around the blogs: the united nations are embedded in crude iphone festivals and dictators
Over on the Current News blog, Andrew took a look at setback for MILF rebels in the Philippines. Also, Obama's UN address raises a question about whether or not it added up to anything substantial. Lastly, Manuel Zelaya returns to Honduras after being ousted, only to remain behind the gates of the Brazilian embassy. Tegucigalpa is rioting, check out his posts for raw video.
- >> Leader of Philippines rebel movement captured – Setback for MILF rebels
- >> What should America’s intl priorities be? – Did Obama’s address change anything?
- >> Manuel Zelaya’s triumphant(?) return to Honduras
Hey, did you hear the news? We're launching a brand new show on Current TV!! It's called Embedded, and man...we're all super stoked about it.
Mos Def is coming to Current TV October 14th
Shana has the scoop over on the Current Music blog, along with some other awesome f'ing Amanda Palmer, Neutral Milk Hotel, and High School Musical news (wha?? -- ed. note: just read the post) from Peter Grumbine.
- >> Mos Def is coming to Current TV October 14th
- >> Amanda F’ing Palmer, Neutral F’ing Milk Hotel, and a high school f’ing musical
John's been playing hooky entrenched in all things related to the New York Film Festival, so here's what he has for this week's round-up on the Current Movies blog:
- >> New York Film Festival By The Numbers: 9/17 to 9/23
- >> We’re Watching: Afterschool trailer
- >> Wednesday’s Important News: Sweet Diablo’s Valley High…Lander Remake, and the Nic Cage as Superman picture
I seriously laughed myself to tears when I saw Sarah's recent "olive branch in the form of a tweet" to Justine Bateman. Here's an article to catch you up on the drama, and if you feel like lending a helping hand post a tweet with #helpmallory in it.
Here are Sarah's recent Current Tech blog offerings:
- >> Power Twitter in Twitter tools. Also, my hatred of babies.
- >> iPhone I love you but you’re bringing me down.
Leah's been cranking away with posts, and a few from Current Green blog guest bloggers as well. Take a look at a few of her latest, and check out her recent Activist 911, an interview with Amazon Watch activist Han Shan. They discuss the new film CRUDE in "Death zone in Ecuador":
- >> Guest Blog Post: Land mark case: environmental orgs can sue electric utility companies
- >> Powershift announces new schedule regional summits
- >> Activist 911: Death zone in Ecuador
Over on the Current Comedy blog Josh makes an interesting comparison between Muammar al-Gaddaffi and accidental comedy -- because nothing is funnier than a dictator who unintentionally takes to stand-up. Also up for perusal is the latest Current Virals rundown, and rather serious flooding in the southeast US conjures up rather flippant memories of TV's Step-by-Step.
- >> Gaddafi is a dictator, a very entertaining dictator
- >> Current Virals 9/22
- >> Six Flags underwater