November 23, 2008 at 1:00 pm | Posted in Chris Maue, Coffee links | 3 Comments
Tags: Links with your coffee, Local Links, LWYC
For this week’s tasty snack to go with that peppermint mocha frappacino, (or peppermint schnapps and folgers, we don’t judge here) we’ve localed it up for those of you who might not have known about, or might have forgotten, all the blogs based right here out of STL.
Riverfront Times has their A to Z music blog…
of course Euclid Records has their own, smaller scale blog
Patrick Vacek reviews all the shows (and old records) he can fit in a day
His brother Brian Vacek reviews every film ever
Dividing by Zero adds it’s own 2 cents on the music scene here
Saint Louis Magazine takes on the arts in STL
and of course Lo-Fi STL is always a great thing to watch.
and as always, hours can be spent following the links in the KDHX collective.
Of course, there’s always something wonderful on boingboing, wired, and viceland as well.
November 16, 2008 at 2:45 pm | Posted in Coffee links | Comments Off on Links with Your Coffee
Tags: Links with your coffee, superscience
Sunday’s here again, so Highway 61 is here to drop some tasty links to go with that coffee, that you’re hopefully enjoying outside on this beautiful afternoon.
If you haven’t yet, bookmark change.gov, the official site for the office of the president-elect, Barack Obama. Better than that, you can watch the first of his weekly YouTube fireside chats here. Change is a beautiful thing.
Jealous over Obama’s Pac-mac? I know I am.
For those of you tired of politispeak, here’s a penguin, choosing science over death.
Speaking of science, Wired has a post on the Secret Service using super science weapons to protect the POTUS.
And speaking of using science for self defense, at gizmodo, there’s an article about a woman who fought back against a rapist by stabbing him in the neck with an iPod charger.
Turning away from tragedy, here’s a delightfully weird stop motion children’s story, coming to a theater near you. While we’re at it, here’s another shocking image.
I found some great decorating ideas for my apartment, and saw an intriguing request by a woman for someone to help make her into a cyborg.
The future is terrifying place indeed.
Also, as pretty as this looks, I’m really upset that they’re CHANGING THE ENDING to the Watchmen for the theatrical release.
February 24, 2008 at 10:08 pm | Posted in Coffee links, Matthew Hurst | 3 Comments
Tags: 52nd city, body worlds, development, diggnation, Gabe Bullard, Marti Frumhoff, politics, rft, SMCSTL, tower grove south, urbanreviewstl, Webster University
With the videos finally uploaded, and FlickR photostreams being populated, the internet can safely chalk up this last week as a success for Diggnation and Highway 61 – and a moral victory for everyone in Saint Louis who survived cabin fever. Now that last week’s live taping of Diggnation has been released for public consumption, the world will once again rejoice in their ability to pass along valuable links to stories. To celebrate the victory of hyperlinks we thought we’d pass along a few of our favorite stories from the past week (or so) for a recurring feature we call Links with Your Coffee.
Only one of our correspondents, Chris Maue
) to be exact, could make the coffee links this last Saturday at the Social Media Club. For everyone else who couldn’t make it to their first meeting, Highway 61 reader Todd Jordan has you covered
Highway 61 is no longer a lone representational voice in the wilderness for college youth
in the St. Louis blogosphere. 52nd City welcomes Rachel Lebo
, also from Webster University (breaking both of our monopolies). Any outstanding conflicts (of which we’re unaware) may be resolved using a WWW logo design contest
The latest news on
STL gadfly and urbanist Steve Patterson, better know as the voice behind UrbanReviewSTL.com . Here’s wishing him a speedy and full recovery.
Marti Frumhoff has left her mark on her neighborhood, and now some residents of Tower Grove South and other well-wishers will mark her passing on their heads. No, Ash Wednesday is only once during Lent, but you might honor her by wearing a hat instead
Highway 61 (Revised) alumni Gabe Bullard left his own mark on this blog. Now he embarks on a new project – Fake Radio on the Internet
And so next time you get snowed it, or just landlocked in Saint Louis, you can always warm up over some Links with Your Coffee.
January 2, 2008 at 1:53 am | Posted in Coffee links, Matthew Hurst | Comments Off on Links with Your Coffee
Tags: Chris Maue, geek cred, hwy40, i64, jobs, lewis and clark, santa, telvision, tucker
As part of our New Year’s Resolution, Highway 61 (revised) will try to be clever again. Until then please enjoy the next best thing: borrowed wit. Here’s some links to enjoy over a cup of coffee.
Please welcome Highway 61’s newest contributor: Chris Maue
. Of course I’ll let him introduce himself, but even before we hear from him, perhaps you’d be interested in joining our blog as well. According to this job listing I wrote
on The Circuit
, free beer is involved for frequent contributors. That must
have been an editorial oversight.
Although another closure has been and will be on everyone else’s mind, Thomas Crone hasn’t taken his eye off the ball since Tucker was closed downtown. Further yet, he decision to photo document this unique subterranean Hooverville is available for public consumption. It may break your heart, which you can eat out online
, but unless you’re planning a trip yourself, it’s probably as close as you’re going to get.
It’s only been four years since the entire area anticipated some sort of tourism deluge from the bi-centennial of those two illustrious explorers of the Louisiana Territory that every student in the state of Missouri is required to learn about. That being said, who knew Illinois shared a similar enthusiasm, or at least monumental rivalry (pun intended). B.E.L.T has the details
on a modernist landmark called the Lewis and Clark Memorial Tower somewhere on the east side.
Steve Patterson must have read our minds about the iconography of the Mall Santa this past week, as he found a unique holiday post. For some reason I’m pretty sure this television series was better based in Saint Louis than Chicago. See for yourself
The trouble with making new year’s predictions is well documented. That being said let’s give this week a little perspective with St. Louis’ soon to be most popular blog over the next few weeks, Highway 40 insight, who are predicting it’s going to be alright
. In the meantime have a laugh at your own expense as our friends with that blog flex their geek cred