The Weekly Town Crier

July 17, 2009 at 8:05 am

toastmasters_-2Well, here we are once again, welcome to the Weekly Town Crier. I gather, collect, scavenge, and maybe even pillage and then you click, link, browse to your little hearts’ content. That’s not to say that you have a little heart, it’s just a figure of speech you understand. Well now that I’ve put my figurative foot in my mouth, let’s proceed, shall we?

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Read LifeHacker’s coffee tips.

Browse Digg’s IE 6 stats.

See “Stuff Fundies Like.”

Read as the Seattle Times interviews Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore.

Browse as American Songwriter lists 25 of its favorite songs of the past 25 years.

Read as Peggy Noonan says of Sarah Palin: “She wasn’t thoughtful enough to know she wasn’t thoughtful enough.”

Browse 50 Beautiful HDR Images from 50 World Cities.

Browse LifeHacker’s suggestions for the best content filters.

Read a real-world comparison of the iPhone 3GS and the Palm Pre.

Read about the new study that claims “Swearing Makes Pain More Tolerable.”

Read this piece asking “What’s in a Name?” especially when it comes to marketing.

Read about Iran’s “Facebook Police.”

Browse Paste’s picks for best rock documentaries.

Read as the New York Times reviews Rufus Wainwright’s new opera, Prima Donna.

Read as the Financial Times examines the changing business models for independent music stores.

Read as Australia’s Triple J radio station counts down its top 100 albums of all time.

Browse as MSNBC lists 5 albums musicians don’t want you to hear.

Read as Collide writes about “Why Fixing Your Website Won’t Fix Your Ministry.”

Browse this guide to Sesame Street characters.

Read about the potential army of cyborg crickets.

Read about the new settlement: Olive Garden endangers your credit security and you get a free appetizer.

Read about Morgan Freeman marrying his step-Grand-daughter.

Browse this list of the dumbest iPhone apps.

Read about the 17-year old who tried his own Fight Club, including bombing a Starbucks.

Read about the man convicted of having sex with a minor who hopes to become a minister.

Read about PEZ suing over world’s largest dispenser.

See James R. White with Lecrae, Tedashi, Trip Lee and others.

Watch a cool stop-motion video.

Browse Acts 29′s “Top Three Acts 29 Church Planter Characteristics.”

Watch video of an iPhone attached to an RC plane.

Read as PopMatters examines the literary influence of William S. Burrough’s chaotic book Naked Lunch.

Read as the Kansas City Star interviews Neko Case about her songwriting process.

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