“The Happiness of the Katakuris”

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I know, I know, we’ve all seen this feel-good musical featuring, among other things, singing and dancing zombies. But just for fun I thought I’d throw the trailer up here. This is one of my favorite movies. If you haven’t seen it then check this out…


Architechture For Heightened Social Engagement

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“Architecture has to do something, to change something; it has to be an active participant. It has to encourage a heightened social engagement.”

Full article here.

This mapplet shows the thermal damage caused by a nuclear explosion.

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Search for a place, pick a suitable weapon and press “Nuke It!

Try it here!

Joshua Fialkov Announces New Comic Book Project for the Kindle

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The creators of the wonderful original graphic novel, “Elk’s Run“, Joshua Fialkov and Noel Tuazon, have a new project hitting the digital realm soon. It’s called TUMOR. He told me about it yesterday and today it was announced. It sounds amazing.

Tumor – The Trailer from Joshua Fialkov on Vimeo.

Click here for the official announcement.

Audra Shay, accused of endorsing racism on Facebook, is favored to become the head of the Young Republicans tomorrow.

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John Avlon reports that…

Thirty-eight-year-old Audra Shay’s campaign to become the next chairman of the Young Republicans went from obscure to infamous over the past week, after The Daily Beast revealed details of posts of her Facebook account. Specifically, a thread where one of her friends posts that ““Obama Bin Lauden [sic] is the new terrorist… Muslim is on there side [sic]… need to take this country back from all of these mad coons… and illegals,” and Shay responds eight minutes later with: “You tell em Eric! lol.”

He goes on to cite much more damning incidents of hate speech and chronicle the overall descent of the supposed “leadership” of the Republican party into a race-baiting, homo-hating, islamophobic Klan.

Full article here.