Links for February 16, 2012

  • Playfic
    Online interface+community for making Inform 7-compatible text adventures.

Robyn vs Whitney Houston – Dancing in Houston



Robyn vs Whitney Houston – Dancing in Houston

Links for February 13, 2012

  • What I See In Jeremy Lin | Hardwood Paroxysm
    ‘His entire basketball career prior to this remarkable week has been a cyclical routine of underappreciation and invisibility. He could have left it all. We know about his Harvard degree in economics. But he had the courage and resolve to stick to his dream. And that’s where the ethnocentrism melts away and the purity of his story emerges.’
  • R.I.P. Whitney Houston | Music | Newswire | The A.V. Club
    ‘Houston’s reach can be most plainly heard in the voices of aspiring singers all over the globe. Whether it’s on American Idol or The Voice, or the karaoke night at your neighborhood bar, there are tens of millions people (consciously or not) actively trying to be Whitney Houston. Her loss leaves an Elvis Presley or Michael Jackson-sized hole in popular music.’

End of the road.

I came home and spent the last weekend of my vacation nursing a crazy post-vacation cold that bounced around between my sinuses and my chest.

Links for February 12, 2012

  • Whitney Houston, Pop Superstar, Dies at 48 – NYTimes.com
    ‘At her peak, Houston the golden girl of the music industry. From the middle 1980s to the late 1990s, she was one of the world’s best-selling artists. She wowed audiences with effortless, powerful, and peerless vocals that were rooted in the black church but made palatable to the masses with a pop sheen.’
  • Game Pitches | Game Pitches
    ‘The web’s largest single collection of game design documents and game pitches. Be they famous or obscure, big or small, successful or not, this site is intended to be a resource for learning how better to design and pitch games in the spirit of sharing information and improving the state of the art through freely available knowledge.’

Whitney Houston at the 1994 American Music Awards, singing a…



Whitney Houston at the 1994 American Music Awards, singing a medley of “I Loves You Porgy,” “And I Am Telling You,” and “I Have Nothing.”

ohheygreat: jakefogelnest: Whitney Houston’s isolated vocal…



ohheygreat:

jakefogelnest:

Whitney Houston’s isolated vocal track on “How Will I Know.” 

Whatever you thought of her, whatever you think of the reactions to celebrity deaths online: Set it all aside. Listen to this. 

Magnificent. She was absolutely magnificent. I loved that voice. Still do.

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