I’ve been writing for FDL for about a year now and I’ve actually been staying at Jane Hamsher’s house for just a bit longer than that. What I’ve learned during my time here is that the FDL spirit of giving, and giving back, and giving just a little bit more
Reports indicate that Yasiin Bey- the artist formerly known as Mos Def– canceled his upcoming US tour as a result of immigration/legal problems. Speculation around the accuracy of those claims has been rampant since the tour’s cancelation was announced. An organizer of the tour posted that Bey had run into trouble
Clamoring to be heard and nearly submerged in murky water, the men in grey suits all appear to be stepping inward and under. The Berlin-based exhibit left the image open to audience interpretation but it wasn’t long before folks on social media dubbed it an image of “politicians discussing global
What’s remarkable about the exchange is how unremarkable it is. Austin’s indignation and dismissal of intolerant faith-based counter arguments represents an increasingly mainstream point of view. The fact that so much time has been spent over the last year questioning whether the NBA or NFL was ready for openly gay players seems silly in light of this rant.
Ever imagine what it would sound like if the World Wrestling Entertainment’s Stone Cold Steve Austin presented a case for gay marriage that made anyone arguing the alternative look pretty ridiculous? Yeah, me neither. So imagine my delight discovering remarks showing him doing exactly that. The segment, from a podcast hosted
It’s exciting to see content makers — especially high profile content makers with tons of options — experimenting with distribution models that place an emphasis on the Internet.
Back in my day (the mid-90s) if you caught a movie in theaters, unless you wanted to shell out the extra 5-10 bucks to see it in theaters again, it was going to take about a year before you could catch it on VHS. Then from there it was another
http://twitter.com/ncilla/status/458750444509339648 Social media engagement! Everybody’s doing it, but some are definitely doing it better than others. Brands far and wide are on the hunt for contests, hashtags or witty one zingers that might increase their follower count and/or standing in the court of public opinion. But for every Arby’s Grammy
As someone who only caught up with the series last year and therefore had the option of binge-watching the first two seasons–the wait between seasons was painful but manageable.
While this post is spoiler free the links ahead contain show spoilers aplenty. I don’t know about you guys but I’m the most excited about returning to the world of Westeros this Sunday night. The thought alone initiates the sound of the all too familiar theme song (performed by Break