Monthly Archives: April 2007
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I’ve been getting several calls a week from (727) 541-0001 for some time now. The usual shtick is for them to claim to be from United Marketing or American Express, read me the last four numbers off of my credit card and try to get me to give them various pieces of identifying information. “Hi, [...]
McSweeney’s Pros and Cons of the Top 20 Democratic Presidential Candidates is pretty funny. 11. ALLEN IVERSON Pro: Instant offense. Con: Selfish with the ball; may have lost a step. 12. IRA GLASS Pro: Thoughtful; self-effacing; like many Americans, enjoys cable television. Con: At present, no budget line item exists for moody introspective music to [...]
COULTON’s “thing a week” and the “Jonathan Coulton Project” are available as podcasts. Subscribe.
So Apple is going to sell “premium” tracks on its iTunes store for $1.29. The “premium” part? 256-bit encoding and no DRM. Which I guess is pretty cool. I wonder what the over/under on how long this lasts is? The deal doesn’t include Beatles’ tracks, but will supposedly cover the rest of EMI’s catalog. Wikipedia [...]
After years of happy pet-free living, we finally gave in and got a cat. Meet Tommy: I’ve pre-ordered a year’s supply of Claritin, but being completely zonked out 24/7 will totally be worth it to have a little feline companionship around the house. Plus I get to blog about my cat, which is braggable.