Neil Gaiman wrote something for the NY Times
the science of invisibility cloaks
NY Times on key words...
"as Google — and other search engines — become increasingly dominant arbiters of a word’s meaning and usage, the pages that rank highly for a given key word will have a disproportionate impact on the popular understanding of what those words mean."
article about Edward Gorey
Haruki Murakami won a prize from the Czechs
NY Times on CMJ
Five Most Gifted Weirdos
Here's an article about Elf Power
Here's a Decemberists article
and here CMeloy talks about songs
M. Ward's ipod on random
Eric Bachmann's ipod on random
Stream the Sufjan XMas set
No Eight nights of yo la tengo this year
Tip: Subscribe to eMusic now, because they're reducing the number of songs per monthly price level.
Newish stuff on eMusic:
formerly limited edition Songs: Ohia
the Mogwai Zidane soundtrack
the Exploding Hearts compilation
Aimee Mann sings Xmas
Badly Drawn Boy podcast
Of Montreal Daytrotter session
sounds like we get to meet Vincent D'Onofrio's mother on Law and Order soon