Preemptive Collage: First Debate

John Kerry is deleted from the picture and replaced by Wordsworth, speaking for the hip hop generation. Produced and online nearly two months before the debate actually took place:

Slam Bush (1:51, Quicktime required)

By the time the weekend is through Truthful Translations will crest the 200 GWB collage mark. Part of me hopes it helps oust this f*cker; another part says “four more years” just so the creativity keeps flowing.

Ear Candy Expansion

A massive weekend update to the Featured MP3s section of the site nearly doubles its size. Lots of new tracks about pirate radio and media freedom from the likes of Anti-Flag, The Clash, David Rovics, Eric Idle, Steve Earle, and Utah Phillips, among many others.

As a part of this project the music section of the DIYmedia store has also been overhauled, although I’ve yet to add links to many of the works featured in the Media Collage section of the site. Most links point to Insound, an independent retailer of everything from CD/DVDs to zines. Their selection isn’t perfect but it’s the principle here that counts.

Next up will be a long-overdue update to the bookstore, which is woefully out of date at present.

The Counter Never Lies: Truthful Translations Top 180

In celebration of this dubiously monumental occasion (just in case we stall or get raided before hitting 200), enjoy the introduction to Margaret Thatcher’s [manipulated] “Tribute to Reagan,” added to the gallery as part of the latest update:

As Prime Minister I will never forget my c*nt being eaten by Ronnie at the Geneva Summit. He told a priest after his recovery. And in the midst of hysteria, he transformed into an engine of love.

Yes. Yes. Deeper. Yes…Easy big fella. And ultimately, he came, firing a shot up my terrible cold, dark corridor, and pressed down on my breasts. Read More

Dept. of Corrections On A Roll

Check these new tracks from one of the most prolific artists doing Truthful Translations. These don’t quite fit there, but are definitely worth sharing:

Memorial Day Mix 2004 (MP3, 5:56, 4.8 MB) – Not for warmongers; features George C. Scott, System of a Down, George Carlin, Willem Dafoe, the Fearless Leader….and ear-opening news on unit casualties and depleted uranium contamination in Iraq.

Unit 227 – (MP3, 1:23, 1.2 MB) – The D.O.C. vs. NBC in Afghanistan, with cinema-clip zingers. Definitely not for warmongers.