Thursday, August 07, 2008

Around The Blogosphere 07 August 08

The Y! Radish presents The Top 20 Albums of All Time (For Real) using a specific formula which "Robert of the Radish" explains within the post!

Miss Info posted M.I.A. featuring Jim Jones “Paper Planes” remix

Here's J.C. Penny's new 'Breakfast Club' song!

Black Looks: Sokari came across some new music over the weekend from a band called, Soulfège (’sOl-fezh) ... The band is led by Ghanaian Ashong (see YouTube clip below) who also writes a blog at DNA - it’s a blog baby.

Interesting: Is Facebooking the future of scrapbooking? PluS: Marzie LOVES the month of August!

Sonia Faleiro blogs "Islamic militant group Hamas doesn't believe in sugarcoating. In the latest episode of their children's TV show, broadcast on Ali Azhar TV and hosted by a 12-year-old girl, the rabbit Assud (a lanky, skinny dude in a costume) is about to get his hand chopped off for stealing. On an earlier episode the wabbit promised to "finish off" and "eat jews".

An earlier news report on the show, here. The clip is available as 360 Shot: Hamas Bunny on CNN Video."

via 13: An Israeli Nissan ad is causing an uproar in Saudi Arabia, and boycotts are being threatened. This ad is a Russian version, but is an Israeli produced ad also presented in Hebrew. It basically shows a group of Saudi Sheik's exploding in anger and attacking a Nissan because it gets very good gas mileage that will hurt the Arabs' bottom line as oil exporters. Believe it our not, the ad topped Saudi news programs, describing it as a racist attack against all Arabs, and threats of a boycott against Nissan have been made. This kind of ad in the U.S. would be described as borderline "insensitive" but funny in a Saturday Night Live sort of way, blogs Neocon Express.

Made in Sri Lanka and LirneAsia discuss the censoring of pornographic material. UrShalim discusses the role of the bulldozer as a weapon in Palestine and Israel.

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