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Monday, September 30, 2002

Movie Making Magic Closes Down Local Pub.
Dennis Lehane's Mystic River, which is being produced and directed by Clint Eastwood, is filming at Doyle's Cafe in Jamaica Plain today.

The Presurfer - Gerard Vlemmings' Daily Dose of Diversion.
The web is surfed for you, so you don't have to do any heavy lifting.

Sunday, September 29, 2002

Sonia says, "#9 is great! there is a sensitivity to light that is really evocative."

Saturday, September 28, 2002

Blind Spot.
Speed Racer For Dummies - Frequently asked Speed Racer questions answered.
Question - What's Speed's real name?

Answer - Speed's name is "Speed Racer" in America. Speed's name in Japan is "Goh Mifune". However, there was a Speed Racer comic book that came out in the 80s where his real name was "Greg".
The Opinionated Beer Page - Current Rants.
In addition to the rants, Steve calls Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale the "Holy Grail of beers".

Good call!

Ted has a lot a Keith's in his Canadian Beer Can Collection.

Not Getting Any? (pic)
This recent pop-under ad makes me say, "What the hell were they thinking?"
Alibek Warns of Worldwide Smallpox Catastrophe.
A smallpox release by Iraq could cause a worldwide calamity of biblical proportions.
The Real McCoys.
Mexican farmhand Pepino Garcia dead at 82.

Walter Brennan died of Emphysema in 1974.

"This War Against Saddam Hussein is gonna rock."
Ray went to Bow Falls (pic).

Looks nice.

Very nice.
via [ Jim's New Secret Blog ]

Friday, September 27, 2002

On June 17th, every year, the family goes through a private ritual: we photograph ourselves to stop a fleeting moment, the arrow of time passing by.
Hey Sebastian, please don't grow a beard!
via [ Aim For The Head ] by way of [ The Presurfer ]

Don't Poke the Bunny too many times.

S/he doesn't like it.
Checkershadow Illusion.
The squares marked A and B are the same shades of grey.

No. Really. They are.

I copied the graphic, selected the 'A', and pasted it onto the 'B'.

It is the same color!

Don't drive your car into large puddles.
Daze Reader.
All about sex, culture, technology, art, politics, gossip, ideas, drugs & rock & roll ... but mostly sex.
via [ random abstract ]
When you want something produced, choose Interiority Productions.

They have a very interesting links page.

The Lonely Astronaut is still up on the moon.


We left him up there.

Mmm... Beer.

Wednesday, September 25, 2002

Go to www.unbö and click on the TV to see the new Spike Jonze ad for Ikea.
via [ fimoculous ]
The mission of is to offer our readers unconventional viewpoints from which to observe current events, and to encourage new thinking about the causes and effects of those events.
Beer in Space.
Humor in the News.
Nick Nolte has checked into a rehab clinic in Connecticut.

After he gets his hair rehabbed he might consider some substance abuse counseling too.
I wrote a few new jokes.

Tuesday, September 24, 2002

Monday, September 23, 2002

Spirits in the Trees.
I was encouraged by a couple of neighbors to go to the Forest Hills Cemetery to shoot some photos.

This is my favorite.

It's a picture of Caroline Bagenal's Sky Boats which she chose because of their actual use in burial rites of Egyptians and Vikings.

I composed it with the image of an Arnold Newman photo in my mind.
Cat TV.
Paul Shaffer, band leader and sidekick on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman, got a street named for him, in Canada.

Google News.
This page was generated entirely by computer algorithms without human editors.
No humans were harmed or even used in the creation of this page.
Conan O'Brien threatened to sing Aqualung if Emmy winner's speeches go long.

Funny Stuff.

Conan O'Brien is Mr. Emmy.

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Scarlett Chorvat.
Push, Nevada.

Movie Poop Shoot - Jersey Girl Diary.
If you're ever shooting a movie about two people falling in love, I can't urge you strongly enough to cast a pair of people who are actually falling in love. The chemistry between Ben and Jen is so palpable, you could almost bottle it and sell it as an aphrodisiac.
via [ ]

Svala has a new album out in the US.

Tuesday, September 17, 2002

Spending Time Answering An Email:
7. Pets:
Hortense the Hamster - Dead
An unnamed kitten - Given Away
Goldie, Blackie and Whitey - Three dead goldfish

12. Best gift you ever received:
Wham-O Air Blaster that could blow out the candles on your birthday cake.

17. Been toilet papering?
Only in private

21. Sprite or 7-up?
Neither, too sugary. S.Pelegrino

22. Favorite movie?
Anything by Luc Besson. The Fifth Element, La Femme Nikita and The Professional.

24. Favorite day of the week:
every day

25. Favorite word or phrase:
It's getting hot in here...

26. Favorite toothpaste:
Colgate in those new squeeze bottles

27. Favorite restaurant:

28. Favorite flower:

29. Favorite drink:

30. Favorite sport to watch:
Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots Football

31. Preferred type of ice cream:
Cherry Garciapara at JP Licks, otherwise Vanilla.

32. Favorite sesame street character:
That Beaker guy. He's funny... Looking.

34. Favorite Fast Food Restaurant?
Doyles is pretty fast.

37. What color is your bedroom carpet?

38. Favorite Band?
Right now it's Imogen Heap's new band FrouFrou. I'm listening to their new CD over and over and over again.

44. Most annoying thing that someone else does:
Chew gum and smoke.

45. Bedtime?
After Jay's monologue.

48. Favorite all-time TV show:
Now it seems to be 24. It's appointment TV, and once you get started, you don't want to miss an episode.

51. Favorite music:
I tend to prefer pop/rock with an additional interest in some of the new electronic music, refined ambient techno, synth-pop, euro-beat, and new wave.!

52. What CD is in your player right this second?
I don't use a CD player anymore. I have 1,298 songs on my iTunes/iPod.

Saturday, September 14, 2002

He proposed to her.
Photos From Jamaica Plain

I took these new photos while listening to froufrou on my iPod. It's amazing how music can put you in another place. It really put me in the mood to concentrate on taking pictures. I felt like I was in a picture taking zone. Everything was so clear to me.

Hope you like them.

Friday, September 13, 2002

CEOExpress: Business portal for executives created by a CEO.
Here's that page full of links, that college students love to use, for doing research.
Marc's Voice.
Marc Canter has a lot to talk about on his weblog including Home Lans, Broadband and Devices. But his weblog is really more interesting than just those topics that he lists at the top of his page.

He also likes movies and TV.
Jennifer Lopez: The Perfume.
J-Lo poses nude in a shower plugging the fragrance Glow.

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Lots of Robots.

Say Anything....
To know Lloyd Dobler is to love him. Diane Court is about to know Lloyd Dobler.

This Cameron Crowe movie is worth seeing. Literature Notes, Free Booknotes,Book Notes Study Guides, Online Textbooks.
PHOTOhype com, run by Geo D. Oliver, features some amazing photography like this photo he took of Jules Lund, a model & radio/TV personality down in Melbourne, Australia.
iChat Can't See Old People.
The reason that your AOL IM buddies seem to be offline when using Apple's OS X iChat, is that they are on an older version of AIM.

For you to be able to see Windows AIM users, they need to be using AIM v 4.8.2790 or later.

If you want to use another AIM client try Adium, it rocks!
Me and Jeff
Photo Booth Pictures
It's going to be a book full of Photo Booth Pictures.

These photo booth pictures aren't in the book.

More photo booth pictures.

Two people puckering in a photo booth, it's found art.

Even more photo booth pictures.

The Operators photo booth pictures.

28 pages of photo booth pictures from The Long Shot bar in Oxford, Mississippi.

The PHOTObooth IN Zurich features little stories!

Tuesday, September 10, 2002

Monday, September 09, 2002

You can use PlanetFeedback to send a compliment or complaint to company, or you can just browse through all the letters that others have already written.

Looks like Volkswagen has a problem with their Window Regulators!

Take a picture of the bathroom, in your dorm or favorite neighborhood bar; and you could win Jimmy Fallon's new CD, The Bathroom Wall.

I guess I'll go to my local bar, since my dorm room is two hours away and many years in the past.
If you have time, you might want to check out FHM's collection of links to the 100 Greatest Online Games.

Tuesday, September 03, 2002