Obama Details Plan to Open Offshore Areas to Oil... →
kateheffernan: Dear President Obama, Clearly I’m obsessed with you - as is evidence by the liberal propeganda machine that is my blog. But I want you to know: I am not on board with this. Love, Kate “Ultimately, we need to move beyond the tired debates of the left and the right, between business leaders and environmentalists, between those who would claim drilling is a cure all and...
Pearl Jam’s donation of $210,000 will fund the urban forestry project and...– Pearl Jam Mitigates CO2 from 2009 World Tour in Partnership with Cascade Land Conservancy
President John Adams Signed Health Insurance... →
soupsoup: notthatkindagay: In July, 1798, Congress passed, and President John Adams signed into law “An Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen,” authorizing the creation of a marine hospital service, and mandating privately employed sailors to purchase healthcare insurance. This legislation also created America’s first payroll tax, as a ship’s owner was required to deduct 20...
Fuck You, Live Nation/Ticketmaster
pavblog: Excerpt from the latest Green Day newsletter, announcing the summer 2010 tour with AFI: “In keeping with Green Day’s trailblazing and innovative mind-set the band will feature all-inclusive ticket pricing for all tickets throughout their entire tour with no additional fees of any kind. A limited number of lawn seats will be offered for $20 when tickets go on sale to the general public....
It would be very difficult to tote up all the times pundits pronounced the...– Gross, on why the political futures markets got health care reform all wrong. (via newsweek)
Come senators, congressmen Please heed the call Don’t stand in the doorway Don’t block up the hall For he that gets hurt Will be he who has stalled There’s a battle outside And it is ragin’ It’ll soon shake your windows And rattle your walls For the times they are a-changin’.
Track My Half Marathon Progress →
Register and then search for Josh Mohrer to receive real-time alerts as we cross each 5k sensor. Getting very excited! Note: the time you get is unadjusted, assuming I cross the start-line at exactly 00:00. So subtract 7-10 minutes.
I gave my little cousin my old guitar last year and he’s started taking lessons. Jonah the future rock star.
There are now 54 models available for replication... →
Josh's 2010 Half Marathon Playlist
I’m running the 2010 NYC Half Marathon this Sunday with Petra. Here is what I’ll be listening to while I run, in order. This isn’t an exercise in diversity or good musical taste. This is just hard hitting, familiar, inspiring songs that I love. So you can probably guess which bands I’ll be listening to. Unthought Known - Pearl Jam I Can See For Miles - The Who Breakerfall...
Say Hello To Heaven - Temple of the Dog (Chris...
Covestor Job Opportunity: Client Relationship... →
Email me if you’re interested, josh at covestor dot com.
joshruben: collegehumor: The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Use Their Weapons: Now they’re all cool but rude. Digg it! Lent my voice to Raph and Michelangelo in this super funny Mike Parker sketch. Fantastic.
Pearl Jam Saturday Night Live Primer →
I am super excited for tonight’s SNL with Pearl Jam making their 4th appearance as musical guest. I wasn’t into the band when the played the first time in 1992, but I absolutely was into them for their second appearance in 1994. I remember watching the VHS recording the next morning like a dozen times. They opened with Not For You, which at that point was unreleased. They wasted their...
New Six13 track - “Tefillin” A new...
Oh god yes edit: fuck NBC for putting a pre-roll ad on an ad
thedailywhat: CollegeHumor Original of the Day: Final bosses from across Videogameland gather up their minions to ask one simple question: How in the World 1-1 are they being slaughtered en masse by a single goddamn guy?! [collegehumor.] Brilliant.
(via joshruben) I have this shirt, too!
Pearl Jam Tour Dates To Be Announced This Week
You [probably] heard it here first.
Petition to make "Hella" the prefix for... →
topherchris: abbyjean: A petition to make Hella- the official SI prefix for 10^27, for measuring things bigger than Yotta- (the prefix for (US) billion trillion). For instance: ‘the sun (mass of 2.2 hellatons) would release energy at 0.3 hellawatts.’ It would also come in handy for eventually measuring Internet traffic and US national debt. I don’t want to live in a world where this doesn’t...
The annual number of American medical students who go into primary care has...– Mary Carmichael, on the growing primary-care doctor shortage (via newsweek)
I’m one of the speakers this Thursday at the Financial Services Social Communication Leadership Forum. I’m in a bit over my head, but it should be good.
Am I bad for business...?
IAC Stock is up 21.12% since I left IAC owned CollegeHumor/BustedTees 3 months ago.