Monthly Archives: September 2012

Regina Spektor on KCRW

The excellent Regina Spektor in-studio session that I blogged about last month airs on KCRW this morning.

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Obama Defends Free Speech

President Obama came out swinging against extremism and for free speech in his powerful, profound, stately address to the United Nations today. It was a timely call for tolerance and against hatred – “There is no speech that justifies mindless violence” — a speech even a Tea Partier should love. It was Obama at his best, up there with his great rumination on race in the 2008 campaign. Continue reading

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Meta WP #WCLA

I’m at Word Camp LA, the WordPress conference right here at LMU.

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Pussy Riot and Riot Grrrls

Putin can jail their bodies, but Pussy Riot have already reenergized feminists worldwide.

via Pussy Riot and the politics of grrrl punk – latimes.com.

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