27.9.08

Link Dump 27/09/08

  • Taliban executions still haunt Afghan soccer field by Sanjeev Miglani: "Few Afghans can put behind them the brutality of the Taliban years when men, and sometimes cowering women in their pale blue, all-enveloping burqas, were brought into the stadium to be either stoned or shot dead at close range."
  • Alex Petridis meets Heavy Load, a punk band comprised entirely of guys with special needs: "it's swiftly becoming clear that life in Britain's first disabled punk band brings unique challenges. White, who has Down's syndrome, has vanished. 'Is he in the Portaloo?' asks guitarist Mick Williams. 'Last time he went into a Portaloo before a gig, we couldn't get him out.'
  • You put Eye Candy on your tongue, and you see pictures in your head. So awesome.