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Gabriel – So I’m on FriendFeed now…

Gabriel – So I’m on FriendFeed now…

I can see why people like FriendFeed. It brings together lots of services, very easily, quickly, and more twitter-like and simple presentation than Tumblr which does much the same thing but shows larger versions of the content vs. smaller thumbnails. Also, the whole social aspect of it (the ‘friend’ part) is pretty sweet… see who is subscribed to who and easily add them yourself. Cool! 🙂

You can see it here: Gabriel – FriendFeed

“Identity Theft” by Nellie McKay performed live on Prairie Home Companion on January 26, 2008

“Identity Theft” by Nellie McKay performed live on Prairie Home Companion on January 26, 2008

Nellie McKay performing live on A Prairie Home Companion

Last Sunday as I was driving around doing some errands I was listening to A Prairie Home Companion on the local NPR station. Garrison Keillor introduced a singer, Nellie McKay, who sang a song that I enjoyed very much. Afterwards, I looked around to see if I could buy it on iTunes. When I tried to purchase the album I got an error, so I waited until the streaming audio was released. The MP3 below is taken from that stream so you can listen to it as often as you like.

You can listen to the whole show here.

Check her out on iTunes: Nellie McKay

Or purchase her album on Amazon’s MP3 Service (which is what I ended up doing).

Download and listen to Identity Theft by Nellie McKay, performed live at Prairie Home Companion (.mp3, 1.6MB)

Donors Flocking To $50,000 Facebook Contest To Help Save Endangered Frogs In Children’s Eternal Rainforest

Donors Flocking To $50,000 Facebook Contest To Help Save Endangered Frogs In Children’s Eternal Rainforest

Looks like the Children’s Eternal Rainforest Cause group is getting some attention:

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Online social networking site Facebook.com is hosting a contest in partnership with The Case Foundation — the Causes Giving Challenge — that will award $50,000 to the non-profit organization that attracts the most individual donors over a 50-day period ending February 1, 2008. Out of over 50,000 individual registered Causes, one has been recently getting a lot of attention — the Children’s Eternal Rainforest. Only days after joining the contest, this group has rapidly risen to become the only environmental organization represented in the top 50 contest leaders.

Read the whole story here: Donors Flock To $50,000 Facebook Contest To Save Endangered Frogs In Children’s Eternal Rainforest

Click here to check out their Donations page on Facebook

Serafini Studios Kitchen – Welcome to the kitchen.

Serafini Studios Kitchen – Welcome to the kitchen.

Screenshot of the Serafini Studios Kitchen website

Our kitchen now has a website (using WordPress of course). Lots more content to come soon, including the secret story of how the river came to be, the inspiration behind the pipes and the amazing triumph of getting everything finally finished.

Visit the site: Serafini Studios Kitchen – Welcome to the kitchen.

Cut & Paste: Chicago – I kind of want to go to this.

Cut & Paste: Chicago – I kind of want to go to this.

UPDATE: I _AM_ going to this. 🙂

Cut & Paste: Chicago

When:
Saturday, October 6th, 2007
Doors open at 7PM
Competition from 8 – 11PM

After party from 11PM – 4AM

Where
Logan Square Auditorium
2539 North Kedzie Blvd #15
773 252 6179
http://www.lsachicago.com/

General Admission
$10 advanced tickets / $15 at the door
Must be 21

We’re excited to be back in Chi-town this year.

The funniest IT Crowd episode yet

The funniest IT Crowd episode yet

The funniest IT Crowd episode yet.

The IT Crowd is so awesomely funny. Tonight’s episode is so funny we’re watching it again. Completely hilarious. LOLed for about half the show.

You must watch this now. Run don’t walk.

  1. Get Miro (used to be called Democracy) – this is an Internet TV player http://getmiro.com
  2. Copy this URL: http://tvrss.net/search/index.php?show_name=The+IT+Crowd&show_name_exact=true&mode=rss
  3. Open Miro, then click Channels > Add Channel. Paste in the subscription URL.
  4. The latest episode (season 2, episode 5) should begin downloading.
  5. Watch episode and ZOMG LOL.
  6. Enjoy the earlier season’s episodes and all new ones which will automatically download to your computer.

One of the funniest lines from this episode said by Moss:

Ah, well, prepare to put mustard on those words, for you will soon be consuming them, along with this slice of humble pie, that comes direct from the oven, of shame, set at gas mark egg on your face.

So freaking funny.

Enjoy.

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