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May 15, 2008


Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* Thinking person's rocker Brian Eno has turned 60. The Independent visits with Eno, who has collaborated with Bowie, Byrne, Cold Play, and Microsoft. (Link thanks to William Sauer.)

* Life is sometimes good. (Link thanks to Anne Thompson.)

* BHH sometimes wonders if he shouldn't take up a manual occupation -- something useful, and that can't be shipped overseas.

* It lives! Or seems to, anyway. (Link thanks to Marc Andreessen.) Marc also turned up a priceless clip of Bill O'Reilly showing how he gets his way.

* Lots of tasty-sounding lectures and talks can be downloaded here.

* Learn about China's fastest-growing city. (Link thanks to Michael Wade.)

* Educated black people (at least in Atlanta) evidently like gated communities.

* Stuff one black guy hates includes "stupid names." Chris isn't crazy about Isaac Hayes either.

* Why shouldn't people be able to live in a yurt on their own land, Stephan wants to know.

* MBlowhard Rewind: I took issue with the general view of Louis Kahn as a great architect.



posted by Michael at May 15, 2008


I work post-production for a photography studio and there was a junior prom that had a girl in the most appalling outfit, almost less coverage than a Vegas showgirl. I looked up her name in the database and thought "that can't be right." So I went to the school database and found out it was... her name was Sparkles.

In this case, very, very apt.

Posted by: B. Durbin on May 15, 2008 10:14 PM

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