Ep. 753: Where Cookie Crisp killed our mojo Video
"It's Never Been Like That," was conceived with a live mentality, in a straight line, summing up a lot of the band's emotions and past experiences, sometimes conflicting, often disrupting. All the songs are autobiographic and set down emotional equations where disillusion and exaltation try to find a common language. This is a romantic album although very rigorously made. Rhythms are hard, arrangements straightforward, violently simple and close to the bone.
Nokia and Samsung throw down a pair of Aces, Apple rumor season begins, and CES attendees have to rely on their hard drives if they want to see porn stars this year.
Stoopid Andy highlights today's episode where we question the very existence of the US Postal Service.
We are on our way to CES in Las Vegas so there will be no new episode today. Instead, here is an excerpt from episode 1131 where we preview the type of tech that is expected to be found in abundance at this year's CES.
Celebrated London psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass (David Morrissey) is at the top of his game. Charismatic and successful, he has a thriving practice and is higly repsected by his peers. When Detective Superintendent Roy Washburn (David Thewlis) asks Glass to evaluate a beautiful and captivating woman who has been linked to the mysterious death of a famous sports star, his entie world is turned upside down. The woman in question is Catherine Trammell (Sharon Stone), a best-selling American crime novelist whose grisly fictional crimes take place in real life with alarming frequency. The magnetism between the two is immediate and Glass is intrigued by Catherine both mentally and physically. Quickly sucked into her web of lies and seduction, Glass' own "basic instincts" are uncovered as professional boundaries are oblitterated. As people around him are murdered one by one, a deadly battle of wits ensues between Glass and Tramell, leading to a startling climax that will change both of their lives forever. A slick psychological thriller, "Basic Instinct 2" explores what happens when the darker side of human nature is uncovered.
Apple Maps is causing more trouble, this time threatening the life of Australian vacationers. This plus 50 Shades of Gray rewards, Best Buy iPad goofs, and a coffin speaker on today's episode of The 404 Show!
Should there be more detailed ESRB descriptions on the back of video game boxes to allow parents to make a more informed buying decision? An article on Fox News provokes a fiery conversation about violence in videogames and the potential for mental damage for young gamers. We also chat about questions to ask on first dates and the Catholic Church's new confession app for the iPhone!
The sun is throwing out magnetic storms that could disrupt your GPS, your cell phone signals, and maybe even cause soda machines to kill you in extremely violent 1980s movie style. Just ... Google it. In other news, the World Wide Web turned 20 this weekend, the kids of today are learning to be hackers at DefCon, and if you buy virtual gold instead of earning it, the terrorists win. No, really, that's actually kind of true.
Technology can be hard to understand unless it's put into context. Such is the case with today's 404 episode, where we'll talk about the Oculus Rift VR headset and the Internet Archive's historical software collection.