Smithsonian Global Sound

Smithsonian Global Sound: “Beautiful music from around the world. $0.99 downloads. Audio samples. Support local musicians and archives.” Files in MP3 format, with no DRM limitations. Via

Ray Miller’s Class is here….

I’m showing off how to blog to this group of Doctoral Students. Ray Miller’s class, whom I see every two years or so, is always a challenging group. I get to rant and they think they’ve learned something. Everyone is happy.


I picked every category for this post, because I don’t have one called “Overloladed.” I must winnow my to do lists to one list, remove some bookmarks that are more time-wasters than valuable (though Fafblog is too good to lose, for one), I need to backup, weed, and resinstall on my laptop, which has become […]

All New Episodes of The Hitchhiker’s Guide

BBC – Radio 4 – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy The final three books in the Hitchhiker ‘trilogy’ are being adapted for Radio 4 in two new series starting in September 2004 and May 2005. Crooked Timber linked to it, so they get credit. I will be recording them all if my schedule allows, […]

Going to Dragon*Con!

“Dragon*Con is America’s largest, multi-media, popular arts convention—focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film.” I’m goin with Jack and Will, and with their dad – ah, the 21st-century blended family. I’m thinking art stuff for Will, gaming for Jack, that and more for Brad, their dad, and some art […]