Shared by V These are awesome. There’s something satisfyingly self-referential about watching talented musicians try to play their own music in Rock Band and Guitar Hero. Especially when they’re…

Musicians Get Meta in Guitar Hero and Rock Band – Waxy.org

Shared by V I’m glad TPM still has stuff to write about! Of note, I think, is that while Donilon lobbied for Fannie May, he’s now working in State. It seems, at least, as if he’s at least working…

Report: Top Obama Transition Staffer Led "Backdoor" Lobbying Campaign For Fannie Mae

Shared by V Nate Silver wins at life. Also, with that name? he could totally be a super hero. “I’m Nate Silver. I’m here to kick your ignorant ass.” I had the chance this afternoon to speak with

An Interview with John Ziegler on the Zogby "Push Poll"

From the neat blog Strange Maps — a map of the U.S. South, overlaying where cotton was picked in 1860 versus Presidential voting in 2008.  The claim is that the causal pathway is through high…

Correlations – cotton picking vs. 2008 Presidential votes