Monthly Archives: September 2009

About Roman Polanski

I’m sure you’ve had an opportunity to read all the media circus surrounding the arrest of movie director Roman Polanski. Over on Shakesville, Melissa McEwan notes and discusses several of the high-profile people defending him, including Harvey Weinstein, Debra Winger

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links for 2009-09-30

Shakesville: Her Reasons Are Not Yours "The simple answer for that is because justice doesn't operate on the principle of what's best for the victim; it operates on the principle of what's best for the community. (That's why prosecutors represent

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links for 2009-09-29

Strobist Starving Student SX1 Lighting Kit everything you need to get started on a budget (tags: lighting photography cameras)

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links for 2009-09-28

Barack Obama's amazingly consistent smile And Barack seems to have the same talent for consistent facial expressions in pictures (tags: photography posing Obama) YTMND – Paris Hilton doesn't change facial expressions (original sound) Animation illustrating how Paris Hilton has studied

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links for 2009-09-25

National Punctuation Day Wow, I should have been celebrating all day. This needs to go on the Odd Holidays Calendar. (tags: reference language punctuation writing holidays) ‘Hello … my name is Eileen … and I’m … an ellipsis abuser …’

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