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A Pink Odyssey

For those of you who may or may not enjoy quasi-legal forms of entertainment, this may enhance your own internal odyssey. It’s the final sequence of 2001: A Space Odyssey, with the soundtrack replaced by Pink Floyd: Echoes. This is the lesser known version of playing Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, to a sequence in the Wizard of Oz. And the payoff is quite good.

Wake Up

The following piece features the voices of Joe Rogan, Bill Hicks, and the Bizarro Reagans. In posting this, I do not wish to convey that drugs are necessary to transcending the narrowness of your daily perceptions. They can help, if used properly. The real point is that it is your responsibility as a human to remain curious, to absorb more of the world than your traditional senses can impart, to access deeper parts of yourself. And, for the love of everything, you need to start doing this now.

Dr. Thomspon and Keith Richards

I don’t know if this really qualifies as human news, but, nevertheless, here’s a recently discovered old gem. It’s Hunter Thompson interviewing Keith Richards in 1993.

BoingBoingTV Epilogue

This video was released today by Beet.TV, offering an official explanation as to why BoingBoing has “ramped down” its video production since the Halcyon days of the daily BoingBoingTV show.

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Russians Develop Anti-Aging Drug

A powerful anti-oxidant could be the first wave in a bio-medical revolution that changes the face of humanity… To zombie-faces.

Tiger Woods Misses Cut at Humanity Invitational (Mep Report #120)

Greatness: Bought or Bred?, Tiger’s Scruples vs. Big Mac’s Deltoids, Philandering Ad Campaigns, Glorifying the A-Political, and Uplifting the Downtrodden One Category at a Time.

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Missouri Stormtroopers Murder Puppies

Missouri police terrorize a family and murder their pets over a “small amount of marijuana.” Your tax dollars at work.

Coffee Saves Lives

Recent research shows that coffee addiction is more like our addiction to water or oxygen than our addiction to alcohol or tobacco.

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DEA Makes Major Seizure in Son’s Bedroom

This is about the level at which the DEA is a relevant entity.

Grand Theft Auto Steals Lifeforce

Terrific and heart-rending article written by a GTA4 addict who consciously decided to abandon his life of productivity to gain a greater understanding of both cocaine and Pixeltropolis, San Andreas.

For more on video game addiction, listen to this classic Mep debate on WoWs similarity to crack.