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Patti Smith on CBS Sunday Morning

The legendary singer/songwriter Patti Smith, one of my personal heroes, sat down with CBS News host Anthony Mason to discuss her career and her forthcoming album in this hour-long video. She performs two songs: “My Blakean Year” and “Grateful.” They also talk about her wonderful book, “Just Kids,” a memoir of the formative years she

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Canada kills the penny coin

Whether you’re in London, Ontario; London, England; or London, Kentucky, a penny is now all but worthless. Canada is the first to stop minting new ones; with the evidence suggesting that resulting inflationary pressure is insignificant, will the US and UK follow? [Freakonomics]

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To juice, or not to juice?

Over at the Wirecutter, Brian Lam has an exhaustive, intensively-researched, budget-minded examination on what gadgets to buy (or not!) if one wants to drink nice fresh vegetable juices every day. Do read it.

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RAW Week: Trickster Santa and the Real Revolution, by Tiffany Lee Brown

Photo of Tiffany Lee Brown by Wiley Wiggins Someday I hope to share with you audio from an interview I conducted with Mr. Wilson, but it’s entirely possible the old cassette is long gone. I’m still looking. For now, here’s text: Robert Anton Wilson was kinda more George Carlin and less Timothy Leary than he

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White House petition to end support for ACTA

ACTA is a secretly negotiated copyright treaty that obliges its signatories to take on many of the worst features of SOPA and PIPA. The EU is nearing ratification of it. ACTA was instigated by US trade reps under the Bush Administration, who devised and enforced its unique secrecy regime, but the Obama administration enthusiastically pursued

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An abuse of power given the freedoms these companies enjoy in the marketplace today

As Xeni wrote on Tuesday, the MPAA isn’t pleased about sites like this one going dark to protest SOPA and PIPA. Former Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America called it “an abuse of power given the freedoms these companies enjoy in the marketplace today.” Well, he should know.

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