Wednesday, June 02, 2010

#nowplaying 2 June 2010

"She's a provocateur, and provocateurs want to be provocative." ~ Lynn Hirschberg

#miap4k ::: Over Memorial Day Weekend, M.I.A. posted two audio recordings from an interview she did with The New York Times that M.I.A. covertly audiotaped! You gotta hand it to M.I.A., who knows how to knead the press! The NY Observer muses that the "ensuing duel between reporter and source has spooked the journalism world, reminding writers that, thanks to Twitter and Facebook and other online sources, they may no longer have the final word." M.I.A. boldly states "I'm a singer" ...
[deTails] On July 13, M.I.A.'s new album "/\/\ /\ Y /\"("Maya") will be unleashed. Here's where the cover art seems to have its origins.

#gulf #oilspill ::: I know a fellow who believes that although the government controls the people, for reasons I can't recall the government must "tell the people beforehand" about its plans. Remember when people were folding twenty dollar bills to recreate the twin towers crashes? Kinda like that. Anyway, blogger Martin (Cornyman) posted an article that reminded me of the "they must tell us first" rule. It's an interesting read...

#everest ::: THIS just isn't right... there must be more to it?

#Xiaxue is expanding her photoshoppingtalents...

#twitter ::: MicroPersuasion ::: TechCrunch and others from the Blogging Class of 2005 (like Mashable) are the last of their kind -- superstar blogs with iconic founders. -and- "Twitter must not get too comfortable. The only constant on the internet is change. If Twitter's execs don't reinvent its business now, someone or something will do it for them."

#facebook ::: Kirhat writes "Time magazine recently released its list of 'The 50 Worst Inventions' and the popular Facebook game application FARMVILLE was considered as "one of the world's bright ideas that just didn't work out."

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