Wes Phillips

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Wes Phillips  |  Apr 10, 2006  |  0 comments
I've been kicking myself for years for not saving the copy of The New York Times in which Hans Fantel wrote about hearing Bruno Walter's 1938 performance of Mahler's Ninth Symphony.
Wes Phillips  |  Jan 11, 2006  |  0 comments
Jimi Hendrix on Swedish television in 1967. Need I say more? Computer speakers don't do it justice, turn it up.
Wes Phillips  |  Jan 13, 2006  |  0 comments
Of course, being cats, Huckleberry and Bagheera said it to my luggage, not me.
Wes Phillips  |  Aug 15, 2005  |  0 comments
XMas in August: XM Satellite Radio held its annual "XMas in August" new product show in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall on August 9. Trumpeting the XM-related products that will be available for the 2005 holiday shopping season, the satellite radio provider announced strategic relationships with Altec Lansing and Belkin Corporation, as well as newer, smaller receivers from longtime partners Audiovox and Delphi. A Samsung-sourced MP3-enabled receiver with Napster capabilities was also announced.
Wes Phillips  |  Aug 01, 2006  |  0 comments
"When you're carrying a book with the big fat title Embalming." Lisa Takeuchi Cullen has written a gentle update to The American Way of Death. Putting aside her statement that "death is a big, huge bummer," it sounds interesting.
Wes Phillips  |  Jan 02, 2008  |  0 comments
Technology Review, which is one of the magazines I not only eagerly await, but read from cover to cover, published a 14 page screed against network news by John Hockenberry in the January/February issue.
Wes Phillips  |  Jul 26, 2006  |  0 comments
Well, the last time I was in Peru, I bought a piece of eight because I heard that's what Brian May uses as a pick—but that was only 400 years old and only cost about $4. These picks, made from meteorites, are 4.5 billion years old and cost over $100.
Wes Phillips  |  Jan 08, 2007  |  1 comments
No, that's a $2900 painting of an extension cord—and, God help me, I want it.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 20, 2006  |  1 comments
aka the Large Hadron Collider at Cern.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 27, 2005  |  0 comments
. . . to break a copier. Remember folks: Do not drink and photocopy body parts at the office party. You might have to submit to small arms inspection.