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Fever Ray – Keep the Streets Empty for Me

by on May.26, 2011, under Music, Youtube

Fever Ray – Keep the Streets Empty for Me

Fever Ray is the debut solo album by Fever Ray, an alias of Karin Dreijer Andersson of Swedish electronic duo The Knife. It was originally released on 12 January 2009 in digital formats, followed by a physical release on 18 March 2009

Track #9 “Keep the Streets Empty for Me” (Fever Ray, Cecilia Nordlund)

From the Red Riding Hood Soundtrack

 

 

 

 

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John Nolan’s Animatronics

by on May.11, 2011, under Youtube

Many will agree Animatronics will always trump CGI in film making, and among the amazing work of animatronic artists I recently came across this video as a sort of ‘video portfolio’ of the amazing wizardry of John Nolan.

John Nolan’s Website: http://www.johnnolanfilms.com/

 

 

 

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Good Job Mozilla

by on May.05, 2011, under News

Many may have heard about I.C.E. (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and their love of seizing domains without warrants. Recently they have contacted Mozilla with a request that they remove the MafiaaFire add-on from the Firefox addon site. The government is claiming that the add-on has violated the seizure orders it has obtained over the last year against a few hundred domain names accused of copyright and trademark infringement.

Because the government has seized only the domain names and not the actual servers, it’s very simpleĀ  for the server owners to register a new domain name with a non-US registrar and be back online. The MafiaaFire add-on for Firefox redirects users who type in the old site names to the new site names, making the government’s seizure process ineffective.

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Three Stooges Lost and Found Interviews

by on May.05, 2011, under Blog

The Three Stooges lost and found interviews

 

In May 2009, during his interview with Dancing with the Stars host Tom Bergeron, Howard learned that as a teenager in the 70′s, Bergeron had the chance to actually interview two of the original Three Stooges, Moe Howard and Larry Fine. Bergeron noted that he even recorded the conversations but didn’t know the exact location of these precious tapes. Howard responded to Tom that if he could find these sacred recordings, he would create an exclusive special to showcase the interviews on his channels at Sirius XM Radio.

Tom Bergeron went home and found the tapes.

Hosted by Emmy Award winner Tom Bergeron, The Three Stooges: Lost and Found Interviews features Tom’s extremely rare interviews he conducted as a teenager with Moe Howard and Larry Fine as well as the unique stories behind them.

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Civil Twilight – Letters From The Sky

by on May.04, 2011, under Music, Youtube

From the I Am Number Four movie soundtrack

Civil Twilight is a three-piece rock band from Cape Town, South Africa. They are signed to Wind-up Records, and have released their self-titled debut album, Civil Twilight.

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