Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Pop Clips 21 April 09

Forget Big Brother! It's BIG BIRD! "A University of Wisconsin researcher posted a 23-character message to Twitter using his brain..."

Monday's Siena Poll shows some people would rather have Eliot Spitzer back as New York's Governor... nevertheless David Paterson presses on. In my heart, he'll always be dearly remembered as the "Governor with a keen sense of humour!" Then there's Paterson, a special school for students with disabilities... And, let's not forget Andrew for one New York minute!

Women of Sand is a theater documentary that chronicles the testimonies of relatives of victims of the feminicides of Juarez, Mexico and has been performed by more than 30 groups worldwide writes Nuestras Hijas de Regreso a Casa [es].

Yesterday was the national holocaust memorial day in Israel. Coincidentally, it was also the opening day of the highly contested UN Durban II conference on racism in Geneva. Gilad Lotan updates us with reactions from Israeli bloggers, who link both occasions.

Paranoid Politicker? "An unholy alliance has emerged between Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, Matt Drudge and Rush Limbaugh. The Fox News Channel is probably involved, too."

Because of Passover, the theme of last night's ep of Gossip Girl was, fittingly, redemption. Here's a re-cap from Gawker.

Check out the poster for the new Gossip Girl spinoff.

On Location Tours has launched a Gossip Girl tour of Manhattan!

Drivers nearing downtown Albany might see more action than they are used to in upcoming days as film crews shoot car chase scenes for an action-thriller starring Angelina Jolie.
No High School Musical in western New York!

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