Category Archives: Media

You vs. the others

Thanks to Wil Wheaton’s link on Twitter (you rock, nerd boy!), I came across a post how Sarah Palin thinks that criticism of her public statements are unconstitutional. Now, I don’t have a place for hate in my life or … Continue reading

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Hero of the Day: Delia Derbyshire

Well, not hero per se, more musical genius of the day. And more retrospectively of July than of December. I briefly mentioned Derbyshire in my piece about women artists in history. Her story is this: she studied music and mathematics … Continue reading

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Obama wants to make some changes. Like spending money on building roads. And shit. So he made a speech about it. And you know what one thing was he said? “[…] Will you be able to put your kids through … Continue reading

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Great moments in personal growth

Had this dialogue some hours ago, when talking about a shooting with some musicians. Him: “Well, you know, I think we have to talk about money now, cause, you now, we both don’t have much money, so …” Me: “Well, … Continue reading

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I hear voices

I love music. I love sounds. I hear music in everything. I hear music when I sit in the kitchen, reading, smoking (I don’t smoke in my bedroom), with the dishwasher on and the clock ticking, they produce the most … Continue reading

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Should you laugh at neonazis?

There is a new webpage, “Nazis auslachen” (translated: laughing at Nazis), supported by the German Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, that I am quite conflicted about. Now, I am a strong proponent of freedom of … Continue reading

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Fortune favours the brave

Fortune published two lists, of the 25 best-paid men and women. The highest paid man on the list earns $350.7 million a year. Number 25 earns $41.9 million. The highest paid woman on the list earns $38.6 million. As Shaker … Continue reading

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