free the meejay
a couple (free!) hapnins tonight for all you loco locals:
1) cory doctorow of boingboing fame will be talking (or is it blalking?) at hahvid:
Set Top Cop: Hollywood's Secret War on Your Living Room2) and later, wayne&wax of wayne&wax fame (that's me!) will be freeing his inner DJ:
*Wednesday, Feb. 15, 6pm*
Emerson Hall 105, Harvard College
Free the DJ! (w/ David Day / sQuar3 productions)
*Wednesday, Feb. 15, 10pm-1am*
Zuzu, Central Square
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in other random walks across the bog...
- egyptiansandmonkey has been hosting some interesting conversations--and sharing some provocative pics--around the whole cartoon crisis. some predictable foolishness, mostly in the comments, but what can you do? regardless, i appreciate some mid-east-centric, "ground-level" perspective on all of this. try this one, for starters.
- see also, chiasm's cartoon-ish collection of links and tings.
- ben walker has seemingly settled into his new NY digs and is back producing his wonderful--and now alt.npr approved and podcasted--radio show. don't miss his latest on the ethiopiques series, complete with interviews from mulatu astatke, jim jarmusch, and series editor francis falceto.
- michael berube on academic freedom.
- that garfield randomizer i mentioned recently has been served with a big, nasty c&d. here's a new approach. [link via /jc]