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Scott Carrier's new book is out: Prisoner of Zion: Muslims, Mormons and Other Misadventures. It's required reading for anyone interested in interpreting foriegn policy, or in the act of writing itself. "In a series of remarkable essays, Carrier, raised among Mormons, noted similarities in the beliefs and practices of the Taliban and the Utah church, [...]
David Ortiz - This Is OUR F^ckin'City!!! The Standells - Dirty Water The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 4/16/13 - A Good Little City Stephen Colbert, 4/16/13 - Intro The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,Video Archive "What the Boston Marathon terrorists really don't get is that they attacked an unshakable group [...]
Just bought this guy's entire oeuvre, all starting with... "To This Day", a poem by Shane Koyczan, animated by an army of artist submissions via the To This Day Project: via Stonetip.
The Macaulay Library "is the world's largest and oldest scientific archive of biodiversity audio and video recordings." This sonic stash is located at Cornell University, who just announced this "world's largest natural sound archive is now fully digital and fully online." Here's a few of their picks for "some fascinating Macaulay Library sounds": Liveliest wake-up [...]
SoundCloud interviews sound-experts about sound: Among the interviewees: Moby, Imogen Heap, Jad Abumrad, Ben Rubin. via The Four Eyes.
rx does R.E.M.: The End by Sluggomatic (8th place entry in Breaking News 5): Amen: TDeja vu all over again:
"The first time I heard Charley Parker I thought heard Be-Bop, like Charlie Parker with Miles Davis, it killed me. It was like: What is this chemical stuff?"
Our weekly hour series, Hearing Voices from NPR, has come to its end of days.
The Life and Times of Solidod, the last remaining member of her village of Mescalero Apache who lived on the edge of Death Valley.
The voices of people who were or are living on the streets.
Four American soldiers share their WWII experiences, before, during, and after their time in a German POW camp.
An anthropologist's sound-portrait of the ayahuasca plant and the people of Peru.
A tribute to the composer on his 100th birthday.
Athletic endeavors: swimming, track & field, basketball, and spin class.
Trekking with the Queen of Bhutan, bike-tripping Yellowstone Park, and trailing a Fanatic Reactionary Pedestrian.
A tour of our nation's First Nations, by canoe and on horseback.
Documents of our changing perceptions of weapons of mass destruction.
Been retrospecting of late about the pool of production talent who've made radio waves for Hearing Voices and the Hearing Voices from NPR series - a damn impressive list of audio luminaries: 2006-2001 by Producer: Ben Adair Noah Adams Owen Agnew Mark Allen Jay Allison quiet american American Radio Works Claus Andreasson Antenna Theater damali [...]
Practicing polygamy, finding pockets of Polynesian Mormons, and converting the lost Indian Israelites.