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"A young Hindu follower of the goddess Shitla Mata has his cheek pierced with a trident during an annual procession in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh." "Indian Hindu female followers of the goddess Shitla Mata have their tongues pierced with small tridents during an annual...

the flaming lips have done a cover of kylie minogue's 'can't get you out of my head', and it's a strange little thing. you know when you're sick, and you have those fevered, unsettling, disconnected dreams? it sounds as if it has been directly lifted...

"The largest power blackout in U.S. history rolled across a vast swath of the northern United States as well as southern Canada on Thursday, driving millions of people outdoors into stifling rush hour streets then darkness. New Yorkers escaped silenced subways. Nuclear power plants in...

hello. through various little bits and pieces of interaction with folks over the last couple of weeks, i've come to the conclusion that more people are reading this journal. this is good, since i try to keep dead orbit interesting enough that people will come back,...

it appears that for the magic casements in september, that i will know be on the panel 'breaking into the business: newcomers discuss their experiences'. won't that be interesting? i honestly don't know, but i'll be up there with deb biancotti and kyla ward, who...

last night i went and saw the john butler trio play at the enmore theatre. the enmore, for those not local, and those who are, had a particular smell to it last night. it wasn't noticeable when you first walked through the door, but rather when...