Sunday, February 8, 2009

The Grammys: Swagga Like Us

The Ultimate Hip-Hop Collaboration (with a very pregnant M.I.A.)

The "Porkulus" Bill

ThinkProgress examines the evolution of the term "porkulus" that Rush Limbaugh coined and Republican leader Rep. Eric Cantor adopted.

The New York Times Magazine - Great Performers

Today marks the New York Times Magazine's annual Great Performers issue. You can see a slideshow of the photo portfolios with audio commentary from Lynn Hirschberg here, including this striking Penelope Cruz shot on the set of Nine.

The Black Keys at Terminal 5

I went to this concert on Friday night and was really floored by the power these two guys can make on stage. Someone (not me) took this video of the opening song.

Don't Divorce Us

Sign the letter to the Supreme Court at

"Fidelity": Don't Divorce... from Courage Campaign on Vimeo.

Barack Obama Is Tired of Your Motherfucking Shit (Remix)

Here the isolated quotes from the Dreams of My Father audiobook here, or just enjoy the dance remix version below.

Michael Steele on This Week with George Stephanopolous

"Jobs" or "just work?"

STEELE: You've got to look at what's going to create sustainable jobs. What this administration is talking about is making work. It is creating work.

STEPHANOPOULOS: But that's a job.

STEELE: No, it's not a job. A job is something that -- that a business owner creates. It's going to be long term. What he's creating...

STEPHANOPOULOS: So a job doesn't count if it's a government job?

Steele Confuses Stephanopoulos: Claims Government Jobs "Aren't Jobs," Private Sector Jobs Never Go Away [HuffPo]

90-year-old Madoff Victim Goes Back to Work

This poor old man... "I don't believe this. What is going on here? Hello!"

Ben Lomond Madoff Victim, 90, Returns To Work [CBS]