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Monday, April 29, 2002

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Ads.com
See an ad on TV? Want to know more?

Like: Is that hamster on the Blockbuster ad really copying Chris Farley from Saturday Night Live when dancing to Maniac?
Sports By Brooks
SPORTSbyBROOKS.
This guy named Brooks sets up these parties where cute girls gather and watch sports. Men watch the girls watch sports.
PopCult Magazine.
Remove fear and self doubt - Cheryl Richardson.
Wyatt Webb's message seemed ridiculously simple, yet his wisdom is often overlooked.

He said: "When pursuing a goal, we need to..."

Do something. If it works, great. If it doesn't, don't do it anymore.

Try something else.

OR

Ask for help.
Two More Ways To Search The Web.
Flipper.com Deep Web Search.

Search Online.

Sunday, April 28, 2002

Spencer Tunick took a picture of 1,200 nude people in Brazil.
Fishtank.
Hours of fun.
The Howard Greenstein Paul McCartney Live Bootleg.
Paul McCartney not only looked great, but he sounded amazing. So I decided to take out my Ipaq and capture the concert in 15 second snippets.
The special effects for Live and Let Die were great!
Spin The Bottle Dot Com.
Real People. Short Shows.

Check out the Flying Piano!
Amanda
Alex Michel and Amanda Marsh are still together.
To keep the show's outcome a secret, Michel and Marsh agreed not to be seen together after the end of taping in mid-February, so they've had to develop their relationship by phone. Now that they can see each other again, they're planning to move to Los Angeles.

Friday, April 26, 2002

THE ROCK ADMITS HIS MOVIE WAS ‘FAKED’
Wrestling sensation The Rock rocked the film world today with his admission that his new smash hit movie, “The Scorpion King,” depicted things that did not really happen and was, in his words, “faked.”
Sothebys.com Lot #3QBBV SEINFELD: Yellow Shirt Worn by Kramer in “Seinfeld”.
This yellow terrycloth shirt was worn by the character Cosmo Kramer portrayed by actor Michael Richards in the hit television series “Seinfeld” which ran from 1990-1998. The shirt still has the original costumers hold tag attached with “M. Richards,” “Kramer,” and the episode number “915” clearly written. It is accompanied by a letter authenticity from the costume house.
Very good condition.
Road Rage.
Road Rage - Swearing/Hand Gestures/Excessive Horn Honking - Medford, MA
Jim's Ten Rules of Parenting.
Random-Abstract.com has a lot of things that you should look at today.

Wednesday, April 24, 2002

Flak Magazine: Review of Andy Richter Controls the Universe.
The entertaining "Andy Richter Controls the Universe" continues Fox's successful steps at building quality by integrating geekiness.
Wow... boobs!
Propaganda or Real?

Is it real or is it Memorex?

Hmm... Those new fangled video cameras sure do seem to see a lot.
SBook5 is an extremely fast, AI-based personal information manager for computers running the Mac OS X operating system.

Hmm... Personal Information Manager? Haven't heard that term in a while.

Sunday, April 21, 2002

An inside look at the new "Star Wars" episode.
After seeing a rough cut of the film and reading the script, we can say that Clones seems poised to get the series back on track—and provide an exhilarating two hours of serious fun. It should easily ace the last movie in chills (when two icky centipedal creatures called "kouhuns" crawl into the sleeping Padme's bed) and thrills (when Anakin and Obi-Wan drag-race the changeling Zam Wessel across Coruscant's wonderfully varied urban nightscape).
Sam Adams New Beer Taste Test.
I just tried a new test beer at Doyles Cafe in Jamaica Plain! It's called Three Weiss Men and it's a Belgian Style Wheat Beer. I asked the bartender about it and he told me that they brewed it in Jamaica Plain at the local Sam Adams brewery and brought it into the pub for people to try. It's a good beer for a hot day.

The bartender also said that he could tell by looking at us, that my wife and I don't fight. He said we look like pretty laid back people. I punched him in the mouth for saying that! Just kidding, he was right, we never fight.
MLB.com - Condensed Games.
Not just baseball ... fastball!

Watch a game's worth of action in about 20 minutes. Take a look at the free sample:

Yankees and Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 15th, 2002 (Real Player).

If they made this into a 1/2 hour series on TV, I'd watch it. They cut out all the boring parts!
Play a game of Darts alone, or in real time against your friends or complete strangers over the Internet.

Watch the power meter on the left.
Organize, collect, share your books with Singlefile.
Singlefile is an easy-to-use web-based service that helps you organize the books you own, the books you are reading, the books you've read and the books you want to read.
http://www.k10k.net/
twink
twink.net
One day I bought an old toy piano at a flea market. I liked it so much that I began collecting and writing little tunes on them.

Saturday, April 20, 2002

The Village Voice: Horoscope: Free Will Astrology by Rob Brezsny.
An extra-delicious feast of potatoes and ice cream is on the way.
Hmm.. Ice Cream.
Dictionary of the Future, by Faith Popcorn and Adam Hanft.
Free-Range Children -- new generation of kids raised without over-programming.
Garfield: Lasagna from Heaven Game (Windows Version).
Celtics making computers count.
''A lot of these guys play endless video games. So when I put together a six-minute edit on the 76ers that tells them what I want, it's something they respond to.''
Klondike: Solitaire for Mac OS X.
Klondike was originally written in 1984 for the first 128K Macintosh.

And it has Canfield too!
Boston Earthquake of 2002.
You'll probably see it in the newsmedia later today, but Boston had it's first earthquake of 2002 this morning at 7:00 AM.

I was awoken from a deep sleep by the noise of all the handles on my clothes dresser clicking against the drawers. The bed was rocking back and forth.

I got up and steadied all the handles, then turned on the TV to watch the live reports. There were none. All the news shows are on tape.

Whoa! An aftershock.

You heard it here first.

Friday, April 19, 2002

HoloNet News.
THEED, NABOO - The displaced citizenry of the Separatist crisis have newfound options today as a coalition of 10 worlds in the Mid Rim have loosened immigration restrictions to allow refugee resettlement.
Natalie Portman Strikes Back.
The Israeli government itself is comprised of a great number of Sephardic Jews, many of whom originate from Arab countries.
Earth Day Network Earth Day 22 April, 2002. Who says you can't change the world?

Thursday, April 18, 2002

VW unveils 1 litre/100 km car.
More on the new VW with lots of pictures.
What Really Happened in Jenin.
"Toward the end, after they had exterminated all the shebab [the Palestinian fighters], they had a big party," she said. "They were dancing and drinking. They were dancing to Arabic music, to Umm Kalthoum," the legendary Egyptian singer. "I had to clean up all the wine bottles."

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Live Nik's Life For Her.
Nik has long dark hair that is one of her favourite features. But her children’s nanny has a short pink bob wig that she’s been wearing recently and she’s fallen in love with the style!

Should Nik:

a. Be daring – go for the chop and dye it shocking pink

b. Leave her lovely long tresses well alone.
Pink! Pink! Pink!
VW Cigar Car
Volkswagen Cigar Car.

Tuesday, April 16, 2002

Can Weblogs Get Their Own BBC TV Show?
Ashley Judd and Will Wheaton Married?
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Swimming With Sharks was on IFC last might right after Dinner for Five.

Interesting choice of a film to show, after an inside look at Hollywood at a dinner, hosted by Jon Favreau. I enjoyed both shows.

If you want in inside look at the workings of Hollywood, make plans for Dinner for Five next Monday night on the Independent Film Channel.

If you want a darkly comic look at the inside of Hollywood from the bottom of the Hollywood ladder watch Swimming with Sharks.

Monday, April 15, 2002

More Great Buttons I just Posted on eBay.
Rolling Stones Pinback (2) Buttons with Tongues

Pink Floyd Pinback Button Dark Side of the Moon

B-52's Pinback Button First Album Cover

The Cars Pinback Button New Wave

Van Halen Pinback Button

YES Tormato Pinback Button - Oval Shape

J. Geils Love Stinks Pinback Button

The Clash London Calling Pinback Button

Avon "I Know A Secret" Advertising Button

Disney Mickey Goofy Donald Spirit 76 Button

The Godfather Mario Puzo Button
Star Trek: Nemesis.
Nemesis is going to follow the normal Star Trek movie mold by having an important sub-plot involving Spock/Data. Of course, since Brent Spiner helped write the story, it's not surprising that Data is getting a major storyline here. What is surprising is that it's a play upon the popular Data/Lore arc from the television series. Data will again discover a brother he didn't know he had. The difference this time is that his new sibling, B9, is the Forrest Gump of androids. He's gentle and sweet by nature (B9 is going to run away with the title of Corniest Character Name of 2002) but dumb as a stick, so Data feels compelled to nurture his less-fortunate brother.
Ellen's Energy Adventure.
Ellen: Hi, and welcome to the Universe of Energy. How are ya? No need to answer. You guys are probably surprised to see me here, aren't you? But then, there's probably a lot of places you'd be surprised to see me, when you think about it. If you were driving in your car, for instance, okay? Close your eyes, you're in your ca -- no, don't close your eyes in the car, but right now, think about it. You're in your car, you're driving, and then all of a sudden, from the back seat, I just pop up and go, "HEY!" You'd just whack me in the head, wouldn't you? That would be -- that wouldn't be nice, but then it wouldn't be nice for me to do that to you. How'd I get in your car, anyway? Can you -- did you lock the car? Maybe it was your fault. Maybe I'm just teaching you a lesson. But the point is, to see me here, as the spokesperson for the Universe of Energy, I mean that's crazy.
Ellen DeGeneres is funny.
The Art of Turboing.
It refers to the actions of a customer who goes around the normal technical support process by contacting a senior person in the chain of command.
Baby Smasher Industries.
BabySmasher.com exists to provide the public with a means of spreading the truth about Baby Smashers - educating more people about the true use of these devices.
Yikes!
Sex on the Beach.
The Son of God walks into a bar and orders a drink.
Jesus Christ!

Sunday, April 14, 2002

I Put a Few More Things On eBay.
100th Boston Marathon - Set of 3 Pins from 1996.

Paul McCartney Button "Free Paul" from when he was put in jail for bringing Marijuana into Japan on a Wings concert tour.

The Beatles Button - All Four Beatles on one button. MINT!

The Beatles Sargent Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band Button - MINT!
The Mac DVD Resource FAQThe first time you use the PowerBook DVD drive to watch a movie you have to set your region. Here's a hint: Zone 1 = North America
Sports Illustrated: Photo Gallery Elin Nordegren.
Pennant fever grips Hub.
Pennant fever gripped the Hub yesterday after Hammerin' Shea Hillenbrand pulled off the nearly unfathomable by slamming a two-out, two-strike, two-run homer off ubercloser Mariano Rivera in the bottom of the eighth to lift the Sox to an electrifying 7-6 victory over the Yankees before 33,756 at Fenway Park.
MP3s hop in the car.
(The) irock 300W Wireless Music Adapter (www.myirock.com) links any portable device to car or home stereos for about $30.
It works!

I use the iRock 300W with my iPod. It makes a super combination.

iTunes, iPod, iRock together... make listening to my CD collection a joy. Now that I've ripped 2 GB of music onto my iPod, I've been listening to a lot less radio.

The playlist feature in iTunes allows me to group tracks and/or artists any way I want to. I have this one playlist that I'm really hooked on:
Jennifer Warnes, Mono, Squeeze, Aerosmith, Boston, Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, Imogen Heap, Inner Circle, B-52's, The Knack, Lenny Kravitz, Jethro Tull, 10,000 Maniacs, Steely Dan, the Evinrudes, U2, UB40, Peter Tosh and Mick Jagger.
I dare any Boston radio station to play that mix on their station!

It will never happen.

In today's radio market, the stations are so segmented, that you'd have to combine seven stations to hear each of these types of music.

Hello radio, we are smarter than you think. We enjoy listening to a mix of new wave, classic rock, current hits, and new stuff.

I'll be listening to my iPod and turn you on for the traffic and weather.
Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman: The Professional.

Saturday, April 13, 2002

Friday, April 12, 2002

Elite TV.
All the Reality TV scoops. I love reality TV and I love scoops, so combine the two and you get this site.

I mean, where else can you get such a detailed interview with Shannon of The Bachelor?
CBS Bleeps Up.
I really enjoyed watching this story about the unsolved murder mystery on Cape Cod on 48 Hours. It was very well done.

That little baby is the cutest! When I heard 'the 'S' word', I thought it was an editorial decision to leave it in for authenticity.

I wonder if it really wasn't a mistake.
[ TV t a t t l e . c o m ]
You might as well go here to see all the latest gossip about TV!
Common Errors in English.
A "tenter" is a canvas-stretcher, and to be "on tenterhooks" means to be as tense with anticipation as a canvas stretched on one.
Not tender hooks.
Joe Lavin's Humor Column - Mirror, Mirror on the Ceiling.
"Um, we're really looking for something without a hole in the wall," I wanted to say. Yet again, I was looking to rent an apartment near Boston, and things weren't going well.
aspModules.com -- Productivity Code Modules for Web Developers.
Don't code everything from scratch.
iPod's Around the World.

Thursday, April 11, 2002

They Fight Crime!
He's a one-legged Catholic paranormal investigator on a search for his missing sister. She's a manipulative motormouth research scientist who believes she is the reincarnation of an ancient Egyptian queen. They fight crime!
Coming this Fall!
via [ boingboing ]

Tuesday, April 09, 2002

Samantha
Some Body - Personal Diary
Hi... my name is Samantha. I’m 30 years old with blonde hair and blue eyes. I’m a substitute teacher by day, but love to party at night.
Hi.
Harpoon Brewery - Hibernian Ale
Harpoon Brewery - Hibernian Ale.
This Irish-style ale features a deep amber color, a smooth, malty, and complex flavor with a moderate hop finish.
Mmm... Beer.
irock wireless music adaptor.
Play music from your iPod on your radio.

No wires.
Flash Your Rack.
Remember Hot or Not? Now there's a new site where they take their clothes off.

Warning! Boobies!
Tax Burden Falls on the Wealthy.
The wealthiest 1 percent — those earning $293,415 and up — paid more than a third of the taxes, while their share of the nation's taxable income was 19 percent. They pay income taxes at the top rate, now 38.6 percent, compared with a maximum rate of 15 percent for most lower-earning taxpayers.
A Flat Tax would seem to be fairer.

Monday, April 08, 2002

Leslie's Links
The 2nd Annual Leslie's Links Spring Event
to benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Sunday, April 14th at Vox Populi
(the night before the Boston Marathon)

Sunday, April 07, 2002

Saturday, April 06, 2002

Frou Frou.
Explore newground this week with future Euro pop sensation Frou Frou. Comprised of master producer Guy Sigsworth (known for his work on Madonna's "Music") and six foot siren Imogen Heap, Frou Frou's heady potion of beats, great songwriting, and compelling vocals are sure to be a smash.

Friday, April 05, 2002

Do all radio formats sound the same?
I'm In My Kitchen!
I thought that my new iPod was the most exciting thing until I just installed my Airport.

The Apple Airport rocks! I don't want to take anything away from the iPod because I love it, L O V E IT!

But, here I am sitting in my kitchen, posting to my weblog! No wires.

I actually made the mistake of trying to configure the network settings myself. Then I had the Airport Assistant do it and I was on the Internet.

I can't wait until breakfast tomorrow. I'll be reading the newspaper on the web!
MCI - Do Not Call List Guidelines.
MCI called my house asking for the people who used to have this phone number.

I told them that they no longer have this number.

They asked me if I controlled this phone number.

I asked them who they were.

They told me MCI.

I told them to put me on a do not call list.

They said they would and would not call me for 10 days.

10 Days?

I asked to speak to a supervisor... soon after the call was disconected.
Good thing I didn't choose to switch.

It was a poor connection!

Wednesday, April 03, 2002


Fore! This is a very cool miniature golf game.
via [ Ztuff ]
Macintosh PowerBook G4 Has No Backspace Key.
No.

Wait a minute.

The [Delete] key is the Backspace key.

Ok, so if the [Delete] key is the Backspace key, where's the [Delete] key?

Ah. it's intuitive.

[fn] [Delete] is the Delete key.


Beth Ostrosky
Millions of people wake up to Howard Stern each morning. But who does Howard wake up to?

Beth Ostrosky

Tuesday, April 02, 2002

April Fool's Joke Backfires On Star Trek: TNG Actor.
After several Internet fansites on Monday published word that Star Trek: The Next Generation cast member Wil Wheaton would be seen in a recurring role on the new Star Trek: Enterprise series, Wheaton confessed that he himself was the source of the story and that it was all an April Fool's joke.

Monday, April 01, 2002

Biotech innovation meets corporate creativity and gives birth to a new class of virtual pet: the Metapet.
Michael Moore now lives in Golgotha.

Read his sad story.
I am being evicted today, Good Friday, from my office. I had just one week left to edit my film, but the landlord -- heartless bastard! -- is having me tossed out for non-payment of rent.
Maybe buying his book Stupid White Men will help him out?
Hey kids! It's the Museum of Dirt!