Monthly Archives: January 2007
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Let me just give a brief shout out to the Boston Police Department. You’re the best. Thanks for keeping America safe from the Mooninites.
Cartoon Brew has a fascinating look at a Disney employee manual from 1943. It’s well worth a read just for the sense of how alien 1943′s workplace would seem to people today. The artwork is great as well.
The overwhelming majority of junk eating that I do happens at lunch. Here are some Metafilter threads on packing lunches that I might actually eat: peanut butter, i think i hate you… I’m tired of plain sandwiches and pasta salad PackMyLunchFilter! SalationSalvation from Super-Sizing!
PC World published an article listing 15 reasons to switch to Vista. I imagine that the article is aimed at XP users rather than Mac or Linux users. Still, I wonder how many of their reasons are compelling to the likes of me. 1. It’s the Interface, Stupid So it’s “transparent animated windows,” “subtle and [...]
When first my brave Johnie lad came to this town, He had a blue bonnet that wanted the crown; But now he has gotten a hat and a feather, Hey, brave Johnie lad, cock up your beaver! Cock up your beaver, and cock it fu’ sprush, We’ll over the border, and gie them a brush; [...]
TNT announces the starters for the NBA all-star game tomorrow night. The results are usually predictable. Line up the players by shoe contract amount take the first two guards, forwards and one center from each conference and you’ve got your five for each side. A favorite pastime of both knowledgeable pundits and pointless homer fans [...]
“I buy Apple products. It just makes me feel special.” Joan M’Benga, ethnic looking clip-art model Too funny.
I’m not a big gadget guy, so I’m not terribly moved by the iPhone or all the buzz it’s causing. Jason Kottke’s iPhone round up contains this bit, however, that is absolutely hilarious: The price is pretty high. So was the price for the first iPod. And the Macintosh. Apple will approach this in a [...]
Somebody please fill me in on what all this “below freezing” noise is about. I live in Southern California, in one of the valleys. It’s not supposed to get that cold. I’m totally going to grill tomorrow night if it snows, by the way.