Electricity & Lust

William ‘Link’ Moreland

Posted in Beth, Links, Sam by Sam Unsted on January 15, 2008


Just to inform, Beth is currently absorbing the second season of The Wire on her way to completing the full series. Therefore, this week’s puns are all of Wire characters.

Check out this very cool t-shirt on Threadless.

Following on from the good of Sundance yesterday, The AV Club reveals the films that died on their arses post-festival.

Daniel Clowes is going to write the screenplay for the animated movie from father & son Gondry.

Do you like carrots? If so, you will really like this.

I know banking stories are dull, but seriously check out the amount of money some have lost due to the sub-prime mortgage crisis.

The Guardian weighs in on Romney’s last stand.

Charlize Theron is taking a bit-part in Cormac McCarthy-adaptation The Road.

PopMatters reviews the new Venetian Snares album. (Another on for you, John)

If you like arty guitar symphonies, prepare for lift off.

Entertainment Weekly lists its favourite longshot Oscar semi-hopefuls for the year.

Slate on American Gladiators and steriod use.

Read this fascinating article about a MySpace suicide.

The Democrats play the race versus gender game again. Salon gives its angle.

Mother Jones has this fantastic photo collection of comic fanboys.

Gwyneth has finally been bored into hospital by Chris Martin. Coldplay album listening party to blame?

Scarlett Johansson’s Tom Waits covers album is due soon.

Barack Obama’s favourite show? The Wire. Vote for him now! If he comes out with love for the A-Team too, he has to win.

Colour me interested – a documentary about Anna Wintour and Vogue magazine is set for this year. Will it be anything like The Devil Wears Prada / Ugly Betty? We’ll soon see…


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