On the eve of Sept. 11, the date that helped put Arabic news network Al Jazeera on the global map, it looks like the controversial broadcaster could be coming to Southern California airwaves, albeit radio ones.
The Washington Post reported this week that liberal Berkeley-based Pacifica Radio ... More >>
File under: the world is a deeply weird place.
Here's a little theme song for the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull ("pronounced ay-uh-fyat-luh-yoe-kuutl-ul") sung by Eliza Geirsdottir Newman and her magical ukelele (or toy guitar--we can't really tell).
Adding to the weirdness, it comes to us co ... More >>