the notes: Actually, The Anti-Romanticism Of The Kindle Should Help You Find Your Soulmate Sooner

mulberryalliance:

Given that digital tablets will displace most paperbacks and hardcovers in the world of public reading, and given that a vocal coalition of the literate are unwilling to forfeit certain tangible and intangible pleasures specific to the printed page, I should think that whatever…

Perfectly epitomized by this:

I agree. But The Notes’ tumblr aesthetic makes me wonder what kind of visual instincts/values they have.

the notes: Actually, The Anti-Romanticism Of The Kindle Should Help You Find Your Soulmate Sooner

Google Reader pruning for your +1000 unread posts account is, according to what South Park tells me about the game, Farmville for the literate set.

LCD Soundsystem:

08-11 Helsinki, Finland – Flow Festival
08-12 Oslo, Norway – Oya Festival
08-13 Gothenburg, Sweden – Way Out West Festival
08-14 Copenhagen, Denmark – DR Koncerthuset Store Foyerscene
08-17 Ibiza, Spain – Ibiza Rocks Festival
08-27 Reading, England – Reading Festival
08-28 Saint-Cloud, France – Rock en Seine
08-29 Leeds, England – Leeds Festival
08-31 Tel Aviv, Israel – Heineken Music Festival
09-04 Stradbally, Ireland – Electric Picnic
09-07 Tillburg, Netherlands – 013
09-08 Gent, Belgium – Kunstencentrum Vooruit VZW
09-10 Berlin, Germany – Berlin Festival
09-12 Isle of Wight, England – Bestival
09-24 Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Naval Cruise Terminal ^
09-25 Columbia, MD – Virgin Mobile FreeFest
09-27 Burlington, VT – Memorial Auditorium ^
09-28 Boston, MA – Orpheum ^
10-01 Clinton, NY – Hamilton College ^
10-04 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle ^
10-05 Orlando, FL – Hard Rock ^
10-06 Miami, FL – Fillmore ^
10-08 Houston, TX – Verizon Amphitheater ^
10-09 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits
10-13 San Diego, CA – Rimac Arena *
10-15 Hollywood, CA – Hollywood Bowl *^
10-16 San Francisco, CA – Treasure Island Festival
10-19 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex *
10-20 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium *
10-22 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave *
10-23 St Paul, MN – Roy Wilkins *
11-10 London, England – Alexandra Palace *
11-12 Cardiff, Wales – International Arena *
11-13 Sheffield, England – Magna Arena *
11-15 Manchester, England – Apollo *

^ with Sleigh Bells
* with Hot Chip

Pitchfork’s announced the LCDSS/Hot Chip/Sleigh Bells itinerary. It has no All Three Of Them In NYC For One Night date. I think we can call this a fail.