Archive for the 'PSA' Category
I just watched the first couple minutes of the Patrick O’Neil Comedy Stand Up Special (Netflix) and he mentions: My days are numbered. So I’m going to have as much fun as I can. Then goes on to describe all the things that would end up killing him. Wild.
Heath Gordon Dot Com will be taking a hiatus this week. So you’ll have to go else ware for your poop jokes, cat videos and flash fiction. Update: Except for the football thing. That’s more important than anything in the world.
Today at around 11:30 I heard the unmistakeable sounds of protest. A man yelling. Drums. A bullhorn. So I decided to investigate. I wandered around Rosemount for a while until I climbed up to the back of the Masonic Memorial. I approached what I thought was easily the lamest protest ever. It was actually a [...]
It’s no secret that I am not a fan of people being prosecuted for videotaping police officers. It was a problem in Maryland until recently, but it has since been overturned. Now it’s going down in Illinois. Michael Allison is facing 75 years in jail (5 class 1 felonies) because he videotaped some police officers [...]
Hey if I don’t update much in the next 3 weeks it’s because I’m out of town. There will be regularly scheduled programming: -Book Reviews -Flash Game Fridays Enjoy the heat suckers.
Once again, if there is any group right now that is firmly doing the right thing, I believe it is the Electronic Frontier Foundation. They are steadfastly doing everything they can for you to use electronic devices freely, fairly and privately. Their most recent publication is entitled ‘Know Your Digital Rights’. From their blog post: [...]
The 2011 EWG Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce has been released. Now you know which ones to wash extra vigorously or to buy organically.
In fact, they’re good marketing for the companies. Want to know something screwed up? Like something that just doesn’t make sense, it’s so screwed up? So you know those warnings that are on cigarette labels? They make smokers want to smoke even more. That’s right. Once again, no good deed goes unpunished. I found this [...]
A file-sharing network gets a lesson in economics. To understand this parable, we first have to understand BitTorrent. If you know how this mess works, then go ahead and skip a few paragraphs. You might want to read the part about private forums. Let’s start by saying that you want to snag the Glenn Gould [...]