GeekMom Book Club: Let's Pretend This Never Happened – Week 1
For June, the GeekMom Book Club will be reading <cite>Let's Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir</cite> by Jenny Lawson (AKA The Bloggess). This book is a little different from the previous book club picks but should have lots of opportunities for interesting discussion.
Law and the Multiverse
Comic geeks love to argue and pick away at the details surrounding their favorite characters. James Daily and and Ryan Davidson are two practicing attorneys that publish the Law and the Multiverse blog, which takes the superhero world and holds it up against the real world law.
SoundCloud Hopes Its Slick Redesign Will 'Unmute the Web'
SoundCloud, the online music-streaming platform and de facto music label for independent artists trying to share their tunes efficiently, announced a complete redesign of its service Wednesday, in what the Berlin-based company calls an attempt to "unmute the web."
Cat People, Strippers and Telekinesis: Tales From Alien Abductees
Alien abductions make for a good sci-fi plot devices, but let's not forget that we walk among people - in the real world - who claim to have been visited, beamed up and probed by little gray men. Photographer Steven Hirsch's portraits and interviews with abductees delve into some of such people's personal alien encounters.
Zany, Magnetic Media Hacker Andrew Breitbart Dies at 43
In the years before he died, Andrew Breitbart, the conservative media provocateur, had turned himself into something of a public caricature. On cable TV and at tea party rallies, he became loathed and loved as the perpetually and righteously pissed-off right-winger, hurling insults and three-quarter truths at the "Democrat-media complex." But I knew a very different Andrew Breitbart -- one who was much harder to stereotype.