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or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for March, 2009

Manakin on the Jerry Lewis Telethon, 1978

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

I’m sure there are weirder/creepier videos out there. It’s just that no others come to mind right now. Thanks to Brian Turner for the link.


Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Google nudges the April Fool’s envelope.

Hitchens’ Beirut Beating in his Own Words

Monday, March 30th, 2009

The Swastika and the Cedar

Orwell Saw It Coming (Again)

Monday, March 30th, 2009

My friend Alex sent me this. Alex is an editor and a Virgo. George Orwell: Politics and the English Language [UPDATE 12:02am 4/1/09 - I have been informed that Alex is an ARIES, not a Virgo. Apologies to all concerned].

Private Transfer of Hat-Grade Tinfoil Will Be Banned, Too. Write Your Congressperson.

Friday, March 27th, 2009


Goodbye Movable Type, Hello WordPress

Friday, March 27th, 2009

I’ve changed blogging software. Many thanks to the efficient, friendly and unbelievably speedy support folks at Living Dot hosting. I emailed them at 11 pm last night asking about migrating my blog to WordPress, and less than an hour later my blog looked like this. I’m still kinda stunned how easy (and cheap – like, [...]

Facebook: Sucked In, Yeah

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

I don’t add new entries to this thing much anymore; Facebook has claimed more of my time. It’s easier to update and I have a captive audience. I’m also not satisfied with Movable Type. My blog hosting service tells me my options are limited as to upgrading/design (let alone comments-spam filters) so until I can [...]


Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

I bought a glossy 15″ MacBook Pro last Fall. The only regret I have is the non-matte screen. I spend a lot of time on photo editing and the glossy/glassy screen makes the colors lickable, but isn’t good for color correction. I actually resort to plugging the 15″ laptop into an eight-year-old Viewsonic G810 when [...]