Even Congress Updates Wikipedia

With the upcoming election cycle for the big races in 2016, the @CongressEdits Twitter account is certainly going to be an entertaining one to watch.

“I’m a bot that tweets anonymous Wikipedia edits that are made from IP addresses in the US Congress.”
– From the biography block of the @CongressEdits Twitter Account

Here’s your chance to see some subtle Machiavellian-ism taking place in the digital realm. If you want to be really subversive… well, who really needs advice on this subject that you can’t get by studying the San Diego Three?

The next thing you know, they’ll be using unregulated platforms like Snapchat to campaign — oops, I spoke too soon

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LitFest Pasadena 2015 on May 9th

“Spring is in the air and so is LitFest Pasadena, returning for its fourth year to the byways, bookstores, wine bars, theaters, coffee houses and streets of Pasadena’s Playhouse District.

Come celebrate our fourth year of toasting Southern California’s best literature with a fun free afternoon and evening of readings and salon-style panels featuring, among others, Jonathan Gold, Jillian Lauren, Paula Williams Madison, Francesca Lia Block, Steph Cha, Lynell George, Naomi Hirahara, Rachel Howzell Hall, Desiree Zamorano, Ron Koertge, Jervey Tervalon, as well as other authors, poets, food writers, and much more.”

Date: Saturday, May 9 11:45 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Location: Pasadena Playhouse District
Website: http://litfestpasadena.org/ 



Charlie Rose Discusses Satire with Charlie Hebdo Editor and Writer

Last night’s episode of Charlie Rose’s PBS show featured a discussion about satire, politics, and religion with Charlie Hebdo with Editor-in-Chief Gerard Biard and writer Jean-Baptiste Thoret.

Months after the attacks on the magazine, the discussion of satire in the world continues. Watch the episode below.


Charlie Hebdo cover January 2015
Charlie Hebdo cover January 2015
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