Monthly Archives: November 2011

November 30

John Lennon – Instant Karma (two videos!)

“We all shine on.” Instant Karma is such a great song. So great that I’ve felt compelled to highlight a cover of it by Phish here before. Here’s the original. [At least, I think it is. It matches the recording I have, so makes me wonder if they filmed the recording? No idea.] Also note that […]

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Owns The Twitters

This is such a great story. Sam Brownback and his staff completely went off the deep end when they decided to make an issue out of a high school student’s tweet. After he visited her high school, a teenager wrote a tweet disparaging the governor. From TPM: Emma Sullivan, an 18-year-old high school senior, wrote […]

November 28

Furthur – Lost Sailor -> Saint Of Circumstance (Live in 2011)

This is from the first night of their Fall Midwest run. They followed this with Scarlet -> Fire. It was outstanding. I took this video. You’ll notice when my arm gets tired and I switch hands. 🙂

November 11

Grateful Dead – Standing on the Moon (live 1990) (video)

“I would rather be with you, somewhere in San Francisco, on a back porch in July, just looking up at heaven, and this crescent in the sky.”

Johnson: I will pardon non-violent marijuana offenders

Speaking today at a Drug Policy Alliance conference, GOP presidential candidate Gary Johnson: “If elected president, I’m going to pardon all non-violent, federal marijuana offenders. I did this when I was governor of New Mexico. It is an easy process, and it enabled a whole lot of people who served their sentences to be able […]