confessions of a gear nerd: Six Questions with Brian Cook (Russian Circles) -
What is your current set up? Guitars/ basses, pedals, strings, picks, & amps. (feel free to keep any secrets you deem necessary)
i primarily play a Gibson Grabber II. i also have a ‘77 Grabber that’s pretty thrashed at this point. and i have a First Act Delgada i used on the Geneva album….
I miss San Francisco!
that wasn't an invitation to talk: I just got off the phone with Adel Iskendar, a professor at Georgetown... -
I just got off the phone with Adel Iskendar, a professor at Georgetown who is an expert in media in the Arab world. Here are my notes on what he had to say about the situation:
The regime is in its last throes. It’s been battered and scandalised over the past 36 hours. It’s trying to save face…
(Source: Mother Jones, via shinyfuckingcurls)
A protester gestures in front of a burning barricade during a demonstration in Cairo January 28, 2011. Police and demonstrators fought running battles on the streets of Cairo on Friday in a fourth day of unprecedented protests by tens of thousands of Egyptians demanding an end to President Hosni Mubarak’s three-decade rule.