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A Strat House in the Hood?

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Where are you?a€A
a€oeIa€™m in the Prince Vultan Suite at the Hochstetlera€A
a€oeIs that Queen I hear playing?a€A
a€oeUm, yeah!a€A
a€oeYoua€™re with your Delta Strat brothers again, arena€™t you Tony?a€A
a€oeUm, yeah, I guess so.a€A

Lloyd Alter1, Treehugger from Toronto, assures us that there is no cause for alarm. Strat-Houses will be supported by nacelles filled with helium, rather than carried aloft by explosive hydrogen like the zeppelins of old.

the dreams of the people zapped!! no more airships you say? daaang…. check out this humour at jcwinnie

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"What do flamboyantly dressed musicians have against the internet?"

Robert Starvation from re-generator is killin’ us with this hilarious post:

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First it was Elton John with his cockamamie suggestion the Internet be shut down. Now, the likewise foppish Prince is threatening to sue YouTube, eBay and the Pirate Bay because he wants to a€oereclaim the internet.a€A

As a means of explaining away the full fruition of his Napoleon complex, Prince is offering this priceless gem: a€oeWe have to build a 21st century model for the entertainment industry.a€A Ita€™s true, the entertainment industry does, but Prince is using the same tactics that got the major labels in so much troatuble. a€oeSue everyonea€A still isna€™t a visionary business model for the 21st century.

Prince needs to go back to masturbating his custom-made guitar and leave the heavyweight thinking to a radical and pioneering artist like The Artist Formerly Known as Prince. -Robert Starvation

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Or you could just watch this:

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Ok, that’s silly, I admit… but I saw a woman walking through Copley Plaza in Boston dressed like she should have been at this parade… sooo, that combined with the Prince song….

Sex!… It’s not that type of partayy - Prince (from the scene)

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Posted: September 16th, 2007
at 2:35pm by black octagons


Categories: music,celebrity,not ninja-worthy,business

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William Rodriguez

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William Rodriguez, is a native of Puerto Rico, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the State of New Jersey. On September 11, 2001, and for approximately nineteen years prior thereto, Rodriguez was employed as a maintenance worker at the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York, New York.

On 9/11, Rodriguez single-handedly rescued fifteen (15) persons from the WTC, and as Rodriguez was the only person at the site with the master key to the North Tower stairwells, he bravely led firefighters up the stairwell, unlocking doors as they ascended, thereby aiding in the successful evacuation of unknown hundreds of those who survived. Rodriguez, at great risk to his own life, re-entered the Towers three times after the first, North Tower impact at about 8:46 A.M., and is believed to be the last person to exit the North Tower alive, surviving the building’s collapse by diving beneath a fire truck. After receiving medical attention at the WTC site for his injuries, Rodriguez spent the rest of 9/11 aiding as a volunteer in the rescue efforts, and at dawn the following morning, was back at Ground Zero continuing his heroic efforts.

Rodriguez lost his employment of 19 years and his means of earning a living as a direct result of the attacks on the WTC on 9/11. Deeply affected, as one might imagine, by his experiences of 9/11, Rodriguez has, in a variety of capacities and through several different organizations, worked ever since that terrible day to help others who were affected by the atrocities committed. He has continued in these labors, notwithstanding the fact that, due to the loss of his employment, he has been unable to earn a living, and was even homeless for a time.

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thanks to antonio for sending this

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Ted Nugent And The Wall Street Journal

Occasionally, I make tongue-in-cheek references to the "dirty hippies." I actually picked up the reference from Digby, who uses the phrase, as I do, to refer to the almost pathological obsession rightwingers have for the sixties counterculture. Despite the fact that no one has seen a "dirty hippie" in a good 30 years, the rightwing noise machine is still shocked and horrified that anyone could possibly "drop out" of the capitalist rat race. Make no mistake, whatever else wingnuts mean by "freedom," the freedom to "drop out" is not part of the definition.

So anyway, there I am, perusing the latest offerings on the Wall Street Journal editorial page — which is the best place to monitor what the corporate ruling class is thinking — and what do I see but an article about "dirty, stinky hippies." That’s a direct quote. And of course, the article includes the usual crap about how simply awful those dreadful people were.

Forty years ago hordes of stoned, dirty, stinky hippies converged on San Francisco to "turn on, tune in, and drop out," which was the calling card of LSD proponent Timothy Leary. Turned off by the work ethic and productive American Dream values of their parents, hippies instead opted for a cowardly, irresponsible lifestyle of random sex, life-destroying drugs and mostly soulless rock music that flourished in San Francisco.

But wait, guess who wrote this article? How about this guy.


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Posted: September 9th, 2007
at 7:38pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: hood status,bling,life,celebrity,crime,green,not ninja-worthy,business,politricks,grub,real life news

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The Chicago Billboard fiasco: Dona€™t Fall into the Cama€™ron Trap

For once, I was happy that no one was lured into the ridiculous trap of defending free speech against the likes of censorious housewives and hypocritical religious leaders. The worst part of the ongoing hip hop censorship debate is how easily rappers like Cama€™ron, KRS-One and otherwise astute black leaders respond to the simplest baiting tactics perpetrated by pastors, CNN, Fox News and the like. For kicks, Oprah joined in on the fun by bringing Rusty Simmons and Common in for a good old-fashioned tar and feather job delivered by posturing media members like Stanley Crouch and similarly out-of-touch debaters. Typically the panel segments proceed something like this:

1) Host brings up incendiary topic
2) Conservative pundit sneers, offering flimsy paid-by-the-minute talking points
3) Rapper/cultural commentator gets defensive, backs into a corner
4) Shouting and interruptions commence
5) Segment ends

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Posted: July 14th, 2007
at 3:39pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: hood status,bling,music,celebrity,web,games,business,politricks,weaponry,real life news

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Stevie Wonder Drum Solo

So, I’m sitting in the airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin… on my way back to Boston for a brief moment when my boy, and semi-frequent ninja contributor, Bunz, sends me this link to a recorded Stevie Wonder drum solo.

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I was gonna make a crack about blind ninjas, but this is just too much…

The painting, by the way is from here — but unfortunately for you, ninja, it’s been sold.

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Posted: July 2nd, 2007
at 4:07pm by black octagons


Categories: youtube,music,celebrity,art

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How Should We Think About Economics Today ?

Note that the scientific approach (like the aristocratic one) is a quest for power for its own sake; in other words, it is the practice of black magic. Science transforms white magic into black when it turns the young childa€™s paranoid fantasy for total control into the real world. The bounds of the expanse of total power (and of black magic) is the economic requirement of performing a valuable service for others. This is the humility that the capitalist market expects of us so that the white magic of economics might deploy its beneficial effects.

Contrary to customary opinion, money is not an idol, it is instead the tempest that upsets idols. Unpredictable and uncontrollable, money is on the side of liberty because it does not recognise borders and it threatens all governments. It is spiritual because it tears us away from materialism.

To sum up, the subject matter of economy is simply the Soul of the world.

read the complete analysis at liberalia

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Grand Theft Bicycle: A Game-Installation

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Experience the excitement, glamour, fear, violence and mayhem of a genuine Middle Eastern battle!

Mount the Borgcyclea"¢ and suddenly you are riding through a 3D recreation of a desert city. Choose between the roles of an insurgent, an invader or an onlooker. Change sides if you feel the urge! Ride through the chaos and join in on the hunt for the main targets: George Bush, Tony Blair, Steven Harper, Osama bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, Kim Jong Il (among others).

Grand Theft Bicycle is coming to a venue near you. Prepare to ride your way to victory!

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Posted: June 4th, 2007
at 9:01am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: celebrity,games

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Performance artist ‘eats corgi’

Performance artist Mark McGowan has eaten what he claims was a cooked corgi in a protest over the Royal Family’s treatment of animals.

McGowan performed the stunt on London radio station Resonance FM, and shared his meal with fellow guest Yoko Ono.

"To me it was, as an art piece, exhilarating," he said after the show.

The artist’s protest concerned the alleged mistreatment of a fox during a hunt led by Prince Philip in January. The RSPCA said the fox did not suffer.

McGowan, who is a vegetarian, said he wanted his unusual meal to raise awareness about "the RSPCA’s inability to prosecute Prince Philip and his friends".

"We love our animals in Britain. Why is it then that we then allow people - especially people who are supposed to be ambassadors for this country - to treat animals with such disrespect?"

The corgi, which died at a breeding farm, was minced and cooked with apple, onion and seasoning.

more at news.bbc

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Posted: May 31st, 2007
at 10:09am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: myninjaplease,celebrity,art,grub,real life news

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