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Entries Tagged as 'jon carroll'

prevents hasty exits and rage-fueled walkouts

April 9th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

  The first two DrBeeper samplers of 2013:
    Lambda1   [download]

    Lambda2   [download]

  DrBeeper 2007 sampler flashback :
    Epsilon07-1   [download]
2012 : 150 Years of US Fiat
2007 : Was He the Eggman?
2004 : But here’s the thing

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a cardboard cutout crossed with an Etch A Sketch

April 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized


Mad About the Cost of TV? Blame Sports – theatlantic

The Screwball Economics of Major League Baseball – miaminewtimes
The rise and fall of A-Rod – jposnanski   nbcsports
Depth, Platoons, and Versatility: (yet another) New “Moneyball” – athleticsnation

What Are the Falcons Worth to Atlanta? – thesportseconomist

    DrB 2005 mix flashbacks:
     Monochrome [...]

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a massive all-in bet on the rank incompetence of the American press corps

February 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized


A Practical Guide to Sous Vide Cooking – dbaldwin
The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food – nytimes
‘Calorie Detective’ [video] – cneistat   nytimes
The Lab Accident That Led to the Discovery of Supertasters – theatlantic
2012 Best in Food and Drink – nytimes

Where the Foodies Find Food in Austin – [...]

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The decay of the nation is best seen not in economic output but in ethics.

February 14th, 2013 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

  A quick look back with three samplers of 2012 tunes:
    Kappa17   [download]
Taking a cue

    Kappa18   [download]
Right in the face

    Kappa19   [download]
Off the beaten path


Internet K-Hole
Fuck Yeah Fluid Dynamics
High Maintenance
Blow Job
Documentary Heaven
A Pickpockets Tale: The spectacular thefts of [...]

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In the sunset of dissolution, everything is illuminated by the aura of nostalgia.

December 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized


The 2012 Good Gift Games – themorningnews
Games For Two – defectiveyeti
Museum of Mathematics: Opening the Doors to the Life of Pi – nytimes
Solidarity is getting harder all the time – jcarroll
Turbulent air travel nothing to fear – sfgate

  Incredible Food Photography Series: “Bent Objects” – buzzfeed
  “Cooking Isn’t Creative, and [...]

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a little more cruising down the highway, and a little less doing crystal meth on New Year’s

October 31st, 2012 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

   Spotlight on the WFTDA: 2012

  Super Bowl L: Mayor Lee Makes Dubious Claims of Economic Boost – sfweekly

  Alternative Ownership Models on Display in Soccer – sportseconomist

  High-Speed Video Clips from the 2012 NLCS and World Series – physicsofbaseball
  An Analysis of Hunter Pence’s “Triple Double” – physicsofbaseball
  Pitching Grips – How To [...]

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The cool thing about the placebo effect is that it works even if you know it’s a placebo.

October 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized


  The Story of the Iconic Cover Art for Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures – laughingsquid
  Factory Girls: Cultural technology and the making of K-pop. – newyorker
The Decemberists – The Mariner’s Revenge Song
Daryl Hall & Cee Lo Green – I Can’t Go For That
Stevie Wonder 1974 concert

  DrB 2005 mix flashback:
  I [...]

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Joey’s nervous and the lights are bright

October 10th, 2012 · Comments Off · Uncategorized


Let’s have a chat about death
Is marriage just a quaint notion? – jcarroll

    DrB flashbacks:
  2005 mix:
    Believing is Art : Spoon live 2004-2005   [download]
  2007 mix :
  Epsilon 07-05   [download]

  Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle on Songwriting for Tormented Souls – time
Black Market Karma – All That I’ve Made

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…connoisseurs and critics, priests of ritual, sniffers and tasters, discerning scholars scowling thoughtfully…

September 25th, 2012 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

  Two new DrBeeper 2012 mixes :
    UPs Not Downs   [download]
Good and bad fortune

    DOWNs Not Ups   [download]
High and low spirits


Twilight Singers – Bonnie Brae
Middle Brother & Mountain Man – Daydreaming
Abbott Family – Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy
The La’s – There She [...]

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You deserve to be treated with contempt if you let them get away with this.

September 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Uncategorized


How the Tea Party Helped the Big Banks – jrickards   usnews
With U.S., European Monetary Easing Announcements, Is China Next?
QE3, Deflation and the Money Illusion – rcwhalen   zerohedge
There Is Absolutely NO VALUE To High Frequency Trading – mcuban   businessinsider
52 Shades of Greed
Fannie Mae paid BofA premium to [...]

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