Monthly Archives: December 2013


Guests A Plenty For Gov’t Mule At The Beacon – The Beacon Theatre has become home base for Gov’t Mule’s New Year’s celebration and you can always count on Warren Haynes and Co. to fill the performances with guest spots. Last night’s first of two Mule shows that bring 2013 to a close was no exception as the band welcomed many guests including Doors guitarist Robby Krieger and Conan O’Brien band leader Jimmy Vivino. Gov’t Mule focused on originals in the first set, opening with the first-ever performance of Shout!

Widespread Panic Returns For Tunes For Tots Show In Atlanta – Georgia rockers Widespread Panic bring their New Year’s celebration home this year for a pair of shows in Atlanta. The action started last night with the band’s annual Tunes For Tots shows at the Atlanta Symphony Hall and concludes tonight at the Philips Arena. Panic has been throwing their Tunes For Tots benefits to raise money for music education since 2005. The band opened up with a cover of Taj Mahal’s “She Caught The Katy” and focused on potent originals throughout the first set up until they ended the opening stanza with a take on The Yardbirds’s “Drinkin’ Muddy Water.


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I worked on the US drone program. The public should know what really goes on | Heather Linebaugh – Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them some questions. I’d start with “how many women and children have you seen incinerated by a Hellfire missile?” and “How many men have you seen crawl across a field, trying to make it to the nearest compound for help while bleeding out from severed legs?” Or even more pointedly, “how many soldiers have you seen die on the side of a road in Afghanistan because our ever-so-accurate UAV’s [unmanned aerial vehicle] were unable to detect an IED [improvised explosive device] that awaited their convoy?

Chromebooks’ success punches Microsoft in the gut – Computerworld – Chromebooks had a very good year, according to retailer and industry analysts. And that’s bad news for Microsoft. The pared-down laptops powered by Google’s browser-based Chrome OS have surfaced this year as a threat to “Wintel,” the Microsoft-Intel oligarchy that has dominated the personal-computer space for decades with Windows machines. On Thursday, called out a pair of Chromebooks — one from Samsung, the other from Acer — as two of the three best-selling notebooks during the U.