February 2010 archive

Here’s why you shouldn’t buy cypress mulch.

Though gulf coast wetlands face serious threats from coastal land loss and development, widespread clear cutting of cypress forests is also a very imminent danger. In the past cypress mulch used to be a by-product of lumber mills. This is no longer true. The mulch purchased today comes from wide spread clear cutting of entire …

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Alabama Snow

“Whatever just happened is the only thing that is happening.”

Stephen Colbert explains that global warming is hooey; see all this snow? The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c We’re Off to See the Blizzard www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Skate Expectations

Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” and more brought to life

The Hopper Project WNEP Theater brings to life a mosaic of characters inspired by the paintings of American realist artist Edward Hopper.  Presented in a series of vignettes and short moments written by WNEP company members, a cast of seventeen actors follow Hopper’s New York from dawn to dark and thrust the audience into the …

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True Blood Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort is now a sponsor for True Blood. Wouldn’t it be awesome to have  collector’s edition bottles? Just sayin’.

Friday nite jams

Fun on Friday; thanks to Glen for the Leonard Cohen tabs.

Mel Gibson calls WGN reporter an asshole then lies about it

Hah! This is great. WGN reporter Dean Richards interviewed Mel Gibson and after it was over Mel called him an asshole – on tape. To make matters worse, Mr. Gibson now says that his publicist was making faces at him off camera and he was actually referring to him, and not to the reporter. Big. …

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Naked Ladies and Boring Products

Mark Barret over at Ditchwalk penned an astute article on advertising. What he reveals in it is something so obvious that I’m thinking it gets overlooked. Anyway, I found it interesting even though I really do like the western bacon cheeseburger over at Carl’s Jr. You’re watching TV. A commercial comes on for a product …

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