Bring Forth The Immortal Moles

Mole

Hello internet crickets and empty void. It is I, Russ. I would not be authoring this were it not for a mind-numbing, world-is-a-grapefruit-like coincidence of immense proportions. Via this three year old BBC News Health article, there is a going scientific theory that the number of moles you have can be an indicator of the length of your telomeres.

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A Month Before Festival De Cannes

On the 15th of May, film enthusiasts all over the world will once again convene in France to witness the annual Festival De Cannes. In its 66th season, expect an even better and more competitive festivity in the silver screen industry because it is the award winning Steven Spielberg himself who will spearhead the board of jury as president. It has also been confirmed that the French actress Audrey Tautou will do the honors of hosting both the opening and closing ceremonies of Festival De Cannes. Audrey Tautou stars alongside Michel Gondry and Romain Duris in the upcoming film Moon Indigo which is due to be released on the 24th of April.

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The End of An Emu

As you may have guessed from the silence around these parts – the emu-themed blog action has wound down to an end. I want to thank everyone who has followed the journey of this video-centric blog since its inception in January of 2009. The podcast won’t be affected by this change – it will still sling your usual doses of radio improvisational discussion-ness every now and again.

For those interested in video-related postings – you can follow me on Twitter, or check out my video favorites on Frequency.

Saving that, I give you Meppers the last video – as I toss this blog off the proverbial cliff. Enjoy, be well, and keep mepping.

Twitter Pitcher

If you haven’t caught on – Rangers pitcher CJ Wilson is set to dominate not only the AL West, but the Twitterverse, as well.

The First Follower

The unheralded maker of movements is wonderfully highlighted in this instructional piece.

Forget Yourself

By which, I mean, remember yourself. By which, I mean, remember that your sense of individuality is merely an illusion. You are a manifestation of everything, that is. Or, as a famous fictional Martian once said, “Thou Art God.”

See A Guitar

From the inside, with new eyes – so long as those eyes are copyrighted by Apple Corp.

Thanks to Aaron from Clarion Content for the heads up.

Nature Misses You

Which is a much nicer way of saying that you are murdering your Earth Mother – or similar guilt-targeted enviro campaigns.

Carmageddon

I’m thinking of taking a little scenic tour up Sepulveda, this weekend. Should be a pleasant little jaunt. Who’s with me?

The Dark Lord of Media

Rupert Murdoch, by all accounts, the singularly most evil global media tycoon ever to scuttle along the Earth’s surface (apologies to William Randolph Hearst) is finally getting his comeuppance.. Meanwhile, all of the little pygmy media tribes now feel safe in coming out of the woodwork to tell other stories of Murdoch abuse and deceit…