We had a little rain this week; as usual, the Boston Globe delivers the big pictures. #21 is the funniest (Beach bash cancelled? WHY??), but #23 has gotta be a movie scene.
Maybe you like Glenn Beck. Maybe you’re like me and assume he’s an Andy Kaufman stunt gone rogue. Doesn’t matter — read Salon’s three-parter on Beck’s upbringing and roots in no-holds-barred morning radio. Parts one, two, and three. Sample: “A couple days after [Beck’s radio rival] Kelly’s wife, Terry, had a miscarriage, Beck called her live on the air and says, ‘We hear you had a miscarriage,’” remembers Brad Miller, a former Y95 DJ and Clear Channel programmer. “When Terry said, ‘Yes,’ Beck proceeded to joke about how Bruce [Kelly] apparently can’t do anything right — about he can’t even have a baby.” Yikes.
Ukraine’s Got Talent’s 2009 winner, sand artist Kseniya Simonova, portrays the 1945 German invasion of Russia. It’s kind of hard to believe this is real…
We have no complaints; ENGINE stepped up to the challenge. For example, during our 2008 site project it took some extra steps to marry ENGINE’s code with our museum’s website. But with Ben’s assistance, this process was very smooth, and in turn, made the 2009 site project even better.
– Armistead Booker, Associate media designer
American Museum of Natural History