Friday, June 15, 2007

Around The Blogosphere 15 June 07

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Global Voices' Benin Mwangi has posted Africa: Blogging TED Global: "During the historic week of June 4 - 8, 2007, however, this was all to change — if only for a moment. That’s because this was the week that TED Global 2007 convened in Arusha, Tanzania. This was the week that the Africa blogosphere and its friends made their voices known to the world. Bloggers whose writings normally cover a cornucopia of topics, ranging from social and cultural issues to technology and economic concerns, were suddenly focused on TED."

Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina is also TED-blogging.

NYmag:

Forget the seriously spandexed in Central Park. Rollerbladers Jerry Davila and Ruben Santana are reclaiming the streets for their sport. Though they dress a little like skateboarders (baggy jeans, layered shirts), they're trying to bring their scene to the forefront again. "Gotta bring it back to Rollerbladers, like it was back in '98," says Santana. For Davila, who just spent $325 on a pair of skates, "we just care about being extreme. As extreme as we can get."

Archives [Video Look Book]

Brussels Journal : Eurabian Art Explores Mediterranean Man

FoxNews vs. Angelina Jolie:

Angelina Jolie's true colors came out Wednesday as she promoted a film about freedom of the press and then tried to censor all her interviews.

Jolie is touting press freedom these days, playing the widow of murdered Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in a new movie called "A Mighty Heart."

But Jolie turns out to be a mighty hypocrite when it comes to her own freedom of the press. Her lawyer required all journalists to sign a contract before talking to her, and Jolie instructed publicists at first to ban FOX News from the red carpet of her premiere."

Angelina Jolie's Freedom of Press, on Her Terms

Last but not least, those nutty Girls Out Loud from Singapore, Ros and Wendy (Xiaxue), have a go at their very own sex tape!

Road Trip: Episode 3 - The Sex Tape

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