Thursday, February 5, 2009

operator wont you put me on through

i gotta send my love down to baton rouge…

What if the news came across your computer? [filmed circa 1981]

In Downtown News:
Palladium Plaza won an award
Oakwood Café is extending their hours
Ever wish you’d taken the Downtown Walking Tour?

In Raleigh News:
Modest Mouse is coming to Disco Rodeo
It’s almost circus time!
Durham is getting a new bus station

In Local-ish News:
Could libel be illegal on the internet now too? – was it not before??
You knew it was coming – now you can stalk you friends from home! (thanks J. Ross)
A snake as long as a bus?!?

In Irrelevant News:
The MET has a pretty cool new ad campaign
There are somewhere between 361 and 38,000 alien civilizations out there
This kid was born with 24 fingers and toes

2009 Auto Show today!
Friday is the Student Exhibition for the Stone Warehouse Project
Art Garfunkel on Friday
It’s First Friday!!
Krispy Kreme Challenge on Saturday
For the Love of Art Gala on Saturday for the VAE
Check out Deep South Saturday to see the Party Nuts

What the Weather Holds:
Thurs: Sunny 35° 16°
Fri: Sunny 55° 22°
Wed: Sunny 65° 32°

Fun Stuff:
“I love Jesus – but I drink a little.” [youtube] slow to get into, worth every second (thanks Katie)
One of the coolest things I’ve seen in a while [it takes a second to load] (thanks Steve)
I Lego NY (thanks Sam) and more Legos, just for fun…

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Noted: Don’t send naked pictures to people.

Today’s Sign that We Just Might Make it: - Yeah, how about 2 in one day??
This family sold all their stuff, and this couple gave it back! (thanks J. Ross)
Get free money at the Bailout Booth (thanks Katie)

Happy Thursday!

Ashton Mae Smith