A couple of blogs I ran across are worth noting. Kung Fu Monkey combines a left-wing political point of view I favor, along with varied sentence structure and a smattering of obscenity, into the kind of mix I favor. The author is a stand-up comedian as well as a screenwriter, …
Now coming to Iraq, the same great decision-making methods that were applied to the Space Shuttle Columbia.
A free concert, August 20 at 3pm, Template B’Nai Jeshurun, 1025 South Orange Ave., Short Hills, NJ, with music of Chabrier, Richard Strauss and Robert Schumann.
Maybe a two-year suspension isn’t enough. If they started handing out lifetime bans maybe the rules would get a little respect, and the sport could salvage some of its lost credibility.
The brutal heat wave continues, with temperatures here in NJ hovering in the high 90s to low 100s. We’ve had three blackouts since Saturday, including two yesterday evening. Each lasted about an hour. I respectfully suggest that we all be sure to turn off anything that’s not necessary. The 40-watt …
Today I’m smashing a bottle of champagne across the bow of www.transitionworks.org, an online community I’ve built for this group. The story of this project is available in the “pages” section.
After losing connectivity to my mail server, I tried working with my ISP’s on-line tech support staff. The failed the “Turing Test.”
I find myself wondering about the poor souls in PR departments who have to write glowing press releases about the bright future in which the membership will save $11 million annually in salaries and benefits, knowing full well that some of that is going to be them.
Landis is innocent until proven otherwise, but pro sports in general is guilty as charged. Now, the final sprint to the finish line isn’t the real drama. You don’t know who’s really won until a couple of days later when the lab results return.
If you haven’t yet tuned in to “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia” on the F/X Network, take a look. Danny DeVito is involved, and the brand of wicked black comedy seen in “The War of the Roses” and “Throw Momma From The Train” permeates. Think of “Cheers From Hell,” or …
sIFR is a Flash tool that lets you take any font on your system and use it as a web font. Too good to be true? Maybe. But under careful circumstances you can make some pretty sharp looking headlines without having to open up Photoshop every time. Read more here.
Written off for dead after hitting the wall on Wednesday, Landis resurrected himself on Thursday. He made a gritty, ballsy, very risky move on the peloton early, and beat everyone by nearly six minutes.
Seems like every blog from here to East Blogostan has an entry about this movie, so I might as well too.
A useful life lesson learned, on the cheap, while buying groceries.