I totally missed this last year, but apparently The Cars is reforming as New Cars:
Cars principals Elliot Easton and Greg Hawkes are in talks to team with veteran singer/songwriter Todd Rundgren in a new incarnation of pioneering new wave rock act The Cars, which will tour and possibly record an album next year. Rundgren will step in for Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, who has no plans to participate in the project. Cars bassist/vocalist Ben Orr died of cancer in 2000.
I’m not quite sure how they’ll manage without Ocasek or Benjamin Orr, but I’ll guess we’ll see. I was e-mailed a teaser video (WMV or MPG) that doesn’t have too much more info, but supposedly there will be a press conference in March with more details. I’ll let you know if I here anything more…
Slashdot posts about new missile technology that Russia has developed that has the potential to render the United States’ anti-missile system obsolete before it’s even deployed (or shown to be at all successful during rigged tests):
[Russian President Vladimir] Putin said the new missiles were capable of changing both altitude and direction, making it impossible for an enemy to intercept them since “a missile defense system is designed to counter missiles moving along a ballistic trajectory.”
Check out Brokeback To The Future (YouTube video), a mash-up of Brokeback Mountain and Back To The Future. Click on the image above to watch it now (embedded Flash video).
They did a good job editing it together, but now I can’t think of Back To The Future in quite the same way…
Check out this insane Japanese ad starring none other than Ah-nuld. Or, as Screenhead so eloquently puts it, “I’ve got a headache THIS BIG and it’s got ‘Schwarzenegger’ written allll over it!” 🙂
A day after stating that “America is addicted to oil” in his State Of The Union address, The Borowitz Report reveals that W has now admitted that he is an “oilaholic:”
In a nationally televised address from the Oval Office last night, a visibly agitated [W] began his speech with the following simple statement: “My name is George W. Bush, and I am an oilaholic.”
Mr. Bush’s decision to enter rehab for his petroleum addiction drew applause from many quarters, including from James Frey, author of the bestselling memoir A Million Little Pieces.
“He has a rough road ahead of him in rehab,” Mr. Frey said. “I hope that none of the things happen to him that I pretended happened to me.”