Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Around The Blogosphere 26 March 08

Fun Politics (from Michelle Malkin): The Tuzla hustle: Enter the irresistible Hillary “sniper fire-dodger” Clinton photoshop/photo caption contest; Update: “Sleep-deprived”

Liz Benjamin: The Obamas posted their tax returns on the Web and called on Clinton to do the same. Tonight at 7 Liz is interviewed by online radio host Roberto Perez, of the Perez Notes.

Fun Facts (from Pop Candy Blog) : Researchers have discovered that Obama is distantly related to Brad Pitt, and Hillary is distantly related to Angelina Jolie. The Sci Fi Channel has posted the 47-minute press conference with most of the cast of Battlestar Galactica... hear Kinky cover the '80s hit Mexican Radio. Heads-up, rock 'n' rollers: Lollapalooza tickets have officially gone on sale. If you plan to go to the fest, head to lollapalooza.com for an early deal. This year's event runs Aug. 1-3 at Chicago's Grant Park.

Miss Info reports "Lisa Evers hit me tonite to tell me that Cavlar, aspiring rapper and producer of the “Step Your Game Up” dvds, was shot and killed in Fort Greene. Rest in peace."

André and Luciana present their first podcast, LoveLive [pt]. The name is self explaining, but Luciana explains: “We do not want to be relationship gurus, no way. We are just people who prefer speaking up to silence”. “To start with, we debated the act of sharing among couples: sharing problems and multiplying solutions, for example”, adds André [pt].

How to Download Youtube Videos Directly to iPod Touch

Molly writes on the big felafel: There is this new song that Galgalatz is already starting to overplay on the radio. It is called “New Soul”, and it is bubbly and fun. After listening to it twice, you’ll get the melody and the lyrics stuck in your head for the rest of the day. Best of all, as I discovered yesterday, the singer, Yael Naim, is Israeli. Not only that, but her album has Hebrew songs on it!

A bunch of links from Ypulse:

- Interesting new music model (Grooveshark) (The Gainesville Sun)

- The next wave... (of "green" songwriters) (Chicago Sun Times)

- Booking Talib Kweli (college students swarm the rapper's MySpace page and convince him to stop at their campus) (Modesto Bee)

- Google gets into the kids' safety space (with some help from Common Sense Media. The site is here....for those of you familiar with Teen People or Current TV, that's Anne Zehren the founding publisher of Teen People and former President of Marketing at Current. Plus Woomail promises "safe email for kids" and no spam!) (News.com)

The Internet population in the U.S. is skewed toward females, and will continue to be for the next several years, according to eMarketer.
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