Sure he's a punk icon, an alt-country hero, a hard-bitten rock 'n' roller, and a Hep C survivor--but this unassuming Texan is also simply one of the greatest singer-songwriters working today. He charges full out of the gate on his latest autobiographical powerhouse, "Real Animal." Prepare to be knocked out.
It doesn't get any truer to old-school disco than this--and that's not a bad thing in the least. Andy Butler and a trio of vocalists--most notably the legendary Antony--have truly formed something special with this bridge between the earliest days of Chicago house and the late '70s club scene in New York.
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday formalized its plans to auction off a section of wireless spectrum to buyers who promise to provide free Internet service that filters out pornography and other inappropriate content, and offers open access to third-party devices and applications.
The agency is seeking public comment on the plan details, of which are posted here. Winning bidders of the 25 megahertz of spectrum in the 2155MHz band would also be required to provide free wireless coverage to at least half of the United States within four years, and to at least 95 percent of the population by … Read more
You just can't please everyone. I read this post from an irate Joomla! user who is incensed that he has to pay - drum roll, please! - $25 to $300 for a Joomla! theme. Let's be clear: This theme is not required to use the Joomla! web content management system. It's not even made by Joomla, so far as I can tell.
Instead, he's chafing at having to pay a third-party developer for the software:
...I ran into a very disappointing surprise regarding Joomla. As I searched for themes, (templates) all the ones I came across … Read more
Many people already recognize video-streaming service Hulu.com as a great destination for watching TV shows (it has every single episode of Arrested Development, people!), but did you know it also offers movies? Over 100 of them, in fact, and some darn good titles, too. Here are my picks for the Five Best Movies to Watch on Hulu:
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Ice Age Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Monty Python's Meaning of Life The Usual Suspects
I didn't mention Sideways and The Big Lebowski because I think they're overrated--but they'… Read more