The Green Fairy makes an appearance at Absinthe after ten successful years
By Colleen McCaffrey
Anyone with a ringed finger to prove it knows that a 10-year anniversary calls for something stronger than a bit of bubbly. So it is quite fitting that Absinthe Brassiere and Bar celebrates theirs with the recent legalization of its namesake. Read more »
Yeah, yeah, this is like two weeks late -- we were drunk(er), and our minds were still struggling to encompass the sheer overwhelmingness of it all. Guardian assistant art director Ben Hopfer toured MacWorld. Here's his report.
Ah MacWorld, the one place in the world where I can completely geek out and still not be the biggest dork in the building. Read more »
Grab your undergroundish dancing shoes and head to Icon Ultra Lounge this Wednesday for, really, something that's worth heading to Icon Ultra Lounge: fab weekly Love It! Wednesdays, this week the featuring currently-touring minimal-techno-electro-what-have-you geniuses behind one of Berlin's great labels, Sub Static. Read more »
California was recently walloped by big storms that knocked out power to many customers. TURN would like to know how you were affected by the power outages. When electrical power goes out, certain kinds of phone services are sometimes knocked out, as well. By completing this survey, you'll help us get a good understanding of the impacts of storms and other disasters on electricity and phone service. Did you lose power? Did you lose phone service? Read more »
I finally read the entire New York Times endorsement editorial tonight. I'm not surprised the paper endorsed the hometown senator, and I respect the logic (the two top candidates have similar policy positions, but at a time when things are a godawful mess in this country, you need someone who can hit the ground running etc etc.). I disagree, but I understand.
Still, as someone who has been writing editorials for 20 years, and reading NY Times editorials even longer, I have to say: This is the most tortured, inelegant work I've seen out of that shop in a long time. Read more »