From today’s Arthur feed on Twitter…
SAD: Jay Reatard cause of death: cocaine toxicity, alcohol
FINALLY: huckster creep James A. ‘Harmonic Wealth’ Ray indicted for October 2009 Sedona sweatlodge deaths
AC/DC new singer tells Bono, Geldhof to stop telling their fans to do charity (understandable sentiment). He sez, “I don’t tell everybody they should give money—they can’t afford it.” Of course, one of the reasons they can’t afford it is… they’re stuck working in the sick Walmart system that AC/DC goes out of their way to profit from.
Now it’s Giant Robot Magazine that is ailing–asking $60k to stay afloat—donate info: http://www.giantrobot.com/donate
Harper’s is also ailing—”readership down 35k, newsstand sales plummeting” but still funded by the MacArthurs. (Wow: according to that NYT article, Harper’s has 18 people on full-time editorial staff. That’s an awful lot.)
Global Monoculture Update: “One of the world’s oldest languages has come to an end”
Erik Davis tipped us to “The Magical Basis of Corporate Personhood” by author Dale Pendell