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The Week is Link: The Future and Farmville

May 7th, 2010

An article dealing with the allure of the facebook phenomenon.  From the article: One wonders if this is a good thing. It is difficult to imagine Aristotle or Caillois celebrating Farmville as essential to citizenship. Indeed, when one measures Farmville against Roger Caillois’ six criteria for defining games, Farmville fails to satisfy each and every [...]

The Week is Link: David Foster Wallace

April 30th, 2010

The first of ten videos.

The Week is Link: the History of Heaven

April 23rd, 2010

The idea of Heaven is more fluid than you might imagine.

The Week is Link, K?

April 17th, 2010

The best guess origins of the word ‘okay.’

The Week is Link: Elton John’s Oven Instructions

April 16th, 2010

Elton John Improvises a song out of oven instructions.  Quite impressive, actually.

The Week is Link: Amazing photos of decaying buildings

April 10th, 2010

I’m not usually into photo compilations online, but these photos are simply stunning.

The Week is Link: Classic Football Comeback

April 2nd, 2010

This is old, but if you haven’t seen it, your jaw is guaranteed to drop.

The Week is Link: Bill Murray Bartending at SXSW

March 25th, 2010

The legend rides again. Credit to Justin Sindone for pointing this out.

The Week is Link: The Advice of Thelonious Monk

March 12th, 2010

A journal entry of Thelonious Monk offering wisdom.  My favorite bits after the jump.

The Week is Link: News format parody

March 5th, 2010