- Infoshop News - Exxon Hacks the Yes Men
One day after the Yes Men made a joke announcement that ExxonMobil plans to turn billions of climate-change victims into a brand-new fuel called Vivoleum, the Yes Men's upstream internet service provider shut down Vivoleum.com, the Yes Men's spoof website
tags: exxonmobil yesmen parody isp oil
- Silas H. Rhodes Dies at 91; Built School of Visual Arts - New York Times
Silas H. Rhodes, co-founder of a trade school for cartoonists and illustrators in Manhattan that he built into the School of Visual Arts
tags: art school sva nyc
- New media powerhouse Eyebeam now a decade old
Article in Chelsea Now on Eyebeam
tags: eyebeam art newmedia gallery nonprofit chelsea
Linkage: June 2007 Archives
- onNYTurf: More Mass Bike Clippings By NYPD - This Time in Williamsburg
On June 28, without any warning, officers at the 94th precinct in Williamsburg confiscated bicycles that were parked and locked to street fixtures. Legally, bicycles may lock to sign posts and other street furniture.
tags: nypd bicycle nyc
- Heather's Blog
Heather Stephens of 31GRAND joins the art blogosphere
tags: art blog gallery 31grand
- Gothamist: City Proposes Limits on Public Photography, Filming
The Mayor's Office of Theater, Film, and Broadcasting, which coordinates film and television production and issues permits around the five boroughs, is considering rules that could potentially severely restrict the ability of even amateur photographers an
tags: civilliberties nyc bloomberg photography video
- Anti-Murdoch protest from reporters at the Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal reporters across the country chose not to show up to work this morning.
tags: fox murdoch newscorp wsj news media
- Once Upon a Radical Time on the Lower East Side - City Room - Metro - New York Times Blog
This is probably the only time you will see a link from the NY Times website to the ACT UP homepage
tags: politics nyc aids actup activism
- marc vallée | new york gay pride: the radical queer contingent | june 2007
tags: stonewall march queer photography
- Hot jobs | Crain's New York Business | Lower Manhattan Cultural Council President
Job ad for president of LMCC "Former president made $140,200 in 2005"
tags: lmcc nonprofit art manhattan salary
- Columbia dean to expand art school | Crain's New York Business
It won't be business as usual when Carol Becker takes the helm as the new dean of Columbia University's School of the Arts this fall. The award-winning academic plans to shake things up and bring the school into the 21st century with several new hires
tags: columbia art school mfa
- A Brooklyn Life: ABL:Radio - Just Undo It - Mixed by Unjust
excellent party mix with some good stuff from the late 80s and 90s
tags: mixes music unjust
- Eureka Springs launches Domestic Partner Registry
some good news out of my home state of Arkansas
tags: arkansas queer civilrights eurekasprings marriage gay
- Edward_ Winkleman - The Logic Behind the 50/50 Split
Amazing post by Edward Winkleman about the economics of running an art gallery.
tags: art gallery economics business winkleman
- U.S. image plunges in global survey - Yahoo! News
The United States' favorable ratings declined in 26 of the 33 countries for which a comparison was available, with negative views particularly strong in the Middle East.
tags: usa foreign-policy image statistics
- Think Progress - 79.
79. Percentage of Americans who believe openly gay people should be allowed to serve in the military, versus 18 percent who do not, according to a new CNN poll.
tags: gay military usa
- Germany Bans Cruise Film Project from Military Sites
A movie about an assasination attempt against Adolf Hitler has been barred from filming at German military sites because of US actor Tom Cruise's membership in the Church of Scientology.
tags: tomcruise nazi history hitler stauffenberg scientology germany
- Media Matters - George Will: Wallace's 1968 presidential campaign spoke "for people furious about the '60s tumults"
In his column in the July 2 edition of Newsweek, George F. Will described former Alabama Gov. George Wallace as an independent candidate who "succeed[ed] in giving an aggrieved minority a voice."
tags: racism georgewallace georgewill stupid politics 1968
- YouTube = New Global Folk Art
prairie dog video madness from Hrag Vartanian
tags: prairiedog art video funny
- Preserving the 'Texas German'
University researchers in the United States are documenting a dying Texas dialect born of German more than a century ago
tags: german language texas dialect
- jameswagner.com: panel on radical history of Lower East Side
June 26th, at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum -- includes our friend Jay Blotcher
tags: queer history actup
- Rockefeller Foundation launches arts fund | Crain's New York Business
Rockefeller Foundation Associate Director Joan Shigekawa says potential grantees could include museums, performing arts organizations, universities, dance companies, media organizations and more.
tags: art foundation grants nyc rockefeller
- MoJoBlog - Who Needs It? Only Tiny Percentage of Baghdad Embassy Employees Speak Arabic
Only 10 of the 200 Foreign Service officers in the US's Baghdad Embassy are proficient in Arabic
tags: iraq arabic language usa
- Oily Yes Men - Hrag Vartanian
YES MEN's Andy Bichlbaum, along with fellow Yes Men member Mike Bonanno, impersonated oil industry officials and announced a plan to turn human flesh into fuel at the Gas and Oil Exposition 2007 in Calgary, Alberta.
tags: oil yesmen activism performance
- DJ Cosmo Is Indestructible - Mixed by Cosmo
A great mix courtesy of A Brooklyn Life
tags: music mixes djcosmo
- Housing Works - Positive Art for Positive Women
online auction of art by HIV+ women
tags: art aids charity housing housingworks nyc
- Trojans Lurking In Fake Video Postings On YouTube
In the past week, two fake video postings have been set up on YouTube to infect users with a Trojan that includes pop-up porn ads
tags: trojan spyware youtube
- FREEwilliamsburg: Music Hall of Williamsburg To Open 9-4-07 with Patti Smith
formerly called Northsix
tags: music williamsburg pattismith
- Josh Peters
Showing tomorrow (Thursday) 12-6PM at Chelsea Terminal Warehouse, 261 Eleventh Avenue, between 27th and 28th Streets (in tunnel across from the sandwich shop)
tags: art joshpeters gibsonprojects chelsea painting
- South Carolina treasurer indicted on cocaine charges - CNN.com
Ravenel is also the state chairman for former Rudy Giuliani's presidential campaign.
tags: politics gop giuliani
- ArtCal - Leo Koenig, Inc. - You Always Move in Reverse
Special Performance featuring Lydia Lunch on Thursday, June 28th 7-9PM RSVP required
tags: lydialunch leokoenig art performance chelsea
- Newsday.com: Rudy missing in action for Iraq panel
Giuliani's campaign fundraising kept him from commitment to the Iraq Study Group.
tags: giuliani iraq war
- Annals of National Security: The General's Report: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker
Seymour M. Hersh's latest Abu Ghraib article
tags: torture abughraib iraq
- Stockhausen's "Helicopter String Quartet" performed in Braunschweig, Germany
The rarely played piece was performed from 700 meters (2,300 feet) above ground this week.
tags: music contemporary stockhausen braunschweig germany
- Pumped Fiction Libretto | American Composers Alliance
This opera on the subject of "organ enhancement" will be presented as part of ACA's festival on June 20th.
tags: music opera funny