Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Around The Blogosphere 30 October 07

Blog of the Day: Dina Mehta! Dina's old Radio blog was called "Conversations with Dina". Her blog motto: "Conversation. What is it? A Mystery! It's the art of never seeming bored, of touching everything with interest, of pleasing with trifles, of being fascinating with nothing at all. How do we define this lively darting about with words, of hitting them back and forth, this sort of brief smile of ideas which should be conversation?" - Guy de Maupassant

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From Liz Benjamin's Blog: The Daily News' Joe Mahoney writes

A brutal Albany County rape case is being cited by some supporters of Gov. Spitzer's plan to give illegal immigrants licenses as an example of how law enforcement could benefit by expanding the pool of drivers listed in state Department of Motor Vehicles computers. Upon closer inspection, the relevancy of the case to the controversial plan turns out to be urban legend. [continued]

Halloween: Imeem and Palm Pictures are presenting a free horror movie in the spirit of the holiday. The Eye, a 2002 Hong Kong thriller, will be streamed here from Oct. 30 through Nov. 4. 10 religious Halloween candies

PingMag: How to survive this Tokyo Design Week 2007!

Goodwill 2.0 (the thrift store incorporates blogging, YouTube and MySpace into its strategy to reach young thrift store bargain hunters): The Washington chapter of the international nonprofit organization has launched a campaign to recast itself as a source of vintage and high-end fashion in an attempt to expand its customer base to young, professional women. It has hired Hall to blog about stylish merchandise found in its stores and uploaded a video of its annual fashion show to YouTube. Its new eBay store has featured a fur stole and beaded evening gown by Oleg Cassini, who designed clothes for Jacqueline Kennedy.

Can the Internet be a substitute for a significant other? A survey shows 24% of those questioned said yes, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Sacred Media Cow on how the Junta controlling the internet may have actually helped the Burmese monks. “The little fragments of information that did manage to get through got elevated to a level of ennunciative power that would not have existed had the internet not been shut down.”

The Bajan Reporter discovers a wonderful new song recorded by Trinidad and Tobago calypsonian David Rudder in support of the people of Burma.

Ambiome: Et elle est pas toujours très belle à voir, la vérité… Ci-dessous, un extrait d’un reportage sur les coulisses de la fameuse émission de Bataille et Fontaine. Ce reportage n’a pas été diffusé, mais @rrêt sur images a mis la main dessus et diffuse aujourd’hui cet extrait...


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Olivier SC said...

Hello Dave !

Halloween is today or tomorow (31) ?

Anyway : happy Holloween !

Dave Lucas said...


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