Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra – “New Zealand” – Wellington San Francisco Bath House

Back to work tomorrow, so expect proper updates from here on in - I saw this gig tonight after not sleeping for 24 hours after leaving Perth (the joy of airplanes with three babies, who yelled the entire way, and turbulence coming into Wellington). … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – True Facts About The Mantis Shrimp

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Little Kitten – Wolverine: A Film By Woody Allen

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Little Kitten – Stephen Colbert And Friends Dance To Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’

Oh darn. Video gone. Never mind, the link should work? I hope. Thanks Trish for telling me it disappeared! Colbert Dance Party to Daft Punk's Get Lucky by trapdoorz … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Sherlock: Series 3 Teaser Trailer

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Little Kitten – Nothing to Prove – Geek Girls & The Doubleclicks

Thank you to Gerry for this find! We took submissions for this project on our last nationwide tour, & online. We received somewhere between 150-250 geek girl videos, as well as some from some awesome prominent geeks: Kelly Sue Deconnick, Amy Berg, John Scalzi, Josh A. Cagan, Adam Savage, Paul & Storm, Wil Wheaton, Marian Call & more. Thank you to EVERYONE who made this possible! The video was directed and edited by Angela Webber (of the Doubleclicks.) The video concept is by … [Read more...]

Playlist For The Start Of A Long Weekend After An Even Longer Week

To help with the cheersome. Sleeper Agent - Just Waking Up Gotan Project - Epoca The Grates - Science Is Golden Espresso Manifesto - Via Con Me (Macchiato6 Mix) Rage Against The Machine - Testify Bloc Party - Mercury Róisín Murphy - Rama Lama (Bang Bang) The Mountain Goats - First Few Desperate Hours Wichita Lineman - The Clouds Massive Attack - Protection Sia - I Go To Sleep BT – Love Comes Again (Mark Norman Promo Mix) Above & Beyond – Far From in Love (Airbase … [Read more...]

So, How Are You Doing? Parsec Awards, Podcasts And Interplanetary Mopedowns

It's been a long time since I've written anything resembling text. Usually I'd find and post something along the lines of "Ha!": It seems every time I have something to write about, time just zips past and I don't even have the energy or impetus to write anything like: * "Oh, wow, I finally got into the finals of the Parsec Awards!... um, anyone? See...?"... oh. Never mind. * Congratulations to Eugenie Scott on her Houdini award! * Autism Myths: Busted! * HAAAAAAA Book cover … [Read more...]

Another Reason Why I Want To See Gravity NOW

The brilliant initial trailer for it had me hooked. And now? Alfonso Cuaron Defends Having Female Lead in Gravity - Melissa Silverstein and Kerensa Cadenas in Women and Hollywood: Science fiction, like the superhero genre is all about the guys to Hollywood though we know that is completely not the case. It's a genre that is ripe with potential for great female roles which Cuaron recognized. On occasion we get kick-ass, complex women like Alien's Ellen Ripley, Battlestar Galactica's Kara … [Read more...]

First Look: The Official Veronica Mars SDCC Sneak Peek

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