California’s Strict New Access Prevention Law Won’t Do Much to … – Slate Magazine (blog)

October 16th, 2013

 

California’s Strict New Access Prevention Law Won’t Do Much to Slate Magazine (blog)

Jerry Brown signed into law the Firearm Safe and Responsible Access Act, which they wouldn’t have access to guns if adult gun owners kept those guns locked up. …. Another “Accidental” Child Shooting Death Shows that Child Shooting

LateWire: Need Motivation? There’s An App For That

October 16th, 2013

 

October 16, 2013

Need Motivation? There’s An App For That

Advancements in wearable body sensors, mobile applications and other gadgets mean that nearly everything we do can be captured, logged and analyzed…  continue

 

FROM: LateWire

 

Album MP3: The Only by Heidi Feek; “I’m passionate about good music

October 16th, 2013

 

“After listening to that, it was like a musical light bulb turned on in my head… My new album just feels more personal in that way, like an homage to everything that inspired me as a kid and still inspires me as an adult.”

The album is an 11-song project that relies heavily on Feek’s storytelling abilities. Each track holds its own individual storyline.

“I always love a good story,” she says. “Whether it’s in a song, book, movie or poem… I soak it all up.”

SONGS

1. I Like the Way
2. Someday Somebody
3. 57 Bel Air
4. The Only
5. Berlin
6. One Night With You
7. Pretty Boy
8. Take It Slow
9. There Lives a Fool
10. I Didn't Know About You
11. Heartbreak Hotel

http://www.heidifeek.com/

 

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Jazz on the Tube: New Lester Young footage discovered

October 16th, 2013

 

Just when I think we’e found all the footage there is of Lester Young,
this gem pops up…

And it’s a case of a gem surrounded by diamonds and rubies.

All the royalty together swinging their you-know-what’s off in a stunning 1958 TV studio session.

Video:
http://www.jazzonthetube.com/page/24663.html

- Lester Perkins
Jazz on the Tube

P.S. Please share Jazz on the Tube with your friends and colleagues.

If they like jazz, they’re going to love this.

 

Borowitz Report: Shutdown Shocker

October 16th, 2013

 

October 16, 2013

The Borowitz Report

Cruz: “The Dream of Keeping Poor People from Seeing a Doctor Must Never Die”

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) —Acknowledging that the government shutdown was coming to an end, an emotional Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) took to the Senate floor today to make an impassioned speech, telling his colleagues, “The dream of keeping poor people from seeing a doctor must never die.”

Read more at newyorker.com

 

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three thousand words – Steve Sack: Work Incentive; Jen Sorensen: Why can’t they compromise?; Pat Oliphant: Mr. Cruz’s parents …

October 16th, 2013

 

Cartoon by Steve Sack

Steve Sack: Work Incentive
(cagle.com)

Cartoon by Jen Sorensen

Jen Sorensen: Why can’t they compromise?
(dailykos.com)

Cartoon by Pat Oliphant

Pat Oliphant: Mr. Cruz’s parents …
(ucomics.com)