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40 Fantastic Websites To Help Pass Time Warning: Reading this story may be hazardous to your productivity. The Web sites within may divert you from the dull tasks in need of your attention and may cause you to goof off for hours instead. Oh, who am I kidding? You weren’t going to get any work done today, anyway. So you might as well waste time in style–and these sites will help you do it. Figuring that you’re already familiar with the Facebooks and YouTubes and Onions of the Net, we decided that any further serious undermining of your motivation to labor entailed digging up some obscure nuggets to commingle with the more familiar destinations.
Why is the average pop song only 3 minutes long? There's a famous Billy Joel song called "The Entertainer." In it, the piano man warbles about the perils of the music industry, and having to limit himself to writing radio-friendly tracks. "It was a beautiful song/But it ran too long/If you're gonna have a hit/You gotta make it fit/So they cut it down to 3:05." Create a new strip You are using an ancient web browser, Stripgenerator does not work properly in it.Get rid of Internet Explorer 6! Upgrade to a new version or use another browser like Chrome, Opera, Safari or Firefox. StripGenerator Say hello to manoli_martin 384,965 Members 966,002 Strips
The single most devastating reason NOT to vote Tory or Lib Dem at the next election (not satire – it’s the Tories and the Lib Dems!) The NHS has been severely damaged by the coalition government over the last 4 years. But don’t just take my word for that. Dr Mark Porter, the head of the BMA, thinks so too. First Listen: The Julie Ruin, 'Run Fast' hide captionThe Julie Ruin's new album, Run Fast, comes out Sept. 3. Courtesy of the artist The Julie Ruin's new album, Run Fast, comes out Sept. 3. Kathleen Hanna's voice shatters things — maybe glass, given the lung capacity behind her vibrating wail, but more importantly barriers and preconceptions. Her '90s band Bikini Kill helped revitalize both indie-rock and feminism; in that group and in Le Tigre, the beats-based trio that followed, Hanna created sounds and spaces that allowed women to feel free and full of themselves.
22 things you don’t want to hear about working in the arts A career in the arts can be a wonderful, glorious, compelling thing, full of rewards beyond money and measure. But, I don’t want you to have any unrealistic expectations about those knotty little details like security, rejection and health. So, here are a few things you could learn here, or learn the hard way. It’s up to you... Pynchon - Essays Pynchon’s Essays, Reviews, Introductions & Blurbs Although Pynchon is best known for his novels, he has also penned a good number of essays, articles, cover blurbs, and liner notes, many of which have found their way onto the Web. This page contains some of these writings, all of which have been reproduced as HTML documents and placed online here at Spermatikos Logos. Please remember that the copyrights are exclusively held by the publication and/or Mr.
Hank Williams III Shelton Hank Williams, also known as Hank Williams III and Hank 3 (born December 12, 1972), is an American musician, singer and multi-instrumentalist, including guitar, bass, drums, banjo and vocals. In addition to his honky tonk recordings, Williams' style alternates between country, punk and metal. He is the principal member of the punk metal band Assjack, the drummer for the Southern hardcore punk band Arson Anthem, and was the bassist for Pantera singer Phil Anselmo's band Superjoint Ritual. He has released seven studio albums, including five for Curb Records. Williams is the grandson of Hank Williams, Sr., son of Hank Williams, Jr., and the half-brother of Holly Williams.
Vintage Chic: Marshall & Snelgrove: The Other M&S. The Oxford Street shop c1912 The first shop was opened in Vere Street - just off Oxford Street in 1837 by James Marshall. The name of Marshall & Snelgrove was established in 1848 when John Snelgrove who had been an assistant in the shop became a partner. Initially the shop was a drapers, buying high quality fabrics directly at source. Shoegazing Style Common musical elements of shoegazing consist of distortion, droning riffs and a "wall of sound" from noisy guitars. Typically, two distorted rhythm guitars are played together to give an amorphous quality to the sound. Although lead guitar riffs were often present, they were not the central focus of most shoegazing songs. Vocals are typically subdued in volume and tone, but a strong sense of melody generally exists underneath the layers of guitars. However, lyrics are not emphasized, nor are vocals. While the genres that influenced shoegazing often used drum machines, shoegazing more often features live drumming.
Marshall & Snelgrove Illustration from 1905 Oxford Street store catalogue Marshall & Snelgrove was a department store on the north side of Oxford Street, London, on the corner with Vere Street founded by James Marshall (b.? Yorkshire - d.22 November 1893). The company is now part of Debenhams.