Julian Assange Opens for MIA at Recent NYC Concert

By: Friday November 8, 2013 5:00 pm

Appearing via Skype and citing that he was there in support of “the most courageous woman working in western music,” Julian Asange delivered a ten minute speech on topics ranging from privacy to freedom of the press, shouting out the reporters who were in exile as a result of their press coverage.


Primordial Grooves: Too Bad

By: Sunday July 26, 2009 8:45 am

Howdy folks, some of you may know me from hanging around FDL for a while under the name finifinito. Some may remember me as Donita Sparks’ technician for her The Spin I’m In weekly columns on FDL from July of 2006 until last summer. Others may know me from DailyKos, Blue Indiana, The Roots Project, the 2008 Dodd Squad or from other places online.

The Spin I’m In: Be A Pepper

By: Friday March 28, 2008 3:00 pm

This was my favorite music story this week. Seemingly out of nowhere, Dr. Pepper offers a free can of soda to every man, woman, and child in the US if Axl Rose releases the long awaited Guns and Roses album “Chinese Democracy” anytime in 2008. The record, said by the New York Times to be “the most expensive album ever”, has been in the works for about seventeen years now.

The Spin I’m In: Good Morning VietNAMM

By: Friday January 18, 2008 3:00 pm

Walking into any Guitar Center store is a sensory overload experience. One is immediately hit with fluorescent lighting and a cacophony of guitars, drums, and keyboards all playing different things at the same time. It’s an instant headache, but the store does have…

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