Shepard Fairey caught quite a bit of flak recently for making an Occupy Wall Street poster in the image of his famous Obama "Hope" design. That kind of thing is anathema to OWS, a movement that prides itself on not aligning with either political party. Fairey has publicly supported the movement; he ... More >>
This is a real CNN report from three days ago. According to the psychics, who know more about Ben Bernanke's plans in the next three months than Ben Bernanke does, everything is going to be just fine. [@_rosiegray]
thegallerysagharbor.comThere is, according to the Wall Street Journal, a market in oil paintings of Alan Greenspan, and like most markets it's somewhat depressed of late.
The Times used the term "cool nerds" in an article, and seems at first to have been taken to task for it by psychology professor David Anderegg. Under the headline, "'Nerd' and 'Geek' Should Be Banned, Professor Says," Anderegg is said to believe "that merely mentioning terms like nerd or gee ... More >>
"Ben Bernanke is a nerd," says Time magazine. "He just happens to be the most powerful nerd on the planet," and thus the 2009 Man of the Year "Those green bills featuring dead Presidents," Time informs us, "are labeled federal reserve note for a reason: the Fed controls the money supply." As ... More >>
The Street sorta liked the Federal Reserve's idea to invest over $1,000,000,000,000 of your money into your economy, which sounds like a wash but still makes us feel as if we've been gypped. $300 billion will go to buy T-bonds -- which news quickly drove demand up and yields down. The Fed will also ... More >>
It wasn't your overdue mortgage.
New York Dolls live album debuts; band will appear on Craig Ferguson October 29, allowing fans to recreate the old Mercer Arts feeling of being part of a small group watching. An 18-year-old parole violator was beaten to death last weekend at Rikers; mother complains to the Daily News that correcti ... More >>
Crowds love the candidate, but can he run a presidency on hope?
Bushs pick to succeed Greenspan is a resident 'free thinker'