The Hacker Guru With the World's Best Tour Rider

Adrian Chen · 10/27/11 01:31PM

Hirsute hacker Richard Stallman is revered by geeks as a legendary champion of open source software. He is also a legendary weirdo. Take a look at the insanely detailed rider he gives people hosting him for lectures.

Norway Shooter Demands Cigarettes, Complete Overthrow of Society

Max Read · 08/02/11 08:27PM

Admitted Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik has a bunch of demands. Some are pretty easy: Cigarettes! Clothes! Norway has plenty of those things. Some are a little more difficult: Command of the Norwegian army! "The complete overthrow of the Norwegian and European societies"!

Kanye West Loves Deodorant, Has Dandruff

Doree Shafrir · 08/13/07 02:30PM

Kanye West likes to keep clean! His tour rider requires venues to provide various Duane Reade-ish items, such as Carmex lip balm, one pair of white tube socks, a "soft bristle" toothbrush (maybe he has sensitive gums?), one pair of large black soft cotton boxers, Neutrogena dandruff shampoo, Neutrogena face scrub, and baby wipes. Also: Perhaps the "Tabasco sauce, Caribbean style" is related to the baby wipes? Anyone ever think of that?