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Archive for September, 2006

“I WISH I Looked That Good In A Bikini”

Friday, September 29th, 2006

I feel slightly guilty (slightly) laughing at this, but what the hell. It’s Friday.

More Dissent In Paradise

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Natives (and many newcomers) are restless. And pissed.

Musharraf On The Daily Show: Twinkies, Tea and Softballs

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

Jon Stewart’s interview with Pakistan’s president was cute and funny. It would have been more substantive, however, if Stewart had set aside some of the easier questions and actually put Musharraf into a real “Seat of Heat.” Musharraf is a military dictator who staged a coup in 1999 and changed the Pakistani constitution to stay [...]

Fox, Rupert, The Post, Clinton, Rice

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

Condi’s more believable when she’s acting coy with Couric.

“Pure Shibai”

Monday, September 25th, 2006

What $3500 might buy you in Kauai, and some details behind the experience. “Shibai” defined

Two Weeks From Today

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

I haven’t posted anything in a week. As explanation, I can only point to: * catching a bad cold on the plane back from Seattle 10 days ago. I’m still sick. * dealing with corresponding data cascades/avalanches at the office * being allergic to my cats’ Advantage flea medication * generally attempting to cut back [...]

Ursa Minor in Sequoia

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

A “magical underground world” has been discovered in Sequoia National Park.

Sherrybaby

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

It’s not an easy movie, and it’s not without its flaws. But Sherrybaby is another Gyllenhaal-anchored film, and therefore highly recommended.

Fibonaccis “Purple Haze” Video

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

How did I get to such a point in my life without experiencing this? [20mb Quicktime file. 1984]. Greenworld/Engima, R.I.P. Even nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. http://www.fibonaccis.com FIbonaccis video podcast [.xml feed]

Faith And Doubt…

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

The most thoughtful, emotive and powerful thing I’ve seen on television in ages: a second look at the 2002 Frontline episode that was replayed earlier this week.