Matt Griffin

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CNQ42

80 minutes of new rock'n'roll.<p>Doctor Nod: “Angel of Death” (Sing Song EP, 2018)<p>Racoo: “Clean Air” (Airport Hospital, Metal Postcard Records, …

CNQ40

About an hour's worth of new tunes from Bandcamp and vinyl rarities.<p>Filthy: “Fault in Tolerance” (Fault In Tolerance, 2018)<p>Special Interest: “Young, …

CNQ39

An hour and a half of new rock'n'roll, vinyl obscurities, and more. Listen above, or dl/stream <br>at iTunes or any fine podcast app. <br>Doctor Nod: …

Digital Leather

Pleased to present two new incredible tracks from CNQ's #1 homeboi, the incredible Dr. Nod, from Fayetteville, Arkansas:<p>DYWTBIMF? b/w My TV Set by …

New Albums

CNQ37: TWO YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW

An hour and 20 minutes of new rock'n'roll with a dose of new hip-hop & electro, plus the usual smattering of vinyl obscurities, and more!<p>The …

Cornbread

CNQ36

CNQ35

Big long year-end show. Space disco and afro-funk from the 1970s, a little classic soul from the 60s, <br>and rock'n'roll of all stripes, mostly new …

Music

Bandcamp Remains Cool

I've said before, when I first started this blog back in 2012, I wanted it to be like dear, departed Crud Crud - strictly obscure 45s and singles. …

New Punk from Bandcamp

I am absolutely frustrated with my inability to get my levels correct on the podcast. I futzed with 'em for a full hour tonight before giving …

CNQ34

Zero-G Blood and the Many Horrors of Space Surgery

Matthieu Komorowski wanted to be an astronaut. Still does. The French-born anesthesiologist, currently getting a PhD at Imperial College London, …

Finally, a tablet that folds up into a phone that fits in your pocket

Lenovo is back at blowing minds again with another concept device with a bendable screen.<p>At the third annual Lenovo Tech World last week, the Chinese …

Gear & Gadgets

Was an Advanced Civilization Wiped Out by a Comet 12,000 Years Ago?

by Karla Lant July 4, 2017 Op-Ed 37390<p>Ancient Celestial Catastrophes<p>Graham Hancock, a reporter, is also a conspiracy theorist and “alternative …

Chapman University

CNQ33

CNQ32

Mixcloud Faves

I'm hoping to get CNQ32, the latest podcast episode version thing of my little blog here, out this weekend. I sed the same thing around this time …

An Oral History of 'River's Edge,' 1987's Most Polarizing Teen Film

From Keanu's first big role to Crispin Glover's weirdest wigs, a look back at the making of the indie thriller.<p>The 1987 film <i>River's Edge</i> was a film that shocked audiences and critics alike with its depiction of aimless teenagers in a dead-end town. Roger Ebert called the film "an exercise in …

General Hospital

CNQ30

New light shed on Royal sex scandal as ancient Roman remains unearthed

A remarkable archaeological investigation is shedding new light on the Roman conquest of Britain – and on the geopolitical background to one of the …

Valve Says They're Making Big Changes To Steam To Stomp Out 'Fake Games'

Recently, Valve had two popular YouTubers, John “TotalBiscuit” Bain and Jim “Jim Sterling” Sterling, visit their offices. Over the course of a …

Game Development

‘American War’ follows today’s vitriol to a dystopian future

When you wade into the ever-agitated waters of social media, you realize just how quickly the currents of infectious bile are flowing. Follow the tributaries of today’s political combat a few decades into the future and you might arrive at something as terrifying as Omar El Akkad’s debut novel, …

Have video games always been packed with this much filler?

<i>Keyboard Geniuses</i> <i>is our weekly glance at a few intriguing, witty, or otherwise notable posts from the</i> Gameological <i>discussion threads. Comments have</i> …

CNQ29

Florida man buys pancakes, eats them in city crosswalk

<b>Published:</b> Saturday, March 25, 2017 @ 6:05 AM <b><br>By:</b> Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk<p>— A Florida man who went to an IHOP restaurant on …

New findings about dinosaurs go against 130 years of science

The dinosaur family tree may need to be radically rewritten — and even uprooted and replanted elsewhere, a new analysis of about 75 different species shows.<p>The findings, published in the journal Nature, hint that dinosaurs may have originated in the northern hemisphere rather than the southern, and …

UC Berkeley

We Can Now Harness The Tardigrade's Strangest Superpower - And Give It to Other Organisms

Turn them into living glass.<p>Tiny tardigrades - also known as water bears and moss piglets - have many strange properties, including being able to …

Collin County woman calls off Southfork wedding after outing fiance as 'Tinder love rat' from Australia

The wedding and reception, to take place at Southfork Ranch, was all set, complete with a deejay, cocktails and a barbecue dinner.<p>But like a plot …

Relationships

Sid Meier tells Civilization’s origin story, cites children’s history books

SAN FRANCISCO—"Let's go back in time to 1990," game developer Sid Meier said to a Thursday crowd at the annual Game Developers Conference. "Back when …

The quirky sounds of indie music find a voice in Boys Age

Around 50 people are watching Kaznary Mutow of the band Boys Age thrash his guitar on a Friday night at Shimokitazawa club Three. He’s in the middle …