Wes Phillips
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Wes Phillips Nov 22, 2005 0 comments
"Once I saw that a pipe organ was something you could make in a wood shop, I was hooked. . . ."
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 21, 2005 0 comments
No, not the disease, the band. Jon Iverson introduced me to them on Friday and I can't stop listening to Escape From Dragon House. What do they sound like? Sort of Asian/African fusion, mixed with a heavy dose of Farfisa irony, and a splash of spaghetti-Western surrealism. In other words, probably the next Quentin Tarantino soundtrack.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 21, 2005 0 comments
Just what we need: braver mice.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 21, 2005 1 comments
The Drumometer finally gives us an instrument capable of measuring the world's fastest drummer. What a relief.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 21, 2005 1 comments
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Sashimi Tabernacle Choir! Over 250 computer controlled lobsters, bass, trout, catfish, and sharks perform your musical favorites.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 21, 2005 0 comments
Partch was a musical iconoclast who created his own theory of music, a 64-tone scale, and instruments that could play the sounds he imagined. Performances of his music incorporate drama, which is heightened by the beauty of his instruments.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 18, 2005 0 comments
Freedom To Tinker is now reporting that the removal tool for Sony's SunComm, ummm, "protection" leaves systems vulnerable to outside interference. Another cure worse than the disease.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 18, 2005 1 comments
Craphound has posted a letter from Amazon that tells customers they have bought a root kit infected disc and offers to take 'em back. No obfuscation, no whiny excuses about "bad customers"—just direct action.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 18, 2005 0 comments
Huckleberry auditions for his new position as antenna. (Note Magic Eye tuning indicators.)
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 18, 2005 0 comments
Bagheera plays cat and mouse.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 18, 2005 0 comments
Just to make Jon Iverson's head explode.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 18, 2005 1 comments
On November 16, while listening to the radio, I was mesmerized by Howard Dully's audio coverage of what he found out about his own lobotomy at the age of 12 by Dr. Walter Freeman. This is powerful stuff—and I'm in awe of how even-handed Dully is in his reporting.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 18, 2005 0 comments
Pure genius.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 18, 2005 0 comments
A lot depends on how you define "diagnose." A new study in Nature reveals that relatives of the autistic exhibit many of the same brain abnormalities without having the disorder.
Wes Phillips
Wes Phillips Nov 18, 2005 0 comments
In 1987, one out of every 10,000 children was diagnosed with autism; in 2003, it was one out of every 166. How well has the press handled the story of a vaccine's potential involvement? Not so well, argues CJR.
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