Monthly Archives: March 2004

Willier Than Thou

Word of mouth did its word-of business last night, and under skies that spattered and threatened snow (damn groundhogs), The Living Room filled up full for an outing by The Little Willies. The Willies are an occasional downtown carouse that … Continue reading

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A Warrior’s Best Friend

The rover tried, unsuccessfully, to use one of its many tools to grind away at an outcropping dubbed “Flat Rock,” NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said in a statement on its Web site. Now, let’s see … The logical explanation is … Continue reading

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A Big Blog Took My Lunch Money

Our daily alert from WIRED Magazine sports the “Dog Bites Man” news that big bloggers steal from little bloggers. Whoa! Whoda thunk it? Just as I read the story, which describes tracking phrases from blog to blog using a web … Continue reading

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Strangulation Of Disbelief

So there I am, disbelief hung high and dry, zooming along the last chapter of Paul Levinson’s The Pixel Eye. (I normally would have put a link here, but Amazon keeps sticking all sorts of tracking data in their URLs … Continue reading

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Let’s All Get Naked

After a few referrals and mentions here and there about Myspace, which looks to be yet another one of those friend network things, I signed up to check it out. I’m a virgin when it comes to Friendster and Orkut … Continue reading

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Days of Future Post-It®

OK, very funny. Whose idea was it to alternate the sticky sides on the Post-It® pad so when you pick it up it jumps out of your hand and makes a slinky accordion run of paper down to the floor? … Continue reading

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Rock Me Aramaic

At least there’s this: when the Passion of the Christ jokes come, they’re good. The Guardian prepares a Berlitz listing of handy phrases in Aramaic. Ma’hed lee qalleel d-Khayey d-Breeyaan, ellaa dlaa gukhkaa. = It sort of reminds me of … Continue reading

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That Was the Show that Was

Yesterday, in the early after-work-before-catalepsy slot at Fez, we celebrated the release of our new Home Office Records Ethan Lipton CD, A New Low. It was a wonderful night, with plenty of $7.00 tumbler drinks sloshing over the transom (they … Continue reading

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Spring!

I saw a flower today. A real one, coming out of the ground.

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Anouncement of the Announcement

The Opportunity Mars Rover has found something interesting, says NASA. The other thing NASA says is that soon, they’ll tell us what it is. Argh. So now I’m thinking it’s Marvin the Martian or something. Maybe a monolith or two, … Continue reading

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