the Boys as Canada’s greatest comedy franchise finally shuts down for good. I expect they’ll go out on a high note.

The only problem is, the movie is just released in Canada! You Canadian fucks get all the good shit and free health care, too.

If someone from the Alliance Films public relations office or the TPB’s camp wants to send me a review screener—hint, hint—please contact me here.

 


Thank you Gord Fynes!

Posted by Richard Metzger
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09.25.2009
02:28 pm
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C.I.A. Chiefs Ask Obama to Stop Abuse Inquiry
09.24.2009
09:59 pm
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WASHINGTON ?

Posted by Jason Louv
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09.24.2009
09:59 pm
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Surreal Estate: Buy a House in Detroit for Under $5000
09.24.2009
09:58 pm
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Posted by Richard Metzger
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09.24.2009
09:58 pm
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Mayans “Played” Pyramids to Make Music for Rain God
09.24.2009
09:49 pm
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SIT on the steps of Mexico’s El Castillo pyramid in Chichen Itza and you may hear a confusing sound. As other visitors climb the colossal staircase their footsteps begin to sound like raindrops falling into a bucket of water as they near the top. Were the Mayan temple builders trying to communicate with their gods?

The discovery of the raindrop “music” in another pyramid suggests that at least some of Mexico’s pyramids were deliberately built for this purpose. Some of the structures consist of a combination of steps and platforms, while others, like El Castillo, resemble the more even-stepped Egyptian pyramids.

(Notably, this news comes on the same day as the announced discovery of water on the moon.)

(Mayans “Played” Pyramids to Make Music for Rain God via New Scientist)

Posted by Jason Louv
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09.24.2009
09:49 pm
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September 24, 1969: The Chicago Conspiracy Trial Begins
09.24.2009
09:43 pm
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Forty years ago and on this day 24th September 1969, the Chicago 8 (which would soon be 7) Conspiracy Trial began ?

Posted by Jason Louv
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09.24.2009
09:43 pm
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