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Monthly Archives: August 2007

Current TV covers Burnin’ Man

Live video cam from burnin’ womans http://qtss.telascience.org/live.sdp burning man site and info http://blog.wired.com/underwire/2007/08/video-current-t.html current.tv coverage of burning man http://www.current.tv/network/video?id=39821750 More current TV 2007 vids day by day http://www.current.tv/burningman/

Jonathan Ott on Free/Cheap/Peak fossil fuels/minerals update/comments

from Erowid Conference Report: Mind States Costa Rica by Lux, Erowid Staff Writer v1 – Jul 18, 2007 sample from Jon Ott- “The End of the Treasure in the Basement”, by Jonathan Ott Jonathan described himself as “not a prophet”, but someone who has been interested in the question of energy and the petroleum-based political […]

Alan Watts Theater

Here are six animated clips of short Alan Watts excerpts from the people at FreshMinds. If you’re new to Alan Watts, chances are you’ll be instantly smitten and wonder how it could be you’ve never heard of him. If you’re an old fan of Alan’s, then I’m sure you’ll find these short animations to be […]

Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’ Turns 50

Viking is releasing a 50th-anniversary edition on Thursday (the original came out Sept. 5, 1957), and is also publishing, for the first time in book form, the original version that Kerouac typed on a 120-foot-long scroll… On the Road, The Original Scroll (amazon link) The New York Times, Still Vital, ‘On the Road’ Turns 50.

What resources are not Peaking? Now it’s Phosphorus! Way important!

From the Oil Drum site Peak Phosphorus Posted by Prof. Goose on August 17, 2007 – 10:00am Topic: Alternative energy Tags: agriculture, depletion, hubbert linearization, phosphorus, recycling This is a guest post by Patrick Déry and Bart Anderson. Patrick Déry is a physicist, energy, agriculture and environment analyst and consultant in Quebec, Canada. Bart Anderson […]

Media Ecology Association – 2007 Awards Announced

MEA recently announced the winners of the 2007 (for year 2006) MEA Awards. The Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Media Ecology Peter K. Fallon for Printing, Literacy, and Education in Eighteenth Century Ireland: Why the Irish Speak English The Walter Benjamin Award for Outstanding Article in the Field of Media […]

Naomi Wolf – The Porn Myth

“In the end, porn doesn’t whet men’s appetites—it turns them off the real thing.” Read the article. Great read. Porn, the tetrad. What does it Reverse? Makes the case for Media Ecology 101 being required course material.