V.21 No.8 |
The Daily Word: obese New Mexican children; a Playboy Club in outer space; postponement for BP oil spill trial; the badgermin
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Feb 26 2012 10:52 AM ]
One out of five New Mexican third graders is obese.
Sculptor Ken Price died at his home in Taos last Friday.
This Australian woman scammed some Nigerian internet scammers.
The FBI has turned off about 3,000 warrantless GPS tracking devices that they had placed on vehicles.
"Playboy bunnies wearing jetpacks would serve the drinks...."
Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution documentary.
All NATO staff working in the Kabul area have been recalled.
Read about the most obsessed-over Polaroid camera of them all, the Polaroid SX-70.
Alex Cox (director of Repo Man, Sid&Nancy) wants you to illegally download his films.
Why settle for a theremin when you could have a "badgermin?"
Picture gallery of old abandoned cars in the woods.
On this day in 1933 Hitler announced his plans for the Porsche-designed "people's car," the Volkswagen.
V.16 No.51 | 12/20/2007
Psychedelic Jazz-Rock Fusion Video of the Day IX
By Jerry Cornelius [ Wed Dec 19 2007 3:38 PM ]
Can’t … resist … another … krautrock … video. Thanks to the enduring kitsch value of “Autobahn” and the hip-hop appropriation of Trans-Europe Express by the likes of Afrika Bambaata and Grandmaster Flash, just about everyone with ears has heard (or heard of) Kraftwerk. What’s still totally obscured by clouds, however, is Organisation, the pre-K project featuring Kraftwerk founders Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider. The track performed here (at Essener Pop und Blues Festival, 1970, per Wikipedia) is a version of “Ruckzuck,” also on the hard-to-find seminal Kraftwerk LP. Dig those bongos, baby. (Alert mid-80s PBS viewers may recognize this tune as the original theme to the kidvid science show Newton’s Apple.)
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