Lots of Libya tweets, Syria, Yemen and Egypt tweets, death of Bin Laden tweets, and one Mickey Mouse tweet linking to a review of Race to Death Valley, volume one of the Fantagraphics reprints of Floyd Gottfredson’s wonderful 1930s newspaper strips.
Revisiting the Inquisition in Mallorca, a New York Times story on the 1691 burning of 37 Jews in Gomila Plaza, Palma.
Clips from Paolo and Vittorio Taviani’s film Kaos, based on Luigi Pirandelo’s stories of Sicily, music by Nicola Piovani, here and here.
Weimar Art on Magritte’s période vache.
Nina Simone, Sinnerman, and The Wailers, Sinner Man.
Tweets below the fold.
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Pipeline - First Impression of Gottfredson's Mickey Mouse http://on.cbr.cc/iQmCd0
Amnesty Partner, CagePrisoners, Lynches Obama: Here’s the latest from CagePrisoners, Moazzam Begg group that cam... http://bit.ly/iVrVFp
sunny_hundal sunny hundal
The idiots from CagePrisoners think its amusing to react to assassination of OBL by doing a mock-up of Obama as dead http://bit.ly/iPp3G3
@abumuqawama Yes. Rebs held ground taken Sun-Mon near Dafiniyah. Fight tday near Dafiniyah gate; a Qaddafi position is there.
Fierce fights tday at 2 Misrata fronts: Ghiran (airport) and W near Dafiniyah. Lines unchanged. But 111 Misratans cnfrmd wounded, 7 killed.
abuaardvark Marc Lynch
bengidley Ben Gidley
The Ben Gidley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/gjpuRf ▸ Top stories today via @kelliestrom @carlraincoat @m_clem @oxmartinschool
UN Dispatch blog: Boat With 600 Migrants Sinks Off Libya Coast undispatch.com/boat-with-600-… NATO failing to adequately protect civilians at sea
Sarahcarr أبو كار
Two participants in Friday's Salafi march for OBL. Note sticker on Vespa http://bit.ly/iVTlLU
mumbaipaused Mumbai Paused
HandpaintedType. Preserving typographic practice of Indian street painters. http://www.handpaintedtype.com/
Benghazi's FIRST English speaking radio station! Urban music/revolutionary music/commentary http://www.tributefm.com/ via @TributeFM #libya
EagleSpeak: Libya: Refugee Ship Sinks Off Tripoli - Hundreds Aboard eaglespeak.us/2011/05/libya-…
..the unburied body of a Qaddafi soldier, several days old, face down on the ground not far from a rotting ostrich.. http://nyti.ms/mHcboA
The Poor Mouth: scientific research shows why you should never trust a conspiracy theorist. thepoormouth.blogspot.com/2011/05/conspi… Suddenly it all makes sense!
The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/fqxgxu ▸ Top stories today via @spikedonline @martinbright @eamonnmcdonagh @hurryupharry
@OpheliaBenson Also longer story on Majorca & Spanish Inquisition here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/07/world/europe/07iht-spain07.html
Gheblawi Ghazi Gheblawi
Gheblawi Ghazi Gheblawi
RT @EnoughGaddafi Follow developments in the #Nafusa Mountains at http://libyatadreft.com which means 'Free Libya' in Tamazight #Libya
MT @abumuqawama Guardian report alone not final word, but NATO (and its US CDR) must investigate. http://bit.ly/mBvRop
Kaos http://youtu.be/CWd0PMuAaFY Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, Nicola Piovani, Luigi Pirandelo. And now row, row. http://youtu.be/u7KcV9QIguM
ksnavarra Karl Stagno-Navarra
Busy night in #Lampedusa as migrant boat runs aground throwing all into sea. All saved. 700 taken in on other boat from #Libya
Coz we need MORE strong men in uniform? MT @Hisham_G Che popular among #Marakech marchers http://twitpic.com/4v0p08 pic by @Larbi_org #feb20
The Administration’s Puzzling Failure to Explain the Legal Basis for Killing Bin Laden lawfareblog.com/2011/05/the-ad… Jon Bellinger at lawfareblog.com
modernityblog modernity blog
Noam Chomsky, 9/11 And Wiggle Room? http://wp.me/p4XPG-3ga
eamonnmcdonagh Eamonn McDonagh
Fat Man on a Keyboard: Negotiating skills fatmanonakeyboard.blogspot.com/2011/05/negoti…
Pinochet would be jealous RT @_x4o: Deaths reported as #Syrian forces storm city - Middle East - Al Jazeera English http://ow.ly/4Pya1
acarvin Andy Carvin
Updated our Misurata #IDthis mine timeline. @nolesfan2011 managed to ID the mine less than 40 mins after we started. http://bit.ly/lRJRsO
StephanieCarvin Stephanie Carvin
Why isn't Obama administration defending legal aspects of #OBL action? RT @lawfareblog: Ken Anderson on Harold Koh: http://bit.ly/lxEmfc
#Misrata #Libya RT @chrisalbon Kadhafi choppers 'bore Red Cross' emblem: rebels: http://bit.ly/lX0mB3
More on UK company Gamma Group International @evgenymorozov Egypt: how companies help the government spy on activists http://flpbd.it/SVqP
_x4o x4o ♥
Christians & Muslims fought in the streets of western Cairo in violence triggered by word of a mixed romance - msnbc.com http://ow.ly/4PxO2
BBC News, mines in #Misrata #Libya http://bbc.in/k8kT6x Chinese anti-vehicle mines dropped from rockets that open during flight
Very good post: RT @kraftgenie Weimar Art - Magritte's période vache http://weimarart.blogspot.com/2011/05/magrittes-periode-vache.html
samuelbbeckett Samuel Beckett
Misrata RT @InkSptsGulliver What can you even say about this? http://nyti.ms/ktudVr An awful story told beautifully, as usual, by @cjchivers
@Kenneth_Purtell That miniature horse has miniature toes on its miniature hoof!
RT @fleshisgrass Terry Glavin on the Afghan Spring. http://transmontanus.blogspot.com/2011/05/arab-spring-afghan-spring-no-pasaran.html
Ghonim Wael Ghonim
True Grit , God's Gonna Cut You Down by Johnny Cash: http://youtu.be/9Gah5cTO5As Seems to me this film came out a little early.
The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/eSvqH7 ▸ Top stories today via @clogsilk @harpymarx @commentary @leftfootfwd
@shadihamid I think no, rather a truer test of being anti-torture is wanting and believing in ends that are unattainable by such means.
lisang Lisa Goldman
Feels as though everyone in Brooklyn is talking about #OBL. Mostly I'm hearing satisfaction that he's dead, but no-one's celebrating.
Michael Sporn draws from the bottomless well of Searle: http://www.michaelspornanimation.com/splog/?p=2619
More Pics from the Siege of Misurata. - Bryan Denton and I are working on another set of pieces that will be... http://tumblr.com/x1q2e0cpok
@DougSaunders "Similar to Ireland" an oversimplification. The Irish system with multi-seat constituencies is more proportional.
DougSaunders Doug Saunders
I just voted in the UK's first national referendum since 1975! I explain its consequences: http://tgam.ca/CTqT
The Wailers: Sinner Man http://youtu.be/PRloD7EN61o where you going to run to, Down Presser http://youtu.be/aE3TCq2ca7Y Words for 2011.
serenac13 Serena Chaudhry
#Rome - Libyan rebel spokesman says #Spain, #Denmark, #Netherlands have recognised Libyan National Council #Reuters #Libya
jonathonburch Jonathon Burch
Crowd at rally held by former #Afghan intel chief Amrullah Saleh in Kabul shout: "Death to suicide bombers!" (seriously)
Good news - I have an interest in the success of this venture: http://www.imdb.com/news/ni10273322/
500+ Syrians thought killed in 7 weeks RT @BBCKimGhattas @BBCWorld: Syrian army raids reach Damascus http://bbc.in/lX11a6 #Syria #march15
TimHarford Tim Harford
SultanAlQassemi Sultan Al Qassemi
Digital Trends: Two bloggers in Saudi Arabia arrested due to strict media law http://bit.ly/jJTQ6N
Play out the day with Screamin' Jay: http://www.myspace.com/screaminjhawkins/music/songs/ignant-and-shit-38368828
jilliancyork Jillian C. York
Onondaga Nation leaders blast 'Geronimo' codename for Bin Laden | syracuse.com syracuse.com/news/index.ssf…
jilliancyork Jillian C. York
Why the images of celebrating the death of Osama Bin Laden are problematic: newyorker.com/online/blogs/n…
Galrahn Raymond Pritchett
MIW on Libya. Royal Navy minesweeper making significant contribution for Misrata #Libya informationdissemination.net/2011/05/workho…
ksnavarra Karl Stagno-Navarra
#IOM reports: 'Despite heavy shelling IOM rescues several hundreds of migrants and wounded civilians from #Misrata
http://bit.ly/lWtz0F A step back into the very first days of the uprising in Benghazi, the moment live fire was used at unarmed protesters
Mayor candidate Ken Livingstone on Obama: "mobster" RT @leftfootfwd The madness of Ken's attack on Obama: http://bit.ly/jzmQaX by @ShamikDas
The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/fqxgxu ▸ Top stories today via @stellduffy @ibishblog @johnrentoul @johnedenuk
@michaelezra Really? You find agreement more exciting? Don't believe it for a minute!
Old blog post, still getting visits and comments: http://bit.ly/iIh7jJ on Judith Butler, #feminism, anti-imperialism, and #Afghanistan.
MT @abumuqawama Guardian hand-wringing on legality of killing bin Laden a parody of a satire of all things Grauniad http://gu.com/p/2zz67/tw
BBCBarbaraPlett Barbara Plett
French Freudian slip? #UN ambo talks about the death of #Gaddafi when answering a question about the death of #OBL
Music that's no good for drawing to, because I can't stay sitting: Nina Simone's Sinnerman: http://youtu.be/Bn5tiuZU4JI
jprenaud JP Renaud
Interested in the AV debate? The latest episode of More or Less by @TimHarford is brilliant. http://bbc.in/kVGtJt. Starts 20m40s in.
Re @TULIPonline story http://www.tuliponline.org/?p=3610 - refers to this http://bit.ly/l69Ppu here http://bit.ly/jCAPm9 . @modernityblog
RT @TULIPonline Irish trade unions revive the blood libel - shocking but true: http://www.tuliponline.org/?p=3610 via @modernityblog
RT @bbcworldservice Our history programme @BBCWitness takes you back to the #al-Qaeda bombings in Africa in 1998 http://bbc.in/mxlINA
RT @abumuqawama "celebrating an away victory they hadn't attended" Mona Eltahawy has a way with words. gu.com/p/2znzz/tw
RT @michaelezra Pulitzer prize winner Steve Coll makes some useful comments in the New Yorker re the bin Laden death. http://nyr.kr/l1Qb16
Committee to Protect Journalists: The 10 Tools of Online Oppressors RT @fleshisgrass cpj.org/reports/2011/0… for world press freedom day.
Article by @monaeltahawy better than Guardian headline & sub-head suggest RT @Brian_Whit No dignity at Ground Zero http://gu.com/p/2znzz/tf
lindseyhilsum Lindsey Hilsum
Bizarre, ironic detail: an ad for a girls' school is painted on #binladen's 20 foot high compound wall. @channel4news
On mural painters in conflict with patrons, Whistler, Brangwyn, Rivera, and Judy Taylor: http://bit.ly/hR2UpC One for @poumista1937
The Bob From Brockley Daily is out! http://bit.ly/fqxgxu ▸ Top stories today via @smatheson_green @mcmoynihan @littleatoms @commentary
Galrahn Raymond Pritchett
RT @Brian_Whit Saleh quibbles over #Yemen transition. President refuses to sign agreement http://bit.ly/jnOVyJ
There is not even evidence of Gaddaf's son being killed last night; yet Gaddafi gets world headlines while Misrata children die every day!
RT @Tharwacolamus Syrian Revolution Digest: Lift the Siege! http://me.lt/4xHMq #March15 #Syria #Assad