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Archive for June, 2006

Brian Eno, Will Wright and Spore

Monday, June 26th, 2006

The Long Now Foundation sponsored a talk with Brian Eno and Will Wright tonight at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. The appearance was sold out. Eno sat at a table behind a Powerbook, a portable CD player and what appeared to be a small mixing board. Sims creator Will Wright sat behind two laptops. [...]

Retail Effects And Their Rhetorical Nuances

Sunday, June 25th, 2006

Update your scorecards.

Ann Coulter Has Been To Approximately 67 Grateful Dead Shows

Sunday, June 25th, 2006

From the I Wish I Could Make Things Like This Up Department.

Daily Kos Asks Liberal Bloggers To Shut Up

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

CJR Daily is running an interesting entry today. The money quote: Kos asked his network of liberal bloggers to keep quiet about the matter: “My request to you guys is that you ignore this for now. It would make my life easier if we can confine the story. Then, once Jerome can speak and defend [...]

Rundgren Recommends

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Here’s some wish-list advice from Todd, courtesy Amazon. I have to admit I was pretty stunned by his KLF and Melt-Banana knowledge, among other things….not bad for a 58-year-old (today, actually) geezer.

Juvenile, Not Funny– and Now With More Desperation and Bad Taste!

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

Valleywag has always been pretty boring. But it’s never really done anything resembling, say, using the African AIDS crisis as the butt of a questionable joke. The idea of “outing” people who haven’t responded to a fundraising email is really appalling.

Potrero Hill’s Geography Weeds Out Morons

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

Another reason I miss living there.

President Bush: Ostrich, Turkey Or Phoenix?

Friday, June 16th, 2006

The search for meaning often leads to myriad rhetorical cul-de-sacs.

“Yeah So Basically Coop Is The Best Ever”

Friday, June 16th, 2006

Cute O.D.

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

There’s always extra room for cute. Within reason.