Linktastic: Stuff that Rocks

Enchantment Under the Sea"Hello Ladies... Swan Dive!"
This new Old Spice ad cannot be ignored any longer. Besides being hilarious, ridiculous, and featuring the eye-candy that is Isaiah Mustafa, there seems to be a change in tone for the better in terms of gender.

I have known for a while that there are websites where you can essentially download sheet music for free, and I am certainly aware that a lot of the sheet music being downloaded in that manner was written by me. While my wife Georgia has written extensively about this problem, I have tended to sit back, certain that anything I do would just be the tiniest drop in a very large bucket. But about a month ago, I was seized by the idea to try an experiment. 

Why never to ask favours from the designers
Shannon (the secretary) has lost her cat and has asked David (the graphic designer) to help with a lost poster. This is their email correspondence...

The Many Voices Of Lauryn Hill
I interviewed a lot of people for my story about Lauryn Hill's voice. I had to, because I didn't know if I'd be able to speak to her myself. The singer and rapper last released a recording eight years ago. She rarely performs in the U.S., and she almost never gives interviews. But her fans haven't forgotten her — they're still pleading for her to come back. Hill is a fantastic singer, as well as one of the greatest MCs of all time, and the story of her voice is the story of a generation.

Judge rules federal same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional
The ruling gives same-sex married couples in Massachusetts the same right to federal benefits that heterosexual couples enjoy.

Fisk wins science research award
Fisk is the only minority serving institution to ever win the coveted recognition. This year’s award will be presented at a ceremony in Orlando on November 11.