Monthly Archives: October 2016

Candidates saying cyber, now with more music

Building on the previous cyber-supercut, here’s a new video that incorporates all the cybers from all of the general election debates, both Presidential and Vice-Presidential, set to music from Mr. Robot. By popular demand: here's the presidential and VP candidates saying "cyber" with Mr Robot music in the background pic.twitter.com/wL3XbAp4HG — Parker Higgins (@xor) October […]

Rhyming “who phrases” from New York Times obituary headlines

Many obituary headlines follow a standard formula: “Firstname Lastname, Who You Know From That One Thing, Dies at Age.” It’s a tendency I’ve counted on before when extracting names from obituaries for FOIA The Dead, but tonight it also got me thinking about the “who phrase”: the relative clause that condenses a lifetime of context […]