Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Don't Blame Me, I'm a Robot

Here are brand new once-in-a-lifetime articles by Me Me Me:

Sufjan Stevens review

Ryan Elliott DJ Spotlight
the art of music blogging
Semantics in Music

Live 8 London reviewed
(thanks to Coolfer for above links)
Check out Live 8 Highlights
The rambling duet by Elton John and Pete Doherty of a Marc Bolan track was pretty funny. Doherty looked out of his mind, as usual.
Coldplay is worth checking out for the duet with Richard Ashcroft on "Bitter Sweet Symphony," and the U2 thing is sort of interesting, opening with "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" with McCartney.
Actually, the most worthwhile band to watch is the Pink Floyd reunion. They sounded really good, surprisingly.

no big surprise, Live 8 bootleg DVDs were already up on eBay

Bloggers Fight for 'Shield' Law
As someone who graduated from Journalism school and has worked professionally as a staff writer for several print publications, I am unsure about how best we classify bloggers as "journalists" per se, and more importantly, how much protection they deserve versus supposedly "professional" journalists.
But i feel i have to stand on the side of protections first for "professionals," not to say that bloggers shouldn't be protected.
It's that bloggers don't have to play by the same rules as a pro journo does so they don't have to adhere to the same standards to corroborate what's being written.
Then again, i think we should be able to say whatever the hell we want.
We do have a little thing called the 1st Amendment, after all, so we all have the right to free speech.

Q&A with W on upcoming Supreme Court nominee
Cool off rhetoric on court, Bush says
yeah, well, we'll see who you nominate first, Bushie.
Here's a rundown of 10 potential nominees.
Straight, Gay or Lying? Bisexuality Revisited
Interesting story, though i think the study they use as their principle source is fairly bogus and certainly premature in coming to a definitive answer.
New wireless broadband 'whispers' below the radar
whisper while you work.

Coming Soon, the iTunes Mobile Phone

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