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mcnallyjackson:

Since today is Things Vaguely Related to DFW Day on the McNJ tumblr: Yesterday over on New York’s Vulture blog Willa Paskin posited that Leonard, a character from Jeffrey Eugenides’ forthcoming novel The Marriage Plot, is based on David Foster Wallace. And she’s right! And not just because he…

staff:

While browsing the Dashboard, in addition to clicking J and K to jump to the next and previous posts, you can now click L to like the current post!

staff:

While browsing the Dashboard, in addition to clicking J and K to jump to the next and previous posts, you can now click L to like the current post!

clipartcovers:

Aladdin Sane by David Bowie. Original.
Requested by aloneintoronto.

clipartcovers:

Aladdin Sane by David Bowie. Original.

Requested by aloneintoronto.

cnnmoneytech:

LOLcat: Cheezburger.com
Where….is…..Facebook’s…..filing?!!!

cnnmoneytech:

LOLcat: Cheezburger.com

Where….is…..Facebook’s…..filing?!!!

todaysdocument:

The Peace Corps Act - September 22, 1961

On March 1, 1961, President Kennedy signed the executive order establishing the Peace Corps. On September 22, 1961, Congress approved the legislation that formally authorized the Peace Corps. Goals of the Peace Corps included: 1) helping the people of interested countries and areas meet their needs for trained workers; 2) helping promote a better understanding of Americans in countries where volunteers served; and 3) helping promote a better understanding of peoples of other nations on the part of Americans.

stickflyplay:

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Alicia will be in the house on
Sunday, February 26 at 7:30pm

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wnycradiolab:

Can I spend the rest of the day looking at slime molds, please?

There are more for your viewing pleasure here and here.

hitrecordjoe:

ATTENTION ILLUSTRATORS AND ANIMATORS!
There have been some awesome illustrations and animations contributed to the ‘Lights Off - episode2’ collaboration so far.  
Now we some more! :oD
Here’s what we need:
CHARACTERS:
 Founding Fathers / Mothers — Thomas Jefferson, Betsy Ross, George Washington, James Madison
Mobs of Protestor
***Make sure to provide animators with move-able body parts and mouth options.  Like this!
SETS
Wall Street scene / Background — maybe include some recognizable Wall Street landmarks like the Bull, or the NYSE building.
OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS
Illustrations of Police behaving badly — cop littering, selling drugs, beating a homeless person, assaulting a peaceable protester with pepper spray at close range, exposing himself to an old lady..
 Illustrations of technology:  iPhones, computers, cameras, etc.
ANIMATION
 The lyrics of the chorus with a bouncing ball — sing-a-long style. :)
OK, I think this is all for now — this is gonna be awesome! :oD
<3
J
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Contribute to the collaboration HERE

hitrecordjoe:

ATTENTION ILLUSTRATORS AND ANIMATORS!

There have been some awesome illustrations and animations contributed to the ‘Lights Off - episode2collaboration so far.  

Now we some more! :oD

Here’s what we need:

CHARACTERS:

  •  Founding Fathers / Mothers — Thomas Jefferson, Betsy Ross, George Washington, James Madison
  • Mobs of Protestor

***Make sure to provide animators with move-able body parts and mouth options.  Like this!

SETS

  • Wall Street scene / Background — maybe include some recognizable Wall Street landmarks like the Bull, or the NYSE building.

OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS

  • Illustrations of Police behaving badlycop littering, selling drugs, beating a homeless person, assaulting a peaceable protester with pepper spray at close range, exposing himself to an old lady..
  •  Illustrations of technology:  iPhones, computers, cameras, etc.

ANIMATION

  •  The lyrics of the chorus with a bouncing ball — sing-a-long style. :)

OK, I think this is all for now — this is gonna be awesome! :oD

<3

J

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Contribute to the collaboration HERE

mrdestructo:

I know that child assault comments directed at Paterno are old hat and may seem predictable and a little cheap. But let’s be clear, here: when given the chance, Joe Paterno failed one of the biggest and yet most basic tests of humanity. This wasn’t a nebulously complex philosophical quandary or a…