New rumors that Yahoo is eyeing Tumblr for a mega-pricy acquisition are startling at first. It’d be an expensive, desperate plan. But if you look over the company’s past, you’ll see history repeating itself and a trail of blood.
Awesome. Great to know my fears about Tumblr’s inevitable slow demise are
completely unfounded absolutely legitimate.
This could be the beginning of the end for this wonderful little corner of the internet. Now that Yahoo is apparently cleared to buy Tumblr, I can’t see anything getting better here, only gradually worse. Congrats to the Tumblr team for fetching an ungodly amount of money for this place, but I’m not getting a good feeling about this.
After 20 years, the world has finally caught up with Daft Punk, so the helmet-clad retro-futurists are embarking on a new mission: to make music breathe again
Pitchfork’s interview with Daft Punk is not only a pretty interesting read, but it’s also stunningly presented visually. Just awesome.
Doin’ It Right by Daft Punk (Feat. Panda Bear)
This is one of my favorite tracks from Random Access Memories. Very smooth.
Here’s a little required reading to help you through your quarterlife years and beyond.
Crap. I’m 25-ish, and I’ve only ready about half of these. Looks like I’ve got a couple more suggestions to add to my Summer Reading List.
Obama’s one-liners during his speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner.
Celebrity Photoshop of the Day: Classic Paintings Recreated with Modern Celebrities
Look at these winning submissions fromWorth 1000’s “Modern Renaissance” contest!
Contestant BrunoSousa took both first and second place for recreating Rogier van der Weyden’s “Portrait of a Lady” with the face of actress Angelina Jolie (shown above, top) and Jacques-Louis David’s “Portrait of Doctor Alphonse Leroy” with actor Hugh Laurie’s face (shown above, middle). Contestant Fichtenbrenner came in at third with François-Xavier Fabre’s “Portrait of Edward Fox Fitzgerald” featuring the face of Steve Carrell from The Office (shown above, bottom).