Links from January 2006
- Links for 12 January 2006
- Library for Ajaxy drag-and-drop type stuff, extending prototype.js. (via Tim/twisty)
- Some of the most commonly repeated functions. (via Tim/twisty)
- The Popcorn Palace Economy - The thirsty moviegoer fuels the business. By Edward Jay Epstein
- On the balance of food/drink, movies and advertising in the profits of cinemas. (via Kottke)
- Links for 17 January 2006
- Trading Spouses Margaret freaking out - Google Video
- Very scary video from a US version of "Wife Swap". Now, this woman vs Richard Dawkins would be interesting... (via Plasticbag.org)
- Links for 18 January 2006
- Barbicansalvage : Barbican Salvage
- There's now a salvage store for Barbican residents wanting to offload or fix their original fittings. Not sure why it's a Yahoo! Group, but still. Photos of retro kitchen fittings.
- Links for 20 January 2006
- How to Do What You Love
- Lovely essay. Worth a pile of 'What Color is Your Parachute?'s. Although I don't follow his line about "unpleasant jobs" - no doubt plenty of people have to do whatever job they can get. Other than that: read it.
- London Theatre and Concert Venues: What theatregoers tell you, that box office staff do not.
- Loads of info about shows: reviews and loads of detail about the seats to book or avoid. (via Haddock)
- Links for 22 January 2006
- Intense / complex classical music | Ask MetaFilter
- Handy recommendations from Arvo Part to, er, the 'Conan the Barbarian' soundtrack. (via ChrisDodo)
- Links for 25 January 2006
- BBC - Freedom of Information - Freedom of Information
- Occasionally interesting collection of responses to FOI requests to the BBC (scroll down to the responses for 2005 and 2006).
- Ever thought of applying for a BBC job and wondered how much it paid? Here's your answer, via Freedom of Information (from 2004-5).
- Links for 27 January 2006
- Digitally Distributed Environments
- Weblog with, currently, lots of models of London buildings for Google Earth.
- Digitally Distributed Environments: London Google Earth 1690
- One day we'll be able to view reality augmented with what the space looked like centuries ago. Until then, try this Google Earth map overlay. Awesome. (via Haddock)
- Process Recess
- Some gorgeous life drawings on this illustrator's weblog. (via Drawn.ca)
- Improbable Show - DEVOTED AND DISGRUNTLED What are we going to do about theatre?
- A friend enthusiastically told me this was a really good event. Certainly lots of discussion there.
- Association for Psychological Science: 'To be or, or ... um ... line!'
- Actors shouldn't learn lines by rote, "but feel their character's intention in reaction to what the other actors do, causing their lines to come spontaneously and naturally". (via Boing Boing)
- Links for 31 January 2006
- The Questors Theatre - Acting at the Questors
- "The largest amateur theatre in Europe"