Whit Stillman has put his first film, ‘Metropolitan’, up on Hulu for free viewing. But, like the rest of Hulu, it only works in the US.
I found this Freeman Dyson article interesting because it isn’t written from one of the two usual polar extremes of the global warming arguments.
Detailed information about thousands of 78 RPM recordings. I love the Internet.
Currently 3,739 free MP3s ripped from one guy’s 78rpm records. That’s a lot of listening. (via Boing Boing)
“Space music” from 1992: “raw, uncatalogued space sounds data … we selected random information from the raw data and processed it to produce ‘Symphonies of the Planets’”. Ambient “music”.
The ‘10’ on 10 Downing Street’s front door is Trajan, with an upper case ‘O’ instead of a zero.
I think decriminalising cyclists jumping red lights could, possibly, work. But until that happens: don’t. That simple. Enough of the moaning and self-justification. (via Blech)
"I'll just do that quick blog post," I said. Nearly two hours ago. Must remember how long these things take.
Last day here and had to snooze away a headache this afternoon. But now off to meet Eric and family for Chinese.
<JohnPeel>Sorry about that. Chas'n'Dave now playing at the correct speed. It says 33 on the label...</JP> http://philgyford. ...