“What’s a Jellicle cat?”
It’s a phrase repeated throughout the opening of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seminal oddity Cats,
which somehow became an instant smash upon its 1981 release, and then
UPDATE, 2:28 pm Tuesday, Jan. 29:The McMinnville School District ruled unanimously last night that high-school students will continue dissecting cats, according to animal activists who attended last night's board meeting."We were told the decision is final and we can not bring it up again next year," says Antoinette Marcel of the Yamhill County Cat Coalition. "They didn't care at all about the ...
Dateline: Sunday, Jan. 30, at the Holiday Inn at Portland Airport Conference Center. It’s 4 pm at the New Culture Club International Cat Show, and the Bengals are furious. The judge lifts each cat and stretches it, measuring for length, and lifts its tail, measuring it for--honestly, I have no idea, but I’m sure it has something to do with its ability to spray a fine mist when horny--while the ...
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We've written a bit about Max Ogden and his Portland API project over the past couple months, so we won't go on about it too much more here. But Ogden spoke this past week at CyborgCamp Portland 2010, a combination conference/un-conference exploring the interactions between humans and computers, and gave a few real-life, up-and-running examples of his idea of the “civic web.” It's funny: Ogden's ...
Remember how much you hate sobriety, logical limitations on things, and the 24 hour day? You have a way out. PDX.fm is hosting 30 Hour Drunk, a down home answer to the 30 Hour Day charity telethon. Friday, April 16th, 2010, starting at 4 pm: 30 people, 30 hours, limitless possibilities. Ok, probably very limited possibilities. PDX.fm is accepting applications right now, and you might just ...