Latest Slacker Stories

2008-10-08 21:00:19

By David Kronke "Testees" may be the most sadistic situation comedy in history. This series, about human lab rats who allow themselves to be subjected to pharmaceutical experiments and trials, is ruthlessly cynical and yet (after one episode) fairly unfocused.

2008-10-02 06:55:00

The $200 Slacker portable digital music player is set to hit US stores later this month, in time for the holiday season.

2008-09-25 12:00:22

Hypernia Hosting Corp(R), the leader in online hosting services and solutions for the interactive entertainment industry, is pleased to announce their role as global online partner to filmmaker, Michael Moore and his film distributor, Brave New Films.

2008-09-23 21:00:17

By Janis Mara OAKLAND -- Kristen Kuhns of Brentwood endures her hour-long commute by listening to country music from Pandora.com via her iPod and car radio. Maureen Nelson of Pleasant Hill screens out coworker chatter by plugging into classical music on Pandora.

2008-09-16 12:00:18

Devicescape Software, the leader in secure and seamless access for wireless devices, today announced that Devicescape enables the easy, instant Wi-Fi connections for the new Slacker G2 Personal Radio Player.

2008-09-10 06:00:19


2008-08-14 09:00:45

nuTsie, a leader in mobile and online music, announced service today on BlackBerry smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) including the popular BlackBerry(R) Pearl(TM) and BlackBerry(R) Curve(TM) Series smartphones, through leading mobile software purveyor Handango.

2008-07-17 15:00:32

Wireless networks have proliferated in businesses, homes and in the public; in fact, by the end of 2008, more than 200,000 public hotspots will be deployed and nearly every major business in developed countries will have a wireless network.

2007-08-03 09:23:01

By Sweet, David Lehardy THIS ESSAY EXAMINES THE AMBIGUOUS, even contradictory, role of the European "slacker" in Alex Garland's The Beach (1997) and Michel Houellebecq's Plateforme (2001).

Word of the Day
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.